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Understanding The Main Techniques To Prevent Rock Avalanches

Managing, containing, or preventing large-scale rock avalanches or smaller scale rockfalls requires a mix of techniques to protect railroads, highways, dams, and other public works. Engineers who evaluate mountains and other slopes determine the best,... (more...)

Calling In A Rockfall Company To Prevent Danger

When whole rocks or rock fragments detach themselves from a hill or mountain, they can roll, slide, topple, or fall to the ground, often bouncing against cliffs and flying through the air. Rockfalls happen very quickly and without warning as the pieces... (more...)

What Causes Rockfalls?

Rockfalls are a natural phenomenon wherein a single rock or group of rocks become detached from the rock face and fall. In the process, the rocks accelerate in speed, which can cause danger to drivers on highways below. While there are techniques available... (more...)

Using Rockfall Drapery Systems To Contain The Risks Of Falling Rocks

One of the most effective techniques for preventing the damage of rockfalls is using a rockfall drapery system, a layer of mesh that is laid along the slope to prevent loose rocks from tumbling to the ground below. Drapery systems are made of wire mesh,... (more...)