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.
Innovations on construction sites
Wednesday March 30th, 2016
Under Paris skies, the golden dome of the Orthodox Church
Saturday 19 March, the Russian Orthodox spiritual and cultural centre, being built by Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France-Construction Privée, was adorned with a great golden dome, the most impressive of the five domes that will top the building upon its completion. Newcomer in the sky of Paris, the great dome, now visible from the Pont de l’Alma, […]
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