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.
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Laure Abdul, PhD in Materials Engineering, presents the concept of soil cement.
Given the backdrop of depleting resources such as sand and the saturation of landfills in Île-de-France, and due to the volumes excavated for this work, the idea of reusing the land excavated for new construction was very appealing.
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Bouygues Thai and Bouygues Energies & Services, two subsidiaries of Bouygues Construction, have signed (1) a contract worth around $50 million (approx. €38 million) for the design, construction and maintenance of three photovoltaic power plants in the Tak and Sukhothai provinces of north-east Thailand for Soleq Solar Thailand, a solar energy producer. In all, the […]
Bouygues UK, subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, was awarded the construction of an iconic project for Keele University in the Midlands – the Smart Innovation Hub project.
It’s now four years since I joined GTB Construction. It wasn’t my first job. Before that, I had spent twelve years working as a baker. I used to like the work, but it was a profession for a single man, because you always have to work weekends and public holidays! When I wanted to start […]
After more than two and a half years of works, the Beaugrenelle shopping centre in the 15th arrondissement of Paris has unveiled its new architecture to thousands of curious people impatient to discover it. Entirely rebuilt by Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France, a Bouygues Construction subsidiary, the mall, which originally dates back to the 1970s, forms part […]
Bouygues Turkmen, the Bouygues Construction subsidiary operating in Turkmenistan, opened a training centre in the building trades in October 2009, which will be available for the 7,000 local site workers (70% of whom are Turkmen nationals). 100 workers are already following training programmes. The centre offers initial professional training courses as well as continuing education […]
Activity isn’t just taking place on the tarmac at Lyon Saint-Exupéry. The airport is currently extending terminal 1 and adding a shopping centre. A project of around 70,000 sq. m, doubling its current surface area. A project with very specific characteristics takes off! A project on an in-use site There are currently 5,000 employees working […]
Terre Plurielle, the corporate foundation of Bouygues Construction, has handed over a cheque for €28,548 to the EESRHM (a specialised school and rehabilitation centre for young people with physical disabilities) to help it purchase 12 interactive whiteboards. This is supported by two Brézillon (a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction in Paris region) employees, Benoist Carceles and […]
Construction works on the new French National Archives at Pierrefitte-sur-Seine, in the suburbs of Paris, were officially launched on September 11, 2009, when the foundation stone was laid by the French Prime Minister, François Fillon. Also present at the ceremony were Frédéric Mitterrand, the French Minister of Culture and Communication, and the Chairman and CEO […]