Challenger, which was built in 1988 to house all Bouygues’ business activities, has been the window onto the Group’s know-how for 30 years. Between 1988 and 2018, the headquarters have transformed, mirroring the change in the company. Here is a picture review of thirty years of constant progress.
Work has got underway on Floatgen, the France’s first offshore wind turbine!
Linkcity projects highlighted at MIPIM
Thursday May 12th, 2016
Worksites made more sustainable with recycled concrete
Building and Civil Works generates 250 million tonnes of waste per year. Today, only 40% of this waste is reclaimed, yet the Energy Transition Act imposes a threshold of 70%, to be reached by 2020. Transitioning from a traditional, linear economy toward a circular economy means entirely rethinking how we manage a worksite’s materials in order to produce in a more sustainable and sensible way.
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Bouygues Travaux Publics is an expert in complex projects involving tunnels, engineering structures and road, port and rail infrastructures. Operating in France and many other countries, the entity has acknowledged expertise in managing large-scale projects with high added value. Today, we offer you a trip to the world capital of Asia to discover 6 major […]
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