‘To better understand and interpret the behaviour of tunnel boring machines in order to anticipate and solve technical problems within the industry is the subject of Mehdi Mahmoudysepehr’s doctoral research project. He is a PhD student at Chaire Construction 4.0. He tells us more about it below!
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LEDsPLAY®: creating iconic landmarks by turning bridges into spectacular displays
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When The Construction Industry Reinvents Itself Through Construction Chair 4.0
With the support of Hauts-de-France Regional Council and Métropole Européenne de Lille, Bouygues Construction and Centrale Lille school are launching Construction Chair 4.0 to manage the sector’s digital transition and improve productivity through digital methods and industrialisation.
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The longest sea bridge in the world. After nine years of construction, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge was officially opened today.
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.
Bouygues Construction and Centrale Lille formed Chaire Construction 4.0 in 2017, to support the digitalisation and industrialisation of the sector. We met with PhD student Andry Zaïd Rabenantoandro, whose thesis is on 3D printing in construction.
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.
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On October 19, the new Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech was opened to the public. This haute-couture museum was imagined by the Studio KO architects, and designed & built by the teams of BYMARO, the Moroccan subsidiary of Bouygues Construction. This inauguration, which has received international media attention, is for BYMARO, the end of an exciting journey to deliver an exclusive and high end project to one of their most discerning clients.
The aerial cable link between the two banks of the Penfeld River in Brest, a design-construction project for Brest Métropole Océane by a consortium that includes Bouygues Bâtiment Grand Ouest, is symbolic for the city of Brest and a first in France. It links the city centre with the new Les Capucins district, which is […]