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Safety in building and civil works

For many years, Bouygues Construction has strived towards making safety a priority. The group implements their own strict safety standards and invests in innovative equipment, in an aim to have “zero accidents” on-site. Preparing a site and making it safe is key to limit risks and to protect each siteworker and sub-contractor from a potential accident. Hoist, elevator: using high-performance and suitable tools is a way of reducing occupational health risks and to maintain everyone’s health. At Bouygues Construction, site managers are trained in health & safety and hold a supervisory role over teams. The enforce the standards which surpass usual industry requirements.

Bouygues Construction are pioneers for initiatives that reinforce on-site safety and maintain “zero accidents”. Preventative action against addiction, staff warm-ups and even world “Health and Safety” day created in 2011 are just a few examples. These awareness campaigns have really demonstrated their effectiveness with figures constantly falling. The group’s aim for the future is to be zero risk.

The Gibraltar site is maintaining momentum!

Since November 2015 more than 100 site workers from Bouygues Energies & Services have been working to build a next-generation thermal power plant in Gibraltar. The aim of the project is to replace three fossil fuel power plants dating from over 30 years ago, which no longer meet European requirements. The biggest challenge in the […]

The fire house for training firefighters

Erected for the Departmental Council and the firefighters of Ille-et-Vilaine, the building was designed and built by Bouygues Bâtiment Grand Ouest. The technical training facility has a new innovative tool, the goal of this unusual construction being to give firefighters a place to train in conditions as close as possible to the real thing! The […]

The longest sea viaduct on French territory

This 5,400 metre-long sea viaduct, which will connect Saint-Denis (the capital of Reunion Island) to La Grande Chaloupe, is a major component of the New Coastal Road. The aim is to replace the current road along the coast between Saint-Denis and La Possession, which is dangerously exposed to the risk of rock falls and submersion […]

Fair Play, innovative web series

Bouygues Construction asked the My Serious Game agency to launch an innovative web series on Bouygues Construction's new value system. An increasingly significant role within companies has been given to creating a shared vision based on shared values and corporate culture.

A training day to improve safety on construction sites

Health and safety is more of a priority than ever at Bouygues Construction, and effective safety measures are becoming even more important across all our construction sites. In light of this development, Bouygues Construction University has launched a training programme for team leaders.

Talking about Invisible Disabilities

Disability employment week will take place between the 14 and 20 November. During this time, we will be looking to reaffirming our commitments in relation to disability, and highlighting some of the actions carried out. Our subsidiary, Bouygues Energies & Services, the first company in its sector to have signed a disability agreement, is committed […]

Last episode of pilot’s life mini-séries

“Keep your eyes open, listen and feel” In the last episode in the Bouygues Travaux Publics’ “A pilot’s life” mini-series, immerse yourself with Fabrice, 47, a TBM manager on Tuen Mun-Chek Lap Kok Link project in Hong Kong. With innovation and respect for the environment central to the project, the extraordinary tunnel was dug out by […]

Mickaël, TBM pilot for 14 years

“The life of a pilot” Every week, through three intimate and realistic portraits, we invite you to discover the daily life of a TBM pilot in action so that you can better understand the challenges of this job that is still little known to the general public. This week, the second episode will introduce you […]

Students and employees can explore Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France construction sites during the 2016 Coulisses du Bâtiment, Fédération Française du Bâtiment Fédération Française du Bâtiment

During the 2016 Coulisses du Bâtiment from 13-15 October 2016, an open day for construction sites and workshops, and organised by the Fédération Française du Bâtiment, Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France is opening the doors to six of its sites to show both students and employees what goes on behind the scenes.  Focus on days packed full of […]

A tower that takes your breath away!

City of Dreams, located in the heart of Cotai in Macao, is a unique integrated entertainment resort that combines entertainment, diverse accommodation, international dining, luxurious shopping, and spacious gaming under one roof. Designed by the famous architect Zaha Hadid, 2004 Pritker Prize winner, this revolutionary building is set to become an iconic landmark in the […]

The New Hospital of Orléans is almost ready to open!

After five years of construction, the New Hospital of Orléans (Nouvel Hôpital d’Orléans), one of the largest hospital construction projects in France, has been delivered. Nine hundred employees, working during the busiest time of the year, built the hospital’s nineteen operating rooms and six buildings, which can accommodate up to 1,300 beds. This ambitious project […]

Incity Tower worksite: fire evacuation exercise

As part of its continuous improvement drive in the area of safety, GFC Construction is today holding a fire simulation and subsequent evacuation exercise on Incity Tower worksite. The objective of this exercise is two-fold: to test the site evacuation procedure and to test the safety equipment installed in the tower. The exercise is overseen by […]

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