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World-record bund test confirms Terre Armée’s capacity to innovate, leadership in soil-structure interaction

June 29th, 2020|Categories: Company, News, Protective Barriers, Reinforced Earth, TA|

Reinforced Earth® rockfall bund withstands impact of 5000 KJ Three years of research subjected to a few seconds of truth The excitement was palpable at the Montagnole rockfall test site near Lyon, France on June 16. Three years of collaborative research combining the expertise of Terre Armée [...]

Reinforced Earth® walls for Jorf Lasfar Power Station

January 20th, 2020|Categories: Energy, Morocco, PROJECTS, Reinforced Earth, Retaining walls|

In Morocco, the Jorf Lasfar thermal power station features high-performing installations. Guaranteeing an availability rate of over 90%, it is one of the best performing power stations in the world. The facility enjoys a strategic geographic location thanks to its proximity to the Jorf Lasfar Port. An estimated [...]

Uganda: Extension of the Kampala Northern Bypass

January 9th, 2020|Categories: Project, Uganda|

In Kampala, at the Northern edge of Lake Victoria, Reinforced Earth South Africa (RESA) supplied Reinforced Earth® walls for the extension of the Northern Bypass. Designed in a semicircle and built between 2004 and 2009 across the northern suburbs of the city, the bypass aims to relieve traffic congestion in the city centre.  In May 2014, the [...]

Canada: Regina Bypass to open to traffic

December 11th, 2019|Categories: Canada, Project|

23000 m2 of Reinforced Earth walls for largest transportation infrastructure project in Saskatchewan’s history The highway bypass of the City of Regina, capital of the Province of Saskatchewan in Canada, will open to traffic on October 29, 2019. The Regina Bypass is the largest transportation infrastructure project in [...]

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

December 9th, 2019|Categories: Chile, Project|

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 [...]

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

December 6th, 2019|Categories: Mexico, Project|

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. [...]

Morocco: Sidi Maârouf Bridge is standing tall

July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Morocco, Project|

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 [...]

Canada – new access ramp for the Gardiner Expressway

June 26th, 2019|Categories: Canada, Project|

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 [...]

TechWall to build iconic walkway at new urban development in Lyon

May 15th, 2019|Categories: Project, Spain|

LYON: Puisoz-Grand Parilly is a new residential, commercial, and business district in one of the regions with the highest urban development by Lyon, France. When completed in 2025, the new neighbourhood will provide 1000 apartments, 23000m2 of office space, and six hectares of public areas. Two thousand people [...]

Nicaragua: Freyssinet – Tierra Armada Panamá at the heart of Managua’s road work

January 14th, 2019|Categories: Nicaragua, Project|

Freyssinet - Tierra Armada Panamá is pursuing its involvement in the road work of the Nicaraguan capital with the building of 3 access ramps. Freyssinet - Tierra Armada Panamá began the second Reinforced Earth® wall project in Nicaragua with the construction of the 7 Sur interchange. Launched in 2017 by national authorities, this [...]

MAGAZINE – Our latest edition is now available!

November 30th, 2018|Categories: Company|

Do not wait any longer and have a look at the magazine n°231 to keep up with our latest news and projects! You will discover how Terre Armée is contributing to put back in service the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Toy after a massive landslide by building a 100 [...]

Chile: making the 43 highway safer

May 28th, 2018|Categories: Chile, Project|

In central Chile, Tierra Armada has constructed 4 Reinforced Earth walls as part of the extension of Highway 43 that will provide a safe link between the communities of Coquimbo and Ovalle. And consequently bringing to an end the infamous “Road of Death”. This was the Chilean Ministry [...]

Australia: RECo takes part in the massive NorthLink WA project

March 21st, 2018|Categories: Australia, Project|

In Perth, RECo Australia designs and supplies 31,000 m² of TerraTilt® and TerraPlus® facing as part of the NorthLink West Australia road project. In 2016, the city of Perth embarked on highway construction works intended to meet the needs of a rapidly growing population. This large-scale project entitled NorthLink WA will provide the [...]

Canada: Reinforced Earth walls on the Victor Road interchange

February 19th, 2018|Categories: Canada, Project|

In Saskatoon, RECo Canada built 1,080 m² of retaining walls for the new interchange of the city. The company Dream Asset Management and the city of Saskatoon launched an overpass cross highway building project. This interchange that connects Victor Road in the southeast area of Stonebridge to Highway 11 in the City of Saskatoon is aimed [...]

Peru: TechWall® walls for Uchumayo highway

January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Peru, Project|

Consisting of a two-lane low-level route for heavy vehicles plus two surface-level connector roads for urban traffic, this project was initially designed with conventional reinforced concrete walls. By proposing an alternative solution based on the use of TechWall® prefabricated walls with counterforts, Tierra Armada generated both time and [...]