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On-site training in Walenstadt

15 July 2021

A perfect day for on-site training: The Geobrugg staff ist getting updates at the Geobrugg test site in Walenstadt. Aron Vogel attaches the a remote status monitoring device - the Geobrugg GUARD - to a rockfall barrier. 5 minutes and 3 things and are needed from installation up to the start-up: the GUARD device, a torque wrench and a smartphone.

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Vaccination Covid-19 at Geobrugg

1 June 2021

Together with Fatzer and Voigt, a company in the neighborhood, we organized Covid-19 vaccinations for our staff and their families. Also colleagues living in Germany or Austria  had been invited. 

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TECCO® CELL for coastal erosion protection

5 May 2021

Climate change does not have its effect only on land, but also the coastlines are suffering damage and erosion due to higher quantity and quality of storms. Geobrugg has started to implement a new product for coastal erosion protection:TECCO® CELL.

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Know-how day at Geobrugg

30 April 2021

Once a month, our engineers and experts meet their colleagues from all over the world. The goal is to build up and refresh Geobrugg's basic technical knowledge. The training contents stretch from minor but essential details of our solutions to the latest natural hazard technologies. It is also an occasion to meet the global Geobrugg family - at least digitally.

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Raise the test rate in underground mining

6 April 2021

At the picturesque Walensee/Switzerland, Geobrugg operates a test center in a closed mine to subject products to rockburst tests. To test at an even faster rate, we opened a second mining test facility in the spring.

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The first 10'000 kJ rockfall barrier in India

1 March 2021

A milestone for rockfall protection: India's first 10,000 kJ rockfall barrier - the strongest in the world, has been installed in Malchej Ghat. The ring net barrier protects a vital highway. The area is famous among tourists and unfortunately notorious for frequent rockfalls. Watch the video

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IndyCar Set for Six-Car Side-By-Side Battle at Music City Grand Prix

4 February 2021

New Nashville city circuit designed with excitement and safety at the forefront.

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Nine GUARDS for Luxembourg

28 January 2021

To guarantee constant monitoring, nine Geobrugg GUARD devices were installed on these two rockfallbarriers in Luxembourg.

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New Circuit Lighting System Leads Way for Increased Night Racing Worldwide

15 December 2020

F1 safety equipment manufacturers join forces for a groundbreaking lighting project. A new lighting system developed by two leading F1 circuit suppliers is set to lead to more night races for championships worldwide by reducing costs and simplifying the logistics involved.

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We reduce our CO2 footprint permanently

4 December 2020

The new photovoltaic system helps Geobrugg reduce its CO2 footprint: It saves up to 253 tons of CO2 emissions annually. A positive side-effect for the employees: in summer, production halls heat up less due to shading.

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GEOP becomes Geobrugg

2 December 2020

As of December 1, 2020, Geobrugg AG, headquartered in Romanshorn, Switzerland, will take over the long-standing business partner GEOP, based in Portes-lès-Valence, France. Until now GEOP was part of CAN Croissance from Mirmande, France.

The long-standing French partner GEOP will become part of the Swiss Geobrugg

Work Ramps up at Mandalika - MotoGP’s Biggest Ever Circuit Project

20 November 2020

Major construction work is accelerating at Indonesia’s Mandalika International Street Circuit in preparation to host MotoGP’s first-ever street circuit race and potentially its biggest ever crowd. Swiss company Geobrugg has now shipped 1,550 mobile debris fence panels for placement around the circuit and 31 moulds to create the concrete blocks that are essential for each turn. These will arrive at the track, on the island of Lombok, in January with an aim to complete circuit construction by mid-2021.

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virtual GEO-Summit 2020

30 September 2020

We proudly invite you to our first virtual GEO-Summit. The Summit includes several high profile speakers who will present the latest research in the world of Geohazards.

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Cyberattack

14 September 2020

The BRUGG Group was the victim of a cyberattack on Thursday morning, September 10, 2020.

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Geobrugg launches remote monitoring service

1 September 2020

In September 2020, the Geobrugg GUARD, a device for remote monitoring of barriers, enters the European market. Developed for the most adverse environmental conditions, GUARD monitors rockfall and debris flow barriers, avalanche barriers, or similar systems.

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Attenuator in Australia's Stanwell Park

15 August 2020

This attenuator protects the railway in Stanwell Park in NSW, Australia. Find the technical details in our project database.

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From race to road

5 August 2020

From race to road - FIA Mobile Debris Fence

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New TECCO® book

10 July 2020

Here comes the updated version with new chapters on CE-marking, large field tests, and our dimensioning tool RUVOLUM®. Available as a PDF on geobrugg.com/downloads

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Hoover Dam protected from Rockfall

9 July 2020

GBE-barrier - protection at the Hoover Dam

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Stubach, Austria: 9 tons of tree impact

8 June 2020

This RXE-2000 barrier is over 5 meters high. The tree was about 22 meters high and weighs nearly 9 tons. The replacement of the affected rings and the post is planned. The suspension rope will not be damaged.

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Geobrugg Webinars

4 May 2020

We are offering webinars: Geobrugg experts from all over the world present basic and advanced topics on geohazard, mining and motorsport protection.

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Geobrugg Update Regarding Coronavirus

23 March 2020

At Geobrugg, we take the outbreak and worldwide spread of the coronavirus seriously. The protection and health of our employees, customers, suppliers, and other partners is our highest priority. At the same time, we aim to make our solutions available in the best possible way and to be there for you as the reliable partner that you are used to.

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Brugg Kabel AG: Promising future with Terna

3 March 2020

Brugg Kabel AG, one of the 5 divisions of the BRUGG Group to date, has been incorporated into the Italian Terna Group as of 1 March 2020. BRUGG GROUP media release

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Zandvoort's Banked Turns Completed Ahead of F1 Return

27 February 2020

The creation of Zandvoort's unique banking has been a joint effort between circuit design and safety companies across the world.

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German Federal Railway Authority renews the approval for TECCO® system

15 January 2020

Geobrugg's TECCO® system has once again received approval from the German Federal Railway Authority. The system fulfills the rigorous requirements since 2009 and is allowed to be used for slope stabilization on the federal railways. Approval in German (28 pages)

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