Rising to the environmental challenge posed by construction-site spoil, we have sought to offer a reliable, safe solution for optimising resources.
The Greencity eco-neighbourhood is coming to life
Interview of the month: Reda El Yakoubi
Thursday September 7th, 2017
Floatgen, the floating wind turbine takes to the water
Built in the port of Saint-Nazaire, Floatgen, France’s first floating wind turbine, has taken a new major step forward. The concrete foundation was floated on 23 August after a construction process which began in the autumn of 2016.
The AccorHotels Arena as seen by its users
Worksites made more sustainable with recycled concrete
Wednesday June 22nd, 2016
Work has got underway on Floatgen, the France’s first offshore wind turbine!
Floatgen ©Ideol[/caption] Porté par un consortium européen de sept industriels et organismes de recherche, Floatgen fait figure de première à plusieurs titres. Première éolienne en mer qui entrera en service en France mi-2017, elle est également le premier démonstrateur grandeur nature de la fondation flottante développée et brevetée par Ideol. « Ce projet est un […]
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For each project we are awarded, our policy is to offer our clients buildings that are exemplary in terms of environmental performance. It is in this spirit that Bouygues Bâtiment International and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) signed a partnership agreement aimed at deploying EDGE environmental certification across all Bouygues Bâtiment International-led projects for which […]
Inaugurated on 20 January in the presence of Minister of Housing and Sustainable Homes Emmanuelle Cosse, the eco-village Hameau des Noés in Val-de-Reuil can be considered a laboratory of sorts, where new ways of life will be concocted.