Children from an orphanage in Holice, Czech Republic, sponsored by VCES Property Development(1) have been on their first outing on board the brand new nine-seat minibus jointly financed by Terre Plurielle, the Bouygues Construction corporate foundation, and Citroen Czech Republic. Eight children from the orphanage accompanied by Clément Duclos, the initiator of the project, and […]
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Thursday March 19th, 2015
BIM on show at la Défense
A true star of innovation, BIM (Business Information Modeling) will hold a place of honour on 25 and 26 March at the first “BIM World” event. Over two days, French and international players in Design Construction and Maintenance will discuss the challenges of BIM. A perfect opportunity for us to take a look at this […]
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ETDE, the electrical contracting and maintenance subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, hit the headlines in the world of internal corporate communications with the launch of its WebTV. This new interactive tool has replaced the company’s printed in-house magazine, giving pride of place to online exchange and video communication. The initiative was recently rewarded with the first […]
The French construction industry newspaper, Le Moniteur, recently published a very interesting report on its website covering the inauguration of the Dubai elevated metro’s new Red Line. Bouygues Construction played a key role in the project. VSL, the Group subsidiary specialising in post-tensioning and cable-stay bridges, was responsible for installing all the voussoirs on this […]
Although some stereotypes may linger, others are losing ground. Who says building and civil works is no career for a woman? The “Awards for Women in Building and Civil Works”, organised by Le Moniteur on 16 December, of which Bouygues Construction was a partner, demonstrated that there are already women in construction companies and the […]
For this second meeting, we’re interested in the ways we can use BIM starting from a project’s design stage. BIM has many advantages: visualising the future project concretely helps make the right choices, the precise cost is known upstream and there is guaranteed understanding of all information necessary for building the structure. BIM enhances understanding […]
At the BA 123 airbase at Bricy in central France, site teams are currently working on a building in which all the pilots of the future Airbus A400M (a military transport aircraft) will be trained. The operation will set a benchmark for applying sustainable construction practices to industrial buildings. Not only will it be constructed […]
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 […]
Urban projects, infrastructures, recharging stations for electric vehicles, Smart City ... The world of mobilities is changing every day and various different factors of it influence our daily lives. Introducing our series of expert testimonials on the subject. The first contribution is from Virginie Alonzi, Outlook Director at Bouygues Construction. She discusses the innovative solutions that are arising in the wake of emerging uses?
In a radio interview broadcast yesterday on France Inter, Olivier-Marie Racine explained that Turkmenistan is a commercial issue for Bouygues. “Turkmenistan is a country in which Bouygues Construction has now been active for around fifteen years. Almost 4% of Bouygues Construction’s business is done there, so it is a commercial stake for Bouygues, among other […]