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03.04.2014

Debris Flow Barriers for A83

  A further phase of rock fall protection work is currently under way at the Rest and Be Thankful pass in Argyll & Bute. Rest and Be Thankful carries the busy A83 trunk road between Arrochar and Inverary through mountainous terrain in the west of Scotland. The pass suffers frequent debris flows which have resulted in closure of the road four times in the last six months. When the road is closed, [...]


20.02.2014

New Appointment at Linear Composites

Linear Composites, part of the Maccaferri Group, have appointed Dr. Dave Cheer as Technical Development Manager.  Dave has worked within the Maccaferri organisation for over 7 years, he specialises in Engineering and Geology and has come to Linear Composites from a global role in rockfall protection systems. With a PhD in Structural Geology and through his wide ranging work [...]


12.02.2014

Rivers flooding?

  Maccaferri offers straightforward and effective software to calculate flow depths in rivers. Our Macra 1 software will allow you to see the effects of changing the channel profile and surface characteristics in an instant. Add vegetation to the channel banks and asses the effects on flow depth. Apply protective measures to the channel and see the impact. There are 4 simple steps to follow Enter [...]


30.01.2014

Maccaferri Water Attenuation Lagoons reduce flood risk

A network of high capacity run-off lagoons has been installed by Maccaferri at Lincolnshire's new state of the art Energy from Waste (EfW) recycling plant at North Hykeham, Lincoln. The Lincoln EfW plant which is designed to treat 150,000 tonnes of domestic waster per year and generate enough electricity to power 15,000 homes is built on a low lying brown-field site with a high local water table. [...]