At bauma 2016, the largest trade show for the building sector worldwide, the international formwork supplier Doka presents itself from an entirely new side. Aside from the new location with increased booth space, visitors find a modern fair concept that is close to builders and buildings: Doka Campus. On a nearly 4,000 m² booth on the open-air area north/west, booth no. FN.420, the formwork experts make one thing very clear: Doka is not only a partner in planning and implementing mega-projects but also a provider of ideal solutions for small and mid-size companies.
Rebuilding at Ground Zero moving full speed ahead; World Trade Center Complex will serve simultaneously as a new landmark and a memorial for New York. Following Towers 2 and 4, Austrian formwork experts’ know-how is required for Tower 3 as well: Doka is providing formwork solutions, engineering design and field supervision to support the construction schedule.
On a remote location, where a mighty river plunges 15 meters into seething foam, spilling an average of approx. 459,660 gallons per second, Canada’s largest construction project is in progress under extreme thermal conditions. The gigantic project demands an exquisite interplay of smart formwork techniques and clever logistic solutions, an exceptional collaboration between contractor Astaldi Canada and its suppliers as well as a zero tolerance for unsafe conduct and methods on the jobsite. Doka, therefore, supplies all formwork related products and services for the green energy project.
To relieve the chronic congestion in and around the existing two-lane Midtown Tunnel in downtown Norfolk, Va., rehabilitation of the tunnel is planned along with building a new two-lane immersed tunnel alongside it. The Second Midtown Tunnel is being constructed featuring Doka’s heavy-duty supporting system SL-1. Together with the existing tunnel, the Second Midtown Tunnel will double traffic capacity and improve travel times. The contractor chose Doka for their experience on a similar project in 2005 on the 1.9-mile-long Busan-Geoje Fixed Link - one of the deepest immersed tunnels in the world at 197 feet.
Located on what is dubbed as “Billionaire’s Row,” 432 Park Avenue is a 90-foot by 90-foot square luxury condo building being erected 1,398 feet high. When complete, it will be the tallest residential building in New York City and in the Western Hemisphere.
Doka Canada is proud to have been selected as the formwork supplier for the Muskrat Falls Project in Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada.
When Doka began work on a $1.12 million, 13,627-sq.-ft. high rise building in Honolulu, Hawaii, in early January 2013, it was the perfect opportunity to expand into the Hawaiian market.
For today’s high-speed construction cycles, quickly setting and stripping large slab formwork is crucial. In response to this trend, the Doka Truss Table system was created. It meets the need for more flexibility and increasing safety requirements of our fast-paced construction market.
The Station Condominiums project in Toronto, Canada, dubbed as the city’s “newest hit production,” has given Doka a leading role and let it shine with use of some of starring products used for the first time in a city project. Located next to the Wilson subway station and just minutes from the Yorkdale Shopping Center, the 14-story building features an east and west tower with a combined 388 units.The mixed-use office/residential space, which started construction in January 2013, is slated to open in January 2015.
When the Maryland Transportation Authority opted to reconstruct the I-95 Express Toll Lanes/MD 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) Interchange to ease traffic congestion in and out of Baltimore, they needed an innovative solution that ensured continuation of the high traffic volumes for the active interstate highway during construction.