"The most functional smart city in the world. " Helsinki's ambition is a mighty one... but has real potential. The Finnish capital wants to align new technologies with usages suited to the lives of its residents.
Diversity and Equal Opportunity
The Disability Network at Bouygues Energies & Services
Friday December 2nd, 2016
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.
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