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JbPalkkiEC2 2019 PRO HAS BEEN RELEASED!

JbPalkkiEC2 2019 PRO has been released! A major development challenge has been overcome! A professional version has been released alongside the familiar JbPalkkiEC2. This software has a much wider set of features than the familiar basic version of JbPalkkiEC2. Finnish and English user interface available in the new PRO version. From now on, licensing of all our software will be handled via the software product, without USB keys.

A free 2-week trial is available for all EC2 software.

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PRO VERSION RELEASED ALONGSIDE OUR STRENGTH CALCULATION SOFTWARE JbPalkkiEC2

A professional version has been released alongside the familiar JbPalkkiEC2. The new software version is called JbPalkkiEC2 2019 PRO. It has been introduced in parallel with the older version, rather than as a replacement or update. The new version has a much broader range of features and provides important tools for calculating prestressed structures. The software will be released in spring/summer 2019.

LAATURAKENNE IS NOW ALSO ON FACEBOOK!

Laaturakenne is now also on Facebook. We will post both major and other news there. Visit us.

WE HAVE MOVED!

Laaturakenne has moved to Levänen. Our new address is Leväsentie 23, 70780 Kuopio. Come and visit our new facilities!

LAATURAKENNE IS 10 YEARS OLD!

Laaturakenne has been in business for 10 years. It has been an eventful period. Things haven’t always gone as planned, and sometimes actually much better than we could have imagined! We’ve been fortunate enough to gain good customers, partners and even friends. Time has flown by. I’ve sometimes thought that 10 years of entrepreneurship would be a milestone, which would at least add up to valuable experience. Which is precisely what it is. On the other hand, you never feel that you’ve learned everything there is to know. An entrepreneur can never imagine that everything is done and the company can run itself. We need to push forward and keep oiling the wheels. Perhaps this is the essence of this business, like so many others. You can always learn new things! This a great basis on which to continue!

NEW DESIGNER QUALIFICATION CLASSIFICATIONS IN FORCE

The updated qualifications are based on the Amendment to the Land Use and Building Act (41/2014), which came into force on 1 September 2014, and the related regulations and guidelines. At first, it seemed that civil engineer training was no longer sufficient for exceptionally demanding structural design, which would disqualify civil engineers from designing certain sites. Fortunately, a transitional procedure was introduced, which allowed those already qualified to continue. On the basis of this procedure, our office has already confirmed that it is qualified to design exceptionally demanding concrete structures.

WINNER OF THE FINNISH TEKLA BIM AWARDS 2015

The Aurinkokivi Service Center is the winner of the houses category in the Finnish Tekla Bim Awards 2015. Insinööritoimisto Laaturakenne Oy was among the contributors to the winning design (detail design). The design model’s multiple uses may have been a decisive factor in the win. It was great to be involved! See http://www.tekla.com/fi/bim-awards-2015/bim-aurinkokivi-service-center-fi.html

FIRST SITE DESIGNED THROUGH MODELLING

Our agency has designed its first site by modelling precast concrete structures. RK Apartments Lastutie 1 is located in Vantaa. The related work continues. We also aim to become a leading expert in structural modelling!

THE EUROCODE ERA REQUIRES THE UPGRADING OF DESIGN SOFTWARE

The transition to the Eurocode was finally completed in July 2013. The Eurocode requires the upgrading of old software, or buying new software based on Eurocode calculations. Insinööritoimisto Laaturakenne Oy offers an easy option for making the switch to Eurocode calculation in the design of concrete structures. Our software based on Finnish building regulations has been updated for the Eurocode. See the “Software Development and Sales” tab for further details!

LAATURAKENNE ENTERS THE MODELLING ERA

We have acquired the latest modelling software, Tekla Structures, for the creation of drawings! A new design era is beginning. There’s a lot to learn, but new challenges will keep us up to the mark!