Dropping anchor at the “Stadtstraße”

Working under difficult conditions (Credit: Züblin)

Ship ahoy! It doesn’t always have to be the subway, Vienna has a lot more to offer. This time we drop anchor in the city street.

Revolutionary stress control elements: Innovation made easy

Die neuen Stauchelemente lassen sich leicht tragen (Credit: Implenia)

Tunnel construction work is literally a backbreaking job. Especially when it comes to installing stress control elements (weighing 80 kilograms each) overhead. When Manuel Entfellner saw how the workers in the tunnel struggle with this, he decided to do something about it. We spoke with the Implenia site manager about his innovative stress control elements,… Continue reading Revolutionary stress control elements: Innovation made easy

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AVANT: The big build

We have had good experiences with kitchen comparisons in the past, so today we again approach a topic of foundation engineering from the edible side: namely a research project called AVANT, which deals with the use of artificial intelligence in injection processes.

Indiana Jones and the extremely practical university research

Micropiles and giant excavators, Matthias J. Rebhan’s work includes everything from small devices to large machines. University research is conducted in dusty libraries, the scientists in their ivory towers are paler than Count Dracula from all the indoor work? Not at the Institute for Soil Mechanics, Foundation Engineering and Computational Geotechnics (IBG for short) at… Continue reading Indiana Jones and the extremely practical university research

A ride on the subway

Over the past few months, we have approached the subject of the subway from several perspectives, from its historical triumphal procession to the technical challenges of subway construction. And since things are unfortunately still looking bleak when it comes to travel, today we want to take you on a virtual ride on the Vienna subway… Continue reading A ride on the subway

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merlin: learn from mistakes

Careful, what now follows is self-promotion – but that doesn’t necessarily have to be a bad thing. Really good advertising is rare and is often remembered for years. For those of you who don’t remember the Old Spice commercials with Terry Crews: My sincere condolences. Here’s a little memory refresher: https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=0hwpDnA0_V8 Not quite as crazy,… Continue reading merlin: learn from mistakes

Measuring the World

Surveying technology under the magnifying glass Just as Batman keeps a watchful eye on Gotham City and Yoda notices the smallest tremors in the Force, Boris Bogensberger keeps a close eye on every change. Just like the masked avenger the surveyor can currently be found a lot in underground (bat) caves, specifically those of the… Continue reading Measuring the World

What do we want? w.i.l.m.a. When do we want it? Now.

Traditional company relies on innovation The family company DESOI GmbH shows how the balancing act between tradition and innovation succeeds. We spoke to long-standing application engineer Bernd Kress about how w.i.l.m.a. made the switch from mechanics to electronics possible and how other companies can also succeeded in taking this step. At eguana we live the… Continue reading What do we want? w.i.l.m.a. When do we want it? Now.