United States
United States

Coal Mine

Highveld coalfields, South Africa
2021
Customer
n.a.
Contractor
Protected object
Mine / Quarry
Energy absorption capacity
100 kJ
System height
2.0 m
System length
24 m - 132 m
Corrosion protection
GEOBRUGG SUPERCOATING
Other installed applications
Underground/Open Pit Mining and Quarries
Initial situation

The mine has an impressive safety record and has won the group Chairman’s Safety Shield for its consistent improvement and the group CEO Safety Award for the best safety record of all group operations worldwide.
Required was a protection of the portal / entrance to the underground operation against rockfalls and masses of soil from erosion of the upper benches.

Description

It was decided to install GBE-100A-R rockfall barriers; height is 2 meters, total barrier length of the five barriers is 461 meters.

  • 1 GBE-100A-R, 77 m long
  • 2 GBE-100A-R, 108 m long
  • 3 GBE-100A-R, 24 m long
  • 4 GBE-100A-R, 120 m long
  • 5 GBE-100A-R, 132 m long 

Your local contact

Kevin H. Coyle
Kevin H. Coyle
Regional Manager Northeast
Natural Hazards
Geobrugg North America, LLC
3 Beaudet Terr
Columbia CT 06237 / United States
Saleh Feidi
Saleh Feidi
Regional Manager California
Natural Hazards
Geobrugg North America, LLC
8921 Emperor Ave.
San Gabriel, California 91775 / United States
John Kalejta
John Kalejta
Regional Manager Central US
Natural Hazards
Geobrugg North America, LLC
3215 67th Avenue Pl
Greeley CO 80634 / United States
Bob Lyne
Bob Lyne
Regional Manager Southeast
Natural Hazards
Geobrugg North America, LLC
8004 Windspray Drive
Summerfield NC 27358 / United States
Pierce Runnels, Civil Engineer
Pierce Runnels, Civil Engineer
General Manager Geobrugg North America
Natural Hazards
Geobrugg North America, LLC
22 Centro Algodones
Tim Shevlin
Tim Shevlin
Sales Director
Natural Hazards
Geobrugg North America, LLC
Salem OR 97302 / United States