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

High Speed Rail Network, Spain

In the face of both precipitous terrain and strict requirements for railway construction, we relied on the flexibility and versatility of ULMA formwork systems to meet the challenges presented.

Nov 28, 2017

Sustainability in the center of Warsaw

ULMA self-climbing systems made it possible to complete the two cores of EuroCentrum Complex building quickly and efficiently.

Nov 06, 2017

Arch bridge over Stradomka River

In order to build this bridge, it’s been employed shoring systems of different heights, thus achieving high levels of efficiency throughout the entire construction process.

Oct 16, 2017

ULMA takes part on the newly-opened Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid

The transformation of the old stadium La Peineta designed for 20,000 spectators into state-of-the-art facilities for 68,000 is a great technical and logistical challenge. The challenge was overcome thanks to careful planning and efficient material rotation.

Sep 27, 2017

Tight deadlines and quality standards for Schaumburg Clinic, Germany

Using the CC-4 formwork system it has been able to pour 30,000 m3 of concrete in situ in little more than 6 months.

Sep 13, 2017

Construction in record time with T-60 Shoring Towers: Lusail Boulevard Tunnel, Qatar

This project consists of the construction of a cut-and-cover road-rail tunnel, including the mechanical systems and services necessary for the A3 Expressway. The tunnel stretches 655 m in length, and is 45 m wide with three separate tubes. The central tube is dedicated to rail traffic, with two lines running in each direction. The project required 300,000 m³ of concrete.

Aug 30, 2017

Javier Prado Tower, a Sustainable Building in Lima

Located in the financial centre of Peru, this commercial tower measures more than 90 m in height, making it one of the tallest buildings in Lima. It features 27 floors aboveground with cutting-edge design, along with nine stories belowground covering 82,401.32 m².

Aug 02, 2017

New York’s first and only retail shopping destination

Situated at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal, a 20-minute boat ride from Manhattan, Empire Outlets is set to become the retail centrepiece of New York City.

Jul 20, 2017

Wide range of MK System capabilities at Interlomas Viaduct, Mexico

Forming part of Mexico City’s transportation infrastructure development plan, this viaduct reaches 227 m in length to connect the residential and commercial area Interlomas with the Naucalpan-Toluca Motorway.

Jul 05, 2017

ULMA comprehensive solutions for the expansion of the Jaworzno III Power Plant

The new addition to Jaworzno III Power Plant, Poland, will boast a 910 MW production capacity.

Jun 22, 2017

ULMA Solutions for the Widest Tunnel on the Iberian Peninsula

Measuring 19.2 m in width, this mine tunnel is to become the widest on the entire Iberian Peninsula.

Jun 08, 2017

Detailed technical study of the unique building geometry

Before assembling the multidirectional BRIO scaffolding, there’s been undertook a detailed technical study of the unique building geometry, so as to adapt to it as efficiently as possible.

May 25, 2017

Comprehensive formwork and scaffolding systems at Riyadh Metro

Riyadh is a Saudi Arabian city that – like any big city anywhere in the world – is home to a high density of vehicular traffic. An underground rail network was built in order to reduce traffic and improve both access to and communication between the city centre, the airport, and the financial district.

May 05, 2017

Spectacular views of Manhattan from Harborside Tower

A series of buildings are being constructed along the banks of the Hudson River with spectacular views of Manhattan. The Harborside Tower was designed with 69 storeys, 763 residences, and a total height of 214 m. It is now the tallest residential building in New Jersey.

Apr 10, 2017

Hisgaura Bridge, the longest cable-stayed bridge in South America

Traversing challenging terrain, the development project along the Málaga—Los Curos Motorway will improve transportation between the regions of Boyacá and Santander, Colombia. The central element of these improvements is the Hisgaura Bridge, stretching 653 m in length with a single span reaching 400 m, will become in 2018 the longest cable-stayed bridge in South America.

Mar 21, 2017

New Lock on the Po River, Italy

Meticulous study and planning paired with careful ULMA product rotation provided for optimal performance and a reduction in the tasks necessary to perform in situ.

Mar 09, 2017

New Safe Confinement at nuclear plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine

A new sarcophagus was built to confine radioactive leakage from the abandoned Chernobyl reactor complex. The New Safe Confinement (NSC) is an arched structure of concrete and steel measuring 150 m long, 257 m wide, and 109 m tall.

Feb 23, 2017

Duplicate CVS Form Carrier Technology in Poland

The Polish infrastructural development plan has drastically increased the number of new civil engineering projects being undertaken nationally. ULMA Poland team is currently finishing various bridges with the in situ cantilever method, most notably the MS-4A Bridge over the Oder River and the MS-30.1 Bridge, spanning across the banks of the Drwęca River.

Feb 08, 2017

New office building Eschborn, Germany

The Eschborn industrial park is slated to be home to the headquarters of various multinational corporations and government agencies. As part of an effort to spur local economic development, two significant office buildings are being built in the southern part of Germany, one of which is the 'Bauteile, Management Circle und Zühlk', featuring more than 10,000 m² of total space and a car park for 200 vehicles.

Jan 25, 2017

State-of-the-Art Flats in Chile

Chile has more seismic activity than any other country in the world, a fact that makes construction regulations not only extremely strict but subject to continual revision. The criteria set out in regulations must be followed for all construction projects in the country, regardless of the building’s final purpose.

Jan 11, 2017

Atlantic Station Mixed-Use Development, U.S.A.

The Atlantic Station Project will transform the old Stamford, CT Post Office building into a mixed-use development with spectacular views of Manhattan and Long Island. The complex comprises a dynamic retail and restaurant area set underneath two tower blocks reaching 21 and 29 storeys tall, respectively, as well as a car park for more than 800 vehicles.

Dec 12, 2016

Formwork and Scaffolding ULMA for the largest Water Treatment Plant in all of Central Europe

The new water treatment plant in Prague is the biggest project in the Czech Republic currently underway, and when completed will be the largest facility of its kind in all of Central Europe.

Nov 30, 2016

ULMA offers flexible solutions for Dubai City Walk Project

ULMA has offered rapid, simple, and, most importantly, flexible solutions for this project composed of extremely diverse slab thicknesses and heights.

Nov 17, 2016

Formwork technology for the incremental launching method for two bridges in Poland

Within the frames of road investments planned in Poland to the year 2020 the number of bridge-type works made with the use of the incremental launching method has substantially increased. ULMA has recently undertaken the design and delivery of a special formwork which allows applying the incremental launching technology to construct two bridges: MS-6 viaduct on the S5 road and the E-1 Bridge on the S19 road, located in Poland.

Oct 24, 2016

ULMA Formworks for special geometry piers

The versatility of the formwork structures provided a solution both profitable for our client and efficient for the construction of the octagonal piers required in Mexico – Toluca Intercity Train project.

Oct 05, 2016

Innovative Solutions of formwork in Avant-Garde Architecture

The Fondazione Prada Museum, designed by the architect Rem Koolhaas, attempts to integrate traditional and avant-garde architecture in a single space.

Sep 14, 2016

Discover the Many Faces of ULMA in Our New Corporate Video

This video represents the latest development in ULMA media communications, following closely behind the publication of Construction Book. With compelling audiovisuals and illustrative graphics, both productions convey our identity, our values, and our way of working.

Jul 28, 2016

ULMA Comprehensive solutions in Venda Nova III dam, Portugal

When more than 2,000 t of material is mobilised, when extremely versatile construction systems are needed, and when the speed and simplicity of assembly is crucial, experience is absolutely fundamental to success.

Jul 11, 2016

ULMA takes part in the construction of Ichma Tower in Peru by means of solutions that empowers modernity, efficiency and the sustainability of the building

In an area that houses the country’s principal business and financial headquarters, this new tower is built to LEED Green Building certification standards for greenhouse gas emissions and efficient resource use. From the second to the thirteenth floors there will be four offices per storey, and from the fourteenth to the twentieth, only two.

Jun 21, 2016

ULMA Updates its Image with a New General Catalogue and New Products on Display in the Showroom

ULMA presents its new general catalogue, Construction Book, with more than 250 pages featuring extensive information covering the entire product portfolio, including formwork, scaffolding, and bracing systems, along with descriptions of more than 70 projects executed around the world. The publication of this document coincides with a comprehensive update of the systems exhibited in the Showroom. All of our latest product developments are already on display so that the customer can get to know the latest market releases first hand.

Jun 08, 2016