Newsflash | June 2020

All inclusive

Das umfangreiche Angebot an Brückenprodukten und die damit verbundenen Dienstleistungen der mageba werden im Rahmen eines aktuellen Autobahnsanierungsprogramms in der Schweiz unter Beweis gestellt...

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Flexible refurbishment

The TENSA®POLYFLEX®ADVANCED (Type PU) joint, mageba’s top-of-the-range flexible plug joint, has been used to replace the many small-movement expansion joints of the Älvsborg Bridge in Gothenburg – thanks in part to the ease with which it can be installed in sections, lane by lane, with no loss of durability or performance...

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Uplift upgrade

State-of-the-art uplift bearings have now been installed to replace the antiquated pin-and-link devices that originally secured the superstructures of the Delaware Memorial Bridge...

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Kolumbianische Universität

Das neue Wissenschaftsgebäude der EAFIT-Universität in Medellin, Kolumbiens zweitgrösster Stadt, wurde auf anti-seismischen Isolatoren von mageba errichtet, um bei künftigen Erdbeben erhöhte Sicherheit zu gewährleisten....

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Supporting clean energy

mageba bearings have been used in the construction of the central tower of a huge concentrated solar power (CSP) facility in China, supporting the receiver onto which the sun’s rays are reflected by thousands of mirrors to heat molten salt and generate power...

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Remarkable aqueduct

A new 15-kilometre elevated irrigation structure near Bangalore in southern India is very noteworthy, but not only for its impressive dimensions – it also carries a road on top...

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Champlain challenge – Part 2!

Work on the second major aspect of mageba’s contribution to the construction of Montreal’s iconic Samuel de Champlain Bridge – its SHM system, following after its expansion joints – is now about to draw to a close...

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Maßgeschneidert für die Bahn

Ein Projekt in Deutschland – eine denkmalgeschützte Eisenbahnbrück – erforderte eine massgeschneiderte Lösung bei der Lieferung und Installation von Bauwerkslagern – die perfekte Herausforderung für mageba...

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Slope no problem

The construction of a steep, long-span bridge in eastern Australia required its bearings to be designed for installation at a very high gradient...

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Newsflash | November 2019

Panamax components

The Atlantic Bridge over the Panama Canal, construction of which was completed in August 2019, is a spectacular bridge that required extraordinary components in its construction...

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3D rotation

The RESTON®SPHERICAL bearing, typically mageba’s optimal solution for accommodating large structure rotations about any horizontal axis, has now been developed for a project in Sri Lanka to also facilitate rotations about a VERTICAL axis...

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East coast connection

A new 1.5km-long bridge in eastern Australia, on the coastal route between Sydney and Brisbane, has TENSA®MODULAR expansion joints connecting its deck to the abutments at each end – with noise-reducing features to minimise disturbance of the area’s peaceful location...

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Dual purpose

Renovation of a narrow river crossing in Hungary – originally built as a railway bridge but later converted to also accommodate road traffic on the same single-lane surface – required the rapid development and delivery of a tailored-to-suit expansion joint solution...

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Houston, we have a solution!

The city of Houston, Texas is getting a much needed new bridge to replace an existing structure, addressing a transportation problem that will only grow in the coming years – and mageba is supplying the bridge’s expansion joints, with a newly developed solution that will optimize their maintenance...

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Ecuadorian isolation

A new hospital in Ecuador, reconstructed following its destruction during a 2016 earthquake, will be far better able to survive future seismic events thanks to the 156 seismic isolators on which it has been built...

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Approaching a giant

A colossal statue of Sardar Patel, a giant of the Indian independence movement, has been constructed on a small river island in the Indian state of Gujarat – with access to the island provided by a series of new bridges...

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