Category Archives: Temporary Works

How Harsco’s Temporary Works built the Burj Khalifa

Jurgen Stramann,  Area Sales Manager-Dubai, from Harsco Infrastructure describes the challenges and the solutions for building the world’s tallest building. Harsco Infrastructure’s wall, soffit and joist formwork technologies helped build the Burj Khalifa, including the load-supporting multi-story podium and the first ten floors of the tower itself.


Temporary Works Award

We are delighted to announce that, as part of our ongoing programme to highlight innovation in engineering and construction, we are launching an award dedicated to temporary works.

The World Infrastructure Award for Temporary Works is a major international competition for engineering and construction firms, focusing on temporary works carried out as part of larger/ongoing engineering and construction projects.

This category will encompass all sectors including:

  • Transport
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Buildings
  • Disaster Relief


Temporary Works projects in existence since 1 January 2011 (can be current).

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About Harsco Infrastructure

Operating globally in 32 countries, Harsco Infrastructure specialises in two core market sectors, providing construction services and industrial maintenance services. As one of the world’s largest access, formwork and industrial maintenance service providers, the company provides innovative, engineered solutions to some of the world’s largest construction, energy and processing suppliers. The global Harsco Infrastructure business was created when a number of regional specialists were joined together by Harsco in 2010. These included SGB, Hünnebeck, Patent Construction Systems and ESCO.

In September 2013, Harsco Corporation announced to sell its Infrastructure business into a joint venture with the private investment firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. At the same time, CD&R purchased Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services, Inc and will combine the two businesses as a leading single-source provider of specialized construction and industrial services to the worldwide energy and infrastructure sectors.

Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services is a leading provider of specialty services to North America’s energy markets. Its extensive portfolio of specialized industrial service offerings include scaffolding, coatings, insulation, refractory, forming & shoring, cathodic protection, mechanical services and other related crafts. The company also serves the infrastructure and commercial markets throughout North America and in strategic international regions. Brand operates in five key market segments: Upstream/ Midstream, Downstream, Power Generation, Industrial and Infrastructure.