Bouygues Construction’s Lille-based subsidiary, Norpac, signed a design-build contract on May 19 for the Addictology Unit of the Lille Regional University Hospital, in northern France. Norpac is the lead company of a consortium that also includes the the architecture firm Paindavoine Parmentier and two engineering consultants, Iosis Nord and HQE Symoé. The unit will house […]
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Monday April 30th, 2018
Hublo: new digital display solutions at construction sites
Eighteen months ago, Hublo replaced paper-based notices with interactive touchscreens. After the first few trials proved to be a success, the project was expanded. Read on to learn about the roll-out process and the latest developments.
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Meryem Hammoumi, sales manager at Bymaro, worked for five years as a construction engineer in Morocco and Turkmenistan. While she liked the people she worked with, she does not miss the moving around that was required. “When you want to start a family, it’s no longer so easy to be an expat.” In 2002, she […]
Increasing numbers of experiments involving 3D construction have been carried out over the last few months, with the printing of concrete parts and even, for the more advanced, the creation of complete wall sections. It offers a number of advantages, saving time and materials and reducing the environmental impact. Is this process, which is still […]
Bouygues Construction is firmly committed to transitioning toward using digital technology in its operations. The partnership agreement that has just been signed with the Domolandes Technopole notably provides for the development of virtual reality tools and broader testing for BIM (Building Information Modelling). Trino Beltran, Open Innovation and Sustainable Construction Director, tells us more about […]
On the 18 July, Queen Elizabeth II officially declared the Tyne Tunnel open, in the presence of Martin Bouygues, Chairman and CEO of the Bouygues group. Accompanied by Prince Philip, the Queen gave a speech in which she congratulated all those who had taken part in the project and underlined the benefits for inhabitants who […]
Allicso, a company formed by Colas Rhône-Alpes Auvergne, DTP Terrassement, Bouygues Travaux Publics Régions France, SEIEF / EPI2 and CSO Investissement, signed a public-private partnership contract today, with the General Council of the department of Allier, to finance, design and build the Vichy southwest bypass and ensure its maintenance and upkeep for 15 years. Construction […]
The French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault went to the Sillon de Bretagne last Friday, at Saint-Herblain, in the suburbs of Nantes in western France. He had live there in the 1970’s but a rehabilitation leaded by our subsidiary Quille Construction has completely transformed it. Overview of Europe’s largest renovation of a building in use. Completed […]
Work carried out by Axione enabled the spectators at the Euro 2016 Portugal/Austria match to have high performance network coverage at Parc des Princes on 18 June. With the advent of digital, quality GSM coverage has become essential both indoors and in major arenas. The stadium is now equipped with state-of-the-art transmission capabilities via multiple operators.
You may have heard of it without really understanding what it was all about, or perhaps you simply want to know more. Whatever your level of familiarity with Building Information Modeling, watch these informative videos to find out more about one of the major changes in our industry.