Bouygues Construction’s Lille-based subsidiary, Norpac, signed a design-build contract on May 19 for the Addictology Unit of the Lille Regional University Hospital, in northern France. Norpac is the lead company of a consortium that also includes the the architecture firm Paindavoine Parmentier and two engineering consultants, Iosis Nord and HQE Symoé. The unit will house […]
Work has got underway on Floatgen, the France’s first offshore wind turbine!
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Worksites made more sustainable with recycled concrete
Building and Civil Works generates 250 million tonnes of waste per year. Today, only 40% of this waste is reclaimed, yet the Energy Transition Act imposes a threshold of 70%, to be reached by 2020. Transitioning from a traditional, linear economy toward a circular economy means entirely rethinking how we manage a worksite’s materials in order to produce in a more sustainable and sensible way.
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GFC Construction, the Bouygues Construction subsidiary operating in south-eastern France, has been awarded the contract to build a Cancer Institute in the city of Nîmes. The contract, which is worth around €36 million, includes the design and construction of a new 158-bed oncology centre. Designed by architects Michel Beauvais & Associates, the 16,000 m² building […]
Railenium, the only institute of its kind in Europe, aims to contribute to a more sustainable, more economic, safer and smarter rail infrastructure (track, energy supply, signalling, data communication, rolling stock, etc.). It is the world’s largest R&D centre for this sector. Bouygues Travaux Publics, Colas Rail and Norpac (a Bouygues Construction subsidiary operating on […]
The Chevaux de Marly, standing proud at the entrance to the principal courtyard at Challenger, the headquarters of Bouygues Construction, are once again a magnificent white. These statues were not neglected during the renovation taking place at Challenger (see posting on 6 July, 2011). The painstaking work was contracted to Tollis, a company that specialises […]
ETDE, Bouygues Construction’s electrical contracting and maintenance subsidiary, has announced that it has signed a new Public-Private Partnership (PPP) street lighting contract with the town of Longjumeau, situated south of the capital in the Paris region. The town’s mayor is none other than Nathalie Kosciuscko-Morizet, who doubles as France’s Minister of Strategic Planning and Development […]
Bouygues Construction subsidiary Norpac, which has been operating in Northern France for more than 30 years, held its 4th Sustainable Construction Challenge on December 10 and 11. The event is intended for students universities and engineering, business and architecture schools in France and Belgium. The challenge consists in working on a real project involving aspects […]
8 March is International Women’s Day. A day to denounce inequalities. A day for society to move forward and modernise. On this occasion, Bouygues Construction is launching a recruitment campaign geared towards women, for more gender equality in the Group.
On Monday 27 January, teams from our subsidiary GFC Construction positioned the last of more than 7,000 pre-fabricated blocks to complete the Jean Bouin stand at Marseille’s Stade Vélodrome stadium. Launched in June last year, the construction of the Jean Bouin stand mobilised more than 300 people, working eight-hour shifts, six days a week. This […]
Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France received the Operational Excellence Award for large companies at the Cérémonie des Prix Nationaux de la Qualité et de l’Excellence Opérationnelle (national awards ceremony for quality and operational excellence) on 29 January 2018. This award recognises the company's commitment to its employees and customer-centred performance.