By 2025, the entire metropolitan area will be connected to fibre-optic cable. This rollout is eagerly awaited in rural and suburban areas. This would result in a positive impact on the local economy.
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The Fort d’Issy-Vanves-Clamart station took a crucial step in the night of 12-13 August: the 7,000 tonnes of concrete forming the roof were slipped briskly into place by Bouygues Travaux Publics teams.
Last June, a second group began the Bouygues Construction R&D acceleration programme, organised with Schoolab. The goal: provide six months of support and coaching for several Group employees with innovative ideas. A concrete investment in the future!
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April 2018 – Cédric Vilani, a deputy of the La République en marche (LREM) party in Essonne, publishes a reference document on artificial intelligence. It namely gives a few indications on the consequences of artificial intelligence development on the construction sector. At Bouygues Construction, are we ready?
Alan Mossman is Managing Director of The Change Business Ltd, a lean design and construction consultancy. He is an occasional author and professor of lean construction at universities such as Loughborough and Nottingham Trent. If BIM is about technology, then lean is about the people who use that technology! Alan Mossman tells us about it today, through his favourite field, lean construction.
How to be attractive, create value and be scalable is the challenge for office buildings in order to meet all the complexity of an increasingly pressurised market. The uses and structure of such buildings require urgent rethinking in order to meet the new expectations of their occupants, as well as health and environmental issues. Solutions exist, but such changes must be anticipated in order to be implemented effectively.
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) […]
In order to accelerate the reduction of their own carbon footprint and support their customers with energy transition, Bouygues Construction and Bouygues Energies & Services signed an agreement on 15 October to invest in PowiDian, a start-up specialising in the self-sufficient production of hydrogen-based energy. This is the best way to reach zero carbon.