The association “Lève-Toi et Marche” has set itself the task of helping men experiencing serious problems to reintegrate into society. Many residents, often former prisoners, manage to live independently again thanks to the care, accommodation and administrative support they receive. Yves Bégassat, Chairman of the association since 2008, shares his experience with us. Can you […]
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Thursday February 15th, 2018
Revolutionising formwork with Smart Cast
“This is the first time in 30 years I’ve seen something that will truly change the way we build”, say site workers. Designed in 2015 by Augustin Masurel, who at the time was a works superintendent with Bouygues Construction, Smart Cast represents a minor revolution in the construction industry.
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