Worldwide, about 600,000 cranes are used for construction works. They are essential for numerous construction sites. Some measure up to 200 metres in height and can lift loads of 500 tonnes. Currently, a Bouygues Construction R&D project, headed by Bouygues Construction Matériel, aims to allow remote control of cranes with video assistance, using augmented reality and even some automation. What is the purpose of this ambitious system, and what does it change for workers on the sites ? Answers with Julien Meyer, manager at the lifting division at Bouygues Construction Matériel at Île-de-France.
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Interview with Martin Fisher
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Situated in Paris’ 18th arrondissement, the Lourcine Barracks, former Parisian military site built in 1875, will soon be transformed into a university facility. There will be a boarding house for prep-school pupils studying to gain admittance to the elite Grandes Ecoles, and a university centre. L’EPAURIF (public development agency for universities in the Ile-de-France region) […]
Smart Impulse offers large businesses and localities a solution to help them better manage their buildings' power consumption. Discovered by Bouygues Construction in 2012, the start-up has become one of the Group's go-to partners for its business and CSR needs.
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