We are the undisputed global leader in the manufacture, design and supply of gabion baskets.
Our gabions are cages which are engineered from double twisted hexagonal woven steel wire mesh. Delivered flat-packed, our gabions are assembled and then filled with stones at the project site.
There are numerous uses for these modular units and are typically used to form flexible, permeable and monolithic structures such as retaining walls, channel linings, hydraulic control structures and erosion protection. They are increasingly being used in architectural applications as well.
Our gabion baskets are made from high quality steel wire, which is heavily galvanised to provide long term corrosion protection.In order to reinforce the structure, all mesh panel edges are selvedged with a wire having a greater diameter.
To meet environmental project requirements, maximize longevity and structural efficiency, Maccaferri developed PoliMac®, an exclusive polymer coating that can withstand the most aggressive environmental conditions. PoliMac® products are the most advanced solution to achieve the technical performance demands of hydraulic, geotechnical, erosion control and environmental protection projects.
Our gabions are manufactured in our factories around the world. The management and production system in many of our factories is certified in compliance with ISO 9001.
In selected factories, the gabion mesh is produced in compliance with CPR – Construction Product Regulation 305/2011, having EC marking in compliance with ETA-09/0414. The management and production system is certified in compliance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 (related to the environmental management system).
Our Jumbo Gabions are used on large scale civil engineering projects where large volumes of gabions are to be constructed. Identical in concept to our regular gabions, Jumbo Gabions are just much larger!
Maccaferri Green Gabions are modular gabion units used for streambank stabilization, restoration and erosion protection solutions.
MacSoil is a prismatic (or trapezoidal) gabion element engineered from double twisted hexagonal woven steel wire mesh. It is used to form low-height retaining structures or revetment protection works and has the final appearance of a vegetated natural slope.
Sack gabions are cylindrical baskets engineered from double twisted hexagonal woven steel wire mesh. The tubular units are filled with gabion stone at the project site and laced tightly shut. This modular unit is then used to provide erosion protection for river banks, scour protection of bridge piers, or any situation that requires immediate defence from the erosion effects of water.
Maccaferri Strong Face gabions are an excellent solution for use when a gabion wall, or revetment needs a stronger than normal face. The units can be used where there are higher loads within the gabion structure or in situations where a higher abrasion resistance is required on the face of the gabion. This can occur for example in river or lake works where there is the risk of ice movement and increased potential for damage.