The Government has approved the burying of the Gran Via avenue in Hospitalet de Ll.
The Department of Territories and Sustainability has definitively approved the construction project for burying the Gran Via avenue between Rambla Marina and Llobregat River, a project carried out by DOPEC in a joint venture with two other engineering companies. This action will make the connections between both sides of the Gran Via compatible including Bellvitge and Duran i Reynals hospitals, giving continuity to the burial already carried out up to Plaza Europa.
Barcelona reformarà la Plaça Sant Miquel al Gòtic Sud
El dia 24 d’abril comencen les obres de reforma de la Plaça Sant Miquel, al barri del Gòtic Sud. Dopec en realitzarà la Direcció d’Obra, on s’hi destinaran 2 milions d’euros per donar una nova imatge i usos per afavorir les dinàmiques veïnals davant el trànsit rodat. Es preveu que la transformació dels seus 4.317m² es realitzarà en nou mesos i posarà les famílies i els infants al centre de la plaça amb un disseny que duplica l’actual zona de jocs i vegetació.
La Sagrera sew the urban neighborhood around the station
With an investment of 6.9 million euros, La Sagrera activates the expected action of urban transformation around the station, affecting 20,026.39 square meters of streets and green areas in the corridor that leads to the district of Sant Andreu. Dopec has made its constructive urbanization project, which will mainly affect the streets of Gran de la Sagrera, Garcilaso and Berenguer de Palou, completing traffic and roadways that are very necessary for the neighborhood.
Minister Pedro Duque opens the 3D Factory Incubator
The Spanish Minister Pedro Duque inaugurated the first European incubator of high technology in 3D printing, an initiative led by Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona and Leitat Foundation. Dopec has made the Construction Management. The ceremony was also attended by the Mayor Ada Colau, the state delegate state Pere Navarro, Leitat's president Jordi W. Carnes, ncyde's president Jose Luis Bonet and the Catalan Counselor Àngels Chacón.
Begins the construction of Karibao Urbanization (Ecuador)
Next April, Pronobis promoter will start the construction of Karibao urbanization with the aim of building high-density buildings with an investment of almost 700 million dollars. Dopec has made the urbanization project as well as the 1,5km access road layout and economic reviews of some of the buildings that will be built.
The works for the extension of the sewage station (WWTP) of Cambrils and Vinyols i els Arcs will be completed before the summer, in accordance with the contract forecasts signed at the end of november Dopec has made the constructive project based on eradicating "definitively" bad smells problems, which had already been reduced thanks to the actions made on 2016.
CILSA approves six companies for the urbanization of the new ZAL's logistics plan
CILSA, promoter of the ZAL of Barcelona’s Port, has homologated six different engineering & architecture Joint-venture. DOPEC (Joint-venture with EMAB) has been one of the selected. The purpose of this New Logistic Plan is broaden in 450.00 squares metres the Logistic zone, building logistics warehouses in the next four years . CILSA expects an investment of 230 million euros to develop the buildings site, that are located around the Barcelona’s Port.
Injection of money to urbanize the surroundings of Sagrera station
Dopec has delivered and is drafting several projects of urbanization by phases in the area of La Sagrera due to the recent approval of projects development valued at 265,873€ that allows to execute works of urbanization in the surroundings of the AVE station of La Sagrera.
Dopec has delivered the urban development project of Can Garrofa industrial park, a set of plots acquired by an important pharmacy industry that add 100,000 square meters to expand in the coming years. The productive expansion will be similar to what is currently being made in its industrial zone, a set of pharmaceutical industrial buildings projected and also managed by Dopec.
Adopted the Renovation Project of Avinguda Diagonal
The City Council of Barcelona has definitively approved the Renovation Project of Avinguda Diagonal in the section that goes from Plaça Francesc Macià to Passeig de Gràcia, designed by DOPEC and IDOM engineers. The objective of the reform is to order and improve the quality of the urban space and extending pedestrian areas, creating a segregated cycle lanes without modifying the central trunk for public transport and private vehicles.
The Reform of the Diagonal Avenue Diagonal will reduce traffic by 6%
According to the mobility study, by the municipal company Bimsa, to the engineering DOPEC and IDOM, reform will reduce traffic Diagonal 5.9% currently, there is the traffic on Avenida. The 4500 vehicles, which prevents Reducing reform, is perfectly absorbed by the Eixample y otras vías also, by public transportation that prevents strengthen the own axis.
In May 2012, Dopec has approved the creation of a mixed engineering, a kind of "Joint Venture", with the Russian company of engineering and architecture Stroiproekt S.A. (www.sproekt.ru), under the name of AVANTE INGENIERÍA. The principal aim of the company is contracting projects in Russia for their production in Barcelona, which will reinforce Dopec's experience in the international area.
Implementation of a regulation for Energy Management Systems
DOPEC has obtained the ICAEN’s award (Catalan Institute of Energy) as the recognition of the first companies to obtain the certification of its Energy Management System according to ISO 50001. The objective of this certification is to reduce the indirect emissions caused by energetic consumptions and their associated costs. This certification adds to the Integrated Quality and Environmental Management System certified by UNE-EN ISO 9001 y UNE-EN ISO 14001 that DOPEC already has. Download new
Inauguration of Blanes fishing port’s expansion
The last 9th of June was inaugurated the expansion of Blanes fishing port. The works have consisted on the construction of a new outer sea wall and the extension of the counter-dike and have served to improve the functionality and the conditions of shelter in the port so that the fishing and of local tourist boats sectors develop better their activity. DOPEC has carried out the technical assistance of the works management that cost € 26, 3 M, for a period of 27 months.
In April was delivered the Park Padre Renato Poblete’s design in Santiago of Chile. The design consists of the Mapocho River’s shore planning to accommodate a fluvial park of 22 has. This park will be composed of a sport zone, a stroll and a navigable lake for small boats. The intervention includes the installation of 4 inflatable dams and the regularization and recovery of the river bed. The works will cost € 33,3 M and its completion is planned during the year 2013.
Building BAT 774 of the CERN in Prévessin (France)
Last March Dopec delivered the project of the CERN’s new building, BAT 774, in Prévessin (France). The building, designed by the prestigious architects Octavio Mestre and Francesco Soppelsa, consists of 3,800 m2 distributed over 4 floors. The new building will house computer laboratories and offices and will have a public zone with an auditorium, a cafeteria and an outdoor parking. DOPEC, in close collaboration with the architects, has designed all the building facilities, following the RT-2012 regulation, recently implanted in France.
Yamaha’s new offices in Mas Blau Polygon: setup completed
Since last December, Yamaha’s commercial and administrative staff is working in its new offices located in Mas Blau Polygon, el Prat de Llobregat. DOPEC has supported Yamaha throughout the process: identification of the building for the implementation of the new offices, definition of the functional scheme and needs, furniture purchasing and implementation management. The setup works have cost € 600,000 and have been executed in a few weeks. This assignment represents a step further in consolidating DOPEC as a turnkey service provider.
Implementation of a regulation for Energy Management Systems
DOPEC received recently certification of its Energy Management System according to UNE-EN 16001 (currently ISO 50001), the aim of which is to reduce indirect emissions caused by energy consumption and its associated costs. As a result of this implementation, DOPEC becomes one of the first engineering firms with an Energy Management System, which will be added to the Integrated Quality and Environmental Management System certified by EN ISO 9001 and EN ISO 14001 which are already established. Download new
Vall Street development in Tortosa finished
The works to develop Vall Street in Tortosa (Tarragona) ended last March. The design, made by DOPEC and architect Xavier Rollán, consisted of developing the whole street, 275 m long, and included the renovation of all urban facilities networks.
Awards for Most Sustainable Real Estate Development
The buildings of the Central Services and the Territorial Services of de Department of Labour of the Catalan government have won the second prize from Endesa for the Most Sustainable Real Estate Development, in the category of building restoration, among 59 other projects. DOPEC developped the Investment Plan of the Department of Labour, as well as the integrated management of the building works, which included the restoration of these buildings.
ACC1Ó offices adaptation is complete
The opening of public areas of ACC1Ó main headquarters, located on Paseo de Gracia, Barcelona, completes the project design and construction works of all branches that the organization has in Catalonia. The works started at the headquarters in Tarragona, Tortosa and Manresa; Girona and Lleida were next and ended up at the headquarters in Barcelona. This assignment is one step forward in DOPEC consolidation as a service turnkey provider.
"La Vinyota" footbridge at the 6th European Landscape Biennial
The jury of the Rosa Barba European Landscape Prize has selected the footbridge that connects “La Vinyota” sector and “La Casilla” quarter in the town of Mollet del Vallès (over the C-17 highway), to be presented at the 6th European Landscape Biennial exposition. The exposition will be held at the COAC Barcelona office (Architects Association of Catalonia), from September 29th till October 26th. The town planning project draft and the project management have been undertaken by Dopec.
First stone in Can Colomer
The urbanization works of the sector of Can Colomer in Terrassa have begun. The project was written by DOPEC, who is also responsible for the construction supervision.