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In German only: Neues rund um den Sachkundelehrgang Betrieb, Inspektion, Unterhalt

19 November 2021

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SAE International John Melvin Motorsport Safety Award for Geobrugg

28 October 2021

Geobrugg Motorsport and the Dynamic Test Center (DTC) team, have been recently awarded the 2020 SAE International John Melvin Motorsport Safety Award. Sponsored by NASCAR in honor of Dr. John Melvin, a pioneer in driver safety, this award recognizes those who bring about significant positive change and elevate safety levels in the world of motorsports.

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Rolando Romero becomes General Manager of Geobrugg Andina Peru

20 October 2021

Geobrugg continues to expand its commercial activities in Latin America and creates Geobrugg Andina Peru. Rolando Romero becomes the new General Manager, who has been with Geobrugg in Peru for the last 7 years.

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Protection works around Kaikoura/New Zealand

14 October 2021

We've posted on it before: Protection works around Kaikoura / New Zealand. Besides the self-cleaning rockfallcanopy a whole range of Geobrugg systems has been installed.

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Stabilization of a coastal promenade in France

10 October 2021

Against the erosion of the island's coastline, the design office recommended DELTAX STAINLESS mesh. The stainless steel wire is a high-performance solution, very discreet and suitable for wet and saline environments while respecting the integrity of the coastline.

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Superdrape in Gallivaggio

22 September 2021

The village of Gallivaggio in northern Italy was hit by a massive rockfall in 2018. Without safety measures, the village would remain largely uninhabitable. As a result 90.000 sqm of Geobrugg rockfall drapes got installed in only a few kamov helicopter rotations on a rockslope to protect the village.

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And the winner is...

10 September 2021

And the winner is... the GeobruggGUARD! We received the LEADER Digital Award 2021 in the category "business" for the development of our RemoteMonitoring device: The GUARD makes structures for the protection against NaturalHazards smart in a few minutes and enables permanent digital status monitoring of these facilities. Above all, this is a win for more safety and economies in the maintenance of such structures!

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Geobrugg Iberica receives European Award for Business Talent

26 July 2021

On July 23, Geobrugg Iberica was awarded the European Award for Business Talent 2021. The gala took place at the Hotel Marriot in Madrid. Roberto Luis, CEO of Geobrugg Iberica and representing the Swiss company in Spain, accepted the award with pride. The recognized award was given to 30 companies out of a total of 300 nominees.

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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

01 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

05 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

06 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

01 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

04 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

04 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

02 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

01 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

05 August 2020

From race to road - FIA Mobile Debris Fence

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