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Reinforced Earth Company Ltd. (RECo) is a civil engineering company providing worldwide leadership in the design and supply of components for an innovative civil engineering material under the trademark Reinforced Earth. RECo has forged an unrivalled level of expertise and experience in reinforced backfill applications and soil-structure interaction.

The Reinforced Earth/Terre Armee (TA) Group is part of the Soils Division of the Soletanche Freyssinet Group.


Over the last 50 years, Terre Armée has been setting the gold standard in reinforced earth structures and has played an active role in over 50,000 projects around the world.



Reinforced Earth Technology has four main characteristics:

  • It is a cost and time saving technology.
  • It has excellent performance in earthquakes.
  • It is a very adaptable material and can be utilized in a wide range of different applications.
  • It is reliable - known durability of materials and life span.

All Reinforced Earth® technologies are suited to a broad array of structures, including:
  •  Retaining walls
  •  Bridge abutments
  •  Arch bridges

In a wide range of engineering applications:

  • Roads & highways
  • Railways
  • Mining
  • Hydraulic structures
  • Industry
  • Power
  • Commercial facilities
  • Housing
  • Environment
  • Military
Non-traditional applications have been quite varied and are limited only by the designer’s imagination.  Retaining structures using Reinforced Earth technology have been numerously applied in municipal, airport or sports facilities.

RECo is committed to pursuing a policy of continual improvement in a bid to achieve operational excellence. Sharing skills and knowledge is also an integral part of the company's philosophy.

Construction site of Reinforced Earth® walls




Terre Armée is a subsidiary of the Soletanche Freyssinet Group, a world leader in the soil, structural engineering and nuclear sectors.

50 years of Reinforced Earth®

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Activity Report 2013

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