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For many years, Bouygues Construction has strived towards making safety a priority. The group implements their own strict safety standards and invests in innovative equipment, in an aim to have “zero accidents” on-site. Preparing a site and making it safe is key to limit risks and to protect each siteworker and sub-contractor from a potential accident. Hoist, elevator: using high-performance and suitable tools is a way of reducing occupational health risks and to maintain everyone’s health. At Bouygues Construction, site managers are trained in health & safety and hold a supervisory role over teams. The enforce the standards which surpass usual industry requirements.

Bouygues Construction are pioneers for initiatives that reinforce on-site safety and maintain “zero accidents”. Preventative action against addiction, staff warm-ups and even world “Health and Safety” day created in 2011 are just a few examples. These awareness campaigns have really demonstrated their effectiveness with figures constantly falling. The group’s aim for the future is to be zero risk.

Bouygues Construction set to make waves at VivaTech

The 2nd edition of VivaTech, one of Europe’s biggest innovation events where 50,000 are expected, will take place from 15 to 17 June. Roland Le Roux, Director of Open Innovation, gives us a sneak peak at the technologies Bouygues Construction will be presenting, as well as the start-ups in attendance.

Losinger Marazzi construction sites in the north-east

We’re continuing our visit to Switzerland, this time taking a look at our subsidiary Losinger Marazzi’s projects in the north-east of the country. Here are some great photos from 2016: – Greencity is the flagship project for both Losinger Marazzi and Bouygues Construction. It’s the first sustainable neighbourhood in Switzerland and is 2,000 Watts-certified. Having won […]

A panorama of solar farms

"Our subsidiaries Bouygues Thai and Bouygues Energies & Services, in a joint venture with the local company McTric, have built four solar farms in Ayutthaya, 100km north of Bangkok,in Thailand. Back in pictures on this amazing project: 

Army barracks transformed into student lodging

Situated in Paris’ 18th arrondissement, the Lourcine Barracks, former Parisian military site built in 1875, will soon be transformed into a university facility. There will be a boarding house for prep-school pupils studying to gain admittance to the elite Grandes Ecoles, and a university centre. L’EPAURIF (public development agency for universities in the Ile-de-France region) […]

The Gibraltar site is maintaining momentum!

Since November 2015 more than 100 site workers from Bouygues Energies & Services have been working to build a next-generation thermal power plant in Gibraltar. The aim of the project is to replace three fossil fuel power plants dating from over 30 years ago, which no longer meet European requirements. The biggest challenge in the […]

The fire house for training firefighters

Erected for the Departmental Council and the firefighters of Ille-et-Vilaine, the building was designed and built by Bouygues Bâtiment Grand Ouest. The technical training facility has a new innovative tool, the goal of this unusual construction being to give firefighters a place to train in conditions as close as possible to the real thing! The […]

The longest sea viaduct on French territory

This 5,400 metre-long sea viaduct, which will connect Saint-Denis (the capital of Reunion Island) to La Grande Chaloupe, is a major component of the New Coastal Road. The aim is to replace the current road along the coast between Saint-Denis and La Possession, which is dangerously exposed to the risk of rock falls and submersion […]

2016 in pictures

To start the year in style, Bouygues Construction invites you to a change of scenery, through the most beautiful projects and construction initiated in 2016! January – Linkcity launches Serendicity :  At the Paris-Saclay campus, Linkcity is developing the biggest student housing project currently under way in France. The project: to construct 8 buildings (900 […]

Our best buildings… in the snow!

The holidays are fast approaching, and winter is here. To mark the occasion, Bouygues Construction has a surprise in store. We’ve got something lovely to show you: postcards of our most beautiful buildings, old and new. Chalets, airports, hotels... all in the snow! We would like to take this opportunity to offer you our best wishes for the holiday season and the new year !

Fair Play, innovative web series

Bouygues Construction asked the My Serious Game agency to launch an innovative web series on Bouygues Construction's new value system. An increasingly significant role within companies has been given to creating a shared vision based on shared values and corporate culture.

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    We’ve done it – Clisson College has experienced its first ‘back to school’: it now has 320 students! What is so special about this establishment? It was built using an innovative technique: modular construction. Presentation of this sustainable building, delivered in just a year. An innovative building The interesting aspect of modular construction for Clisson […]

  • Bouygues UK: bringing a British touch to Bouygues Construction

    The construction of the Channel Tunnel in 1986 marked the start of Bouygues Construction‘s adventure in the United Kingdom. Since then, the Group has strengthened its position with our English neighbours, expanding from 450 to 1,600 employees and from ten projects in London to more than 150 around the country. This was a real challenge […]

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    Pupils at the Chengdu school complex in Montpellier, France, have just re-started school in brand new, and highly innovative, school buildings. This is the first positive energy school project for GFC Construction, the Bouygues Construction subsidiary that operates in the south-eastern quarter of France. The school complex, located in the Parc Marianne neighbourhood, is attended […]

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