Laser science has recently made an important advancement. One of the most sophisticated centres in the world, the Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) Beamlines, has been built at Dolní B?ežany, near Prague. Our local subsidiary VCES was part of a consortium that carried out the construction of the future European research hotspot. Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) […]
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Grand Paris Express: Bouygues Travaux Publics is digging!
Wednesday July 26th, 2017
Bouygues Construction operates in more than 80 countries on five continents. There are so many destinations to discover, for a complete change of scenery this summer! Travel the world through our most emblematic projects and sites—without the jet lag.
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The aerial cable link between the two banks of the Penfeld River in Brest, a design-construction project for Brest Métropole Océane by a consortium that includes Bouygues Bâtiment Grand Ouest, is symbolic for the city of Brest and a first in France. It links the city centre with the new Les Capucins district, which is […]
While there's no longer any question that robots are an asset for construction sites, increasing their uses involves overcoming a number of hurdles: access to the machines by workers (journeymen), improvement of human / machine interaction, autonomy of robots, financial viability, and so on. There is a complex web of challenges that the construction sector has yet to solve before robotics can become a true ally for construction sites and journeymen. Explanations.
Erected for the Departmental Council and the firefighters of Ille-et-Vilaine, the building was designed and built by Bouygues Bâtiment Grand Ouest. The technical training facility has a new innovative tool, the goal of this unusual construction being to give firefighters a place to train in conditions as close as possible to the real thing! The […]