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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...)

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...)