Bouygues Bâtiment International, a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, has begun works to rebuild and extend the Černý Most shopping centre in Prague, Czech Republic. Worth a total of €73 million, this is the second largest project Bouygues Construction has ever carried out in the country. The contract was signed between VCES (the local subsidiary of […]
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Wednesday November 7th, 2018
Will electrical cars be mandatory by the year 2030?
Are European car manufacturers poised to switch to all-electric? On 10 September, MEPs in Brussels gave their support for draft legislation setting a 45% reduction in CO2 emissions from cars and vans under 3.5 tonnes by the year 2030, with an intermediate target of 20% by 2025. A much more ambitious roadmap than that of the European Commission, which tabled plans for a 30% reduction by 2030.
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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 […]
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Terre Plurielle, the Bouygues Construction corporate foundation, was recently involved in inaugurating the third extension to a community home for underprivileged children in Long Hai, Vietnam. Six new schoolrooms have been created, along with two rooms for teaching sewing, a therapy room for disabled children and dormitories that can accommodate 300 disabled and homeless children. […]
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 […]