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CLAMP-ON Flow Measuring on Cement-Lined Pipes

A few weeks ago, Rittmeyer has tested clamp-on flow measurement on cement-lined pipes in Japan and Malaysia. For precise flow measurements, exact geometries and good receive signals (from the ultrasonic transducers) are essential.

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We are buidling! New coiler center in Kleindöttingen

Starting signal on November 19, 2019  in Kleindöttingen (Switzerland). In the upcoming months arisses on the areal of Brugg Rohrsystem AG a new coiler center. We are looking forward to this expansion.

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Faster delivery thanks to lean management

In recent years, FATZER has implemented continuous improvement (Kaizen, Japanese "way of improvement") and radical change (Kaikaku, Japanese "reform") into the workflow through numerous audits. The involvement of employees in the optimization of processes is essential because they are the most important component for the successful implementation of lean projects. 

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Apprentices do community service

Every 3 years the Brugg Group organises a camp for all apprentices. At the beginning of October 2019 the trip took us to the Davos mountains.

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Understanding natural hazards through Rock & Roll

Geobrug, let it rock!  More natural and, therefore, more complex than ever.  Stones are dropped under laboratory conditions at the Walenstadt test site, targeted at the edge of a net field of the barrier.

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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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