Srimalie Fonseka, a 28-year-old engineer at Brézillon, always saw herself working in construction, “a down-to-earth business where you can carry out a project from A to Z”. On her arrival, she did a day of orientation as a worker on a site. “I asked not to be given any special treatment, and I got what […]
Innovations on construction sites
Thursday August 24th, 2017
Fort d’Issy-Vanves-Clamart: slipping the giant slab into place
The Fort d’Issy-Vanves-Clamart station took a crucial step in the night of 12-13 August: the 7,000 tonnes of concrete forming the roof were slipped briskly into place by Bouygues Travaux Publics teams.
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