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All our barriers included to RocFall 2019

All Geobrugg rockfall barriers are now included in the Barrier Design Library of the simulation program RocFall.

World's first dimensionable attenuator system

Geobrugg developed together with international experts an attenuator protection solution which can be efficiently dimensioned. This innovative rockfall protection is particularly suitable in large areas. The dimensioning concept was presented to experts in British Columbia/Canada at the end of August.

Trishuli Power Plant in Nepal

Trishuli 3A Hydropower, Nepal: After the damages of the 2015 earthquakes, today four rockfall barrier lines and a slope stabilization system are protecting the powerplant.

Iron Drift King at Ferropolis

Iron Drift King 2018 at Ferropolis: Installation of Geobrugg mobile debris fences.

Doctoral thesis on debris flow

Dinámica y peligrosidad de las corrientes de derrubios: Aplicación en el barranco de erill, pirineo catalán: La tesis de nuestro colega Carles Raïmat se encuentra en el download center de Geobrugg.

Geobrugg ya está en Argentina

Geobrugg ya está presente en Argentina.

Un orso in rete – ma libero come non mai

Este verano contamos una historia con un final feliz: los osos capturados reciben un hogar adaptado a su especie, gracias a un vallado de Geobrugg fuerte y resistente como un oso.

Romania: GBE-3000A rockfall barrier withstands 10 t tree impact

Romania: A tree with an estimated weight of 10 tons fell on the top support ropes of a GBE-3000A rockfall barrier.

Update: GREENAX® 3 years later

This picture was taken three years after installation in Portugal. Vegetation has already covered most of the DELTAX® mesh and the GREENAX® mesh/mat composite.

Tree Impact in Slovenia

This rockfall barrier at Železniki held back a falling tree from going down the road. The barrier is an RXI-025: 4 meters high, 48 meters long, year of installation 2008.

Formel 1 back on Paul Ricard - with our fences

Formula 1 is back at Le Castellet on the Circuit Paul Ricard. We are proud of our contribution. Thank you for your trust in our products. Merci!

300 tons of certainty

This new facility works in the background: Our testing laboratory thoroughly tests all materials from our production sites worldwide.

Oficina de Ventas de Geobrugg para Costa Rica

Costa Rica: La Primera Dama Claudia Dobles en el congreso ARCOS. También Costa Rica: Geobrugg abre una oficina de ventas en San José. 

Kuwait Motor Town relies on Geobrugg

Kuwait Motor Town is a new pace making destination with a unique FIA grade 1 circuit.

Our motorsport fences in Swedish Lapland

This clip of the Skellefteå Drive Center shows a future track and our fences in Swedish Lapland.

This barrier did its job!

It was installed in Southern Switzerland near Ronco / Ascona 10 years ago.  The incident occurred in April 2018.

Scientific collaboration all over the world

Scientific collaboration all over the world

Avalanche (non-)prevention structure

This clip shows how an avalanche prevention structure does not work.

40 blocks of stone stopped at once

In the Swiss canton of Valais RXE-1000 barriers stopped a rockfall with blocks up to 2 m³ in size.

Geobrugg North America increases production capacity

On 6 March 2018, Geobrugg North America officially opened a new production buildingy in Algodones, New Mexico.

¿Qué, cuándo, dónde?

Ahora respondemos a todas estas preguntas también en nuestra página de eventos.

Chinese motorsport relies on Geobrugg

Geobrugg's fences at China's impressing motorsport playground in Shaoxing.

A progressive solution against regressive erosion

Read how our debris flow barrier protects the gallery at Maachi in Switzerland.

Most important Hindu pilgrimage site finally safe

Vaishno Devi is the most important Hindu temple in India, thousands of pilgrims come to this shrine every year. In the past they were exposed to a great danger of falling rocks .

La inusual protección contra corrientes de detritos

La aldea de Lenk en el Oberland Bernés (Suiza) siempre ha sido devastada repetidamente por corrientes de detritos.

Primera barrera contra caídas de rocas de 5000 Kilojulios en Ecuador

En noviembre culminó la instalación de la barrera contra caídas de rocas RXE-5000 en el talud de Tahual, de la vía El Descanso - Paute, Provincia de Azuay, Ecuador.

Geobrugg Landslide Barrier awarded

The Bulli Pass Landslide Barrier Project was successful in winning the Institute of Public Works Engineers Australasia (NSW IPWEA) Award for Excellence in Road Safety Engineering.

Congress in Abano Terme: Living in safety while saving money

Wednesday, 29 November, Abano Terme, Engineers Association

Congreso Nacional de la Infraestructura, Colombia

Taking pictures for the 14 Congreso nacional de la infraestructura in Bogotá, Colombia, 22 - 24 November.

GBE-1000A protects Slovenian road from falling tree

This GBE-1000A rockfall barrier- successfully - protected a Slovenian road near the city of Idrija - diameter of the trunk is half a meter

GEC Geotechnik expo & congress

Find us at the GEC Geotechnik Congress 2017 in Offenburg from October 25 to 26.

Rockfall Experiments at Flüela Pass Switzerland

The WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research (SLF) has publicly performed a new and impressive rockfall experiment.

Récord mundial en la protección contra la caída de rocas

El 16 de octubre de 2017 una barrera de protección contra la caída de rocas de la empresa suiza Geobrugg logró soportar una energía de impacto de 10.000 kilojulios. Un nuevo récord mundial.

FIA Intercontinental Drift Cup in Odaiba, Tokyo

Our Mobile FIA Debris Fence protect at the FIA Intercontinental Drift Cup in Odaiba, Tokyo.

2nd Georado "Praxistag" 2017

The 2nd Georado Praxistag will take place on October 26th in Dorfhain, near Dresden.

RXE-500-LA: para energías de impacto de hasta 500 kJ

La barrera antidesprendimientos RXE-500-LA es nuestro desarrollo más reciente. Este sistema le protege de energías de impacto de hasta 500 kJ.

Circuit Paul Ricard reopened with FIA Debris Fence

The classic Paul Ricard race track in the South of France has been upgraded with our FIA Debris Fence.

9th South African Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference

13, 14 & 15 September 2017: Meet us at the 9th South African Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference (SAYGEC) at the Salt Rock Hotel, Salt Rock, Dolphin Coast, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.

Highway E75 in Serbia successfully protected

Rock falls successfully held back at the Highway E75 Grabovnica-Grdelica in Serbia.

Training for Geobrugg experts

To ensure quality at all levels our experts do regular trainings. Yesterday the Geobrugg hydro design academy certified seven colleagues from all over the world.

Protection for Asia’s longest road tunnel

32’000 m² TECCO® G65/3 are protecting Asia’s longest road tunnel in India.

Barrera de protección de varios niveles contra corrientes de detritos para Toconao, en Chile

En nuestro proyecto, describimos cómo una barrera de varios niveles contra las corrientes de detritos protege ahora esta zona.

Barreras de barreras de protección contra corrientes de detritos Geobrugg con marcado CE

Sobre la base del Documento de Evaluación Europea (DEE), también nuestras barreras de protección contra corrientes de detritos VX y UX llevan ahora el marcado CE.

Congress Geotechnics, September 6 - 8

We are looking forward to meeting you at this congress in Würzburg.

Geobrugg at Georado: Tangible examples of protective systems

At the end of June, the GEORADO geotechnical world opened its gates. GEORADO is a permanent exhibition close to Dresden (Germany) where the most important natural hazard mitigation systems are permanently displayed

Código de barras para TECCO® – original

Sin embargo, a partir de ahora, usted podrá comprobar si se trata de un producto original: hemos comenzado a dotar nuestras mallas TECCO® con un código de barras.

Marcado CE completo para TECCO® System³

A partir de ahora, TECCO® SYSTEM3 y todos sus elementos llevan el marcado CE.

Rock face stabilization Werthenstein on TV

The rock face stabilization underneath the monastery of Werthenstein can be watched on TV.

Tamina Bridge: Rockfall drape protects access road

The access road to the Tamina Bridge is protected by a rockfall drape.

FIA Sport MotorEx 2017

Find us at the FIA Sport MotorEx 2017 conference in Geneva from June 20 to 22.

Vettel and Raikkonen hold on to Geobrugg ROMBO®

The Italian newspaper La Stampa published this picture showing the two famous racing drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikonen in front of our mesh. ROMBO® is used to protect race tracks all over the world.

Marcado CE: Barreras de protección contra deslizamientos superficiales y TECCO® INOXIDABLE G65/3

El marcado CE certifica la conformidad de un producto con los más altos requisitos de seguridad en su clase. Sin embargo, esta marca para productos especiales tales como sistemas de protección frente a riesgos naturales no es tan evidente.

Product Training at Geobrugg

Durante la semana del 24 al 28 de Abril se realizó una nueva versión del Product Training en las oficinas centrales localizadas en Romanshorn – Suiza.

World Landslide Forum Ljubljana 2017

Find us at the World Landslide Forum in Ljubljana from May 29 to June 2.

Interalpin Innsbruck 2017

We are at the Interalpin in Innsbruck / Austria from April 26 to 28.

RocExs Barcelona 2017

Meet our team at the RocExs Barcelona in Spain from May 22 to 24.

Inundaciones en Perú: Las barreras contra flujos de derrubios sometidas a la prueba más difícil

Hace un año se instalaron 22 barreras contra flujos de derrubios (huaicos) en Chosica. En estos días “El Niño Costero” está golpeado de nuevo, con las peores tormentas de los últimos 30 años en la zona norte del Perú, acarreando: intensas lluvias, inundaciones y deslizamientos, que han provocado numerosas pérdidas humanas.

Gibraltar: Rockfall protection with a RXE-5000

In February 2017 we supplied a RXE-5000 barrier to Gibraltar.

myGeobrugg - un mejor acceso a Geobrugg

¿Le podemos presentar myGeobrugg ? Proporciona un nuevo acceso extendido a nuestro sitio web. No es sólo información exclusiva y descargas, sino también acceso a nuestras aplicaciones de dimensionamiento. Regístrese y descubra, lo que myGeobrugg le ofrece.

Barrera RXE-3000 Bogotà

Blindaje ante desprendimiento de rocas: Tecnología suiza dará seguridad a sendero de Monserrate: El Nuevo Siglo

Cockermouth Castle stable thanks to new TECCO® G45/2

A slope at Cockermouth Castle was seriously damaged by storms. The fine grained soil beneath the historic building was stabilized with TECCO® G45/2 mesh and an erosion control mat efficiently and aesthetically.

"Camarillo Springs barriers ... protect homes ..."

Watch the clip on keyt-tv, Santa Barbara, or check the project on our website.

Canadian Union Clac about Cougar Corner

The Canadian Union Clac published a beautiful - it really is - editorial about our avalanche project Cougar Corner.

Las mallas de acero que protegen a Chosica

Desde hoy -finales de febrero de 2016- 22 barreras de protección contra flujos de detritos protegen una totalidad de 9 barrancos en la Región de Chosica.

Protection for the Berlin events at the end of the year

Our business partner and manufacturer of the barriers, NORDBETON wants to contribute to the safety of the Berliners with voluntary activities.

Cougar Corner: el proyecto más grande de nieve en América

En diciembre de 2015, Parks Canadá invitó a los contratistas a licitar la instalación de aproximadamente 2000 metros lineales de redes de control de nieve en el Parque Nacional Glacier, justo en el corazón de las Montañas Rocosas de Canadá.

Acceso rápido y seguro a los primeros auxilios después del terremoto en Italia

El terremoto que devastó el centro de Italia en agosto de 2016 provocó grandes desprendimientos de rocas en carreteras de todos los niveles.

RXE-8000 barrier in perfect state after scaling

After scaling, this Rockfall RXE 8000 was filled halfway. Testing showed the barrier remained in perfect condition.  No parts needed to be replaced.

International Ground Support Summit en Santiago de Chile

Del 8 al 10 de noviembre tuvo lugar el primer International Ground Support Summit en Santiago de Chile, cual fue organizado por la Cámara de Comercio Chileno-Suiza y patrocinado de CODELCO y Geobrugg Andina S.A..

Medalla Europea de Oro al Mérito en el Trabajo para Geobrugg Ibérica

El 4 de noviembre de 2016, el equipo de Geobrugg Ibérica fue galardonado con la Medalla Europea de Oro al Mérito en el Trabajo, otorgada por la Asociación Europea de Economía y Competitividad.

Ecology: TECCO® is the the best solution

Study: Protection solutions of steel wire mesh are no. 1 in ecology.

Puestos de Comisarios y pit walls para circuitos de competición

Los dos últimos productos son los puestos de comisario y el pit wall Geobrugg.

La barrera dinámica RXE-500 está disponible en nuevas alturas con certificación ETAG 027

Nuestra barrera dinámica RXE-500 ha conseguido recientemente el certificado ETA para alturas entre 3 y 5 m.

Ligera, compacta y doble certificación – Barrera dinámica GBE-100A-R

Nuestra barrera GBE-100A-R cumple tanto con la ETAG 027 como con las directrices FOEN.

TECCO® GREEN – estabilización y protección contra la erosión en una sola operación

TECCO® GREEN – estabilización y protección contra la erosión en una sola operación

Swiss Federal Council Report «Natural Hazards in Switzerland 2016»

Publications on natural hazards.

Eurock 2016 in Cappadocia

Meet our team at the Eurock from August 29 to 31.

Minster Constance with protecting cupolas

Since the end of July 2016, accidents and suicides at the viewing platforms of the Minster of Constance are being prevented with cupola shaped nets.

Fortificación mecanizada y más segura en Teniente

En la última edición de la revista Construcción y Minería Atlas Copco describe ¿Cómo El Teniente se centra en la seguridad para los túneles de Nuevo Nivel Mina?.

Infrastructure protection in mining

For an open iron ore mine southeast of Kiruna (Sweden) the mine operator required protection for five infrastructure buildings.

Now in English: Dissertation Debris-Flow Protection Systems for Mountain Torrents

The Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL) has translated the doctoral dissertation of Geobrugg’s CTO Corinna Wendeler.

Geobrugg donates spectator protection system to motorsport safety foundation's adopt-a-corner program

Racing News/Speedway Digest: "Global protection systems company Geobrugg has donated 40 meters of debris fencing to the Motorsport Safety Foundations's Adopt-a-Corner initiative.

New: TECCO® G45/2: for slopes with fine loose soil

With a mesh opening of 45 millimeters and the harmonized spike plate P25, TECCO® G65/2 stabilizes slopes having very fine loose soil.

Waiting for the floods - Swiss television showing debris flow barrier

Heavy rainfalls in Switzerland: Swiss television SRF shows one of our debris flow barriers (stop at 3 minutes).

Interpraevent 2016: Downloads available

If you happened to miss the event, the presentations, field guides, and posters are now available.

Formula E race in Berlin with Geobrugg barriers

We provided the mobile Geobrugg FIA debris fence to protect the spectators along the city circuit for the ePrix Berlin 2016 event.

Seguridad de una ruta panorámica alrededor del Cuidad del Cabo

Chapman's Peak Drive: cinco barreras anti-deslizamientos superficiales y cuatro barreras de protección contra flujos de detritos - las primeras en África.

Project in Camarillo Springs builds barriers

After wildfires stripped the hills bare of vegetation, torrential rains created significant debris flow events impacting and devastating homes. Geobrugg delivered material and Access Limited completed installation well ahead of the January 31st deadline. El Niño reached California the very next week and the Geobrugg barriers performed as designed.

Landslide in Scotland successfully stopped

On Saturday 5th December during storm Desmond that affected most parts of the UK a substantial landslide occurred at the A83 Rest and be Thankful. During the daytime an event estimated at 150m3 struck a Geobrugg SL-150 barrier, the barrier successfully held the event and there was no need to close the road.

GEO-Summit is the new knowledge summit

In this two-day GEO-Summit conference series, Geobrugg created a unique forum to exchange knowledge about geohazard protection.

TECCO® SYSTEM3 now in stainless steel

TECCO® Stainless is - simply put - the stainless steel version of our well-known TECCO® SYSTEM3

Successful pilot project for TECCO Stainless

Our pilot project for stainless steel based slope stabilization in Parton Rocks, England was a big success

TECCO Stainless ready for the island

Our mesh made of stainless steel, a new addition in the TECCO® SYSTEM3, is already in demand

Scenic spot in Chongqing Taohuayuan secured

The Fuxi Hole is a natural karst cave located in Chongqing Taohuayuan, which serves as an entrance to a beautiful valley. Unfortunately, the risk of rockfall was very high in the Fuxi Hole and Geobrugg was asked to provide a solution.

Geobrugg in the “perfect defile”

It is one of the most spectacular canyons in the state of Montana: the Prickly Pear Canyon. The first road builders called it “a perfect defile”, and we, too, consider it a sensation.

Rockfall in the old city of San Francisco

Telegraph Hill in San Francisco is steeped in history. Now it is up to Geobrugg to protect one of San Francisco's oldest districts from the danger of rockfall.

No terrain too rough

The installation of two RXE rockfall protection barriers on an almost vertical hill required highest concentration of our assembly team. Sounds like “Mission Impossible”? Not for Geobrugg.

Geobrugg: Fast & Furious

Speed record before the race! The formula E Grand Prix in Berlin was an electrifying event – not only for drivers and fans, but also for our technicians and mechanics.

Geobrugg protection for the boy scouts

The Tourist Trophy on the Isle of Man is a motorcycle race for the hard-boiled: The riders reach up to 320 km per hour. The local boy scouts are as close to the track as you can get: It is their duty to run scoreboard - a most dangerous job.

We rocked!

On April 23, we were having a blast: The International Rockfall Protection Conference 2015 brought 250 guests from 38 countries together to a spectacle, special effects included.

Geobrugg meets Formula E

On May 23, 2015, the Formula E ePrix race is going to take place in Berlin. The spectators will be protected by Geobrugg Panelized Debris Fences.

Geobrugg sponsors student competition

The 13th International Congress on Rock Mechanics will be held in conjunction with the CIM Convention 2015 in Montréal, Québec, Canada, from May 10 to 13, 2015 with participation of Geobrugg.


Rock face secured at Point Bonita Lighthouse

Due to years of exposure, the point's rock mass was fracturing and displaying signs of instability. Stabilization was required to support the weight of a modern bridge without fracturing further.

ETApprovals change to ETAssessments

The quality and functionality of products such as Geobrugg Rockfall Barriers for the European Market are verified and approved by means of ETA certificates by the European Organisation for Technical Assessment EOTA.

Installation of TECCO® SYSTEM3 in an earth retention project

TEI customer GeoFirma LLC, Nashville, Tennessee recently completed a difficult earth retention project near Nashville, Tennessee for a natural gas pipeline.

Geobrugg Debris Fences protect the first Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix

On October 12, 2014, the first Formula One Grand Prix took place in Sochi, Russia. The 65’000 spectators were well protected from any race car casualties on the circuit by Geobrugg protection fences.

Rockfall stopped before crashing into tank

During scaling operations, an approx. 3.5 m3 large rock broke off the slope. Thanks to the protection measure the rock was deposited safely at the toe of the slope without any damage to the mesh!

Diana Falls Attenuator Project, Haast Pass, New Zealand

See a television footage of a current project at Diana Falls in New Zealand: Geobrugg designed and supplied 3 x 50 m wide attenuator barriers to mitigate future rockfall risk from a large landslide that occurred over 12 months ago.

TECCO® SYSTEM3 stands its ground in typhoon

On 15 July 2014, a 1:1 test for our TECCO® SYSTEM3 slope stabilization installation came in another form - one that packed wind gusts of up to 185 kph!

Explosion: safety net prevents worse

In July 2014, a tremendous explosion in Stahl Gerlafingen AG’s factory catapulted blazing hot slag blocks across the plant area. Some of the larger blocks fell into an adjacent man-camp and luckily, nobody was injured or killed.

GBE-1000A rockfall barrier withstands truck fall!

In Spain, a lightly loaded truck (a 45 ton dumper) fell 25 m down a steep slope and was stopped by a GBE-1000A barrier.

Primera barrera UX de retención de flujo de detritos de Geobrugg en las Montañas Rocosas de Canadá

En junio de 2013, una intensa tormenta de agua combinada con el deshielo de las nieves originó una inundación de escombros que dañó las infraestructuras y explotaciones situadas en la zona de abanico aluvial de Cougar Creek perteneciente al municipio de Canmore.

Geobrugg panelized debris fence at Automotive Testing, Papenburg

The ATP Automotive Testing Papenburg GmbH operates one of the largest and most manufacturer independent automotive proving grounds for passenger and commercial vehicles in the world. Geobrugg Security Engineering was asked to develop a solution to protect garages close to the track of the proving ground.

Estreno mundial en las montañas suizas

Desde el 21 al 23 de mayo, una vez más ha llegado la hora: Geobrugg ha organizado la Conferencia Internacional para la Protección contra Desprendimientos Rocosos de 2014.

Geobrugg Motorsport Fencing goes FIA Sport MotorEx 2014

Geobrugg will be present with the newly developed panelized Debris Fence together with its partner NORDBETON. You are highly welcome to visit us at booth no. 16.

World premiere in the Swiss mountains

For the first time, a flexible rockfall protection canopy will be shown live to an international expert audience from more than 25 countries on Geobrugg AG’s test site.

Protection for Formula 1 in Sochi

From Lake Constance to the Black Sea: Geobrugg from Romanshorn, Switzerland, is delivering high-strength FIA Debris Fences for the new Formula 1 racetrack in the Olympic town of Sochi, thereby establishing itself as the world market leader in this sector.

TECCO® SYSTEM3 stabilise significant highwall failure in Australia (by Geovert)

Rio Tinto, a British-Australian multinational metals and mining corporation, contacted Geovert, one of our customers in Australia, after the West Angelas pit suffered a significant high wall failure on the north wall of the Centre Pit North (CEPN).

Estructuras de protección contra avalanchas y contra la caída de rocas

Con frecuencia, además de tener que soportar la carga de la nieve, las estructuras de protección contra avalanchas también tienen que absorber impactos de rocas.

La barrera flexible contra flujos de detritos más grande del mundo

En colaboración con Fatzer, Geobrugg diseño e instaló para la región suiza de Berner Oberland una barrera contra flujos de detritos.

Certificaciones de la barrera RXE contra caída de rocas

Además de poseer un alto índice de absorción de energía, la barrera RXE contra caída de rocas también establece nuevas pautas en materia de deflexión.

Con el nuevo TECCO® SYSTEM3 su talud se vuelve estable

Seguridad, rentabilidad y sostenibilidad – son las propiedades que han hecho que el sistema de estabilización de taludes TECCO®, sea uno de los mejores y más exitosos en todo el mundo.

Oro para Geobrugg, calidad suiza en Sochi

Tras interminables negociaciones, a última hora la organización de los Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno de Sotschi, Rusia, concedió varios proyectos a Geobrugg.

Geobrugg Debris Fence for Yas Marina Race Circuit in Abu Dhabi

In September 2013, Geobrugg Security Engineering delivered and installed a 300 meter long Debris Fence solution approved by FIA at the Formula 1 race circuit for Yas Marina in Abu Dhabi.

Geobrugg announce partnership with NORDBETON GmbH

Geobrugg Security Engineering, the leading supplier of FIA Debris Fences, is proud to announce the partnership with NORDBETON GmbH. NORDBETON GmbH .

Successful Annual Meeting of Geobrugg Geohazard Solutions

On November 4 and 5, the Geobrugg Annual Meeting 2013 took place in Zurich/Winterthur. Over 170 Geobrugg employees, affiliates and key customers from different markets were welcomed, representing 42 countries.

Award for Sports Center Heerenschürli

At the annual IOC/IAKS Awards ceremony, the Heerenschürli sports facility was honored with the Bronze Award 2013 for exemplary sports and leisure facilities.