Over the last 30 years, rockfall protection issues have grown bigger in many mature countries. Users’ safety and infrastructure’s durability with respect to rockfalls have an impact on the attractiveness of a territory and thus represents a strong socio-economical issue.
In Saskatoon, RECo Canada built 1,080 m² of TerraTrel® retaining walls for the new interchange of the city.
In Arequipa, Tierra Armada is performing designing, supplying and supervising the installation of 45,000 m² of TechWall® prefabricated walls along the Variante de Uchumayo Motorway.
Terre Armée is involved in work on the RN 116 bypass in the village of Joncet, designing and supplying 6,200 m² of walls thanks to TerraTrel®.
In order to improve the connectivity between the cities Iquique and Alto Hospicio, the Ministry of Public Works of Chile [MOP] developed the basic engineering of the project called "Improving Accessibility and Connectivity of the Iquique city", which is divided into 9 phases.
Have a look at the Terre Armée Magazine NO 230, presenting our projects worldwide.
Patricio Camacho Ives, CEO of Agua Santa S.A., answers our questions and testifies of his customer experience with Tierra Armada in Chile.
Discover the brand new website of Terre Armée Netherlands & Benelux by visiting http://terrearmee.nl/TA/netherlands_en.nsf
Tierra Armada de Mexico designed and supplied of 1,293 sqm of TerraTrel® retaining wall to support a Stockpile in the North part of Mexico.
Tierra Armada de Venezuela has designed and supplied Reinforced Earth® structures and TechSpan® vaults for rail and road access to the facilities of the National Steel Plant in Piar, Bolivar State, in the north-east of the country.
The strength and stability of our structures in reinforced backfills enable to support heavy loads such as an Airbus A380 or a Boeing 747.
Nearly 2,200 m² of Reinforced Earth® walls were installed alongside a railroad track with a maximum height of 11 meters.
On Monday, July 4, 2016, Eduardo Paes, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), inaugurated the new express line BRT (bus rapid transit) Transolimpica. This is, for the Brazilian capital of one of the most important infrastructure in decades.
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 will reach 320 km/hr.
Reinforced Earth structures are able to withstand very high concentrated loads.
Terre Armée designed and supplied nearly 20 000 m² of facings for the access ramps and abutments walls of seven structures.
Discover our new brochure presenting the GeoTrel technique.
Reinforced Earth® structures can be designed to be partially or even fully submerged by water.
As part of the works for the creation of a 2x2 lines access road on National Road 82, Terre Armée France provided 2300 sqm of Reinforced Earth® walls for the construction of a 15 meters high hydraulic and isostatic structure.
The interstate I-4 is a major highway in Central Florida. In order to ease the traffic on this 33 km artery more than 75 bridges will be replaced, 15 major interchanges will undergo complete reconstruction and two new Express Lanes in each direction will be added in the center of the corridor. RECo will provide nearly 290,000 m² of Reinforced Earth® walls.
Reinforced Earth South Africa will attend the 1st Southern African Geotechnical Conference on May 5&6th. Come and visit us on our booth n°4!
MiningWorld Russia is the leading event for Russia’s mining industry. From April 26th to 28th,Terre Armee will be presenting its techniques and know how. Come and visit us on our booth: Hall 15, pavilion 3, booth A807!
From April 10th to 13th, The Reinforced Earth Company will present its technical solutions and know how during the exhibition.
Terre Armée France supplied 2 060 m² of Reinforced Earth® access ramps for the new stadium of Kaliningrad.
Discover the video of our major achievements in 2015.
As part of an urban highway contours development, Terra Armada (Brazil) completed 5,381 m² of TerraClass® access ramps for the Maimón viaduct.
The Regional Rail Link Project aims to segregate regional services from metropolitan rail services by providing dedicated railway lines. RECo Australia provided Reinforced Earth® structures within three packages out of six for a total surface of 5,517 m².
The 15th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering will be held from November 15th to 18th at the Hilton Buenos Aires in Argentina. Come visit us at our booth #26!
The 25th World Road Congress will be held in Seoul, from November 2nd to 6th at the Coex convention center. Come visit us at our booth #C033!
This summer, Freyssinet Ogranak Belgrade achieved the construction of the two access ramps in Reinforced Earth® for the Bridge Europa in Novi Sad, Serbia.
As part of the Copenhagen-Ringsted line project, Bewehrte Erde was in charge of designing competitive solution for bridge abutments and retaining TerraClass® walls.
The 16th European conference on soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering will be held from September 13th to 17th at the EICC in Edinburgh. Come visit us at our booth #9!
Discover the brand new website of Terre Armée by visiting http://www.terre-armee.fr/
Major construction on the Warm Springs Extension in Fremont, CA began in August of 2009 and will continue until the fall of 2015. This project will add 5.4-miles of new track south from the existing Fremont Station to a new station in the Warm Springs District of the City of Fremont.
The 7th of August was the 40th anniversary of the creation of our brazilian subsidiary Terra Armada Ltda.
The Greek company Aktor has already built nearly 2/3 of the Reinforced Earth® structure of the B2 viaduc access on highway E75, Demir Kapija - Smokvika section, located in the South of the Republic of Macedonia.
In Germany, Bewehrte Erde designed retaining walls with an inclination of 6:1 between the bridges BW304/BW305 and BW305/BW306 as part of the road project B112 OU Finkenheerd - Wiesenau.
Terre Armee will attend the 25th ICOLD Congress to be held from June 13 to 20 in Stavanger, Norway.
Discover the brand new website of Tierra Armada de México by visiting http://www.tierraarmada.com.mx
The 2015 edition of the World Gas Conference closes today. Terre Armée presented its expertise in the field of Oil & Gas. Find out in this video some information about our techniques.
Gateway WA is a major road infrastructure project in Western Australia that aims to make traffic run more safely and smoothly on one of the main routes in the region.
Reinforced Earth® retaining walls selected for the construction of both the upstream and downstream walls of the raised dam.
Discover the video of our major achievements in 2014 worldwide.
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.
Freyssinet Espagne, which was previously jointly controlled with a Spanish partner, holds all of Soletanche Freyssinet’s operations in the fields of structures (Freyssinet) and reinforced earth (Terre Armée) in the Iberian Peninsula, in Mexico and in South America.
The Concrete Institute of Australia Branch held their Annual Dinner last Friday 31st October 2014 in Perth. RECO is very proud to announce that we won an award on the night.
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As part of the massive infrastructure modernization in Yenagoa, the capital of Bayelsa, 2 new interchanges will be created at each end of the doubling up of the Isaac Adaka Boro Expressway in Yenagoa.
The Reinforced Earth Company (RECo) has recently supplied over 1,600m² of retaining walls for the Gold Coast Rapid Transit Project. The RE walls have been designed for both the 15 kPa rail loading as well as the higher 25 kPa temporary construction loading.
In the course of numerous infrastructure projects for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi (Russia), a new 48 km long transport link between the city of Adler on the Black Sea and Krasnaya Polyana in the Caucasus was built. This transport connection consists of a highway & a railway line.
In Chile Tierra Armada teams have achieved the construction of 2 Reinforced Earth® bridge abutments on a exchanger being constructed on the Route 160.
The construction of the first bridge over the Madeira River near Porto Velho (capital of the state of Rondônia), has been completed. The work, which began in May 2010, was interrupted several times, notably because of the speed and velocity of the river water (about 4 m / s).
In Australia, The Reinforced Earth Company Australia was awarded the dfesign and supply of over 2400sqm of Reinforced Earth® walls for the Moreton Bay Rail Link project (Queensland).
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.
Situated in eastern Canada, the Gulf of St Lawrence opens onto the Atlantic Ocean. In the county of Sept-Rivieres in the Northeast of Quebec province, the town of Port-Cartier, 640 km from Quebec City and on the north shore of the St Lawrence river, launched a waterfront improvements program to attract shoreline residents and visitors to the town.