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August 8, 2017

CE marking of bolted connections

CE marking – why do we even talk about it? As of 1st July 2013, CE marking became mandatory for all construction products which are covered by a harm...

May 16, 2017

Lots of columns to erect? Save crane time for more profit

There’s a lot to be saved in projects which have a lot of columns to erect. Usually these buildings are built horizontally, they are low, and span ove...

May 9, 2017

Installing column shoes into a precast mold

Compared to starter bars, column shoes are installed in the exact position by using endplates – goodbye to floppy corrugated pipes! If you are doing a...

April 28, 2017

3 ways to connect precast columns to foundation – choose yours!

Socket connection This is undoubtledly a tried and true method – to the extent that even the ancient Romans used it. They dug a hole in the ground, e...

March 29, 2017

Russia – to invest or not to invest?

Next to us sat a young Russian lady and we started to chat. She had never lived in Soviet Union (was born in 1992), was educated by an university in F...

January 30, 2017

Peikko in North America: 10 M$ milestone in sales reached in 2016

I joined Peikko in August 2005, and the innovator of Peikko’s DELTABEAM®, Jorma Kyckling, told me in the early autumn that he had made a deal with “on...

January 23, 2017

Assembling building frame in weather of -18 C degrees

Last week one old friend of mine from Spain visited Finland. We had a good time to talk about construction business in general, and compare practices ...

January 4, 2017

Peikko’s ECO Galvanized HPM Rebar Anchor Bolts and PPL Anchor Bolt Installation Templates Used in Stora Enso Project, Finland

The renewable materials company Stora Enso is investing into a EUR 70 million new polyethylene (PE) extrusion coating plant and Automated Roll Warehou...

November 23, 2016

Ready to face the wind in Norway!

One of the first ones is Tellenes windpark, an interesting project to be built in the middle of mountains. Fabulous scenarios, tough building conditio...