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eople make the
MD is a powerful team
omprising the skills,
xperience and energy of over
 900 men and women in 16
ountries. Totally diverse in
ationality, culture, language
nd background. Totally
nited in the pursuit of
ustomer satisfaction.

                                                                                                          Bouygues JV

                                                                                                   Airport Link Tunnel
                                                                                                         Tympan Wall
                                                                                                     Sydney, Australia

                                    special formwork                                                            Client:
                                                                                                          Frandes Co.
                                                                                                   West Africa Limited
                                             RMD undertake a partnership approach
                                                                                                         Ningo Bridge
                                             with clients to meet special formwork                             Ghana
                                                                                                          West Africa

                                             requirements. With our worldwide design

                                             and engineering capability, we aim to

                                             ensure that we provide the most cost

                                             effective and safe solutions possible,

                                             through the combined use of standard

                                             and special products.

                                             It’s the result of over 50 years experience

                                             gained on major projects throughout the

                                             world. What’s more, our network of local                            Client:
                                                                                                            Project 350
                                             branches means that when you deal with
                                                                                                      Channel Tunnel
                                             RMD, you talk to people who understand                         Rail Link
                                                                                                     Medway Crossing
                                                                                                           Kent, UK
                                             the working environment, technical

                                             difficulties and challenges you face.

                     purpose made formw
                     meet special project
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         Leighton Asia

          Tung Chung
           Hong Kong

         some of our applications
                          RMD has provided unique special

                          formwork solutions for a wide spectrum

                          of applications, including:                          Jin Sung
                                                                               Construction Co. Ltd.

                                                                               Sang Dae Bridge #2,
                                                                               Won Ju, South Korea.
                               Water Retaining Structures

                               Tunnels and Culverts


                               Columns and Piers

                               Water Treatment Works

                               Energy Plants
                                                                               Bethe - Elie Selwan
                               Industry and Commerce
                                                                               Project PN1,
                               Leisure and Entertainment                       Beirut River Viaduct,

                               Pre-cast and Site Moulds

work to
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                                                                        Advanced Products and Solutions
                                                                        RMD is committed not only to the
                                                                        development of new products, but also to
                                                                        extend the applications that our products
                                                                        are used in, increasing our effectiveness
                                                                        and reducing construction costs.

Beenyup Sewage Outfall,
        Western Australia
for the Western Australia          our skills and
         Water Authority

                                              RMD provide innovative tailor made solutions to all special

                                              formwork needs, whether it be a simple modification to an

                                              existing product, or the complete development

                                                                                                 skills an
                                              of a new application.

                   Worldwide Experience
                   RMD operates in 16 countries worldwide,
                   working on a wide diversity of projects.
                   All experience gained on projects is shared
                   throughout our global network of offices.

                                                                                  Cost Effective, Innovative Solutions
                                                                                  With tight budgets and shorter
                                                                                  construction programmes, RMD aim to
                                                                                  provide cost effective solutions, whilst
                                                                                  ensuring that quality and safety are never

                                               Balambano Dam Project,
                                               Soroako, Indonesia,
                                               for Astaldi Thiess JV.

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    Working in Partnership
    At RMD we understand the need to work
    as part of a team in order to optimise the
    construction programme.

                                                                             E18 Highway in Norway, for Teknikk.

                          Although the development of the right

                          product is of vital importance, RMD can

                          offer an end to end service, ensuring

                          product quality and service reliability. And

                          as with everything RMD undertakes, safety

                          is always the primary factor considered in

se...                     every stage of the process.

                                                                                                              In addition to designing
                                                                                                              purpose built formwork

ering excellence
                                                                                                              RMD is also adept at finding
                                                                                                              new applications for its
                                                                                                              standard products. RMD’s
                                                                                                              versatile product ranges can
                                                                                                              offer easy and cost effective
                                                                                                              solutions for a range of
                                                                                                              temporary applications in
                                                                                                              the leisure and
                                                                                                              entertainment sectors.

           Design & Quality
           RMD provides high quality, tailor made
           designs for each new project, utilising
           over fifty years experience in the
           construction business.

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                                                                                                    China Water and Electric

                                                                                                    Pak Phanang Dam

                                                                                                    Unique design of special steel
                                                                                                    faced and standard ply faced
                                                                                                    formwork for the construction
                                                                                                    of massive reinforced dam

                                                                                                                                     Daewoo Corporation

                                                                                                                                     Houay Ho Hydro Project,

                                                                                                                                     A dragscreed was designed
                                                                                                                                     by RMD for placing and
                                                                                                                                     finishing the concrete on a
                                                                                                                                     300m wide dam.

                                      related projects
                                              The scale and diversity of water

                                              applications requires not only conventional,

                                              but also special formwork to ensure a safe,

                                              high quality end product. Special forms

                                              have included: shaped butress ends, crest

                                              formers, drag screed systems and single

                                              faced cantilever systems. For such

                                              applications, a high degree of accuracy is
Elanteam Universale Bau
                                              required in terms of the design solution
Diversion Tunnel, Sungai River,
Kelinchi Dam, Malaysia.
                                              and the fabricated formwork.
9.6m tunnel form made up of
Flexform panels on custom
made circular steel ribs, light
enough to be erected by
hand, due to no crane access
on site.

                                                         Philipp Holzmann - John
                                                         Holland JV.

                                                         Bondi Sewer Outfall project,
                                                         Sydney, Australia.

                                                         Self propelled, full circle
                                                         tunnel form system.

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                                                                     Chui Tai General

                                                                     Chi Mei Bridge,

                                                                     Combination of standard and
                                                                     special formwork equipment
                                                                     used to build balanced
                                                                     cantilever bridge.

                                                                                                                                                        Tarmac Walls JV.

                                                   tunnels,                                                                                             Project:
                                                                                                                                                         River Lee Tunnel,
                                                                                                                                                        Cork, Ireland.
                                                   culverts and bridges                                                                                 The outer walls and roof of
                                                                                                                                                        the 610m long tunnel were
                                                                                                                                                        cast together in a single
                                                                                                                                                        operation using a special
                                                                    RMD have provided forms for a variety of                                            traveller that could be struck
                                                                                                                                                        and re-erected rapidly.

                                                                    tunnel and culvert projects throughout the

                                                                    world. Our experience ranges from huge

                                                                    travellers for immersed tube elements to

                                                                    compact and fully automated telescopic

                                                                    circular tunnel formwork machines. RMD
mec-Tarmac JV

 oject:                                                             has vast knowledge and experience of
 ver Bollin Tunnel
 anchester Airport, UK

 egashor portal frames                                              bridge construction, and in the past has
 ounted on skates either side of
he tunnel. After each concrete                                                                                                                          Client:
our, the formwork was                                                                                                                                   Thiess Contractors.
ydraulically lowered and                                            provided forms for pylons, piers and
 positioned further down the                                                                                                                            Project:
unnel, ready for the next pour.                                                                                                                         Buranda Tunnel,
                                                                                                                                                        South Eastern Transit
                                                                    crossheads, as well as travellers for                                               Busway Project,
                                                                                                                                                        Queensland, Australia.

                                                                    balanced cantilever construction.                                                   Special formwork designed
                                                                                                                                                        and supplied, to form
                                                                                                                                                        complex multiple curves for
                                                                                                                                                        tunnel lining.

                                   Client:                                                                           Client:
                                   ELSAN - SACYR                                                                     Chung Soo
                                                                                                                     Construction Co.
                                   Tuñel Sierrapando,                                                                Project:
                                   Spain.                                                                            Nam Hai Bridge Piers,
                                                                                                                     South Korea.
                                   Rail mounted 6.5m radius steel
                                   tunnel form, 12m long,                                                            Bull nose pier jump forms for
                                   supported off a Super Slim                                                        multiple lift pier construction.
                                   Soldier assembly.

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ir Robert McAlpine

Millennium Bridge
 ondon, UK
                                        columns and piers
pecial single piece
ormwork, for the complex
lliptical, truncated, conical                   The design of columns and piers varies
einforced concrete piers.

                                                enormously, heightening the need for

                                                innovative formwork solutions. The RMD

                                                designs for columns and pier forms aim to

                                                reduce labour and construction time by

                                                minimising site joints and ties. As a result of

                                                this expertise, a wide variety of column

                                                forms can be produced to specification, in

                                                both a timely and cost effective manner.

                                                                                                                      Dong Ah Construction

                                                                                                                      GMMR- Great Man Made
                                                                                                                      River Project, Benghazi, Libya.

                                                                                                                      A mobile traveller
                                                           Client:                                                    incorporating 4 steel circular
                                                           China State Construction                                   column forms was supplied,
                                                           Engineering Corporation                                    allowing fast and easy casting
                                                                                                                      of the columns, with rapid
                                                           Project:                                                   movement between pours.
                                                           Al Hindiya Barrage Project,

                                                           Steel hammer head side and
                                                           soffit formwork supported
                                                           from adjustable jacks
                                                           anchored to the pier.

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                                                                                                                                      Tarmac Construction

                                      energy,                                                                                         Project:

                                      industry and commerce                                                                           Sheffield, UK.

                                                                                                                                      Special half tunnel room
                                                                                                                                      forms combine to allow
                                              RMD have provided forms to a range of                                                   the walls and slabs to be
                                                                                                                                      cast together.

 lient:                                       energy related projects, from natural gas
Al Habtoor

 roject:                                      storage to coal bunkers for power stations.
 umeirah Beach Hotel,
Dubai, UAE
                                              For commercial buildings, we have provided
pecial steel Roomform
hutters with an innovative
 esign to cater for the
onvex and concave curves
                                              tunnel formwork systems to construct the
n the hotel’s architecture.

                                              walls and slabs monolithically.

                                              Our highly responsive team of designers,
                                                                                                                        Western Australia Water
                                              fabricators, logistical and safety experts all                            Authority

                                                                                                                        Beenyup Sewage Outfall,
                                              work to the common goal of providing                                      Western Australia.

                                                                                                                        RMD supplied 4 sets of
                                                                                                                        specially fabricated steel
                                              effective, easy to use and economical                                     circular forms, which were
                                                                                                                        placed around a 1.4m dia steel
                                                                                                                        pipe, to construct a concrete
                                                                                                                        sleeve around the pipe.
                                              formwork, to aid your construction project.

                                                                                       Leighton - TKK JV

                                                                                       LNG Tank,
                                                                                       Karratha, Western Australia.

                                                                                       Supply of specially fabricated
                                                                                       steel faced outside forms and
                                                                                       structural support frames for
                                                                                       internal steel plate liner,
                                                                                       providing a gas tight

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 armac Bachy JV.

 anary Wharf Underground
 tation, London, UK

 50 tonnes of purpose made
teel formwork panels were
                                       pre-cast and site moulds
 reated to enable the
 onstruction of the multiple
 urved and ribbed roof slabs
with a high quality, non                       Designed to be consistently accurate with
eflective finish.

                                               high quality concrete surface finish,

                                               RMD can provide tailor made moulds of

                                               any shape and size to suit our clients

                                               specific requirements. We ensure that all

                                               moulds manufactured are easy to

                                               assemble on site, accurately and with

                                               the minimum fuss.

                                                                                                Dragados y Construcciones

                                                                                                Motril - Almeria

                                                                                                Innovative scissor and
                                                                                                friction action lifting frame
                                                                                                 for moving 17.6m3 (40 tonne)
                                                                                                 pre-cast concrete blocks.

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people make the difference
    RMD is a powerful team comprising the

    skills, experience and energy of over 1,900

    men and women in 16 countries. Totally

    diverse in nationality, culture, language

    and background. Totally united in the

    pursuit of customer satisfaction. These are

    some of RMD’s people. Work with them

    and their colleagues and you will discover

    the meaning of the word commitment.

    As a group we are committed to the

    principles of the “Investors in People”

    charter, we conduct continuous

    programmes of training and personal

    development, ensuring that the future

    staffing needs of our business are fully

    met and the aspirations of our employees

    are fulfilled.

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                                                                                                                     330 Edgar Street, Bankstown, NSW 2200.                 Bundaberg Branch                              Western Australia
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                                                                                                                     Brochure No. 2011 (Australian) - Special Formwork - Issued March 2001

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