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

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

Transforming the metropolis of São Paulo

The impending Olympic Games in Brazil are transforming the metropolis of Sao Paulo, with marked effects on the city's road network. In the southern part of the city, the “Chucri Zaidan” urban plan includes various real estate developments, as well as infrastructural projects providing roadway, environmental, and social improvements. As part of this plan, two new bridges – Laguna and Itapaiuna – were built in the district of Marginal Pinheiros, and ULMA took part in both projects. With an investment of R$305 million, the bridges will greatly ease traffic both to and from this historically congested area.

May 09, 2016

Safety, Ergonomics and Innovation: The perfect equation that translates into high-performance solutions on site

ULMA accompanies each client from the start of every project until its final construction, studying the options for each site, designing the technical solution for formwork and scaffolding and providing the most suitable construction material, together with the safety systems that help to prevent possible incidents during the construction on site.

Apr 22, 2016

The Key to Innovation: Close Customer Relations

Every year we develop new and improved products, the quality of which clearly demonstrates the effectiveness of close collaboration with our customers. This is the way to remain on the cutting edge of research, creating ever-more advanced and efficient scaffolding and formwork systems, tailored to both customer and market requirements.

Mar 31, 2016

ULMA systems at Ammonia and Urea Plant in Bolivia

The commencement of operations for this project will meet the entirety of domestic demand, wholly supplanting imported fertilizers. The plant is anticipated to produce 756,000 tonnes annually. Twenty per cent of production will be for internal markets, and 80% for export. The products made from these raw materials will improve crops, increase soil productivity, and recuperate depleted land.

Mar 01, 2016

New SBU Safety Platform designed to work with wall formwork

ULMA Construction designed the new SBU Safety Platform to provide an optimally efficient, versatile and safe building solution, allowing our customers to work with wall formwork at any height in complete and guaranteed safety.

Jan 27, 2016

Estaiada Bridge, Line 4 of Metro,RJ, Brazil

As part of the infrastructural improvements planned for the 2016 Olympic Games, Line 4 of the Rio de Janeiro Metro will extend 16 km to connect the city from west to south. In addition to relieving traffic congestion, the metro will be capable of transporting 300,000 passengers daily and will reduce their transit time from 2 hours to just 15 minutes. Never before has a self-climbing system been used to build inclined pylons for a cable-stayed bridge in Latin America.

Dec 04, 2015

BIRAMAX: Innovation in Circular Formwork

BIRAMAX represents the latest innovation in circular formwork, designed with all the hallmarks of a new ULMA product: ease of use, flexibility, and complete system modularity.

Nov 20, 2015

108 m Pylon Constructed with Self-Climbing System

It is part of a bridge that will be the longest structure of its kind in the region of Podkarpacie.

Oct 30, 2015

Fast progress with CVS formwork carriages

The El Aserradero viaduct, in Colombia, is one of the most complicated structures on the 13.1 kilometre stretch of the “Segunda Calzada Primavera - Camilo C”.

Oct 19, 2015

Big solutions, big projects

With an annual production capacity of 1.6 million tons of cement, the new plant based in Piura will be the most modern in Latin America.

Jul 27, 2015