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New TECCO® book

10 Juillet 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 Juillet 2020

GBE-barrier - protection at the Hoover Dam

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Stubach, Austria: 9 tons of tree impact

8 Juin 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 Mai 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 Mars 2020

À Geobrugg, nous prenons l'épidémie et la propagation mondiale du coronavirus au sérieux. La protection et la santé de nos employés, clients, fournisseurs et autres partenaires est notre priorité absolue. En même temps, nous nous efforçons de mettre nos solutions à disposition de la meilleure façon possible et d'être là pour vous en tant que partenaire fiable auquel vous êtes habitués.

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Brugg Kabel AG: Promising future with Terna

3 Mars 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 Février 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 Janvier 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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Just installed: the world's strongest rockfall barrier!

16 Decembre 2019

112 meters of a flexible ring net barrier with a capacity of over 10,000 kJ! Installed in Mölltal, Austria, protecting a residential area and the main traffic route. See a videoclip of the prehistory and the installation itself here.

Just installed: the world's strongest rockfall barrier!

Infrastructure Initiatives Of Business

13 Decembre 2019

Representatives of Geobrugg took part in the forum Infrastructure Initiatives Of Business organized by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and held on November 29, 2019 in Moscow. Check where to meet teams from Geobrugg all over the world.

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F1 Fence Posts Break Ground at Zandvoort

9 Decembre 2019

The installation of FIA homologated debris fences has begun at the Zandvoort circuit, Netherlands, a key milestone for upgrading the track to host Formula 1 in 2020. 

F1-Zandvoort

Avalanche Prevention in Sørøya / Norway

4 Decembre 2019

The Geobrugg SPIDER® avalanche prevention system protects the main road on the island Sørøya / Norway from avalanches and rockfalls during the snow-free period.

See footage of the installation in the fantastic landscape.

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Avalanche Prevention in Sørøya / Norway

Major Rockfall at the Swiss Bruenig Pass

25 Octobre 2019

This rockfall occurred on October 17, at the Brünigpass (Switzerland). The most massive blocks were estimated at 3.5 cubic meters. No people were injured. The barriers - their height is six meters - will be repaired in November.

Detailed information on the project

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4 tons rockfall on the Moselle river

25 Octobre 2019

October 22, 2019: A four-ton block had come loose above the village of Valwig at the River Moselle. Fortunately, the rock was stopped by a catch fence. This rockfall barrier model GBE-1000A was built in 2013. With some minor repairs, it will remain fully functional.

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Rockfall stopped in Italy

21 Octobre 2019

At the State Road 99, near Campogrosso (Veneto, Northern Italy): Blocks detached from the rock face were caught by a GBE-1000A rockfall barrier. The barrier had been installed after numerous rockfall impacts in spring 2019.

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Understanding natural hazards through Rock & Roll

15 Octobre 2019

Geobrugg, let it rock!  More natural and, therefore, more complex than ever. 

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Geobrugg and Geoprevent: Natural partners

3 Octobre 2019

Swiss companies Geobrugg and Geoprevent proudly announce their strategic partnership. Geobrugg's high-tensile steel wire protection solutions and Geoprevent's alarm and monitoring systems are ideally matched in the field of natural hazards such as rockfall, landslides, or avalanches. From Geoprevent’s broad portfolio, Geobrugg will focus on the marketing of monitoring solutions with remote sensing.

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Superquark meets Geobrugg

5 Août 2019

This report by Rai, one major Italian TV station, shows from minute 2:30 how Geobrugg tests rockfall barriers. It explains in a exemplary way why our high-tensile nets are so important for natural hazards mitigation and how the installation of rockfall barriers (mostly Tecco® slope stabilization) in Italy is being carried out. For those who don't speak Italian - the pictures are self-explanatory: video.

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Five hours to the first stroke

11 Juillet 2019

Tyrol/Austria, July 10th: Geobrugg carries out the final acceptance at 9 a.m. Five hours later: A 7.5-ton rock comes down towards a hiking trail and a country road. And is easily stopped by the RXE-500-LA barrier. This system provides easy installation, low anchor forces; and absolute reliability.

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Geobrugg Andina SpA with ISO 9001 certification

12 Juin 2019

Geobrugg Andina SpA is delighted to have been awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification. This standard ensures that our products and services meet the needs of our customers.

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When there is no sunset

6 Juin 2019

Midnattssolsloppet - the Midnight Sun Race will take place in Skellefteå, Sweden, on 14-15 June. Our Debris Fences, Pit Wall Fences/Gates and Marshal Posts protect the northernmost race in the world. Get the details

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And the winner is: Geobrugg

24 Mai 2019

In 2019 SWISS INOX, an association which promotes the use of stainless steel awards the PRIX INOX to Geobrugg and its research partner WITg for their high-tensile stainless steel chainlink mesh. Especially the innovative range of applications, from slope protection against natural hazards to protective nets for fish farming, convinced the jury.

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Flexible debris flow barriers and their service ability proof

3 Mai 2019

Flexible debris flow nets were developed within a three-year Ph.D. thesis by Wendeler in 2008. Since then, they have been used all over the world for debris flow protection or slope/riverbed stabilization. Some have already been filled a couple of times. Today, we present the first research on a serviceability method for scour and erosion issues on flexible debris flow nets. Design and calculation will be more economically and safely, maintenance costs will be minimized and a longer lifetime of the entire barrier system, including anchors as the most cost-intensive parts, can be provided. Impressions of the small field tests.

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A paradise place is protected from landslides

26 Avril 2019

One year later after historical rains that caused landslide damage to roadways and flooded homes, the Kuhio Highway will soon be open again.

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Protection contre les risques naturels dans les mines à ciel ouvert

27 Mars 2019

Quiconque souhaite savoir quel rôle joue la protection contre les risques naturels dans les mines devrait visiter virtuellement la mine de Kanmantoo en Australie dans cette vidéo ou dans le rapport du projet. Les parois pentues qui caractérisent la mine exigent une gestion intensive des chutes de pierres pour laquelle nous utilisons des barrières classiques mais aussi des stabilisations actives de talus, des solutions ATTENUATOR ou des grillages et filets pendus contre les chutes de pierres.

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