Monthly Archives: January 1970

Atlantic challenge

The bay of Machico is a busy fishing harbour and tourist destination on the beautiful Portuguese island of Madeira in the mid-Atlantic. The bay area is now being upgraded with, among other things, new cultural and sports facilities, a new access road and a roadpedestrian bridge over a nearby stream.

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SDA’S – the quick answer to slope stabilization

While installing the foundation piles of a new riverside apartment block in the small French town of La Roche
Sur Foron, signs of movement were noted in the slopes of the excavation. A quick and effective solution was needed.

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Bringing stability in THE BALTIC

A variety of restoration projects are currently under way in the Baltic States, using modern techniques for repair and renovation. M&C visited Riga, the capital of Latvia, to see how MAI self-drilling anchors are being used to provide stability.

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