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Tierra Armada Chile S.p.A. helps rebuild Valparaiso

December 9th, 2019|

Precast walls and wave barriers to reconstruct and protect Chile's most important port damaged by earthquakes in 2015 The Port of Valparaíso is Chile’s most important container and passenger port. About 11 million tons of cargo, one million shipping containers, and more than 50,000 passengers pass through it every year. In 2015, [...]

Freyssinet Mexico and Tierra Armada Mexico join forces to rehabilitate Amecameca Bridge after devastating earthquake in Mexico City

December 6th, 2019|

Advantages of precast systems clear in the rehabilitation of vital infrastructure which had to reopen to traffic in only nine months A powerful earthquake hitting 7.1 on the Richter scale rocked Mexico City and the surrounding area on September 19th, 2017. The devastation was spread throughout Mexico’s capital. Thousands of buildings collapsed [...]

Reinforced Earth (Pty) Ltd South Africa build on history of Cogmanskloof Pass

October 25th, 2019|

Reinforced Earth system with TerraTrel grid facing for historic pass In 1877, using a combination of gunpowder and dynamite, a resourceful pass builder named Thomas Bain blasted the oldest solid rock road tunnel in South Africa and built the Cogmanskloof (or Kogmanskloof) Pass. Between 2016 and 2019, a group of equally resourceful [...]

Morocco: Sidi Maârouf Bridge is standing tall

July 22nd, 2019|

Terre Armée and Freyssinet have been involved in the construction of Casablanca’s major new structure, the Sidi Maârouf Bridge. Started in 2015, the cable-stayed bridge is being built as part of the redevelopment of the Sidi Maârouf junction initiated by the city of Casablanca. Funded by the municipality and the General Directorate [...]

Canada – new access ramp for the Gardiner Expressway

June 26th, 2019|

In Toronto, RECO Canada designed and supplied precast panels for the new gardiner expressway ramp to lower Simcoe Street. Located in the City of Toronto, the York-Bay-Yonge off-ramp to Lower Simcoe street reconstruction project is part of a large push to modernize the waterfront area and accommodate high volumes of traffic flow [...]

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