The Zugspitze ropeway is a record-breaking project – even when it comes to transporting the carrying ropes. Over four days, the 153 tons of rope, distributed across two trucks with a total length of 54 meters, traveled 450 kilometers – 150 kilometers more than the direct route.
It's not everyday that a monastery builds a hydroelectric power plant with a reservoir. However, the Benedictines in Engelberg have one – and have done since 1941. In recent months, Rittmeyer has modernized all of the control technology.
"From wind energy to e-mobility" – the Industry Cable Systems (ICS) segment exhibited the latest Brugg Cables goods and services at the Hannover Messe. After all, the varied energy system already requires new solutions.
During the severe weather in Peru in March 2017, Geobrugg barriers in one valley were able to prove their capabilities and prevent more serious consequences.
Heiligendamm, the oldest seaside resort in Continental Europe and world-renowned since 2007 as the venue for the G8 summit, gets its nickname from the row of white villas visible from the sea, referred to as a string of pearls.