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Keep updated on ULMA Construction’s latest developments as well as the most relevant projects we have worked on.

New Pattullo Bridge in Canada

Crossing the Fraser River, the Pattullo Bridge is a key connection between New Westminster and Surrey in British Columbia. The bridge, which is more than 80 years old and does not meet modern design standards, is being replaced with a new bridge that will improve safety and reliability for drivers, cyclists, and walkers, as well as goods movement.

Feb 02, 2023

Poland's longest span with successive cantilever technology

The new bridge over the Dunajec River is part of the construction of the link between the A4 motorway in Wierzchosławice and the SAG industrial area in Tarnów, Poland.

Jan 12, 2023

Restoration of the Vasco da Gama cable-stayed bridge, Lisbon

The Vasco da Gama Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge over the Tagus River connecting the municipality of Alcochete with Lisbon, Portugal. At over 17.3 km, it is the second longest bridge in the European Union.

Dec 15, 2022

Get into the heart of ULMA with Showroom Immersion

Live the Showroom Immersion experience. In this immersive experience in our showroom, you can take a 360º tour to learn more and better about our solutions and our projects.

Nov 24, 2022

Architectural concrete finishes in downtown Belo Horizonte

The 'Catedral Cristo Rei' is under construction in Belo Horizonte and, when completed, will be the new headquarters of the Catholic Church in the city. The project, one of the last designed by the Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer between 2006 and 2010, will be a landmark building in the city.

Nov 10, 2022

New cut-and-cover tunnel with ULMA

The S3 motorway construction project comprises a new road tunnel (TS-32), around 320 m long, on the Legnica-Lubawka stretch near Gostków, Poland. The structure, which consists of two galleries, was built using the cut-and-cover tunnel construction method. Each will have two 3.5 m wide lanes plus a 2.5 m wide emergency lane.

Oct 20, 2022

Be faster with less labour costs, now possible with BATEK

The breakthrough in one-sided tying formwork systems. BATEK is a high-performance-assembly formwork for all types of vertical concrete structures aimed at both the building construction and civil engineering sectors. It is designed to effectively and safely solve all types of geometries, providing excellent concrete finishes every time.

Sep 28, 2022

ULMA collaborates in the FSC Forest Week from September 24 to 30

By obtaining the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) certification, ULMA is doing its part to guarantee responsible forest management practices, thus protecting biodiversity and numerous ecosystems.

Sep 26, 2022

ATR, RKS and HWS systems key in the construction of 6 towers in Gibraltar

HCT Gibraltar is a project with 665 state-subsidised properties developed and promoted by the Government of Gibraltar, the largest residential construction underway now and in the years to come.

Sep 07, 2022

ONADEK, the new era in forming decks

In 2017, the first project with ONADEK was completed in Germany and now, over 15 construction projects are underway in the country. The building construction market is entering a new era for slab formwork systems with ONADEK.

Jul 19, 2022

Smart products: latest technology to offer the best service to customers

The digital tools that we are developing at ULMA add intelligence to our products and, in this case, to our scaffolding ranges: BRIO and DORPA. We use the latest technology to improve internal processes, allowing us to offer the best possible service to customers

Jun 28, 2022

The MBP protection system ensures safety in the construction of a 'Smart city' in Bergamo

The first Smart City project has been launched in Bergamo, regenerating 150,000 m² of one area in the city. ULMA, in addition to offering shoring and formwork solutions, has guaranteed safety throughout the entire process.

Jun 07, 2022

REVIT® Design: Cebu-Cordova link expressway, 3D technical solution

One of the largest infrastructure projects carried out in the Philippines. The bridge consists of two octagonal pylons, variable on all sides and 150 metres high.

May 19, 2022

Special solutions for an office complex in Warsaw, Poland

In Warsaw, the Forest office and service complex, a 120-metre high skyscraper, is under construction. The new building will be a green oasis, with green areas the size of two football pitches.

Apr 26, 2022

Large amount of equipment for the construction of Portugal's first high-speed railway section

Within the National Railway Plan, the 80-km Évora-Elvas line will become the first high-speed section of a line in Portugal, used to transport freight and passengers.

Apr 05, 2022

Presence on the site was the key to success in the construction of offshore platforms in Mexico

The EK-BALAM oil field, located off the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, will be increasing its production capacity with a new offshore platform called BALAM-TA2. The structure is being constructed in two parts, in the ESEASA Offshore yard.

Mar 15, 2022

Big news today!

We have just published the Construction Book, which highlights some of our most noteworthy projects of the last few years. We have updated our image, our slogan, and our graphic design, though our essence is still the same: you, our customer, remain the protagonist.

Feb 24, 2022

Convex mixed-use building rises next to the Brooklyn Bridge

Unique shoring solutions are required to meet the distinctive curvature design of the structure.

Jan 27, 2022

HWS formwork ensures construction safety at the Mirabella complex, Canada

Located at 1926 Lake Shore Boulevard West, Toronto, the Mirabella Luxury Condominiums is a two-tower community that offers a premium location, situated across from Sunnyside Park on the shores of Lake Ontario, with stunning views of the City of Toronto skyline and north views to High Park.

Dec 16, 2021

H-33 Truss, modular and load-bearing solution in the construction of two bridges in Kraków

Two new bridges over the Vistula are under construction in Kraków: the M1 and M3. The first will be used by long-distance trains and the second by local trains. The separation of long-distance and local traffic will improve the passage of trains through the area considerably, allowing for an increase in service coverage, shortened journey times, and enhanced passenger comfort and safety.

Nov 25, 2021

Solution for a 240 metre span with the Balanced cantilever method

On the Cuiabá River in Brazil, construction is underway on a new bridge in balanced cantilever method that will link the Parque do Lago in Várzea Grande with the Atalaia Park in the capital. The main challenge has been not to impair or interrupt the navigability of the river.

Nov 04, 2021

Barcelona’s new Transportation Hub

The new Sagrera Station is the most important infrastructure development to be built in Barcelona since the Olympic Games. The station will be the largest building in the city and the second largest in the metropolitan area, after T1 at El Prat Airport, and will be the biggest urban transformation the city has seen in recent decades.

Oct 14, 2021

New tower in the centre of Lima, Peru

Torre República is the second building of the emblematic Capital Centre project located in the financial centre of San Isidro in Lima, Peru.

Sep 16, 2021

High quality fair-faced concrete with ULMA formwork

One of the requirements of the Warsaw Museum of Modern Art project was to achieve a high quality of the concrete surface. So, ULMA has provided solutions to obtain excellent concrete finishes. For example, for the construction of walls and columns, the VMK formwork was used.

Aug 25, 2021

The tallest building in the Brooklyn skyline

9 Dekalb Ave is a 73 storey tower standing at 325 m, making it the tallest building in Brooklyn. The skyscraper is planned to have over 500 residential units in addition to commercial space.

Jul 15, 2021

ULMA: 60 years of history

Back in 1957 when six young working men launched what we now know today as ULMA. They started under the name Talleres Ignacio Maiztegi, primarily focusing on maintenance and auxiliary work for a burgeoning chocolate industry in Oñati.

Jun 24, 2021

Tailor-made scaffolding solutions for the restoration of the Sanctuary of Lourdes

During the restoration work on the bell tower of the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, known as the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes, France, safety and the constant flow of pilgrims determined the work processes involved. Thus, a foot-traffic management system was necessary during the erection phase of the BRIO scaffolding.

Jun 03, 2021

ULMA formwork for large-scale infrastructure in the Philippines

'The Cebu—Cordova Link Expressway' is Cebu's most anticipated infrastructure project and one of the largest in the Philippines. It aims to alleviate the heavy traffic between Cordova – the capital of Cebu Island and the second largest city in the Philippines – and Mactan.

May 13, 2021

MK Shoring System demonstrates its high load-bearing capacity in the construction of the Waste Conversion Plant in Pavia

ULMA provided comprehensive engineering support, cost reduction, and high levels of quality and safety in the construction of the A2A Waste-to-Energy Plant project in Pavia, Italy.

Apr 15, 2021

Climbing Solutions, a high-rise product line that focuses on safety and productivity

ULMA's COMPLETE CLIMBING SOLUTIONS is an integral package that provides forming, climbing, and safety in a single product line. We offer an integrated solution that adapts to any height and geometry, is cost-effective, and increases on-site productivity.

Mar 25, 2021