The longest bridge in the Ivory Coast, the Pont Henri-Konan-Bédié, stretches over 1.5 km. Officially unveiled on 16 December 2014, this bridge now makes it possible for Ivorians to reach two major districts of Abidjan, Riviera and Marcory, in only 15 minutes, as opposed to one hour before. A few years ago, it would have […]
Innovations on construction sites
Thursday March 12th, 2015
Bouygues Construction staying the course in Morocco!
Thanks to the 9,000 individuals involved on the worksites, there are now three ports adorning the north face of Morocco. For the last eleven years, Bouygues Travaux Publics, Bymaro and Saipem have been braving the elements in order to rig out Tangier and the Strait of Gibraltar, the second busiest maritime route in the world. […]
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More secrets revealed at Mont-Saint-Michel! The DTP teams and the archaeologists from the Institut national de recherches archéologiques préventives (Inrap – French Archaeological Research Institute), who are leading the work to remove the silt around Mont-Saint-Michel under the leadership of the DRAC (Regional Directorate for Cultural Affairs) in Basse-Normandie, have uncovered some extremely important archaeological […]
“Innovation is the future of sustainable development, and vice versa”. From the foundation of this two-fold conviction, Utopies, a specialised business consultancy dealing with social and environmental issues and their respect, has just published a study on the convergence of innovation and sustainable development strategies. Since these two themes are at the heart of its […]
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 […]
Plan BIM 2022, recently launched by Julien Denormandie, minister for Housing and Town Planning, aims to speed up the implementation of the BIM. Funding of 10 million euros has been allocated to the construction sector, SMEs in particular. So what role will big construction companies play in this?
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 new Bercy, renamed AccorHotels Arena at the end of 2015, has completely changed after renovations by Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France – Ouvrages Publics and Bouygues Energies & Services. Find out how we redefined this landmark building to better live together. The AccorHotels Arena has been open to the public for over six months, following its inauguration […]
Dragages Singapore, a Bouygues Construction subsidiary, has been awarded a contract to design and build a major residential complex in the centre of Singapore Island. The contract, which is worth a total of €102 million (roughly S$170 million), has been signed with property developers CapitaLand Singapore Limited and Mitsubishi Estate Asia, partners in a joint venture. The […]