Newsflash | Juli 2019: engineering connections®

Star performance

With fully tested RESTON®SA shock absorbers protecting it, the starfish-shaped terminal building of Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport can be expected to fulfil its role as a major transportation hub for southern China following even a major earthquake...

Champlain challenge

The specification for the supply of the modular expansion joints required by the New Champlain Bridge in Montreal was particularly demanding in a number of ways...

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Skewed angle

The expansion joints supplied for the construction of new bridge structures on Zurich’s northern bypass highway are special for the highly skewed crossing angle for which they required to be designed...

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Kuwait connections

In addition to supplying 58 TENSA®MODULAR expansion joints for the recent construction of the Main Link of Kuwait’s new sea crossing, mageba also manufactured a further 81 joints of the same type for the causeway’s Doha Link...

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Vibration elimination

mageba’s expertise in developing detailed vibration isolation solutions for buildings is demonstrated by an ongoing project in the Swiss Alps – protecting a transportation hub’s users from vibrations from a gondola-type cable car ropeway...

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Another iconic New York bridge

The Queensboro Bridge will soon join the growing list of major New York bridge structures to be equipped with mageba expansion joints...

Sleep easy

Following the Puebla earthquake which destroyed many buildings in Mexico City in 2017, work is continuing to strengthen buildings that survived, preparing them for even bigger future shocks – in some cases with mageba protective devices...

Newsflash | January 2019: Focus on cable-supported bridges

Arctic demands in Norway

The construction of the Hålogaland Bridge in a remote area of northern Norway presented many challenges – some of which were addressed by the use of well-specified key components...

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Leafy suburb in Colorado

The city of Lone Tree in Colorado, at the south edge of Denver’s metropolitan area, is the proud owner of an iconic new pedestrian bridge – which we are equally proud to have equipped with RESTON®SPHERICAL bearings...

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Hello Delhi

The people of Delhi, India’s great northern metropolis, have reason to be happy now that their long-awaited Signature Bridge in the suburb of Wazirabad has finally opened to traffic – and we at mageba are also delighted to have contributed to the construction and future maintenance of this spectacular structure...

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Source of the Nile

Crossing the Nile River where it flows out of Lake Victoria in Uganda, the New Jinja Bridge, dubbed “The Source of the Nile Bridge”, is equipped with a modern, noise-reduced TENSA®MODULAR expansion joint at one end – a first for Africa!...

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Case studies showing installation of large modular expansion joints in cable-supported bridges

An ICSBOC 2018 conference paper describes the particular challenges that can arise in the installation of expansion joints in cable-supported bridges, and associated solutions...

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