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Investing in the future

MEVA modernising with an eye on product quality and sustainability In future, the new production and rental formwork reconditioning facilities at MEVA will be the state of the art. By the end of this year, they will have been...

The new Formwork Press May 2022 edition has arrived!

Read the latest edition of the Professional Formwork News Read in our customer magazine how our partners face challenges in the implementation of concrete construction projects. Find out how MEVA’s clever solutions and technical innovations simplify work on your...

How to install formwork without a crane

Busy construction hotspots can often be identified from the number of cranes that dot the horizon. For many projects – particularly large or high-rise buildings – a crane seems a necessity. However, there are many situations where a crane...

Foundation formwork made even simpler

1981 saw MEVA unveil its novel “Alu-Wand + Decke” (“Alu Wall + Slab”) aluminium formwork system that combined unusually low weight with high stability. Now known as “AluFix”, the lightweight, crane-independent formwork has since seen a number of refinements...

Slab formwork design 2.0 with BIM²form

The design and construction of horizontal formwork are often given lower priority in CAD applications, without satisfactory automation. In tandem with its partner BIM², MEVA is looking to tap still-unexploited potential in order to boost the efficiency of building...

When effort pays off

What do you do when you know that your processes can be more efficient, but a tool doesn’t exist for your area of work? For Sajid Mahmood, MEVA UK’s MAC Design Manager, the answer was to teach himself a...

Constructing the world’s most complex building

The Museum of the Future in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been dubbed the world’s most complex building, thanks to the unusual vertical torus shape and labyrinthine interiors. Recently completed in 2020, the curved shape presented an enormous...

Read the latest edition of the Professional Formwork News

The new Formwork Press has arrived! Read in our customer magazine how our partners face challenges in the implementation of concrete construction projects. Find out how MEVA’s clever solutions and technical innovations simplify work on your construction sites and...

Reduce, reuse, repair, recycle: a sustainable approach for formwork

According to the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GABC) – part of the United Nations Environment Programme – 38% of the global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2019 were attributed to the buildings and construction sector. Of these, 10% were a...

Celebrating our female engineers

Diversity and inclusion is one of MEVA’s core values and something we feel very strongly about. To celebrate our female engineers, we spoke to Rochelle Belaro and Sunshine Panem, both of whom are Junior Formwork Designers in MEVA UAE...

What is the most sustainable formwork?

As the construction industry strives to be more environmentally friendly, an increasing amount of importance is being placed on the sustainability of the materials that are used. In terms of formwork, the main choices are plywood (timber), plastic-faced formwork,...

The benefits of BIM for formwork

Digitalisation has been advancing rapidly within the construction industry as the technological landscape has changed. One of the major changes has been the adoption of Building Information Modelling (BIM). BIM can help construction companies control costs, collaborate, and construct...

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