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The city of Freiburg supplements rockfall protection with remote monitoring

11 十月 2022

The city of Fribourg secures various roads that lie below rock faces with rockfall protection barriers. To monitor the condition of these barriers, it is installing 16 GUARD monitoring devices. With the new safety concept, the city can specifically and effectively protect the routes that are well used by local recreationists.

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International award for the Geobrugg GUARD

7 九月 2022

The Geobrugg GUARD reached another milestone. During the Ground Engineering Awards 2022 in London, we were able to win in the "Digital Innovation" category. Information about the ceremony and our product can be found below. 

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31 GUARD devices in the Grisons

22 八月 2022

The South of the Canton of the Grisons is now provided with 31 GUARD devices.

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Ringnet Shaft Protection in a Polish coal mine

12 八月 2022

Deepening a mine shaft is dangerous. Continuous operation of the shaft during deepening is required. Therefore, installing an artificial shaft bottom was necessary for impact protection at this mine (Przedsiębiorstwo Budowy Szybów S.A., Poland.

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A unique solution in Beauregard

11 七月 2022

The cantonal road to Val d’Anniviers (Valais) and the industrial area below are endangered by frequent rockfalls. To protect the seven-meter-wide roadway, both lanes were covered with netting.

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Expert course Geobrugg CONSIS - Operation, inspection and maintenance

10 七月 2022

CONSIS enables geotechnical planners and contractors to assess flexible safety structures from the perspective of system developers and manufacturers.

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Debris fence barriers and their plural purposes

30 六月 2022

Our debris fence barriers have once again proved their plural purposes. This motorsport system is also being increasingly used on roads.

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Over 500 meters long rockfall barrier in the Yeso Reservoir, Chile

1 六月 2022

Cajón del Maipo is one of the most popular attractions in the capital city of Santiago, Chile. It offers beautiful landscapes loved by the many tourists that visit it daily. However, this place is subject to frequent rockfall.

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Strada della Forra is now safely accessible

16 五月 2022

Thousands of people on foot, by bicycle or by car travel the Tremosine-Tignale provincial road for the splendid views over Lake Garda. Unfortunately, this route is characterized by high rock walls adjacent to the road, affected by fracturing caused by frost and rainwater. 

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Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn with ROCCO-2000

4 五月 2022

The track section Andermatt - Göschenen of the Matterhorn Gotthard railway is crossed up to 56 times per day. In the tunnel portal area, below the Teufelswand (Devilswall), the railway infrastructure and passing trains are at high risk of rockfall.

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Mistake Generators' to Test F1 Driver Skills to the Limit at Miami GP

4 五月 2022

The Miami International Autodrome will test Formula One driver skills to the limit, as the circuit prepares to host its first-ever Grand Prix this weekend at the Hard Rock NFL stadium. 11’526 meters of Geobrugg Motorsport Debris Fences will protect the track.

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Expert course on flexible protection structures

14 四月 2022

From March 29 to April 1, 2022, Geobrugg conducted its second expert course (CONSIS) to impart knowledge about flexible barriers and their function and maintenance.

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The first ROCCO-1000 barrier stands in France

29 三月 2022

The first Rocco 1000 barrier was installed in France.

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Marine Snapback Events

21 三月 2022

Geobrugg fences have been successfully tested for snapback events.

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FIA Approves Advanced Debris Fences for Grade 1 Circuits

1 三月 2022

New technology enables wider spacing between fence posts to give greater safety for drivers, better viewing for spectators and increased sustainability for circuits.

FIA Approves Advanced Debris Fences

E-Tankstelle Geobrugg Romanshorn

26 一月 2022

The e-charging stations at Geobrugg are ready for use, they work with the integrated wallboxes from BRUGG eConnect.

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Testing the barrier to the limit and over it

16 十二月 2021

In mid-2021, we carried out certification tests for a new rockfall protection barrier. After two obligatory and successfully held tests (service energy level 1 +2), the program is complete - all the standards required here. But the tested barrier still looked too good. The engineers wondered: How many times can we drop the test block into the barrier before giving up? More in the video.

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In English: Practical guide for debris flow and hillslope debris flow protection nets

3 十二月 2021

The practical guide for debris flow and hillslope debris flow protection nets is now available in English, published by Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL.

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

19 十一月 2021

News in German only

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SAE International John Melvin Motorsport Safety Award for Geobrugg

28 十月 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 十月 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 十月 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 十月 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 九月 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 九月 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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