In our town and cities, where vegetation is becoming increasingly scarce, how can we absorb carbon dioxide, claimed by scientists to be the number one cause of climate change? Imagine a material that could grow like trees by absorbing carbon dioxide!
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The fire house for training firefighters
Innovations on construction sites
Thursday January 19th, 2017
The Gibraltar site is maintaining momentum!
Since November 2015 more than 100 site workers from Bouygues Energies & Services have been working to build a next-generation thermal power plant in Gibraltar. The aim of the project is to replace three fossil fuel power plants dating from over 30 years ago, which no longer meet European requirements. The biggest challenge in the […]
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Since 7 November, the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) has been taking place in Marrakesh. The objective of this 2-week conference is to continue and to intensify the fight against climate change. Outside of the summit that brings together diplomats and heads of state from the entire world, the Bouygues Group, through its subsidiaries Bouygues Construction, Bouygues Immobilier, and Colas, is presenting its sustainable construction innovations.
The Floatgen project, the largest offshore wind turbine in France on which construction is soon due to be completed in the port of Saint-Nazaire, has won the Usine Nouvelle 2017 Renewable Energies Trophy for Energy Transition at the ceremony organised on Tuesday 16 May in the presence of Jean Jouzel, climatologist and former vice-president of GIEC.
"Our subsidiaries Bouygues Thai and Bouygues Energies & Services, in a joint venture with the local company McTric, have built four solar farms in Ayutthaya, 100km north of Bangkok,in Thailand. Back in pictures on this amazing project:
The Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France construction site for the new Beaugrenelle shopping mall reached a major milestone on Friday, August 17, when the footbridge designed to connect the two parts of the future shopping centre was raised into place. The footbridge was assembled on the ground over several weeks by the Austrian subcontractor GIG. It was […]
After the Port Miami Tunnel works project, the Brickell City Centre project is now in full swing under the Florida sun. The multi-use complex (hotels, housing units, offices, and businesses) is the largest property-development project currently taking place in the state. But the large scale isn’t incompatible with ecology. In fact, the project received the […]
We’re continuing our visit to Switzerland, this time taking a look at our subsidiary Losinger Marazzi’s projects in the north-east of the country. Here are some great photos from 2016: – Greencity is the flagship project for both Losinger Marazzi and Bouygues Construction. It’s the first sustainable neighbourhood in Switzerland and is 2,000 Watts-certified. Having won […]
Terre Plurielle, the Bouygues Construction corporate foundation, is backing Le Grenier – an association created in 2000 in Le Havre – which proposes an economic insertion project for women remote from the labour market for recycling second-hand textiles. Depending on donations, the association sorts, cleans and irons clothes before selling them, either by the kilo […]
Yes, concrete can be a high-tech material! picked by Actualité and Actu France Concrete is the world’s most widely-used building material, and is the subject of increasingly sophisticated research work which has led to the development of new products offering greater durability, better compressive strength, improved resistance to temperature changes, etc. With the aim of […]