Dubai, Hong Kong, Toronto… VSL has provided its expertise in the construction of skyscrapers on a global scale. A look at some breathtaking examples. Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE – 828 m high Since 2010, the Burj Khalifa has held the record for the world’s tallest skyscraper. VSL Heavy Lifting played a leading role in installing the […]
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Partnership with WWF France: the collaboration continues!
Tuesday March 27th, 2018
Bouygues Construction is stepping up investments in wood, a material of the future
A subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France is a player in the wooden construction sector. Today, it is investing in new construction methods to reduce the carbon footprint of the construction industry and develop new solutions for the cities of the future.
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In June 2011, work was launched on the construction of a new hospital facility in Amiens, in northern France. With an eye on sustainable development, the architect decided to install an inverted roof, which is a thermal insulation technique in which the insulating material is placed on the exterior of the roof structure. It is […]
In a radio interview broadcast yesterday on France Inter, Olivier-Marie Racine explained that Turkmenistan is a commercial issue for Bouygues. “Turkmenistan is a country in which Bouygues Construction has now been active for around fifteen years. Almost 4% of Bouygues Construction’s business is done there, so it is a commercial stake for Bouygues, among other […]
On the occasion of the renewal of the partnership for the period 2017-2020, read the interview between Marie-Luce Godinot, Director of Innovation and Sustainable Development at Bouygues Construction, and Marie Christine Korniloff, Deputy Director for Economic Affairs at WWF France.
We discovered them during the Startup Minute when they had one minute to win us over. Now they are preparing themselves for another exercise in style: revealing themselves without giving too much away. Our latest series gets the start-ups to pass a personality test! This week we meet Emmanuel de Maistre, co-founder and CEO of […]
As part of the Novarka consortium, which includes Vinci, Bouygues Construction is carrying out a project that is unique in the world—the construction of a confinement shelter above the damaged nuclear reactor in Chernobyl to secure the site and prepare for dismantling the reactor later. A new major stage in this project has just been […]
The association “Lève-Toi et Marche” has set itself the task of helping men experiencing serious problems to reintegrate into society. Many residents, often former prisoners, manage to live independently again thanks to the care, accommodation and administrative support they receive. Yves Bégassat, Chairman of the association since 2008, shares his experience with us. Can you […]
The French construction industry newspaper, Le Moniteur, recently published a very interesting report on its website covering the inauguration of the Dubai elevated metro’s new Red Line. Bouygues Construction played a key role in the project. VSL, the Group subsidiary specialising in post-tensioning and cable-stay bridges, was responsible for installing all the voussoirs on this […]