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8 六月 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.
15 一月 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)
16 十二月 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.
13 十二月 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.
9 十二月 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.
4 十二月 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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25 十月 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.
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25 十月 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.
3 十月 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.
5 八月 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.
11 七月 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.
12 六月 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.
24 五月 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.
3 五月 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.
26 四月 2019
One year later after historical rains that caused landslide damage to roadways and flooded homes, the Kuhio Highway will soon be open again.
27 三月 2019
To learn what role natural hazard prevention can play in mining, take a virtual tour of the Kanmantoo Mine in Australia – in this video or in the project report. The steep walls here require intensive rockfall management, in which active slope stabilization, ATTENUATOR solutions or rockfall drapes are used alongside traditional barriers.
25 三月 2019
Geobrugg and IRIDEX PLASTIC GROUP signed a partnership for Romania. A symposium on Geohazard Protection marked the official start in Bucharest on March 21st.
22 三月 2019
150 meters above a state road, rock needles are blasted in Gundlfing/Germany. The explosion accelerates boulders to higher speeds than a natural rockfall. The 3000 kJ rockfall protection barrier withstands multiple impacts even into single fields.