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.
Wednesday September 7th, 2016
Spectacular Inauguration of the MahaNakhon Tower
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 […]
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