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The ULMA Construction stand at BAUMA wins the “EMPORIA 2014 Special Award for best tent and mobile structure design or system”

Dec 19, 2013

This recognition was given by Veredictas Internacional, a senior agency in certifying standards of excellence. The National Efimera Architecture Awards, EMPORIA, were held with the support of Madrid Polytechnic University, Barcelona's ETSAB, CSCAE, CODIC, the main associations in the trade fair sector and the sector's main media.

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ULMA climbing systems successfully used in Toronto

Nov 28, 2013

The RCMI residential building in central Toronto is an emblematic building with exclusive facilities and services. It is 134.7 metres tall and has 42 floors. ULMA Construction used its RKS Guided Climbing System for the work on the building, to support the formwork on the exterior walls, together with HWS perimeter protection. Both products were configured using the MK system, easily adaptable to the specific building shape and the client’s requirements.

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ULMA Construction in the highest residential building in Canada

Nov 25, 2013

With a height of 272.8 m and 78 floors, Toronto’s Aura Tower is the tallest residential building in Canada. Its total of 124,490 m2 of floor space breaks down into 16,720 m2 for commercial premises and 107,770 m2 for residential space.

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ULMA Construction completes the largest dam in Portugal

Nov 06, 2013

All of the works at height on the Baixo Sabor dam have been completed comfortably and with maximum safety. Located in Torre de Moncorvo, in the Portuguese district of Bragança, this was the last major river in the Iberian Peninsula without a dam anywhere from its source to where it joins the river Duero. The 50 km long reservoir includes two units on the river Sabor. It will generate 170 MW of power and 444 GWh of electricity annually.

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ULMA Construction’s MK Systems bridging distances in Peru

Oct 28, 2013

Spanning 93.6m, the Salinas Bridge links the two banks of the Marañón river and has been a catalyst for trade and tourism in the Amazon region. The area’s complex orography required precise topographical work. Moreover, the risk of major floods and the limited spaces shaped the construction’s design: an arch type false bridge with an intermediate deck, supported at both ends and executed with systems that do not require cranes.

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ULMA Construcción reaches the heights of Toronto

Sep 26, 2013

The Four Seasons tower, an emblematic construction in Toronto, is one of ULMA Construcción’s first projects in Canada. It is located in the heart of Yorkville, an area of intense cultural activity featuring the most expensive and coveted floor space in the city. Standing 204 meters tall and with 57 floors, the building is now complete.

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ULMA Construcción and the new San Mamés

Sep 16, 2013

In the first phase, ULMA Construction was part of the assembly and joining work for the cover’s structure.

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Large hydro-electric infrastructures with minimal environmental impact in Chile

Jul 26, 2013

This hydro-electric plant is an example of sustainability, also using the river water to generate renewable energy, as the flow is constant throughout the year. The La Higuera plant generates renewable energy from the Rivers Tinguiririca and Azufre, with an extremely low environmental impact.

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Excellent performance of the new VR Table application in Brazil

Jul 19, 2013

The new business complex is promoted by Brazil’s National Trade Confederation and will consist of 4 office blocks with a total area of 154,465 m². The buildings will all have at least 17 floors and each will have facilities including a large hall with double height ceilings, an auditorium, conference rooms and leisure areas.

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The first incrementally launched bridge in Poland was built by ULMA Construcción

Jun 27, 2013

With a length of 1350 m, the bridge over the River Wisłoka is now the longest structure on the A-4 Kryz-Debica motorway in Poland. The 3-section dual carriageway has one straight stretch and another with a constant curve.

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ULMA Construcción involved in implementing large mining infrastructures in Peru

Jun 20, 2013

In Peru, where the mining sector makes up 14% of GDP, the Toromocho mine project is set to become one of the most important. 1,500 million tonnes of minerals are to be extracted from this open pit mine which is located 4,500 m above sea level.

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ULMA Construcción draws in the crowds at BAUMA

May 23, 2013

The ULMA Experience was enjoyed by thousands of visitors at the BAUMA Exhibition last month in Germany. The higher turnout was an indicator of the success of our new proposal: a new form of communication, promoting ULMA’s values and enhancing customer relationships. And it certainly didn’t go unnoticed, from the initial contact at the stand, attention to visitors and product showcasing to the variety of culinary and leisure events that were held in the pavilion. The ULMA Experience was discovered by everyone attending the stand.

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The ULMA Construcción sketching competition has a winner

Apr 30, 2013

Gabriela Pascu from ULMA Construcción in Romania wins the sketching competition.

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Open Day in the Prague Metro

Mar 26, 2013

Over 19,000 visitors came to see more than 3 km of underground tunnels currently being built by companies including ULMA Construcción.

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ULMA Construcción in the Barcelona skyline

Feb 28, 2013

The 110-metre-high 24-storey Diagonal Zero Zero Tower, the new Telefónica corporate headquarters in Catalonia, has become a landmark in the Barcelona skyline.

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ULMA Construcción uses advanced engineering in the Changuinola I dam in Panama

Feb 18, 2013

The first phase of the Changuinola I Hydroelectric Project, located in the Panama province of Bocas del Toro, includes the dam of the reservoir to be built on the river Changuinola, with a capacity of 223 MW. A total of 875,000 m3 of concrete was used to build the 99.2 m high dam.

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ULMA Construcción erects the European Solidarity Centre in Poland

Jan 29, 2013

The European Solidarity Centre in Poland, with its 25,000 m2 floor area and a 200,000 m3 capacity, is the architectural expression of a historical change which ULMA Construcción has made into a reality.

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ULMA Construcción executing one of Peru’s emblematic projects

Jan 22, 2013

The electric train works in the city of Lima include construction of a 12.5 km elevated viaduct and 8 stations in Line 1. This railway will solve the main problem afflicting the Peruvian capital: the traffic and public transport chaos suffered by over 300,000 passengers every day.

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The ULMA Construcción representative in Poland has won the prize for employee of the year in the construction sector

Dec 20, 2012

Andrzej Kozlowski, ULMA Construction Polska S.A. representative, has been awarded the 15th annual “employee of the year in the construction sector”, organised by the Polish Association of Construction Industry Workers.

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DIBt certifies ULMA Construcción anchoring elements

Dec 10, 2012

The German Institute for Construction (DIBt) has certified ULMA’s anchoring elements (Cones DW15/M24 and DW20/M30, Sockets NT15 and NT20 and Anchoring Bases DW15 and DW20) in accordance with the requirements of the German standards. This will allow ULMA to strengthen its position in the German market.

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