Built in the port of Saint-Nazaire, Floatgen, France’s first floating wind turbine, has taken a new major step forward. The concrete foundation was floated on 23 August after a construction process which began in the autumn of 2016.
Bouygues Construction is stepping up investments in wood, a material of the future
The Greencity eco-neighbourhood is coming to life
Thursday January 18th, 2018
Partnership with WWF France: the collaboration continues!
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.
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Have you heard of BIM? The acronym stands for “Building Information Modeling“: the digital model and the management of data it contains, making it possible to design, construct and operate projects more quickly and more efficiently. BIM’s functions of augmented and virtual reality help anticipate the requirements inherent in new constructions. Starting up a worksite […]
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Crédit Mutuel Nord-Europe, Linkcity and Bouygues Bâtiment Nord-Est (subsidiaries of Bouygues Construction) laid the first stone of the future MEL head office, in the presence of Damien Castelain and Martine Aubry. The event marked the beginning of the largest office construction project currently in progress in the Lille metropolitan area.
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