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The HP version of mageba’s RESTON®POT bearing, superior to the standard pot bearing in every way, has now been certified with a European Technical Assessment (ETA) – superseding the European Technical Approval it already had
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Expansion joints for highway A73 in the Netherlands. This project is a perfect example to showcase the huge advantage of an unanchored system for joint replacements.
A current major infrastructure project in the Peruvian capital involves the construction of a number of highway viaducts and pedestrian bridges – four of which feature mageba key components
The Cibeles Tower in Mexico City is currently undergoing a major renovation, with mageba shock absorbers at every level protecting it against earthquakes of the kind that have damaged it in the past
The ongoing project to lift the Bayonne Bridge, increasing clearance beneath it for post-Panamax ships, involves the installation of new expansion joints of various types along its length