The “Maison des femmes”, or “women’s home”, inaugurated in Saint-Denis at the beginning of July 2016 after a year of construction works, is finally ready to welcome and care for female victims of violence and mutilation. Here is a look back on this project led by a committed woman, the Doctor Ghada Hatem, and supported […]
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The cement industry aims to reduce greenhouse gases by 80% by the year 2050
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Improving working conditions on sites with a system combining robotics and virtual reality. This is far from a fairy tale – this research and development programme will come into effect in 2020. The aim is to train employees to pick up the right habits, via a process that is both visual and tactile.
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As Bouygues Construction's corporate foundation, Terre Plurielle provides financial support to projects sponsored by employees who are actively involved in the areas of education, employment and healthcare Since it was first established in 2008, in excess of 200 projects have received support, sponsored by almost 250 employees.
Carbon-free driving with Bouygues Energies & Services! Following the installation of recharging terminals for electric vehicles in the Maine-et-Loire department of France, our subsidiary is now set to install around a thousand such terminals in the large newly-formed French region of Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées. The four-year deal is one of the most lucrative signed in France. To […]
Whether reimagining the tripod shape to move proudly towards the traditional shape of the closed island, stepping back from the street , using curves to provide a maximum of natural light or working with materials to create pleasant, social spaces, the research and design work done here at Be Issy by the architects from PCA Stream is intended to improve the lives of the occupants.
Bouygues Construction’s top priority is the health and safety of the teams who work on its construction sites. 13 June 2017 marks the launch of a global awareness campaign intended to reinforce the Bouygues Construction Health and Safety policy and achieve “zero accidents”.
Across the world, nearly 200 m3 of concrete is poured every second. Concrete is one of the most widely used industrial products - even more so than oil. Although we know all about its advantages in terms of land development, its drawbacks are significant. It is one of the major sources of CO2 emissions due to its cement content. About one billion tonnes of CO2 is released each year in the world by the cement industry. In the face of such global challenges and future changes in urbanisation, a revolution in construction methods is beginning. How can the construction sector commit to becoming more carbon-free?