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Current news & publications

Read our latest reports and publications about our company, projects and products:

Barkley flexibility

09.07.2018

The new Lake Barkley Crossing in Kentucky has been equipped with particularly flexible mageba modular expansion joints


Bienvenidos a Tijuana

25.06.2018

The ability of a new section of elevated highway in Tijuana, Mexico to survive strong earthquakes has been ensured by equipping it with suitably designed seismic isolators and expansion joints


DiscUS

18.05.2018

The disc bearing has become an important element of mageba’s product range in the US in recent years, thanks in part to its great strength and durability


Condo calm

04.05.2018

With mageba bearings isolating a new upmarket condominium building in Toronto from vibrations from an adjacent underground railway, the residents can be sure of a good night’s sleep


Thank you for all the condolences

03.04.2018

We are overwhelmed and grateful by the sincere sympathy we received after the tragic loss of Thomas. From the bottom of our heart, we, on behalf of the bereaved family, want to thank you for all the condolences and compassion shared during this difficult period.


Environmentally friendly

28.03.2018

mageba Lead Rubber Bearings (LRBs) are being used to seismically isolate the anaerobic digester at a modern food and green waste treatment facility in California, greatly reducing waste brought to landfill sites and producing valuable biogas and fertilizer


In memory of Thomas Spuler

08.03.2018

2nd October 1956 to 1st March 2018


Successful mageba Symposium 2018

07.03.2018

1st mageba Symposium for expansion joints and bridge bearings took place in Munich. Impressions of a successful premiere.


Honored with the ‘Swiss Business Award 2017’

22.02.2018

The SwissCham Australia honored mageba with the award in the ‘Technology’ category for its highly developed products and solutions installed in a prominent number of Australian projects.


Side by Side

07.02.2018

Ensuring good life-cycle performance of any bridge places significant demands in relation to the key components and technology selected for use in its construction and maintenance. This is illustrated by the New Champlain Bridge’s expansion joints and structural health monitoring system, as described in this article ©Bd&e | ISSUE 89.


Fits like a glove

31.01.2018

The finger joints supplied for the Verrazano Narrows Bridge in New York have to be tailored to precisely fit the existing steel structure following removal of the old expansion joints – a challenge made all the greater by their extraordinary size


Uplifting experience

24.01.2018

The Panama Canal’s new Atlantic Bridge is just the latest project in the Americas for which mageba has designed and supplied uplift bearing solutions


Come with us on a winter walk

20.12.2017

We wish you a happy Christmas, and all the best in the coming year. Join us on a winter walk, as we get in the spirit of the season.


Welland good

11.12.2017

All’s well and good at the Welland Canal in Canada – particularly in relation to the new POLYFLEX-ADVANCED flexible plug expansion joints of its Lock 2 Road Bridge


No job too big

22.11.2017

The New NY Bridge, soon to be named the Mario Cuomo Bridge, currently under construction across the Hudson River near New York to replace the Tappan Zee Bridge, is being equipped with fully factory-assembled modular expansion joints of extraordinary dimensions


mageba is first to hold an European Technical Assessment (ETA) according to ETAG 032 for expansion joints made of steel

16.10.2017

mageba is proud to announce that it is currently the only supplier to provide TENSA-GRIP Type RS expansion joints in full accordance with the the ETAG 032.


Innovation recognition

10.10.2017

mageba is honored to have been awarded Salini Impregilo’s “Innovation Award 2017” for the products and solutions supplied for the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) in Athens, Greece


Pendulum motion

14.09.2017

San Francisco’s new “Grand Central Station of the West”, with mageba seismic isolators supporting key structural elements, will play a decisive role in getting the city moving!


Big Lift

31.08.2017

mageba’s installation team has demonstrated its abilities in the recent lifting and renovation of a century-old bridge over the Rhône River in Valais, Switzerland


Tower of strength

23.08.2017

The Executive Tower of Mexico’s Ministry of Economy has recently been extensively strengthened against seismic damage by the retrofitting of mageba RESTON®SA shock absorbers


How long-term costs of bridge’s expansion joints can be minimised by a prospective strategy

16.08.2017

Consideration of the total cost of expansion joints on a bridge over the full life-cycle of that structure can demonstrate that the cost of procuring suitable, high-quality joints, and installing and maintaining them properly will be repaid many times. Learn more in this article from ©Bd&e | ISSUE 87.


Old Macdonald renewed

28.07.2017

The major renovation of the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada will soon be completed, with mageba expansion joints in its brand new superstructure


Made in the USA

19.07.2017

A look inside mageba USA’s new factory in Pottstown, PA – where an efficient manufacturing facility for a wide range of structural components has been established within a short period of time


mageba Newsflash July 2017

12.07.2017

The mageba International Newsflash issue July 2017 is available now


Bridge ices before road

11.04.2017

Aspects to be aware of when lead rubber bearings, low temperature, highway bridges and seismic isolation come together


Queensferry Crossing Scotland – installation of expansion joints

13.03.2017

Impressions from the lifting and levelling operation of the largest joints with 23 gaps being installed on the Queensferry Crossing in Scotland.


Germany's first bridge with hot dip galvanizing

06.03.2017

Germany's first bridge with hot dip galvanizing


Lights out, curtain up!

21.12.2016

We wish you a happy and meaningful Christmas, and a healthy and successful New Year. Lean back, turn up the volume, and join us on a short trip to get in the holiday spirit.


Enjoy shortcuts from Eurasia Tunnel

20.12.2016

Officially opened on 20th December, this road tunnel crosses the Bosphorus strait undersea.


Bird's eye view on Hamburg's Köhlbrand Bridge

01.12.2016

Quick-EX installation enables fast joint replacement for future maintenance and repair works.


First for Forth

24.11.2016

Largest-movement modular expansion joints ever manufactured for third Forth Crossing near Edinburgh


Bearing point: bridge monitoring works in the Swiss Alps

22.08.2016

A current programme of bridge monitoring works in the Swiss Alps demonstrates how bridge bearings with integrated SHM are now offering improved functionality, enabling them to optimally address diverse purposes.


Keeping it together: vertically-oriented bearings between the towers of Queensferry Crossing

24.06.2016

A special design has been developed for the vertically-oriented bearings between the towers and deck of the Queensferry Crossing, Edinburgh, Scotland.


Factsheet 2016 mageba Group

19.05.2016

Another successful year full of highlights and achievements for our group – read more in our updated Factsheet.


Statement to the earthquake in Ecuador

17.04.2016

On April 16th Ecuador has experienced a devastating earthquake that had severe consequences to people and infrastructure.


Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!

18.12.2015

Many thanks for your support and cooperation throughout the year!


Factsheet 2015 available now

01.12.2015

Fast facts about mageba at a glance


Japan Certification for mageba’s flexible plug expansion joint

04.11.2015

Successful passing of tests at Japan Construction Method & Machinery Research Institute, Fuji


Street smart: mageba product info about new development of "smart" expansion joints

23.10.2015

The integration of specially developed SHM technology into as-fabricated expansion joints has resulted in the advent of “smart” expansion joints.


How a long-term strategy can help minimise the life-cycle costs of a bridge’s bearings

14.09.2015

Consideration of the life-cycle costs of a bridge’s bearings, including costs of maintenance and replacement throughout the bridge’s life, demonstrates the importance of devoting adequate attention to the procurement, installation and maintenance of high-quality, well-detailed bearings. Learn more in this article from ©Bd&e | ISSUE 79.


Learn and Grow: mageba provides hands-on training for Delft University Students

18.08.2015

45 prospective engineers and their professor spent one day in Serbia, looking behind the scenes of a selection of famous civil engineering projects in South and Eastern Europe.


Project References – from North to South

23.07.2015

Over the last years, many famous projects on the two American continents have been equipped with mageba products.


Level crossing – how to minimise stress-inducing dynamic forces on expansion joints

26.06.2015

An Austrian/Swiss research project is investigating the dynamic forces associated with slight level changes as a vehicle crosses an expansion joint, and how these can be minimised. Learn more in this article from ©Bd&e | ISSUE 79.


mageba Newsflash Spring 2015

20.05.2015

The mageba Newsflash issue Spring 2015 is available now


Benefit for two – mageba donation for Pigna Foundation through sale of used IT-Hardware

11.05.2015

A prime example on how to collect donations


Acquisition Announcement: mageba (Australia) acquires Ludowici Engineered Rubber Products business operations

02.04.2015

We are pleased to announce that Ludowici Engineered Rubber Products Pty Ltd and mageba (Australia) Pty Ltd have merged their business operations.


Fighting Fatigue – minimising bridge life-cycle costs

23.02.2015

Ensuring the longevity of expansion joints is key to minimising bridge life-cycle costs. Therefore, laboratory testing of bridge components is important to verify their longterm performance. Learn more in this article from ©Bd&e | ISSUE 77.


mageba now live on LinkedIn!

15.01.2015

Follow us in the world of Social Media. You can expect contributions that are exciting and varied.

We would be happy to have your attention and comments on this channel.


Happy New Year!

18.12.2014

We wish you Happy Holidays and a prosperous and healthy New Year.


Game, set and match in Lille

21.11.2014

Switzerland and France are currently raising their tennis rackets for the prestigious Davis Cup Crown. This most famous competition for men’s tennis takes place in France’s Stade Pierre-Mauroy, also well-known as Grand Stade de Lille.

The stadium opened in 2012 with its movable roof supported by four large mageba RESTON-SPHERICAL bearings.


Joint Chambers of Commerce: Switzerland, Russia and the CIS

20.05.2014

Delegation of Regional Governmental and Business Representatives from Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Kemerovo and Novokuznetsk, Russia visit to Switzerland.


Successful Olympic Games in Sochi

04.03.2014

The last set of medals has been presented and the Olympic flame is gone out. But not for long – from March 7th to 16th, the Paralympics take place in Sochi.


mageba milestones in a Christmas atmosphere

19.12.2013

50 years of mageba – milestones, in a Christmas atmosphere. Enjoy!


Wazirabad Monitoring Project

13.02.2013

Delhi Tourism & Transportation Corporation Ltd. relies on mageba.


“Welcome to the circle of the Best”

30.10.2012

mageba as a finalist for business award “Entrepreneur of the year” 2012