Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France received the Operational Excellence Award for large companies at the Cérémonie des Prix Nationaux de la Qualité et de l’Excellence Opérationnelle (national awards ceremony for quality and operational excellence) on 29 January 2018. This award recognises the company's commitment to its employees and customer-centred performance.
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(Français) Face à l’augmentation du nombre de seniors dans nos sociétés et à l’évolution de leur style de vie, il est nécessaire de repenser notre vision de l’habitat pour concevoir des logements qui répondent à leurs nouvelles attentes.
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Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France, Parisian subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, is the first construction company in France to set up a common tower, which is on the Tour Alto construction site in La Défense.
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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.
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The Floatgen project, the largest offshore wind turbine in France on which construction is soon due to be completed in the port of Saint-Nazaire, has won the Usine Nouvelle 2017 Renewable Energies Trophy for Energy Transition at the ceremony organised on Tuesday 16 May in the presence of Jean Jouzel, climatologist and former vice-president of GIEC.
In a consortium with Soletanche Bachy, Bessac and Sade, Bouygues Travaux Publics has won lot T3A of line 15 South of the Grand Paris Express, comprising civil engineering works between the stations of Pont de Sèvres and Fort d’Issy-Vanves-Clamart.
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