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New FIA Standard: Geobrugg Motorsport Fences first to be homologated

6 Decembere 2018

FIA (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile) governing body of the motorsport introduced a new standard with performance criteria. The first homologated products according to this standard are the Geobrugg motorsport fences. Their Debris Fence and their Mobile Debris Fence meet the requirements of FIA Standard 3502-2018 debris fence. Read more

Hardly done, but used already

1 Decembere 2018

The RXE-500-LA rockfall barrier is installed to protect parts of the village from repeated rockfalls. Just a few weeks after the installation, it became clear how important this decision was....

Big incident - small damage

27 Novembre 2018

Big incident - small damage. This rockfall solution in Surplattas/Switzerland has saved a crucial cantonal road from a major tree fall - and thus avoided a severe accident risk. 

Geobrugg logiciel de dimensionnement : Mises à jour

19 Novembre 2018

Travaillez-vous avec nos outils de dimensionnement ? Avec RUVOLUM®, DEBFLOW, SHALLSLIDE Online Tool ou SPIDER® Online Tool ? Nous avons amélioré la fonctionnalité et ajouté de nouvelles fonctions. Lisez ci-dessous ou connectez-vous à myGeobrugg et découvrez-les nouveautés.

Tokyo, FIA Intercontinental Drifting Cup 2018 / D1 Grand Prix

2 Novembre 2018

Tokyo: Also in 2018 our Partner Nexterior chose our FIA Mobile Debris Fence to protect the hot spots at the drifting races. This weekend, November 2-4: Watch the FIA Intercontinental Drifting Cup and the D1 Grand Prix in Japan. Have a glimpse of our fences!

When the going gets tough: debris flow barriers in Peru proof their sustainably

31 Octobre 2018

22 debris flow barriers were installed in Peru, near Lima (Chosica) in 2015/2016. In March 2017 El Niño Costero the worst storms of the past 30 years caused heavy rains, floods, and landslides. The barriers successfully protected the area. Two barriers were filled to 95 percent capacity, which is a volume of 10,000 m³.  Today, in 2018 the affected elements have been restored. For the whole story check our project database.

From the race track to the road - Geobrugg protection system

25 Octobre 2018

Our fences in a temporary operation in Germany mean more safety for workers and drivers. The concrete part of our mobile barriers is a product of our partner NORDBETON. Find more pictures in the gallery of this news.

TECCO® makes it big

19 Octobre 2018

In early 2018, a massive landslide took place near the Austrian community of Ladis, in Tyrol. In this touristy region, a highly travelled road was completely buried. A sustainable solution had to be found for this major connecting road.

Britannia Creek: North America's record clear span debris flow barrier

1 Octobre 2018

This is Jessica Taylor from Tangiers Mountain Construction Ltd. She and her team were at Britannia Creek to install the tallest and widest clear span debris flow barrier in North America. More about Britannia Creek

All our barriers included to RocFall 2019

24 Septembre 2018

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

World's first dimensionable attenuator system

29 Août 2018

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

Trishuli Power Plant in Nepal

17 Août 2018

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

16 Août 2018

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

Doctoral thesis on debris flow

14 Août 2018

Dynamics and hazards of debris flow: Application in the Catalan Pyrenees: The doctoral thesis (Spanish only) of our colleague Carles Raïmat can be found in our download center.

Geobrugg is now in Argentina

8 Août 2018

Geobrugg is now present in Argentina. Meet Gustavo Racioppi at the 8ª Jornadas de Tunelería y Espacios Subterráneos in Buenos Aires, 5 - 7 September.

Un ours est pris dans le filet et est libre comme jamais auparavant

26 Juillet 2018

En cette période estivale, nous relayons un happy end: des ours capturés bénéficient d’un logement adapté à leur espèce grâce à une clôture résistante aux ours signée Geobrugg.

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

13 Juillet 2018

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

5 Juillet 2018

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

27 Juin 2018

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.

La Formule 1 est de retour sur le Circuit Paul Ricard

20 Juin 2018

La Formule 1 est de retour au Castellet sur le Circuit Paul Ricard. Nous sommes fiers de notre contribution et nous vous remercions de la confiance à nos produits. Merci!

300 tons of certainty

14 Juin 2018

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

Geobrugg Sales Office for Costa Rica

31 Mai 2018

Costa Rica: The First Lady Claudia Dobles at the ARCOS congress. Also Costa Rica: Geobrugg opens a sales office in San José.

Kuwait Motor Town relies on Geobrugg

11 Mai 2018

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

Our motorsport fences in Swedish Lapland

4 Mai 2018

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

This barrier did its job!

17 Avril 2018

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

Scientific collaboration all over the world

12 Avril 2018

Scientific collaboration all over the world

Avalanche (non-)prevention structure

28 Mars 2018

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

40 blocks of stone stopped at once

16 Mars 2018

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

6 Mars 2018

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

Qu'est-ce qui se passe, quand et où ?

13 Février 2018

Nous répondrons dès maintenant à ces questions sur notre page événementielle.

Chinese motorsport relies on Geobrugg

2 Février 2018

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

A progressive solution against regressive erosion

8 Janvier 2018

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

Most important Hindu pilgrimage site finally safe

13 Decembere 2017

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 .

Protection contre les inondations inhabituelle

7 Decembere 2017

Le village Lenk dans l’Oberland bernois en Suisse a sans cesse été dévasté par des coulées de boue.

First 5000 kilojoule barrier in Ecuador

4 Decembere 2017

The installation of the RXE-5000 rockfall barrier was completed in November last year on the slope of Tahual in El Descanso - Paute, province of Azuay, Ecuador.

Geobrugg Landslide Barrier awarded

28 Novembre 2017

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

21 Novembre 2017

Wednesday, 29 November, Abano Terme, Engineers Association

Congreso Nacional de la Infraestructura, Colombia

16 Novembre 2017

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

GBE-1000A protects Slovenian road from falling tree

9 Novembre 2017

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

23 Octobre 2017

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

Expériences au col de la Flüela en Suisse

17 Octobre 2017

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

Record du monde dans la protection contre les chutes de pierres

16 Octobre 2017

Le 16 octobre 2017 une barrière de protection contre les chutes de pierres de Geobrugg a résisté à une énergie d’impact de 10.000 kilojoules – un nouveau record du monde.

FIA Intercontinental Drift Cup in Odaiba, Tokyo

6 Octobre 2017

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

2nd Georado "Praxistag" 2017

26 Septembre 2017

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

Pour des énergies résiduelles pouvant atteindre 500 kJ

21 Septembre 2017

La barrière RXE-500-LA contre les chutes de pierres est le plus récent de nos développements.

Circuit Paul Ricard reopened with FIA Debris Fence

15 Septembre 2017

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

11 Septembre 2017

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

7 Septembre 2017

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

Training for Geobrugg experts

1 Septembre 2017

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

24 Août 2017

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

Barrières souples contre les laves torrentielles à plusieurs niveaux pour Toconao au Chili

16 Août 2017

Dans notre projet nous décrivons de quelle manière une barrière souple contre les laves torrentielles protège la région.

Barrières souples contre les laves torrentielles Geobrugg avec label CE

4 Août 2017

Sur la base du document d'évaluation européen (DEE), nos barrières souples contre les laves torrentielles UX et VX portent également maintenant le label CE.

Congress Geotechnics, September 6 - 8

3 Août 2017

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

Geobrugg at Georado: Tangible examples of protective systems

19 Juillet 2017

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

Code à barres pour TECCO® – l'original

6 Juillet 2017

Nous avons commencé à équiper nos treillis TECCO® - et à l'avenir complèterons toutes nos mailles - d'un code à barres.

CE Marking complete for TECCO® SYSTEM³

27 Juin 2017

The TECCO® SYSTEM³ with all its elements is now CE-marked.

Rock face stabilization Werthenstein on TV

26 Juin 2017

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

Tamina Bridge: Rockfall drape protects access road

22 Juin 2017

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

FIA Sport MotorEx 2017

16 Juin 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®

23 Mai 2017

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.

CE-marking for Shallow Landslide Barriers and TECCO® STAINLESS G65/3

9 Mai 2017

The CE marking confirms the conformity of a product with the highest safety requirements for this product class. This sign is for special products such as systems for natural hazards.

Product Training at Geobrugg

3 Mai 2017

The quality of our products goes together with our know how: Working with Geobrugg means to attend a product training in Switzerland.

World Landslide Forum Ljubljana 2017

25 Avril 2017

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

Interalpin Innsbruck 2017

31 Mars 2017

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

RocExs Barcelona 2017

30 Mars 2017

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

Peru Flooding: Geobrugg debris flow barriers subjected to the most difficult test

24 Mars 2017

A year ago 22 debris flow barriers were installed in Chosica. Now "El Niño Costero" has struck again, with the worst storms of the past 30 years in the north of Peru. Causing heavy rains, floods and landslides, which have caused in fatalities and damage to properties.

Gibraltar: Rockfall protection with a RXE-5000

17 Mars 2017

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

myGeobrugg - more offers on our website

9 Mars 2017

We present the expansion of our website called  myGeobrugg. Find even better access to Geobrugg resources with expanded downloads of Data Sheets, System Drawings, Certificates, Product Manuals and much more! Also a new portal to our dimensioning applications.

RXE-3000 barrier protects Bogota

27 Février 2017

This rockfall barrier RXE-3000 was installed above Bogota. If you know Spanish: Read about it in El Nuevo Siglo

Cockermouth Castle stable thanks to new TECCO® G45/2

23 Février 2017

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 ..."

6 Février 2017

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

Canadian Union Clac about Cougar Corner

30 Janvier 2017

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

Lifesaving debris flow barriers in Peru

26 Janvier 2017

In February 2016 we installed 22 debris flow barriers in Peru.

Protection for the Berlin events at the end of the year

28 Decembere 2016

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

Cougar Corner Slide Area - the largest snow net project outside of the Alps

14 Decembere 2016

In December 2015, Parks Canada invited contractors to bid on installing approximately 2000 linear meters of snow nets in Glacier National Park, situated in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains

Fast first aid after severe earthquake in Italy

13 Decembere 2016

The earthquake which devastated central Italy in August 2016 caused major rockfall on roadways of all levels.

RXE-8000 barrier in perfect state after scaling

5 Decembere 2016

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 in Santiago de Chile

18 Novembre 2016

Organized by the Camera de Comercio Chileno-Suiza and under the patronage of CODELCO and Geobrugg Andina S.A. the 1st International Ground Support Summit took place in Santiago de Chile.

European Medal for Merit in Work for Geobrugg Iberica

16 Novembre 2016

On November 4th, 2016 the team of Geobrugg Iberica was awarded the European Medal for Merit in Work granted by the European Association of Economy and Competitiveness.

Ecology: TECCO® is the the best solution

20 Octobre 2016

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

Geobrugg Marshal Posts and Pit Walls for motorsports

27 Septembre 2016

We have expanded our motorport product range with Marshal Posts and the Geobrugg Pit Wall.

RXE-500 rockfall barrier reaches new heights with ETAG 027 approval

19 Septembre 2016

Our RXE-500 rockfall barrier has recently become ETA-certified for heights between 3 and 5 meters.

Light, compact and dual-certification – GBE-100A-R Rockfall Barrier

16 Septembre 2016

Our GBE-100A-R fulfills both the ETAG 027 as well as the FOEN guidelines.

TECCO® GREEN – slope and erosion protection installed in a single operation

13 Septembre 2016

TECCO® GREEN – slope and erosion protection installed in a single operation

Rapport du Conseil fédéral «Gestion des dangers naturels en Suisse»

24 Août 2016

Dangers naturels en Suisse – que faire pour la sécurité ?

Eurock 2016 in Cappadocia

17 Août 2016

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

Minster Constance with protecting cupolas

2 Août 2016

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.

El teniente is focusing on safety at new mine level site

13 Juillet 2016

In the latest edition of Mining & Construction Atlas Copco is describing "How El teniente is focusing on safety at new Mine Level site."

Infrastructure protection in mining

8 Juillet 2016

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

29 Juin 2016

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

28 Juin 2016

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

21 Juin 2016

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

16 Juin 2016

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

Interpraevent 2016: Downloads available

7 Juin 2016

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

Formula E race in Berlin with Geobrugg barriers

18 Mai 2016

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

Safety of a panoramic route around South Africa's Cape

2 Mai 2016

Chapman's Peak Drive near Capetown is now protected by five landslide and four debris flow barriers - the first in Africa.

Project in Camarillo Springs builds barriers

4 Janvier 2016

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

29 Decembere 2015

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

2 Decembere 2015

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

2 Decembere 2015

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

Successful pilot project for TECCO Stainless

2 Decembere 2015

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

TECCO Stainless ready for the island

2 Decembere 2015

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

Scenic spot in Chongqing Taohuayuan secured

4 Novembre 2015

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”

12 Août 2015

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

9 Juillet 2015

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

18 Juin 2015

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

29 Mai 2015

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

11 Mai 2015

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!

30 Avril 2015

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

25 Mars 2015

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

6 Mars 2015

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

18 Février 2015

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

2 Février 2015

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

27 Janvier 2015

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

23 Octobre 2014

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

10 Septembre 2014

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

9 Septembre 2014

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

7 Septembre 2014

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

3 Septembre 2014

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!

6 Août 2014

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.

First Geobrugg UX Debris Flow Barrier in the Canadian Rockies!

10 Juin 2014

On June 19 to 21, 2013, an intense rainstorm, combined with snowmelt, resulted in a debris flood that damaged infrastructure and developments located within the Cougar Creek alluvial fan area of the town of Canmore. Homes and lives in the Alberta mountain town were threatened when flood water turned the usually docile Cougar Creek into a raging river.

Geobrugg panelized debris fence at Automotive Testing, Papenburg

9 Juin 2014

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.

World premiere in Walenstadt, Switzerland

30 Mai 2014

Geobrugg AG held the International Rockfall Protection Conference 2014 from May 21st to 23rd. Participants included an international expert audience from more than 25 countries. In addition to presentations by external experts in construction, installation, and research of rockfall protection solutions, there was a world premiere in the Swiss mountains: For the first time, a flexible rockfall protection canopy was revealed on Geobrugg AG’s test site in Walenstadt.

Geobrugg Motorsport Fencing goes FIA Sport MotorEx 2014

21 Mai 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

12 Mai 2014

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

14 Avril 2014

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)

9 Avril 2014

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).

Avalanche prevention structures also for rockfall

18 Mars 2014

Avalanche prevention structures are not only loaded by the accumulated snow pressure but can also be susceptible to rockfall, especially the highest rows that are commonly installed underneath rock faces with considerable impact hazard.

World's largest flexible debris flow barrier

3 Mars 2014

In cooperation with sister company Fatzer, Geobrugg delivered a specially dimensioned debris flow barrier, the world's largest of its kind.

Certification of the RXE rockfall barrier system

28 Février 2014

Besides high energy absorption, the RXE rockfall barrier also sets new standards for net deflection.

The new TECCO® SYSTEM3 - Your Slope made Stable

28 Février 2014

Safety, cost efficiency and sustainability - these properties are what have made the TECCO® slope stabilization system one-of-a-kind and successful all over the world.

Gold for Geobrugg, Swiss quality in Sochi

18 Février 2014

Known as a region prone to natural hazards, the Olympic venues in Sochi required protection from catastrophic events. From the beginning of construction, Geobrugg was involved. The geohazard protection measures installed are still in place today, and provide mitigation of debris flows, shallow landslides, slope instability, and falling rocks around Sochi’s infrastructure and Olympic sites.

Geobrugg Debris Fence for Yas Marina Race Circuit in Abu Dhabi

6 Février 2014

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

14 Janvier 2014

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

23 Decembere 2013

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.