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Rockfall Containment System

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Bridgnorth - deveg & catch fencing

Bridgnorth – Deveg & Catch Fencing

The house is located on the A442 and is set into the base of the cliff.  The tree covered slope above...

Gibraltar Eastside catch fencing phase 1B

Gibraltar Eastside Catch Fencing Phase 1B

CAN Geotechnical returned to Gibraltar to extend the 5000kJ catch fencing we had previously installed in 2017.  Working closely with...

Chalford Viaduct – Rock Bolting & Netting

CAN Geotechnical was appointed as subcontractor after a catastrophic failure event.  It was in fact approximately 50m3 of rock which...

Watford Tunnel – De-vegetation & Rockfall Netting

Back in late 2016, CAN worked to remove approximately 15,000m2 of vegetation and install passive/drape mesh (Maccaferri 13,950m2, Enkamat 5,850m2)...

Marple Cutting - De-vegetation & railway rockfall netting. The completed works

Marple Cutting – De-vegetation & Railway Rockfall Netting

CAN was employed to complete the de-vegetation of a 1km long section of railway cutting at Marple, Stockport, in order...

Porthkerry Cutting - Passive Rock Netting

Porthkerry Cutting – Passive Rock Netting

Small localised failures of this rock cutting led to the installation of 6500m2 of Maccaferri pasive rock netting to safeguard the railway line below. ...

Gibraltar - Catch Fence

Gibraltar – Catch Fence

This project required CAN to design and install a 5000kJ rock catch fence system at the toe of a large sand...

Samphire Hoe catch fences installation

Samphire Hoe – Rockfall Netting & Catch Fencing Installation

This 1.5km long section of line between two tunnels stands in the shadow of an 80m high chalk cliff which has...

Boston Boatyard Development - Quarry Face Stabilisation

Boston Boatyard Development – Quarry Face Stabilisation

With the walls of this old quarry forming the backdrop to what will be the back gardens of a new housing...