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A logistics masterpiece sets new standards

A length of 6'940 meters and a weight of 132 tons - these are the new record values for the longest and heaviest steel wire rope ever produced for a Swiss cable car. The transport to Grindelwald posed some challenges for FATZER and the logistic company Wipfli.

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Five hours to the first stroke

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.

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Inauguration of the Rittmeyer-Lounge

On 2 July, the Rittmeyer Lounge in Baar was officially inaugurated with music and an aperitif.

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Change in company management at FATZER AG Wire Ropes

An era comes to an end and a new one begins: On June 12, FATZER CEO Bernhard Eicher handed over the company management to his successor Dr.-Ing. Martin Bechtold.

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Results of the Brugg Group 2018

Incoming orders for the BRUGG Group increased by a solid 6%. Pipe Systems far exceeded its performance in the previous year, recording impressive growth of 17 %. Rope Technology grew by 3 % thanks to high numbers of orders at Fatzer and healthy performance in Netting Solutions and Wire Ropes.

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ISH Exhibition China

From Mai 5 to 8, 2019 BRUGG Pipesystems has presented on the German joint stand of the Chinese version of ISH exhibition its products and services.

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Master's Thesis: Flexible debris flow barriers and their service ability proof

In 2008 flexible debris flow nets were developed within a three-year Ph.D. thesis by Corinna Wendeler. Since then, they have been used all over the world for debris flow protection or slope/riverbed stabilization.

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Panel Debate with the President

On March 22, 2019 we have welcomed the Swiss Federal President Ueli Maurer in our location in Kleindöttingen Switzerland for a panel discussion about the Old-age insurance system and the new tax regulations with additional political guests.

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Natural hazard protection in open pit mines

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.

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Total renovation of Schaffhausen Rhine power plant

The Rhine power station Schaffhausen is a run-of-river power station with 2 machine groups and 3 weir fields. The automatic water balance system (WHA) of the power plant has been completely renewed.

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