Doka Israel to supply engineering solutions for Shahar Tower in Giv’atayim

24 July 2013 (Last Updated July 24th, 2013 18:30)

Doka Israel has secured a contract from Tidhar Construction to supply engineering solutions and all formwork equipment for the €200m Shahar Tower in Giv'atayim, Israel.

Shahar Tower

Doka Israel has secured a contract from Tidhar Construction to supply engineering solutions and all formwork equipment for the €200m Shahar Tower in Giv’atayim, Israel.

The 55-storey Shahar Tower will be more than 200m high and is expected to be one of the tallest buildings in Israel.

As per the deal, Doka Israel will provide the formwork solution and systems like the Automatic climbing formwork SKE50 plus or Large-area formwork Top 50, Climbing formwork MF240 platforms, Frami Xlife and self climbing Protection screen Xclimb 60.

After completion, the mixed-use tower will feature around 50,000m² of offices and 149 residential apartments on the top 15 floors.

A lobby and retail area will be planned to be located on the first two floors while parking space of about 45,000m² will be situated on five underground levels.

The project is part of a new residential, business and trading area in the centre of Givattayim City, which is located at a major intersection in Tel Aviv.

Doka Israel said most of the foundation castings were completed in May 2013, when about 3,500m³ of concrete was supplied to the site.

Doka Israel previously worked on projects including the Hauma Railway Station, the Haifa Port Expansion and the Champion Tower.


Image: The Shahar Tower is expected to be one of the tallest buildings in Israel. Photo: Courtesy of Tidhar Construction Group.