Category: 2017

Erster Spatenstich für den Neubau des Leonardo-da-Vinci-Gymnasiums in Berlin

Der Neubau des fünfzügigen Gymnasiums ist für rund 900 Schüler*innen konzipiert und zeichnet sich durch seine offene und helle Bauweise aus. Die Schule ist ein Pilotvorhaben im Hinblick auf energieoptimiertes und nachhaltiges Bauen von Schulen im Land Berlin. Mit einem Bauvolumen von ca. 30 Mio. Euro stellt der Neubau des Leonardo-da-Vinci-Gymnasium einen wesentlichen Bestandteil zum Ausbau der Bildungsinfrastruktur des Bezirkes Neukölln dar.[more]

Category: 2017

Laying of the foundation stone for the Fraunhofer Institute for the IPM Physical Metrology in Freiburg

With the ceremonial burial of a "time capsule", the official start of the construction of the new Fraunhofer IPM Institute was marked on 4 July, 2017, on the grounds of the old airport. With the total investment of around EUR 60 million, KREBS+KIEFER are responsible for structural engineering and building physics for the labs and institute buildings.[more]

Category: 2017

30 years of KREBS+KIEFER in Karlsruhe

On 1 April 1987, the first branch of KREBS+KIEFER was opened in Karlsruhe. At the same time, KREBS+KIEFER Ingenieure GmbH, with headquarters in Karlsruhe, represents our engineering company at locations in Freiburg, Stuttgart and Munich. That was enough of a reason to celebrate the big day on 30 June, 2017 with a large summer party for our staff and their families.What began with an external site for the Forst Tunnel Project of the new Mannheim-Karlsruhe route has grown into an engineering company with more than 100 employees and thus an integral part of the nationwide KREBS+KIEFER Group. Since then, the company has overseen over 2,000 projects, both deep under the ground and high up in the sky. [more]

Category: 2017

Deutsche Amphibolin-Werke: Einweihung der neuen Firmenzentrale

In den letzten drei Jahren errichtete die DAW SE (Deutsche Amphibolin-Werke) in Ober-Ramstadt eine neue Unternehmenszentrale für mehr als 170 Mitarbeiter. Zu den ersten Schritten des umfangreichen Vorhabens gehörte die Auswahl eines geeigneten Architekten, bei dem sich in 2012 das Architekturbüro Brückner + Brückner durchsetzte.[more]

Category: 2017

Commissioning of KREBS+KIEFER for the exciting large-scale project FOUR in Frankfurt am Main

Commissioning of KREBS+KIEFER for the exciting large-scale project FOUR in Frankfurt am Main On the former Deutsche Bank-area between Rossmarkt, Grosse Gallusstrasse and Neue Schlesingergasse, four high-rises, FOUR, will be completed by 2022. The four towers include a 100 m high office tower, two 175m high residential high-rises and 225m high hotel and office tower.In addition, numerous restaurants, shops and a daycare centre are planned for the buildings. The base of the high-rise will also feature a roof garden, which will be open to the public.Demolition of the existing development is scheduled to begin by the end of 2017.a[more]

Category: 2017

Meeting of the experts responsible for bridge load assessment (FvBel) of the German Railways (DB) from 25/01/2017-26/01/2017 in Fulda

To this year's meeting of the experts responsible for bridge load assessments KREBS+KIEFER was invited by DB (German Railways) Network AG to deliver a lecture on the experience in the testing of existing bridges.The subject of the lecture was the DB concept for railway bridges with stress-prone pre-stressed steel, which are awaiting trial implementation.[more]

Category: 2017

Ground-breaking ceremony for the Güntzareal in Dresden

On 23 May 2017, construction work for the extension building to the headquarters of the Ostsächsische Sparkasse Dresden bank began with the symbolic turning of the first spadeful of earth. On the until now unused area by Güntzplatz Square, a “Quarters of the Generations” is to be built in addition to the extension building, which will shape the development of the Dresden district of Johannstadt for a long time to come. For the newly to be built state-of-the-art administration building, directly adjacent to the current existing heritage building, KREBS+KIEFER is handling the planning of the support structure, the structural physics and the preventive fire safety in full. [more]

Category: 2017

High-ranking visitors from China in Niederfinow

On 30 May 2017, KREBS+KIEFER had the pleasure of welcoming a high-ranking company delegation from China to the construction site of the new Niederfinow boat lift. Headed by Mr. Lu Chun, Chairman of the Three Gorges Corporation, the group of experts consulted head project manager of the Office for new construction of waterways (WNA) Berlin, Mr. Peter Huth, about the experiences gained during construction.The public China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) as one of the largest power supply companies worldwide, is builder and operator of the Three Gorges Dam By the Yangtze River. KREBS+KIEFER on behalf of CTG in cooperation with Lahmeyer International had produced the draft tender for the largest boat lift worldwide.[more]

Category: 2017

Dr. Sören Mueller to give a lecture at NANODUR Dyckerhoff

On 3 May 2017, the "10 years NANODUR Concrete" anniversary event took place at Dyckerhoff in Kirchheimbolanden. As an outstanding KREBS + KIEFER scientist in this field, Dr. Mueller was invited to give a lecture on "The UHPC parabolic troughs made of Nanodur concrete for solar thermal power plants".As one of twelve speakers, Dr. Mueller reported on his experience before an interdisciplinary audience of around 100 engineers from a wide range of backgrounds from the fields of construction and mechanical engineering.[more]

Category: 2017

Laying of the foundation stone for the new Mainz Archaeological Centre building

After completing the excavation pit and removing the remaining historical stonework, on 5th May 2017 there was a celebration for the laying of the foundation stone for the new Römisch-Germanische Zentralmuseum (RGZM - Romano-German Central Museum) building - the 51 million euro Archaeological Centre - in the southern part of the old town in the federal state capital Mainz. “The Giant”, as the new building is termed by Prof. Konrad Wolf, the Minister for Economics, Further Education and Culture, and Michael Ebling, the Mayor of Mainz, will become the new home for the RGZM from 2020. [more]

Category: 2017

Kienlesberg Bridge Move in Ulm Successful

With the latest of the eleven moves and the hoisting of the twelfth section on 29 April 2017, the shunting operation of the construction for the new public transport, pedestrian and cycling bridge was successfully completed. Since the award of the contract in 2012, KREBS + KIEFER have been working alongside with Knight Architects from the UK to carry out a complete project and load bearing structure planning for the 270 m long construction. [more]

Category: 2017

Deutscher Bautechnik-Tag 2017 mit KREBS+KIEFER

Dialog. Innovation. Qualität.Unter diesem Motto nahmen am 26./27. April 2017 rund 1.500 Besucher am Kongress des Deutschen Beton- und Bautechnik-Vereins (DBV) e.V. in Stuttgart teil. KREBS+KIEFER war auch in diesem Jahr wieder aktiv beteiligt. Im Internationalen Congresscenter Stuttgart (ICS) der Messe am Flughafen spiegelten diverse Vorträge in 13 Fachsitzungen das aktuelle Spektrum der Bautechnik wider. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Gerd Lindlar, Geschäftsführer von KREBS+KIEFER, leitete die Fachsitzung zum Hoch-, Industrie- und Wirtschaftsbau.[more]

Category: 2017

Dresden Bridge Construction Symposium 2017

On 13 and 14 March 2017, the 27th traditional bridge building symposium took place at the Technical University of Dresden. With around 1,250 participants, the meeting of bridge builders and civil engineers was very well attended, as it is every year.[more]

Category: 2017

Opening of the terminal of the rolling motorway in Freiburg im Breisgau

After completion of a construction phase lasting around 18 months, the opening of the modernised terminal of the Rolling Motorway (Rola) in Freiburg im Breisgau, which cost around EUR 15 million, opened on 16 March 2017.KREBS+KIEFER made a decisive contribution to the success of this strategic infrastructure project by performing the following services: + Project management+ Approved submitter of licence applications and technical verification (EBA)+ Implementation of the railway company applications+ Health and safety coordination [more]

Category: 2017

Erfurt arena opened

On 22 January 2017, it finally came to pass! Two years after the start of the structural alterations to the venerable Steigerwaldstadion in Erfurt, the opening celebrations took place for the redesigned sports venue, which cost approx. €39.4 million. The modern multifunction arena will be used in future for football and athletics, while the main building will accommodate congresses, conventions, seminars and trade fairs with space for up to 2,000 guests. The stadium accommodates 18,600 spectators, and with concerts up to 30,000 visitors.[more]

Category: 2017

Ground breaking ceremony for the new construction of the Armed Forces Technical School in Karlsruhe

A symbolic, ground breaking ceremony on the 9th March marked the beginning of construction works for the new building of the tradition-rich, Armed Forces Technical School in Karlsruhe. The keynote speaker stood before numerous guests, politicians, the German Army, Federal Administration and project participants, and emphasised the significance of the Karlsruhe site as a training centre for the Armed Forces. KREBS+KIEFER is entrusted with the structural physics’ planning services of the construction project.[more]

Category: 2017

Hessischer Brandschutztag 2017 in Neu-Isenburg

Am 28. März 2017 treffen sich beim Hessischen Brandschutztag Architekten, Planer und Planungsbeteiligte in der Hugenottenhalle in Neu-Isenburg, um über aktuelle Themen im planerischen Brandschutz zu diskutieren. Die fachliche Leitung und Moderation übernimmt wieder Prof. Dr. Ulrich Dietmann, Geschäftsführer der KREBS+KIEFER Ingenieure GmbH, Darmstadt.[more]

Category: 2017

Ulrich Finsterwalder Civil Engineering Award 2017

On 10 February 2017 the shiplift at the Three Gorges dam, China received a prize as part of the 15th Civil Engineering Award 2017. Thanks to the design by KREBS+KIEFER in cooperation with Lahmeyer International, China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) successfully set a world record: The structure, designed for ships with up to 3,000 tons displacement, and lifting height of up to 113 m, is the largest of its kind.[more]

Category: 2017

Dipl.-Phys. Peter Fritz appointed to the KREBS+KIEFER FRITZ AG management board

With effect from 1 January 2017, Dipl.-Phys. Peter Fritz took up his position as a member to the newly established KREBS+KIEFER FRITZ AG management board. Prior to this, Mr Fritz was a partner and an executive director of FRITZ GmbH.By combining the competencies and capacities of both engineering companies in KREBS+KIEFER FRITZ AG, a sustainable expansion in the fields of sound protection, vibration protection, technical acoustics, building and room acoustics as well as thermal construction physics will be implemented.[more]

Category: 2017

Many happy returns on your 85th birthday Professor Krebs!

Today, on 12 January 2017 Prof. Dr.-Ing. Albert Krebs will mark his 85th birthday. The management and staff of the KREBS+KIEFER Group congratulate our founder on his birthday! [more]

Category: 2017

Mr Andreas Freitag appointed to the Board in Wurzburg

KREBS+KIEFER congratulates Mr Andreas Freitag on his appointment to the Board of IRS Stahlwasserbau Consulting AG. Starting from 1 January 2017, Mr Andreas Freitag alongside with Dr. Matthias Schäfers will lead the company at the Wurzburg location.[more]

Category: 2017

KREBS+KIEFER FRITZ AG, founded in Darmstadt

On 1 January 2017, KREBS+KIEFER FRITZ AG opened its Darmstadt office. KREBS + KIEFER FRITZ AG is the company which has been formed from the merger of the soundproofing division of KREBS + KIEFER Ingenieure GmbH Darmstadt and FRITZ GmbH from Einhausen.[more]

Category: 2017

Appointment of Mr Fabian Ruhl as Managing Director

Dr.-Ing. Fabian Ruhl is assuming the role of managing the construction management division in Darmstadt effective as of 01 January 2017. This is another step towards meeting the structural requirements for further growth in KREBS+KIEFER’s construction management activities. At the same time, Dr.-Ing. Hans-Gerd Lindlar is ceasing his managerial duties in Darmstadt. [more]

Category: 2017

Grundsteinlegung für ein neues Berufsbildungs- und Technologiezentrum in Trier

Am 07. Dezember 2016 wurde der Grundstein des neuen Berufsbildungs- und Technologiezentrums der Handwerkskammer Trier gelegt.Den Höhepunkt der feierlichen Zeremonie markierte die Versenkung einer kupfernen „Zeitkapsel“, in der Baupläne und zeitgeschichtliche Dokumente enthalten sind.[more]