The Matching Up Challenge is back! This call for innovative projects ‘matches’ start-ups with Group employees. What's it like working with a start-up? Yolaine Perrot, Lean Management Director at Bouygues Construction and Xavier Motsch, the founder of LeanCo, tell us all about it.
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Thursday February 21st, 2019
The cement industry aims to reduce greenhouse gases by 80% by the year 2050
“Tomorrow’s cement industry will not only harness CO2 emissions but will also be producing its materials from waste. ” This is the ambitious target stated by the French cement industry trade union during its press conference on 14 November 2018.
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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.
The 2nd edition of VivaTech, one of Europe’s biggest innovation events where 50,000 are expected, will take place from 15 to 17 June. Roland Le Roux, Director of Open Innovation, gives us a sneak peak at the technologies Bouygues Construction will be presenting, as well as the start-ups in attendance.
While improving energy performance is essential during a renovation project, it is not the sole objective of project managers. Of equal importance are the key features aimed at incorporating different uses within a building. Issues such as planning, digitalisation, occupation of space, quality of life at work, etc. also need to be fully addressed.
Urban vegetable gardens have been appearing in Monaco since 2016. A concept called "Terre de Monaco" extends over 1,600 m2 of ground and roof space. It’s a real breath of fresh air for the Principality which is 80% concrete! Interview with… Jessica Sbaraglia, founder of Terre de Monaco
BIM World is back on 28-29 March! And Bouygues Construction will be represented at this umbrella event for the digital transformation in construction, real estate, and urban planning; with the goal of leading way in the digital transformation of our industry.
"This is the first time in 30 years I've seen something that will truly change the way we build", say site workers. Designed in 2015 by Augustin Masurel, who at the time was a works superintendent with Bouygues Construction, Smart Cast represents a minor revolution in the construction industry.
For almost two years, Bouygues Construction has been leveraging Open Innovation in order to increase its competitiveness. Roland Le Roux, head of the Open Innovation team in the Innovation and Sustainable Development Department, discusses the challenges involved in this initiative that allows Bouygues Construction to be one step ahead of the competition.
Beneath the Florida sun, something new has risen up on the skyline of the most Latin city in the United States, Miami—the Brickell City Centre. Our subsidiary Americaribe has gone big for its first project in the country, with this vast 500,000 m² complex whose shopping centre opened in December 2016. Here are some images […]