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2019

Caribbean Colossus

Caribbean Colossus

Last September, Colombia’s President, Iván Duque, attended the ceremony of end of construction of Pumarejo Bridge, in Barranquilla. Pumarejo Bridge, built by Sacyr, is the biggest cable stayed bridge of Colombia, with a total of 2173 meters and a deck of 38 meters large, the largest of Latin America. BERD’s innovative Movable Scaffolding System (MSS), M1-70-S, allowed high levels of security and quality in the bridge deck construction. Please follow links for more details about this project: BERD Projects Sacyr…

VISIT US AT IABSE CONGRESS ‘THE EVOLVING METROPOLIS ‘!

VISIT US AT IABSE CONGRESS ‘THE EVOLVING METROPOLIS ‘!

Come visit us @ 2019 IABSE Congress New York City that will be held from 4 to 6 September at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Our President, Professor Pedro Pacheco, will present the Paper “Structural design and globalization – the particular case of bridge construction equipment” on Thursday at 10:45, in the Session E.7: Globalization and Structural Engineering -1. Meet us at Booth nr 2 where will be glad to show you our Innovative Bridge Construction Solutions and our Modular…

19th Bridge Construction Symposium

19th Bridge Construction Symposium

We will be in the 19th Bridge Construction Symposium that will be held from 12 to 13 February in the Hotel Westin Leipzig, Germany. We will present our avant-garde solutions for bridge and viaducts construction. Visit us in our booth where we will share with you our experience in the Construction of Neckar Bridge and other ongoing projects.

Bratislava Bypass – New Danube Bridge

Bratislava Bypass – New Danube Bridge

BERD is currently working, in partnership with Construgomes, in the D4R7 project. We supplied two M1-70-S equipment that will build the New Danube Bridge deck approaching viaducts, in a total length of approximately 2 kilometres.   The East viaduct M1-70-S, that will be making 18 spans of 70 meters, is already operating and made its first concrete pouring operation yesterday. The West Viaduct equipment, that will be making 12 spans of 67,5 meters is currently being assembled and will be…

2018

MBS @ 21 Entrepreneur Fair

MBS @ 21 Entrepreneur Fair

MBSbyBERD will be present, from 5 to 7 December in the 21 Entrepreneur Fair, hosted by ANJE. This Fair is part of the program of activities of ANJE Business Week and will be held in the Alfândega do Porto Congress Centre. Visit us at the Entrepreneur Showcase, between 14.30 and 20, where we will show you our Modular Bridge Solutions. Follow LINK to get your free digital invitation for the Entrepreneur Showcase.

2019

Caribbean Colossus

Caribbean Colossus

Last September, Colombia’s President, Iván Duque, attended the ceremony of end of construction of Pumarejo Bridge, in Barranquilla. Pumarejo Bridge, built by Sacyr, is the biggest cable stayed bridge of Colombia, with a total of 2173 meters and a deck of 38 meters large, the largest of Latin America. BERD’s innovative Movable Scaffolding System (MSS), M1-70-S, allowed high levels of security and quality in the bridge deck construction. Please follow links for more details about this project: BERD Projects Sacyr…

VISIT US AT IABSE CONGRESS ‘THE EVOLVING METROPOLIS ‘!

VISIT US AT IABSE CONGRESS ‘THE EVOLVING METROPOLIS ‘!

Come visit us @ 2019 IABSE Congress New York City that will be held from 4 to 6 September at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Our President, Professor Pedro Pacheco, will present the Paper “Structural design and globalization – the particular case of bridge construction equipment” on Thursday at 10:45, in the Session E.7: Globalization and Structural Engineering -1. Meet us at Booth nr 2 where will be glad to show you our Innovative Bridge Construction Solutions and our Modular…

19th Bridge Construction Symposium

19th Bridge Construction Symposium

We will be in the 19th Bridge Construction Symposium that will be held from 12 to 13 February in the Hotel Westin Leipzig, Germany. We will present our avant-garde solutions for bridge and viaducts construction. Visit us in our booth where we will share with you our experience in the Construction of Neckar Bridge and other ongoing projects.

Bratislava Bypass – New Danube Bridge

Bratislava Bypass – New Danube Bridge

BERD is currently working, in partnership with Construgomes, in the D4R7 project. We supplied two M1-70-S equipment that will build the New Danube Bridge deck approaching viaducts, in a total length of approximately 2 kilometres.   The East viaduct M1-70-S, that will be making 18 spans of 70 meters, is already operating and made its first concrete pouring operation yesterday. The West Viaduct equipment, that will be making 12 spans of 67,5 meters is currently being assembled and will be…

2018

MBS @ 21 Entrepreneur Fair

MBS @ 21 Entrepreneur Fair

MBSbyBERD will be present, from 5 to 7 December in the 21 Entrepreneur Fair, hosted by ANJE. This Fair is part of the program of activities of ANJE Business Week and will be held in the Alfândega do Porto Congress Centre. Visit us at the Entrepreneur Showcase, between 14.30 and 20, where we will show you our Modular Bridge Solutions. Follow LINK to get your free digital invitation for the Entrepreneur Showcase.

15º National Congress of Infrastructure

15º National Congress of Infrastructure

We will be in the 15º National Congress of Infrastructure that will be held from 21 to 23 November in the Convention Centre of Cartagena de Índias Colombia. We will present our avant-garde solutions for bridge and viaducts construction. Visit us @ Stand B, 1st Floor, where we will share with you our experience in the Construction of Pumarejo Bridge, one of the biggest of Colombia.

ASBI 30th Annual Convention

ASBI 30th Annual Convention

We are pleased to announce that we are exhibiting at the ASBI 30th Annual Convention 2018, taking place at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel. Come and visit us in our Booth to get to know our innovative integrated solutions for faster, sustainable and cost effective bridge construction. We look forward to meeting with you at this event

Visit us @ Istanbul Bridge Conference

Visit us @ Istanbul Bridge Conference

BERD is currently @ Istanbul Bridge Conference that is being held at Hilton Hotel, Taksim - Istanbul. Today our Regional Sales Director, Sérgio Pinho, presented our “Bridge Engineering Optimization Opportunities Through Integrated Solutions: Design – Constructive Methods”. Come and visit us in our Booth tomorrow 06.11 to get to know our integrated solutions for faster, sustainable and cost effective bridge construction.

MBS in Peru

MBS in Peru

MBS by BERD will be present at IV Expoconvial that will be held together with the 4th International Bridge Symposium between 3 and 5 October at Hotel de Oro, Lima, Peru. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit our booth during the 3 days of Expoconvial where we will show you our Modular Bridge Solutions. We also invite you to attend the Presentation of MBS Director, José Pedro Matos Fernandes, about “Innovation, Development and New Limits in Modular Bridges” that will…

40th IABSE Symposium – Tomorrow Megastructures

40th IABSE Symposium – Tomorrow Megastructures

BERD will be present in the 40º IABSE Symposium – Tomorrow Megastructures that will take place from 19 to 21 September at “La Cité de Nantes Events Center”, in France. Do not miss the opportunity to participate in this event and visit our Booth to get to know our innovative Bridge Construction Methods as well as our Modular Bridge Solutions. We also invite you to watch Pedro Pacheco presentation “Span by span segmental construction: OPS impact in the LG50-S Laguna…

BERD @ 10th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridges

BERD @ 10th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridges

We will be in “10th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridges” that will be held from 1 to 3 August at Hilton, Québec City, Canadá. Filipe Pinto, Structural Engineer that worked on this project, will present the Paper “M30x2-S, an All Around MSS, from Conception to Operation” on Wednesday at 16:40, in Session C3 – Large Projects & Innovative Designs, in Villeray Room. Meet us at our Booth where we will show you our Innovative Bridge Construction Solutions…

Visit us at IABSE Conference ‘Engineering the Developing World‘!

Visit us at IABSE Conference ‘Engineering the Developing World‘!

We will be present in IABSE Conference ‘Engineering the Developing World‘ that will be held from 25 to 27 April at Double Tree at Hilton, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Our President, Professor Pedro Pacheco, will present the Paper “Construction of 90m multi-span viaducts with innovative span by span construction method” on Wednesday at 12:00, in the Session C2 Construction Methods, Rafflesia Room. In addition, meet us at Booth nr 8 where will be glad to show you our Innovative Bridge Construction…

BERD at Construction Days’18

BERD at Construction Days’18

BERD participated, from 8 to 10 March, in the Construction Days’18, a seminar organized by the students of Civil Engineering of Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Engineering in Izmir, Turkey. BERD was represented by Sérgio Pinho, Regional Sales Director, who has presented BERD’s Expertise and Innovation in Bridge Construction: worldwide and in particular in Turkey where M1 by BERD recently established a world record building 90 meters spans with Movable Scaffolding System (MSS). The session had strong participation from the…

Visit us at DBIA’s Design-Build in Transportation Conference

Visit us at DBIA’s Design-Build in Transportation Conference

Visit us at Booth 721 at DBIA's Design-Build in Transportation Conference from 21 to 23 March in Oregon Convention Center, Portland and learn about our innovative Bridge Construction Solutions! We are looking forward to see you there!

BERD at IRAST 2018

BERD at IRAST 2018

BERD will be present in “IRAST 2018 - 4th International Conference on Structural Engineering” that will be held on 17th and 18th February in Olympic Hotel, Tehran, Iran. Don’t miss the opportunity to take part of this event and learn about our innovative Bridge Construction Solutions. We will address the audience presenting the Paper “Tendencies in Multi-Span Large Deck Construction with Cast in Situ Process“ the 17th, between 14:00 and 16:00, in Class 3. We are looking forward to see…

BERD IN GERMANY

BERD IN GERMANY

The M38-I was recently supplied for the construction of the Neckar Bridge, on the A6, where it will be used to perform 22 spans in a total length of 822 m. This equipment is already in operation. The first cycle was completed last week as well as its first launching operation. Once the new Neckar Bridge is built, the old structure will be demolished. The capacity of the new bridge, which will consist of two parallel road viaducts, will be…

2017

The Spanish Minister for Internal Development visits the Pumarejo Bridge

The Spanish Minister for Internal Development visits the Pumarejo Bridge

The Spanish Minister for Internal Development, Iñigo de la Serna, visited last week, with members of Sacyr, one of the most important infrastructures being built in Latin America, the Pumarejo Bridge in Barranquilla. The M1-70-S, movable scaffolding system for in place construction, was designed by BERD for this project, and is being operated by Construgomes. This autonomous state-of-the art equipment lifts the supports by its own overhead cranes and materials are supplied using the previously built deck. This equipment is…

BERD’s M1-70-S is making history in Colombia

BERD’s M1-70-S is making history in Colombia

The Pumarejo Bridge will be the longest and most modern bridge built in Colombia until our days. With a total length of 3240 m (2250 m in the main axis + 990 m of viaducts for connections and access routes) and a height of 45 m above the Magdalena River to allow the passage of large vessels, it will connect Barranquilla to Magdalena. It will be a very safe structure against earthquakes and for heavy road traffic, 38.2 m wide…

2016

BERD in “13º Congreso Nacional de la Infraestructura”, Colombia

BERD in “13º Congreso Nacional de la Infraestructura”, Colombia

BERD will be present in “13º Congreso Nacional de la Infraestructura”, that will be held from 23 to 25 November in the Convention Centre of Cartagena de Indias (Stand nº 7) to present its avant-garde solutions for bridge and viaducts construction. In this event we will pay particular attention to M1-70-S, equipment supplied for the construction of the New Pumarejo Bridge, in Barranquilla, equipped with our innovative technology that will be working for the first time in Colombia next year.…

Turkey’s Government visits the largest MSS of the world: BERD’s M1

Turkey’s Government visits the largest MSS of the world: BERD’s M1

Last month, Turkey’s Transport Minister, Mr. Ahmet Arslan, visited the High Speed Rail Ankara-Sivas works. To build the four high-speed railway viaducts, with total length of 6151m, BERD supplied two movable scaffolding systems (MSS): M55-S for 45 m current spans and M1-90-S for 90 meters spans. Mr. Ahmet Arslan mentioned that it is the first time, in Turkey and the World, that a 90 meter span is applied to MSS construction and that, with this system, construction becomes very economical…

We are BERD! | 10 Years Many Solutions

We are BERD! | 10 Years Many Solutions

10 Years providing the best solutions for our clients 10 Years reaching new limits 10 Years delivering cost effective solutions 10 Years focusing on fast construction 10 Years increasing construction quality 10 Years establishing new safety standards 10 Years bringing sustainability on bridge construction 10 Years contributing for a more sustainable planet 10 Years innovating Today we thank our clients, partners, suppliers and team for our success hopping that we can achieve much more in the upcoming 10 Years. We…

BERD at “Bridges 2016”, UK

BERD at “Bridges 2016”, UK
A BERD estará presente na “Bridges 2016 – 24ª Conferência e Exposição Anual”, que decorrerá a 16 de Março na Ricoh Arena, Coventry. Não perca a oportunidade de participar neste

BERD at “4º Seminario Internacional de Puentes”, México

BERD at “4º Seminario Internacional de Puentes”, México
BERD will be present at “4º Seminario Internacional de Puentes”, which will be

2015

BERD in “12º Congreso Nacional de la Infraestructura”, Colombia

BERD in “12º Congreso Nacional de la Infraestructura”, Colombia
BERD will be present in “12º Congreso Nacional de la Infraestructura”, that will be held from 25 to 27 November in the

M1 BERD: the largest movable scaffolding system of the world

M1 BERD: the largest movable scaffolding system of the world
BERD is presently developing and manufacturing the largest movable scaffolding system of the world, for spans of 90 meters: M1. M1 will be the largest movable scaffolding system of today, leading bridges and

BERD – FEUP WIBE PRIZE 2017

BERD – FEUP WIBE PRIZE 2017
BERD & FEUP (Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto) signed, last Tuesday 28 July, the WIBE PRIZE – World Innovation in Bridge Engineering Protocol. The subject of WIBE 2017 Prize is a Paper in the

BERD in “Multi-Span Large Bridges”, Porto

BERD in “Multi-Span Large Bridges”, Porto
BERD was present, as Platinum Sponsor, in the International Conference “Multi-Span Large Bridges”, from 1 to 3 July in Alfândega Nova do Porto Congress Centre. This conference, co-sponsored by IABSE, fib e IABMAS, had the presence of the Mayor of Porto, Dr. Rui Moreira, in its opening session. MSLB 2015 was attended by

BERD distinguished with 2014 SME Excellency Status

BERD distinguished with 2014 SME Excellency Status
After being awarded as SME Leader for the fifth consecutive year BERD was distinguished, last January 26, with the attribution of 2014 SME Excellency Status. The SME Excellency Status distinguishes Small and Medium Enterprises that show best performances and

M45-S ends one more successful project

M45-S ends one more successful project
M45-S finished recently the construction of two viaducts, both on D1 Road, between Fricovce and Svinia, in Slovakia. The viaducts with a current span of 45 meters have 4 and 6 spans, respectively. BERD made all refurbishment study, adaptation with

2014

BERD in “11º Congreso Nacional de la Infraestructura”, Colombia

BERD in “11º Congreso Nacional de la Infraestructura”, Colombia
BERD will be in “11º Congreso Nacional de la Infraestructura”, that will be held from 19 to 21 November in the Convention Centre of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia (Stand nº 18) to

BERD concludes Ponte de Laguna project with distinction

BERD concludes Ponte de Laguna project with distinction
Late last September BERD’s Launching Gantry LG50/ 100 ended the construction of the 49 current spans of Laguna Bridge, in Brazil. This work was a great success, having BERD’s Launching Gantry reached cycles of

BERD present in Belgium with new contact

BERD present in Belgium with new contact
BERD signed recently, with Via Brugge Consortium, created by Franki and Jan de Nul companies, a contract for the supply of an Underslung Movable Scaffolding System – M35-I. This equipment was

LG50/ 100 performs cycles of 3,5 days

LG50/ 100 performs cycles of 3,5 days
LG50/ 100 is performing cycles of 3,5 days in the Southern Section of Laguna Bridge, Brazil and is now constructing the 41st span of this Bridge. The end of the works was

BERD’S Launching Gantry starts Southern section of Laguna Bridge

BERD’S Launching Gantry starts Southern section of Laguna Bridge
LG 50/ 100, that ended the execution of the Northern section of Laguna Bridge in the end of April, is already constructing the first span of the Southern section of this bridge. The Launching Gantry was

BERD ends works in Rodoanel East

BERD ended recently, the works in Rodoanel East, São Paulo, Brasil. The two viaducts, of 1600 m each, have already been constructed, having the

M45-S: On the way to one more bridge

M45-S: On the way to one more bridge
BERD’s M45-S, which is currently in Slovakia working on its 3rd project, finished recently the construction of one more viaduct. The equipment was transferred to the second viaduct, with

BERD’s Launching Gantry is constructing 50 meters of bridge in only 4 days

BERD’s Launching Gantry is constructing 50 meters of bridge in only 4 days
LG50/ 100 currently operating in Laguna Bridge, Santa Catarina State, Brasil, reached the 4 days cycle, building 50 meters spans in

TOP Exporta 2013 Award

TOP Exporta 2013 Award

Banco Santander Totta distinguished BERD, for the second consecutive year, with 2013 Top Exporta Award, in Services Category. This prize, that aims to distinguish and support Portuguese exporting companies with best performance, is awarded according to a rank of large, medium and small private companies. TOP Exporta 2013 Conference “Export Sucess, Import the Futur” took place on 12 November last and BERD was represented by its CFO, Dr. Rodrigo Graça Moura.

Third application of M70 -S

After the construction of the bridge over Cabriel River in Valência, Spain, and the viaduct over Hostovsky Creek Valley, in Slovakia, M70-S is working for

M45-S Refurbishment

After the construction of Sokolov and Opatovický Canal Bridges, in Czech Republic, M45-S is being used for the 3rd time for the construction of two viaducts located on the D1 Road, between Fricovce and Svinia, in Slovakia. The viaducts have 4 and 6 spans and

2013

BERD’s first Launching Gantry operates in Brazil

BERD’s first Launching Gantry operates in Brazil
BERD’s first Launching Gantry, LG 50/100, specially conceived for the construction of Anita Garibaldi Bridge in Laguna, Santa Catarina State, is currently operating in Brazil. Laguna Bridge is a notable work for

BERD builds more than ½ kilometre of bridge per month

BERD builds more than ½ kilometre of bridge per month
M30x2-S, currently operating in Rodoanel East, São Paulo, Brasil, is exceeding all expectations building more than ½ kilometre of bridge per month. The works are

Presence of BERD in Bridges Brazil 2013

The 4th Edition of Bridges Brazil takes place this week in São Paulo, from 4 to 7 November. Organized by IQPC, Bridges Brazil makes possible to improve knowledge into methods, technologies, materials and case studies in order to learn how to increase productivity in design, construction and

Governor Geraldo Alckmin visits M30x2-S

Governor Geraldo Alckmin visits M30x2-S
On 15 August the Governor of São Paulo, Geraldo Alckmin, visited the works of the East Section of Rodoanel, where M30x2-S is currently operating. The M30x2-S, a Double Span Overhead Movable Scaffolding System with OPS, was

BERD’s debut in Brazil

BERD’s debut in Brazil
BERD has recently supplied two Movable Scaffolding Systems for its very first work in Brazil: the construction of a section of East Rodoanel, in São Paulo. The M30x2-S is a Double Span Overhead Movable Scaffolding System with OPS, specially developed for the construction of

BERD launches new Website

As a result of a permanent commitment in a efficient communication and modernization of our communication channels, we created a new website, that we are now pleased to announce. This new website reflects our

2012

BERD at Bridges EU & Russia 2012

Organized by IQPC, Bridges EU & Russia is an annual review of the main technical achievements in the field of bridge construction. More than 130 top industry-leading professionals participated in

Bridges Brazil 2012 – BERD on the internationalization path

Bridges Brazil 2012 is one of the most important events in South America dedicated to major construction projects, maintenance and rehabilitation of bridges and viaducts. BERD stood out with a presentation made by

BERD’s Movable Scaffolding System – Flawless Execution in Viaduct of Corgo

BERD’s M60-I, signed up by CAET XXI for the construction of the bridge east viaduct over the Corgo River, is currently positioned at 109 meters high and it is experiencing an average cycle time of 10 calendar days, for

2011

Cimbres Autolançáveis BERD destacados na Enciclopédia da UNESCO

The Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) is a virtual dynamic library that integrates multiple sources of knowledge focused on sustainable development. A publication designed for the future, which is

BERD stands out at Bridges Europe 2011

Bridges Europe Summit is the must-attend senior-level bridge event which focuses exclusively on how to overcome the challenges of the European bridge construction market and

BERD Wins Honorable Mention at Internationalization & Export Awards

Banco Espírito Santo and Jornal de Negócios established a partnership with Coface and McKinsey & Company in order to create the Internationalization & Export Awards. This event aims to distinguish companies with the best export performance and

BERD’s M60-I in full production – Viaduct of Corgo

BERD has recently launched into full operation a movable scaffolding system for the construction of the bridge deck over the Corgo River. The contract signed between BERD and CAET XXI - a

Tekla Global BIM Awards 2010

The Tekla Global BIM Awards competition is a way to express appreciation towards Tekla customers and share their success stories worldwide. Showcasing their models celebrates the versatility of Tekla Structures software and demonstrates how its use affects the landscapes around the world.

Construir Awards 2011

The event promoted by Construir Magazine, aims to distinguish projects, personalities and companies who have highlighted over the past year. The selection of the nominees is made by the Construir magazine editorial team based on the market relevance, creativity, innovation & quality of the projects criteria.

IV Brazilian Congress of Bridges and Structures

The IV Brazilian Congress of Bridges and Structures took place on the 4th and 5th May. Organized by the ABECE (Brazilian Association of Engineering and Consulting) and the ABPE (Brazilian Association of Bridges and Structures), the congress was integrated in the Brazil Road Expo, a technological international event of Pavement and Road Infrastructure.

M45-S second application in the Czech Republic

After the conclusion of the Sokolov bridge construction in the Czech Republic, the M45-S is now ready for its second application. The bridge over the Opatovický canal, a 220m metres long bridge, with 12 spans up to 45 m each is located ca 100km east from Prague, Czech Republic.

BERD admitted to COTEC Innovative SME Network

The 4th Meeting of the COTEC Innovative SME Network took place on the November, 9th. Apart from the delivery of the SME Innovation Award, 27 new companies were also admitted to COTEC Innovative SME Network, of which BERD proudly part of. COTEC endorses an expanding Innovative SME Network based in Portugal but operating internationally and in alliances through a culture of growth, results and good practices.

Highlights

2019

BERD gets ISO 9001:2015 Certification

BERD gets ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Always focused in operational excellence, continuous improvement and value generation for our clients we achieved, last July, the ISO 9001:2015 Certification with Bureau Veritas. We ensure compliance with the guidelines and meet the highest standards of this internationally recognized Quality Management System. This commitment is engaged by all team members that work daily to uphold the highest standards of quality and customer service.

MBS by BERD brings 125 Modular Bridges to Peru

MBS by BERD brings 125 Modular Bridges to Peru

In 2017, faced with the unfortunate events of the natural phenomenon known as "El Niño Costero", which resulted in hundreds of bridges damaged and even collapsed, MBS by BERD made the decision to come to Peru in order to show the new technologies on modular bridges, through which, among many other advantages that result from our Engineering and experience in the design of this type of metal structures, for example, it is possible to solve open spans of up to…

Australians distinguished with the WIBE Prize in the presence of The President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

Australians distinguished with the WIBE Prize in the presence of The President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

The "Novel bridge system for durable, low-cost and rapid construction" developed by the School of Civil Engineering of the University of Queensland in Australia was distinguished with the World Innovation in Bridge Engineering Award attributed by BERD and FEUP. The jury, composed of renowned engineers of the world's most important entities in the field of Bridge Engineering, also distinguished two other projects and attributed with Merit Awards corresponding to the 2nd and 3rd place: the project developed by the University…

2018

WIBE PRIZE WINNER!

WIBE PRIZE WINNER!

To know the Final Jury Award Decision and the Winner of the First World Innovation Prize in Bridge Engineering that will be recognized and awarded with 50.000$, follow LINK. Next Key Dates (updated) 26 March 2019 (during IABSE Guimarães Symposium, Please follow LINK to submit your Abstract until 15 May) WIBE Prize 2017 Award Ceremony VERY SOON WIBE Prize 2020 KEY DATES ANNOUNCED We thank all participants and congratulate the WIBE Prize First Edition Winners!!!

BERD IN GERMANY

BERD IN GERMANY

The M38-I was recently supplied for the construction of the Neckar Bridge, on the A6, where it will be used to perform 22 spans in a total length of 822 m. This equipment is already in operation. The first cycle was completed last week as well as its first launching operation. Once the new Neckar Bridge is built, the old structure will be demolished. The capacity of the new bridge, which will consist of two parallel road viaducts, will be…

2019

BERD gets ISO 9001:2015 Certification

BERD gets ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Always focused in operational excellence, continuous improvement and value generation for our clients we achieved, last July, the ISO 9001:2015 Certification with Bureau Veritas. We ensure compliance with the guidelines and meet the highest standards of this internationally recognized Quality Management System. This commitment is engaged by all team members that work daily to uphold the highest standards of quality and customer service.

MBS by BERD brings 125 Modular Bridges to Peru

MBS by BERD brings 125 Modular Bridges to Peru

In 2017, faced with the unfortunate events of the natural phenomenon known as "El Niño Costero", which resulted in hundreds of bridges damaged and even collapsed, MBS by BERD made the decision to come to Peru in order to show the new technologies on modular bridges, through which, among many other advantages that result from our Engineering and experience in the design of this type of metal structures, for example, it is possible to solve open spans of up to…

Australians distinguished with the WIBE Prize in the presence of The President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

Australians distinguished with the WIBE Prize in the presence of The President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

The "Novel bridge system for durable, low-cost and rapid construction" developed by the School of Civil Engineering of the University of Queensland in Australia was distinguished with the World Innovation in Bridge Engineering Award attributed by BERD and FEUP. The jury, composed of renowned engineers of the world's most important entities in the field of Bridge Engineering, also distinguished two other projects and attributed with Merit Awards corresponding to the 2nd and 3rd place: the project developed by the University…

2018

WIBE PRIZE WINNER!

WIBE PRIZE WINNER!

To know the Final Jury Award Decision and the Winner of the First World Innovation Prize in Bridge Engineering that will be recognized and awarded with 50.000$, follow LINK. Next Key Dates (updated) 26 March 2019 (during IABSE Guimarães Symposium, Please follow LINK to submit your Abstract until 15 May) WIBE Prize 2017 Award Ceremony VERY SOON WIBE Prize 2020 KEY DATES ANNOUNCED We thank all participants and congratulate the WIBE Prize First Edition Winners!!!

BERD IN GERMANY

BERD IN GERMANY

The M38-I was recently supplied for the construction of the Neckar Bridge, on the A6, where it will be used to perform 22 spans in a total length of 822 m. This equipment is already in operation. The first cycle was completed last week as well as its first launching operation. Once the new Neckar Bridge is built, the old structure will be demolished. The capacity of the new bridge, which will consist of two parallel road viaducts, will be…

2017

Our world record!

Our world record!

The M1-90-S is the largest movable scaffolding system in the world designed by BERD for the construction of four of the thirteen viaducts belonging to the High-Speed Railway Line that will link Ankara to Sivas. Two equipments are being used in the construction of the four viaducts with a total of 6,151 m, in order to reduce construction time: the M1-90-S for spans up to 90 m, and the M55-S for spans up to 55 m. The M1-90-S is entirely…

New Modular Bridge Solutions by BERD!

New Modular Bridge Solutions by BERD!

After 10 Years innovating and providing the best bridge construction methods & solutions for our clients and as a result of an intense R&D effort, we are pleased to announce you our new business area: Modular Bridge Solutions! MBS by BERD offers: NEW LIMITS | spans up to 120 meters MORE RHYTHM | optimization of resources, assembly and launching times STATE OF THE ART TECHNOLOGY | lower deflection; without load restrictions TAILOR-MADE SOLUTIONS | multiple applications Check out our brand…

BERD keeps innovating… now in Modular Bridge Solutions!

BERD keeps innovating… now in Modular Bridge Solutions!

The effect of weather conditions, natural disasters, conflicts between peoples and other events that require daily bypasses to allow the freedom of movement of people revealed an opportunity for us to create a new Business Unit: MBS (Modular Bridge Solutions). In MBS by BERD we develop, design, manufacture, supply and install Modular Bridge Solutions for sale or rent, for civil and/ or military applications all around the world. With our new MBS Unit we aim to bring to the Modular…

2016

WIBE PRIZE 2017 – Abstract Submission Open

WIBE PRIZE 2017 – Abstract Submission Open

BERD & FEUP (Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto) launched, last year, the first World Innovation in Bridge Engineering Prize: WIBE Prize 2017. WIBE Prize 2017, in the amount of 50.000 USD, will be awarded to the Paper that demonstrates the greatest potential of innovation and contributes to the development of Bridge Engineering worldwide. A qualified Jury essentially nominated by the most recognized international associations will select the WIBE Prize 2017 Winner. Until the end of 2016 (31…