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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 [...]

Transmission Gully Project

December 12th, 2019|Categories: New Zealand, Project|

TechSpan arches and Reinforced Earth walls for New Zealand road project When completed, in May 2020, the Transmission Gully Project (TGP) will provide a new, 27 km long, four-lane motorway north of Wellington, New Zealand. This modern and safe main highway will bypass the coastal communities and space-limited [...]

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 [...]

Burkina Faso: Terre Armée will enable to ease traffic flow in Ouagadougou

December 13th, 2017|Categories: Burkina Faso, Project|

In Burkina Faso, Terre Armée is involved in the construction of Ouagadougou’s northern interchange, creating 12,000 m² of Reinforced Earth® access ramps. The construction works, located in the heart of the city, were commissioned by the Ministry of Infrastructure who awarded the contract to Sogea-Satom (VINCI Construction International Network). The [...]

Terre Armée’s highlights in 2016

January 6th, 2017|Categories: Company|

An overview of Terre Armée's projects in 2016, among which: - Demir Kapija Bridge, Macedonia - Heads of the Valleys, United Kingdom - Herb Parkway, Canada - La Concordia Bridge, Mexico - SEA high-speed rail line, France - Muak Leak Reservoir, Thailand - The [...]

Venezuela – Reinforced Earth® walls for the “Cinta Costera”

December 7th, 2016|Categories: Project, Venezuela|

In Vargas State, Freyssinet-Tierra Armada is constructing Reinforced Earth® walls for the new 17-km long seafront In 2016 the Vargas State authorities launched a major project to construct a 17-km seafront in northern Venezuela, between the cities of Punta de Mulatos and Macuto. Freyssinet – Tierra Armada Venezuela was chosen to construct the walls of the works, [...]

Did you know that Reinforced Earth® retaining walls are an excellent solution for runways extension?

November 30th, 2016|Categories: Did you know?|

Did you know that Reinforced Earth® retaining walls are an excellent solution for runways extension? Our structures are particularly suited to the constraints related to the construction of new airports including the extension or renovation and upgrade of their take-off and landing runways. Airports are usually located in [...]

First trials on the new high speed line SEA

July 27th, 2016|Categories: France, Project|

First trials on the new high-speed railroad South-Europe-Atlantique (SEA) high-speed line (LGV) linking the city of Tours to Bordeaux have begun and speed will increase up to 352 km/h over the next days on one of the Reinforced Earth® structures supporting a track, where commercial speed of trains [...]

MEXICO – A new website dedicated to Tierra Armada

June 8th, 2016|Categories: Company, Mexico|

The Tierra Armada de México website has been launched. Visit http://www.tierraarmada.com.mx to discover all the information, techniques and projects of our Mexican teams. Follow Tierra Armada de México on social networks! Twitter: @tierraarmadamex Linkedin: Tierra Armada de México Youtube: Canal TierraArmadaMex

Reinforced Earth South Africa takes part to the 1st Southern African Geotechnical Conference

April 27th, 2016|Categories: Events, South Africa|

This subregional conference will provide a forum for exchanging, disseminating and discussing current geotechnical practice in Southern Africa as well as sharing information of recent projects and developments. Come and visit us on our booth n°4! The First Southern African Geotechnical Conference will be hosted by the Geotechnical Division of [...]

The Reinforced Earth company (RECO USA) at Geoamericas 2016!

April 10th, 2016|Categories: Events, United States|

Hosted by the North American Geosynthetics Society (NAGS), the North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics, the 3rd Pan-American Regional Conference on Geosynthetics is held in Miami, Florida. From April 10th to 13th, The Reinforced Earth Company will present its technical solutions and know how during the exhibition. Come [...]

Russia – Reinforced Earth® ramps for the Kaliningrad stadium

February 19th, 2016|Categories: Project, Russia|

The city of Kaliningrad, Russian enclave between Poland and Lithuania, will host some games of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. As part of this development, numerous structures are being built, including the new stadium of Kaliningrad, named Arena Baltika. Terre Armée France designed 2 060 m² of Reinforced Earth® [...]

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – TerraClass® access ramps for the Maimón viaduct

December 18th, 2015|Categories: Dominican Republic, Project|

As part of an urban highway contours development, Terra Armada (Brazil) completed 5,381 m² of TerraClass® access ramps for the Maimón viaduct. The design of the Reinforced Earth® walls takes into account seismic effects and includes specific steel strips as reinforcements. Terra Armada was responsible for the design, material supply and on-site technical assistance. [...]

Terre Armée at the XV PCSMGE in Buenos Aires

November 9th, 2015|Categories: Argentina, Events|

The 15th PCSMGE (Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering) will be held from November 15th to 18th at the Hilton Buenos Aires in Argentina. This show is an opportunity for Terre Armée to showcase its expertise in reinforced backfill applications and in soil-structure interaction. In order to know [...]

Terre Armée at the 15th ARC 2015 in Fukuoka

November 2nd, 2015|Categories: Events, Japan|

The 15th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering will be held in Fukuoka, from November 9th to 13th at the Fukuoka International Congress Center. The theme of this edition will be "New Innovations and Sustainability". To learn more about the different techniques and applications in [...]

Terre Armée at WRC 2015 in Seoul

October 27th, 2015|Categories: Events, South Korea|

The 25th World Road Congress will be held in Seoul, from November 2nd to 6th at the Coex convention center. The focus of this edition will be on "Roads and Mobility - Creating New Value from Transport". To learn more about the different techniques and applications in which Terre [...]

LESOTHO – A TerraTrel® bridge near Koma Koma Village

September 4th, 2015|Categories: Project, South Africa|

Taking place in a very remote site at 230km from the capital Maseru, this project was awarded by the Lesotho Ministry of Public Works & Transports (Roads Directorate). Reinforced Earth South Africa was in charge of designing and supplying RE materials for the two Reinforced Earth® abutments. The aim [...]

Terre Armee at the 25th ICOLD congress from june 13rd to 20th

June 10th, 2015|Categories: Events|

The 25th Congress of the International Commission on Large Dams will take place in Norway and represents an opportunity for Terre Armee to showcase its expertise in dams and hydraulic structures. Stop by our booth #35 at Stavanger Forum! For more information, browse our brochure Dams and Reservoirs. [...]

Las Tórtolas tailing dam

March 2nd, 2015|Categories: Croatia, Project|

Background In October 2007 Anglo American approved an investment of US$2.4 billion to expand its Los Bronces open cut copper and molybdenum mine, high in the Andes Mountains of Chile. The expansion includes new grinding facilities in the Confluencia sector, a flotation plant at Las Tórtolas (Colina) and [...]

World Premiere: Reinforced Earth® equips the high-speed railway lines

December 4th, 2014|Categories: France, Project|

The construction of Reinforced Earth® walls for the South-Europe-Atlantique (SEA) high-speed line (LGV) linking Tours to Bordeaux was completed in September 2014. Eleven structures totalling 20 walls were built, mainly to support the railway tracks on both sides of flyovers. The highest structure is 12.70 m high. For two of [...]

Nigeria – Third interchange project for Reinforced Earth

October 28th, 2014|Categories: Nigeria, Project|

Bayelsa is a state of southern Nigeria in the core Niger Delta region. It has one of the largest crude oil and natural gas deposits in Nigeria. As part of the massive infrastructure modernization in Yenagoa, the capital of Bayelsa, 2 new interchanges will be created at each end of [...]

Chile – Bridge abutments in Reinforced Earth on a crossroad

October 21st, 2014|Categories: Chile, Project|

In Chile Tierra Armada teams have achieved the construction of 2 Reinforced Earth® bridge abutments on a exchanger being constructed on the Route 160. These walls consist of 2,836 m² TerraClass® walls with galvanized steel strip reinforcements. More about: Roads & Motorways Download [...]

Thailand – Widening Highway 11

August 21st, 2014|Categories: Project, Thailand|

To manage increased traffic flow on Highway 11 connecting the cities of Uttaradit and Denchai in the North of the country, the Department of Highways decided to widen this route passing through mountainous country from two to four lanes. To avoid the need for large volumes of backfill [...]

Croatia – Sveta Trojica wall

July 28th, 2014|Categories: Croatia, Project|

1 km West of the village of Križišće stands the imposing Reinforced Earth® structure of Sveta Trojica: A three-tiered wall with max. height 34 m and 375 m long. The total surface area is 11,170 m². Terre Armée designed the structure and supplied the GeoStrap® reinforcements, and connections. More about: Roads [...]

AUSTRALIA – Regional Rail Link, West Werribee Junction

December 11th, 2012|Categories: Australia, Project|

The Regional Rail Link Project, located in the Victoria state, has been inaugurated this year. For this significant project, RECO Australia provided several Reinforced Earth® structures. On the West Werribee Junction section, RECo Australia was required to design and supply two Reinforced Earth® retaining walls and six flyover walls for a total surface of 5,517 m². [...]