Reinforced Earth Canada (RECo) is a civil engineering company in Canada providing national leadership in designing and supplying components for innovative civil engineering projects. RECo has forged an unrivaled level of expertise and experience in reinforced backfill applications and soil-structure interaction in the past five decades and our most famous product is our RECo walls (an MSE retaining wall) trusted by many. The Reinforced Earth/Terre Armée (TA) Group is part of the Soils Division of the Soletanche Freyssinet Group, who are in turn a subsidiary of VINCI Construction, one of the largest contractors in the world.

Our expansive portfolio of products are used for a wide range of structures in many market segments.

RECo’s technologies are utilized in a broad range of structures, including:
  • Retaining walls
  • Bridge abutments
  • Dikes & embankments
  • Underpasses
  • Cut-and-cover tunnels
  • Arch bridges & reinforced embankments

In a wide range of markets:
  • Transportation Infrastructure
  • Hydraulic Infrastructure
  • Urban Development
  • Environmental Infrastructure
  • Protective Infrastructure
  • Resources and Industry

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 many municipal, airport, sports facilities, and more.

Born from a pioneering invention, innovation runs in RECo’s veins. Continuously striving to improve what we can offer is the key to our success. RECo’s commitment to continuous improvement promotes our ability to achieve operational excellence. Sharing skills and knowledge is also integral to the company’s philosophy.

Our History

A French engineer’s invention in 1963 developed a new composite material using earth as a raw material, which spawned the development of a company with offices across the five continents in just a few decades. Read More >> 

Our Vision

As the world leader in retaining and precast arch structures, and driven by a strong organizational culture focusing on safety and excellence. Read More >> 


We are fully committed to realizing our goal of a zero accident rate; our regulations, our rigid rules and our in-house tools guarantee that we will achieve this ambition. Read More >> 

Sustainable Technology

At RECo we combine our business practices with an environmental focus that will ensure prosperity and longevity for both our technology and the environment. Read More >>