Newsflash | Oktober 2020

Aus Alt mach Neu

Ein Projekt an der Bundesstraße 327 der Südtangente in Koblenz erfordert das Detailwissen über alte Konstruktionen sowie das Know-How unseres Montageteams aus Deutschland....

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Loooong life

Considering its exceptionally long expected service life of 170 years, the constructors of the replacement of the Harbor Bridge in Corpus Christi on Texas’s gulf coast have paid special attention to the durability, maintainability and replaceability of the bridge’s key components...

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Engineering art

Most people would recognise the beauty in the design of the New Shougang Bridge, recently constructed in Beijing. But can critical engineering components, such as the expansion joints that allow its superstructure to move, also be considered beautiful? We like to think so!...

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Citywide in Singapore

A bearing replacement project with extraordinary scope – involving 36 bridges right across the city-state of Singapore – has given mageba a chance to shine as a top-quality bearing supply specialist...

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Special needs

With innovation at its core, mageba has always risen to the challenge of providing structural bearing and expansion joint solutions to the unique demands of bridges all around the world – as demonstrated once again in a current bridge construction project in India...

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Supporting the arts

The Sydney Opera House is currently undergoing the biggest renovation in its history, with mageba bearings supporting the new stage of its main concert hall...

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Feinabgestimmte Performance

Eine neue Schrägseilbrücke in Ungarn wird derzeit mit Schwingungstilgern und Kalottenlagern ausgestattet, welche die langfristige Leistungsfähigkeit der Struktur gewährleisten – sowohl strukturell als auch unter dem Gesichtspunkt der Betriebstauglichkeit...

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Erdbebenschutz für Krankenhäuser in Ecuador

Für den Wiederaufbau von zwei Krankenhäusern in West-Ecuador lieferte die mageba in den vergangenen Jahren bereits zahlreiche Erdbebenisolatoren. mageba erhielt nun einen weiteren Auftrag zur Lieferung von Lagern des gleichen Typs für ein drittes Krankenhaus, welches ebenfalls 2016 durch dasselbe Erdbeben zerstört wurde...

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This is how we do it

Here we use pictures from a project in Mexico City – to supply large seismic isolator bearings for the construction of a new building complex – to illustrate some of the key steps that typically arise when mageba is supporting a construction project anywhere in the world...

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Installationsüberwachung 2.0!

mageba hat erst kürzlich eine komplett neue Methode zur Fernüberwachung von Installationen in ihrem Unternehmen eingeführt – eine neue Ära in Sachen Kostenreduktion, Flexibilität und ökologische Nachhaltigkeit. Wir gewähren Einblicke in die Installation einer TENSA-POLYFLEX-ADVANCED PU Belagsdehnfuge in Australien unter europäischer Aufsicht...

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Niederländische Rheinland Vielfalt

Seit 2019 liefert mageba unterschiedliche Lager und Dehnfugen für das Projekt ‘Rheinland Route’, einem facettenreichen Strassen- und Tunnel-Grossprojekt in den Niederlanden...

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Amazon access

We are proud to be playing a part in the construction of a bridge in Peru that will provide road access for the first time to a city on the Amazon – a city whose metropolitan population of almost half a million people has so far relied on boats and aircraft to connect to the outside world...

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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 structural 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 – structural monitoring

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...

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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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Sustainability in action

A recent project in Germany shows how retrofitting well-designed shock transmission units can greatly enhance the ability of old highway structures to resist modern traffic loading, with little or no impact on structure users or the environment...

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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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