Although construction remains a predominantly male environment, the mind-set is changing and endeavours to promote gender equality are increasing.
Friday January 6th, 2017
Manhattan Loft Gardens is standing tall!
Manhattan Loft Corporation, Bouygues UK and VSL have carried out a tall order: the construction of Manhattan Loft Gardens, one of London’s highest buildings.
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On 6 December, this film created by Bouygues Bâtiment International was given an award as part of the “Trophées de la Diversité®” awards, which looks to reward companies incorporating diversity into their growth, their HR issues and their managerial activities.
Building and Civil Works generates 250 million tonnes of waste per year. Today, only 40% of this waste is reclaimed, yet the Energy Transition Act imposes a threshold of 70%, to be reached by 2020. Transitioning from a traditional, linear economy toward a circular economy means entirely rethinking how we manage a worksite's materials in order to produce in a more sustainable and sensible way.
Part of the massive Hong Kong Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) project, Dragages Hong Kong and VSL have been joining hands to design and construct this 9.4-km long dual three-lane viaduct section. Upon the completion of this new land transport link, commuters will take only some 45 minutes to reach Zhuhai from the Hong Kong Airport – compared to […]
Dubai, Hong Kong, Toronto… VSL has provided its expertise in the construction of skyscrapers on a global scale. A look at some breathtaking examples. Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE – 828 m high Since 2010, the Burj Khalifa has held the record for the world’s tallest skyscraper. VSL Heavy Lifting played a leading role in installing the […]
With its unique architecture and original design, the MahaNakhon Tower in Thailand doesn’t fail to impress. Surrounded by a ribbon of pixels and measuring 314 metres—a national record—it’s inauguration was as special as the tower itself; an extraordinary light and sound show held on 29 August. The MahaNakhon Tower: the tallest tower of Thailand Designed […]
Given the backdrop of depleting resources such as sand and the saturation of landfills in Île-de-France, and due to the volumes excavated for this work, the idea of reusing the land excavated for new construction was very appealing.
On 6 and 7 December, Bouygues Construction is organising the second edition of its mobility-focused Global Mobility forum. Interview with Jean-Manuel Soussan, Human ResourcesDirector, on mobility policy and the opportunities of this meeting for the company.
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