Where Grand Paris Express worksites are concerned, Bouygues Travaux Publics Région Parisienne is seeking to give a new lease of life to excavated soil. A review of a circular-economy pilot project with the restructuring of an agricultural plot in partnership with the conurbation of Grand Paris Sud Seine-Essonne-Sénart and the municipality of Ris-Orangis.
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Tuesday October 2nd, 2018
The circular economy: at the heart of Bouygues Construction’s strategic thinking
Transforming waste into resources: when the circular economy disrupts our growth models and the way we consume and produce goods. Bouygues Construction is fully committed to acting as a responsible and committed industry player.
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Bouygues Construction won two trophies awarded bythe OPPBTP (Professional Organisation for Accident Prevention in the Construction Industry)duringthe National Accident Prevention Meetings event on 12 October, in the presence of the Minister for Employment, representatives of worker and company organisations, administrators in charge of accident prevention, and leaders of companies in the construction industry.