With Swiss wood high up in the air

On 29 September 2018, the world’s highest 3S railway was inaugurated. The new 3S-Bahn increases the transport capacity from the dry jetty to the small Matterhorn by 2,000 guests per hour. In just nine minutes – from the „Trockener Steg“ valley station to the „glacier ride“, Europe’s highest mountain railway station at 3,883 metres above sea level.
The new Holzbau AG supplied the primary wooden structure for the valley and mountain station.

The report of the Sunday newspaper, Bauen & Wohnen (german)

 

Loyal employees honoured

On November 9th NH Akustik + Design AG and the new Holzbau AG held their annual works meeting together. As usual, the meeting focused on the activities of the
and also informed about the current course of business.
The actual highlight of the meeting were the honours of the long-standing employees. NH Akustik + Design AG was able to celebrate the proud number of eight anniversaries and the new Holzbau AG four anniversaries.
report.

Here the report of the Luzerner Zeitung of 28.11.18, source: Luzerner Zeitung

 

 

Woodawards – we have won

A week ago the Wood Awards were presented at Carpenter’s Hall in London. Our object NWCD-7 won in two categories „Commercial and Leisure“ & „Mears Group Gold Award (winner of the winners)“.

Winners 2018

Dispose of bulky waste under a roof

If you travel by car from Burglauenen to Grindelwald, you cannot miss the large hall on the other side of the Lütschine. The new waste disposal yard in the Tschingeley has started operations. It replaces the 25-year-old temporary facility at the inert waste dump. So far, the enthusiasm for the 2.8 million hall has been great, says operator Urs Zumbrunn.
The new Holzbau AG was able to supply the engineering and the primary supporting structure for this waste disposal site.

The report of the Jungfrauzeitung of 16.11.18 (german)

Saanersloch Railway Construction Diary

In about 6 weeks, day X will be around the corner and the new Saanersloch Railway will go into operation. The final works are on course: the escalator has been delivered, the stations asphalted and the interior work of the valley station is in progress. In about two weeks, starting in mid-November, the gondola lift will be ready for trial operation. With the first snowfall, the winter mood has arrived in the destination and the anticipation for the new cable car increases!
Read the construction diary here (german)

Pilatus Flugzeugwerke: Hall in Buochs to be as big as two football pitches

One of the largest wooden hangars in Europe is currently being built in record time. Because Pilatus Flugzeugwerke is relying on automation to build the PC-24 structure, the new competence centre will provide more than 150 jobs.
The new hall will be built by Strüby Konzept AG from Seewen as a total service provider. The new Holzbau AG, Lungern supplies the primary supporting structure, truss girders in BauBuche (length up to 34.0 m, weight approx. 16.0 t/h) and the arch girders in BSH fir.
Here the whole report of the Luzerner Zeitung from 07.11.18 (german)

Lungerer know-how in Zermatt ropeway

Three companies from Obwalden were involved in the construction of the new, ultra-modern cable car on the Kleine Matterhorn above Zermatt.
The construction of the new cable car on the Kleine Matterhorn is a project of superlatives. Per hour it transports 2000 guests – in just nine minutes – from the valley station „Trockener Steg“ to the „Glacier Paradise“, the highest mountain railway station in Europe at 3883 metres above sea level. Last Saturday the „Matterhorn Glacier Ride“ was inaugurated.
Article in the Obwaldner Zeitung from 28.09.18

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