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December 2019

Six new start-ups join Leonard

20/12/2019 - News update - France
This autumn, Leonard launched Europe’s first acceleration programme for start-ups specialising in construction, mobility, real estate, retail and sustainable cities, to help the emergence of future European entrepreneurial leaders.

Strengthening the Swedish power grid

19/12/2019 - News update - Sweden
The VINCI Energies Omexom brand has signed a framework contract with energy supplier E.ON to strengthen the Swedish power grid and make it more weather-resilient and reliable during the winter months in order to reduce power outages.

Phnom Penh Airport named best regional airport in the Asia-Pacific region

17/12/2019 - News update - Cambodia
On 14 November 2019, at the CAPA Asia Aviation Summit in Singapore, Phnom Penh International Airport – managed for almost 25 years by VINCI Airports – was named best regional airport of the year in the Asia-Pacific region in the category for airports handling fewer than 10 million annual passengers.

Inauguration of the Caserne Filley in Nice

13/12/2019 - News update - France
The Filley barracks building in Nice (south of France), which annually welcomes 10,000 young people to a Defence and Citizenship Day (formerly Defence Preparation Day), was inaugurated on 2 October 2019 in the presence of numerous civilian and military guests.

Foundation stone laid for Works Package 5 of Terre d’émergence in Strasbourg

13/12/2019 - News update - France
On 17 October 2019, Adim Est (VINCI Construction France) and Demathieu Bard Immobilier laid the foundation stone for Works Package 5 Terre d’émergence, located in the heart of the international business district in Strasbourg (east of France).

Restoring ecological continuity

13/12/2019 - News update - France
Teams from Equo Vivo (VINCI Construction Terrassement), leader, Net and Biod.i.v are working on the project to restore the ecological continuity of the Yvette river, in the CAP Haute Vallée de Chevreuse regional natural park (Paris region).

Construction of the InDéfense building in Nanterre

13/12/2019 - News update - France
On 1 October 2019, VINCI Immobilier and Swiss Life Asset Managers France signed the off-plan sale agreement for the InDéfense office building in the Les Groues neighbourhood of Nanterre, by Paris.

Road maintenance in Madrid

13/12/2019 - News update - Spain
In September 2019, as part of works package 4 of a road maintenance contract awarded by the City of Madrid, Eurovia España teams have rehabilitated 400,000 m2 of roadway in Madrid, i.e. some 60 streets – Trespaderne, Poeta Blas de Otero, José del Hierro, José Arcones Gil, located in the Ciudad Lineal, San Blas-Canillejas and Barajas districts, in the east of the city – and major avenues – Arturo Soria, Calle Alcalá and Avenida de Arcentales.

Continuation of works to protect aquatic environments on the A71

13/12/2019 - News update - France
The joint venture composed of Cognac TP (leader) and Eurovia Blois (both Eurovia) has continued its task of creating 4 basins and redeveloping 10 water basins on the A71 motorway between Theillay and Nouan-le-Fuzelier (central France), part of the Cofiroute network (VINCI Autoroutes).

Redevelopment of apron D at Cologne Bonn Airport

13/12/2019 - News update - Germany
In order to increase the number of parking places and optimise the movement of aircraft on the ground, Cologne Bonn Airport is redeveloping its apron D.

Construction of the Łukasiewicz Science Centre in Tajęcin

13/12/2019 - News update - Poland
Warbud (VINCI Construction International Network) has been selected to design and build the Łukasiewicz scientific centre, located 300 km to the south of Warsaw, which will be the country’s second science centre after the Copernicus centre in Warsaw, also built by Warbud.

A new generation plant for Eurovia

13/12/2019 - News update - France
This autumn, in the commune of Sainte-Suzanne-et-Chammes (north-eastern France), Pays de Loire Enrobés (Eurovia) inaugurated its new Chammes Enrobés asphalt mixing plant.

Handover of the Quai 8.2 complex in Bordeaux

13/12/2019 - News update - France
VINCI Immobilier has handed over, in the heart of the Bordeaux Saint-Jean Belcier integrated development zone (ZAC) and near the city’s train station, the 43,000 m2 mixed-use Quai 8.2 programme, co-developed with Icade.

Second edition of Spotters Day on the VINCI Airports network

13/12/2019 - News update
On 16 November, VINCI Airports (VINCI Concessions) organised the second edition of its Spotters Day.

The artificial intelligence (AI) programme enters its development phase

13/12/2019 - News update - France
On 19 November 2019, 20 employees gave the Group’s innovation directors progress reports on their AI projects after a month spent on project design (searching for accessible data, business plan) and studying the state of the art (usable models and in-house or external partners).

Improving safety on the Les Egratz road

13/12/2019 - News update - France
ATMB and Ingérop have appointed a joint venture composed of VINCI Construction Terrassement (leader), its subsidiary Benedetti-Guelpa and Acro BTP to improve the safety of the RN 205 near the commune of Passy (south-east France).

A tailor-made façade for the Manufacture de la Mode

12/12/2019 - News update - France
Méditerranée Préfabrication, a subsidiary of VINCI Construction France, is working on the future Manufacture de la Mode in Aubervilliers near Paris.

November 2019

New call for proposals launched by the VINCI Chantiers & Territoires Solidaires fund

21/11/2019 - News update - France
The VINCI Chantiers & Territoires Solidaires fund is launching a new call for proposals among organisations that promote professional and social integration among young people.

Operating and maintaining a campus in Strasbourg

20/11/2019 - News update - France
The University of Strasbourg (east of France) has selected VINCI Facilities Alsace, in partnership with Cegelec Strasbourg (both are VINCI Energies France business units) and equipment specialist Vonthron, to operate the Illkirch campus and provide its multi- technology maintenance.

Creating a sports complex in Issy-les-Moulineaux

20/11/2019 - News update - France
The foundation stone for the future sports complex being built by Sogea Atlantique BTP (VINCI Construction France) in Issy-les-Moulineaux, by Paris, was laid on 10 July 2019.

New project on Île Seguin

20/11/2019 - News update - France
Développement Boulogne Seguin (DBS), a consortium of developers comprising VINCI Immobilier, Hines and Icade, has signed a promise of sale agreement with the SPL (local public enterprise) Val de Seine Aménagement, the planning authority for the town of Boulogne-Billancourt, relating to 130,000 m2 of construction rights on Île Seguin.

Construction of a new waste-to-energy facility

20/11/2019 - News update - Switzerland
In Geneva, VINCI Environnement (Entrepose/VINCI Construction) is to support the SIG (Industrial Services of Geneva) in the construction of its future waste treatment and recycling plant, baptised Cheneviers IV.

Renovating electrical installations in a Zurich hospital

20/11/2019 - News update - Switzerland
Etavis AG Zurich (VINCI Energies Europe East) has been working since April 2019 on the renovation of electrical installations in a building at the Triemli Hospital in Zurich.

Creation of a new water supply system

20/11/2019 - News update - New-Zealand
Within the framework of the Northern Interceptor project, aimed at increasing the wastewater treatment capacity of the city of Auckland, Fletcher Construction has appointed Spiecapag Australia and its subsidiary HDI Lucas (both Entrepose/VINCI Construction) to undertake six horizontal directional drilling operations, over a total distance of nearly 5 km and with a diameter of 8 (fibre optics) to 22 inches.

New runway at Saint-Nazaire – Montoir Airport

20/11/2019 - News update - France
In order to better accommodate the Beluga XL at Saint-Nazaire – Montoir Airport (west of France), Aéroports du Grand- Ouest (VINCI Airports/VINCI Concessions) brought in Eurovia’s Nantes office to carry out infrastructure and lighting works on the runway and taxiways.

Volotea landing at Lyon-Saint Exupéry

20/11/2019 - News update - France
As of April 2020, the VINCI Airports network will be providing the new French base of Spanish airline Volotea at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (VINCI Airports/VINCI Concessions), in central France.

Rebuilding a lycée in Martinique

20/11/2019 - News update - France
The territorial community of Martinique has awarded the joint venture composed of SIMP, leader, Sogea Martinique (both VINCI Construction International Network subsidiaries), and Bachy Fondaco (Soletanche Freyssinet/VINCI Construction) the reconstruction of the Victor-Schoelcher Lycée in Fort-de- France.

Reconstruction of the Turcot interchange

20/11/2019 - News update - Canada
The Ministry of Transport in Quebec had awarded the rebuilding of the largest interchange in the province of Quebec to the KPH Turcot Construction consortium in 2015.

Project to supply drinking water in Côte d’Ivoire

15/11/2019 - News update - Ivory Coast
Since September 2018, the teams from Sogea-Satom have been involved in the first project to supply drinking water to Abidjan from the Mé river (which runs north east of the financial capital of Côte d’Ivoire).

Signature of a partnership with the South Region for zero carbon mobility

13/11/2019 - News update - France
On 12 November 2019, Renaud Muselier, President of the Provence Alpes Côte-d’Azur regional council and President of Régions de France along with Pierre Coppey, Chairman of VINCI Autoroutes and VINCI Executive Vice-President, signed a partnership to boost sustainable mobility.

October 2019

Positive outcome for LIVA, a year after it was created

31/10/2019 - News update - France
LIVA, a social integration undertaking set up in 2018 by the social integration group Ares and VINCI Construction France, with support from Fondation VINCI pour la Cité, has had a positive first year.

Power Road® spreading at an increasingly rapid pace with two projects in the Hérault and Corrèze departments

22/10/2019 - News update - France
Eurovia is continuing to roll out Power Road®, the road to positive energy, with two new projects.

Metamorphosis of Salvador Bahia Airport almost complete

17/10/2019 - News update - Brazil
Being undertaken by VINCI Airports (VINCI Concessions), in synergy with Actemium Transport Solutions (VINCI Energies International & Systems), the renovation works at the airport have now been 90% completed.

Down-to-the-millimetre inventory management for the T9 tram line

11/10/2019 - News update - France
To the south of Paris, Eurovia is undertaking urban development works along the 10 km route of the T9 tram line.

VINCI present at the 26th World Road Congress in the United Arab Emirates

08/10/2019 - News update - United Arab Emirates
The 26th World Road Congress is taking place in Abu Dhabi from 6 - 10 October 2019 around the theme: Connecting Cultures - Enabling Economies.

Attraction Express shuttles at Orlando Sanford Airport

03/10/2019 - News update - United States of America
With over 3 million passengers a year, Orlando Sanford International Airport, operated by VINCI Airports (VINCI Concessions), is one of the gateways to the numerous theme parks in Orlando, Florida (USA).

Innovation at the service of users

01/10/2019 - News update - Mexico
In Punta Mita, Tierra Armada México (Soletanche Freyssinet/VINCI Construction) has developed, on behalf of Grupo Dine, an overpass for the use of vehicles.

September 2019

“When you throw your litter out of your window, it’s HIM you’re throwing out on the road”

27/09/2019 - News update - France
In August, the VINCI Autoroutes Foundation for Responsible Driving launched a public awareness campaign aimed at persuading people to stop discarding litter on the motorway.

Simultaneous displacement of three structures

23/09/2019 - News update - France
Within the framework of the project to ensure the hydraulic transparency of the Arles-Tarascon railway embankment, from 6-8 August 2019, over a period of 55 hours, the joint venture composed of GTM Sud (VINCI Construction France), leader, VINCI Construction Terrassement and ESAF (Entreprise Spécialisée en Activités Ferroviaires) moved three structures simultaneously; 180 people, including supervisory staff, and 75 machines were involved.

Create a new 16 km section on the D11 motorway between Hradec Králové and Smiřice

18/09/2019 - News update - Czech Republic
In the Czech Republic, the authority responsible for roads and motorways has appointed the joint venture formed by Eurovia CS (leader), Metrostav and Swietelsky to create a new, 16 km section, comprising two motorway interchanges and 20 bridges, on the D11 motorway between Hradec Králové and Smiřice, in Bohemia.

Construction of the Nouaux basin in Villenave-d’Ornon

16/09/2019 - News update - France
In the west of France, the Bordeaux Métropole water authority has appointed Sogea Sud-Ouest Hydraulique (VINCI Construction France), leader, Soletanche Bachy France (Soletanche Freyssinet/VINCI Construction) and Santerne Aquitaine (VINCI Energies France) to create a 5,500 m3 underground stormwater retention basin.

Redevelopment of the port of Valparaiso

13/09/2019 - News update - Chile
The port of Valparaiso had suffered major damage following a powerful earthquake in 2015.

Foundation stone laid for To-Lyon project

11/09/2019 - News update - France
On Monday 9 September, Gérard Collomb, mayor of Lyon, David Kimelfeld, president of the Metropolitan Lyon Council, Xavier Huillard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of VINCI, Olivier de la Roussière, chairman of VINCI Immobilier, and Olivier Pelat, chairman of the Europequipements Group, laid the foundation stone for the mixed-use To-Lyon programme, developed by VINCI Immobilier in partnership with Europequipements in the Part-Dieu neighbourhood.

Nuclear decommissioning

09/09/2019 - News update - France
Nuvia (Soletanche Freyssinet/VINCI Construction), together with EDF teams, has opened the reactor vessel of the Superphénix nuclear power station at Creys Malville (south-eastern France).

Start-up of a wastewater pre-treatment plant

05/09/2019 - News update - Uganda
In July, Sogea-Satom (VINCI Construction International Network) handed over, on behalf of the National Water and Sewerage Corporation, the Kinawataka wastewater pre-treatment plant, located on the banks of Lake Victoria by Kampala.

VINCI Autoroutes supports the development of electric mobility

03/09/2019 - News update - France
VINCI Autoroutes is installing charging stations on its network to help make medium- and long-distances motorway journeys more convenient.

August 2019

The 4th VINCI Cup: 12 teams from professional clubs took part

28/08/2019 - News update - France
This Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 August 2019, VINCI and Paris FC held the fourth VINCI Cup, an international football tournament for under-15 (U15) players, in Meudon near Paris, under a partnership that dates back to April 2015.

Waterworks in Uganda

22/08/2019 - News update - Uganda
Sogea-Satom (VINCI Construction) is building the 53-km pipeline that will carry drinking water from the future water treatment plant in Katosi to Kampala, the country’s capital.

Rion–Antirion bridge celebrates fifteenth anniversary

13/08/2019 - News update - Greece
In Greece, Charilaos Trikoupis Bridge, designed, financed and built by VINCI Highways (VINCI Concessions) under a contract that also provides for 42 years of operation and maintenance, is celebrating its fifteenth anniversary this year.

A new Bordeaux–Brussels connection on the SEA high-speed railway line

12/08/2019 - News update - France
VINCI Railways (VINCI Concessions) subsidiary Lisea recently operated the first direct journey between Bordeaux and Brussels on the SEA high-speed railway line.

Protecting biodiversity: 250 wildlife crossings along the VINCI Autoroutes network

09/08/2019 - News update - France
As part of its environmental policy, VINCI Autoroutes has developed genuine in-house ecological engineering expertise for the motorway sector and works throughout the year with non-profit and scientific organisations to protect ordinary and extraordinary animal and plant species living near the motorway.

Naming the last tunnel boring machine used to extend Line 14 of the Paris metro

08/08/2019 - News update - France
On 27 June 2019, the third and last tunnel boring machine to be used on the worksite to extend Line 14 of the Paris metro, has been named Allison after the French Handball World Championship winner Allison Pineau in a ceremony at Orly Airport attended by local elected officials.

First project for Terre Armée India

08/08/2019 - News update - Bangladesh
Terre Armée in India (Soletanche Freyssinet / VINCI Construction) has designed and supplied MSE (mechanically stabilized earth) retaining walls for the installation of a flyover, to take the place of traffic lights, on the extremely busy Dacca-Chittagong motorway.

July 2019

Works in Tignes for the arrival of the 2019 Tour de France

26/07/2019 - News update - France
Eurovia Alpes (Chambéry office) has spent several months carrying out works in the Avenue de la Grande Motte, in Tignes (south-east France), in preparation for the arrival, on 26 July 2019, of the second-last mountain stage of the Tour de France.

Transforming a road in Dinard, Brittany

25/07/2019 - News update - France
In Dinard, Brittany, Eurovia began completely resurfacing the boulevard Féart, a major arterial road, in October 2018 in order to upgrade it to current standards in terms of accessibility, user comfort and service levels.

Power Road®, the road to positive energy, continues its rollout

23/07/2019 - News update - France
In Forez-Est (Loire) and Fleury-sur-Orne (Calvados), Eurovia is continuing to roll out its Power Road® technology, which captures thermal energy from the sun’s rays on roadways and either stores it or puts it to immediate use in nearby infrastructure.

Developing a ski slope

17/07/2019 - News update - France
Benedetti-Guelpa (VINCI Construction Terrassement) has just started developing a ski slope on behalf of the Les Houches – Saint Gervais ski area SIVU (single-purpose intercommunal syndicate), in the Haute-Savoie department (south-eastern France), in preparation for France hosting the Alpine Ski World Cup, in 2020.

Participating in a public transport project in Montreal

17/07/2019 - News update - Canada
The Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) recently appointed Reinforced Earth Company Ltd (RECo) Canada to design and supply all the mechanically stabilized earth wall segments for the Réseau Express Métropolitain (REM) project in Montreal (Quebec), on behalf of NouveLR.

Various works in Nantes

15/07/2019 - News update - France
Eurovia’s Nantes office has been working since early 2019 on developing the public spaces in the Feydeau neighbourhood and, secondly, adapting the roadways and infrastructure in preparation for the arrival of electric buses using reserved lanes.

Redevelopment of a symbolic square in Bordeaux

10/07/2019 - News update - France
Since September 2018, a joint venture composed of Eurovia Gironde (leader), Moter (Eurovia) and Sud-Ouest Pavage has been totally redeveloping Place Tourny in Bordeaux.

Upgrading works at Víctor Lafón Airport in San Felipe

08/07/2019 - News update - Chile
Teams from Bitumix (Eurovia), in collaboration with the airports authority at Chile’s Ministry of Public Works, have carried out upgrading works at Víctor Lafón Airport in San Felipe, in the centre of the country.

Equipment for Line B of the tramway in Angers

05/07/2019 - News update - France
Cegelec Angers Infras, Roiret Transport and Actemium Angers (VINCI Energies France) have started work on the new tramway line in Angers (Line B) which, 10 km in length, will cross the Maine River in the city centre.

New hotels and homes in a mixed-use programme

03/07/2019 - News update - France
As part of the Poste Weiss urban renewal programme – a mixed-use development aimed at contributing to the economic expansion of Saint-Étienne –, VINCI Immobilier, co-developer along with the Cardinal Group, has just handed over 2 hotels and 49 homes.

June 2019

Installation of pipelines for an oil field

28/06/2019 - News update - Algeria
Entrepose Algérie (VINCI Construction) began work in late 2018 on the Collectes project, which involves the construction of 188 km of gathering pipelines and the surface installations for 50 producing wells in Algeria’s principal and oldest oil field, the Hassi-Messaoud field.

Foundation stone laid for the mixed-use WENOV programme in Lille

28/06/2019 - News update - France
VINCI Immobilier and Crédit Mutuel Nord recently laid the foundation stone for WENOV, a 23,000 sq. metre mixed-use programme dedicated to innovation and education being developed in partnership with the European Metropolis of Lille and the City of Lille.

Renovation of the historic building of Prague’s National Museum

27/06/2019 - News update - Czech Republic
Průmstav (VINCI Construction International Network), in a joint venture with Metrostav and IMOS Brno, has completed the renovation of the historic building of Prague’s National Museum, one of the most important in the country and a listed national cultural monument.

Building a flyover in Vendée, France

26/06/2019 - News update - France
Since February 2019, Eurovia Béton (lead contractor), Bodin (Eurovia) and VINCI Construction Terrassement have been working as a consortium to build a flyover above the Palissy roundabout — the busiest in the Vendée department, located on the RD160 B‑road in La Roche-sur-Yon.

New sports centre

24/06/2019 - News update - New-Zealand
HEB Construction (VINCI Construction International Network) has been participating since late 2018 in the creation of the Ngā Puna Wai sports centre, to the south-west of Christchurch.

Foundation stone laid for future Servier Paris-Saclay Research Institute

21/06/2019 - News update - France
The foundation stone for the future Servier Paris-Saclay Research Institute, being built by Bateg (VINCI Construction France) in synergy with VINCI Energies, was recently laid.

Inauguration of an urban cable car in the Greater Paris region

20/06/2019 - News update - France
VINCI Construction Terrassement took part in the project to install urban cable cars at the Bac d’Asnières worksite, which were inaugurated on Monday 17 June.

Completion of a stretch of the I-85 in South Carolina

19/06/2019 - News update - United States of America
Teams from Blythe Construction (Eurovia) recently started the completion works on section No. 1, part of the project to widen the I-85 corridor in South Carolina.x

Renovation and modernisation works at the Château de Fontainebleau

17/06/2019 - News update - France
TP Goulard (Eurovia) teams are currently undertaking drainage and accessibility works at the Château de Fontainebleau.

The Grand Louvre project celebrates its 30th anniversary

14/06/2019 - News update - France
Thirty years ago, the teams at VINCI Construction Grands Projets completed the Grand Louvre project, which was designed by architect Ieoh Ming Pei and formed an integral part of the French government’s programme for the construction of major architectural projects to mark the end of the 20th century.

Supplying components for a wind farm project

13/06/2019 - News update - South Africa
At Somerset East in South Africa, Sogea‑Satom (VINCI Construction International Network) is working on a wind farm project in partnership with Stefanutti Stocks, a local construction company.

Construction of a viaduct in Buenos Aires

12/06/2019 - News update - Argentina
In Buenos Aires, Freyssinet (VINCI Construction) was involved until May 2019 in the construction of the future San Martín raised viaduct, manufacturing and supplying 359 box girders in prestressed concrete for the entire length of the structure.

Work starts on the deck slab for the Langeais viaduct on the A85

10/06/2019 - News update - France
Eurovia Béton, in a joint venture with ETPO, has started assembling the deck slab (the reinforced concrete slab that sits on the girders and supports the roadway) of the Langeais viaduct on the A85, the motorway connecting Tours and Angers of which VINCI Autoroutes is the concessionaire.

Construction Progress of Abdelmoumen's Pumped Energy Transfer Station

07/06/2019 - News update - Morocco
At the pumped storage power station worksite at Abdelmoumen, in Morocco, VINCI Construction Terrassement recently completed the first million cu. metres of earthworks out of the 6 million cu. metres planned.

Renovation of a quay in the port of Douarnenez

04/06/2019 - News update - France
In the port of Douarnenez (Brittany), Eurovia’s Quimper office has just finished renovating a quay dedicated to pleasure craft and the maritime festivals which, each year, attract some 800 yachts and tens of thousands of visitors.

Completion of NoLiStra structural works in Strasbourg

03/06/2019 - News update - France
Undertaken by Urban Dumez (VINCI Construction France), the structural works of the NoLiStra (le Nouveau Lieu de Strasbourg) project were completed in the course of April 2019.

May 2019

Successful completion of the testing phase at Chernobyl

31/05/2019 - News update - Ukraine
The VINCI Construction Grands Projets teams responsible for the confinement of the sarcophagus at Chernobyl have just completed a crucial stage, the testing phase, entirely safely.

Qatar's first metro line commissioned

29/05/2019 - News update - Qatar
The "red south" metro line in Doha, designed and built by VINCI Construction Grands Projets via its local subsidiary QDVC, has just opened to the public.

Extension of Highway 407 East

27/05/2019 - News update - Canada
Reinforced Earth Company Ltd (RECo Canada), a VINCI Construction subsidiary, is participating in phase 2 of the project to extend Highway 407 East, in the province of Ontario, i.e. some 22,000 sq. metres of walls distributed across 36 structures.

Survey: the mobility divide in the French regions

23/05/2019 - News update - France
In a survey for VINCI Autoroutes of disparities in mobility in the French regions, based on a sample of 4,000 French people, Ipsos analysed their habits, difficulties and expectations as regards their day-to-day travel arrangements.

TBM Amandine at work for the Grand Paris Express

21/05/2019 - News update - France
The second TBM, called Amandine, started its drive in late April 2019 from the Arcueil-Cachan station and heading for Villejuif Louis Aragon (3.4 km), as part of the works on section T3C of Line 15 South of the Grand Paris Express.

Complex drainage works in the Ferrand Valley (south-east France)

17/05/2019 - News update - France
In the Ferrand Valley (south-east France), which can only be connected with the wastewater network in the commune of Freney-d’Oisans via a narrow gorge gouged out by a mountain torrent, teams from Perino Bordone (Eurovia) will be engaged until mid-2019 in complex drainage works.

Operation and installation of charging points for electric vehicles

14/05/2019 - News update - France
Citeos Quimper, Citeos Dinan and Citeos Rennes (VINCI Energies France) have won a four-year contract to operate the service for charging electric vehicles (994 charging points) and supply the new infrastructure required in the Brittany region.

VINCI Immobilier creates Bikube, a subsidiary to operate co-living spaces

10/05/2019 - News update - France
In response to the evolving lifestyles of the younger generations and communities, VINCI Immobilier has just launched its own co-living brand, Bikube, based on sharing and flexibility.

Redeveloping a shopping street in Montreal

07/05/2019 - News update - Canada
Eurovia Québec teams will be engaged until July 2019 in roadworks and redevelopment works in Rue Saint-Hubert, one of Montreal’s main shopping streets.

New contracts on a nuclear project

03/05/2019 - News update - United Kingdom
In March 2019, Nuvia (Soletanche Freyssinet/VINCI Construction) won contracts for the design, qualification and supply of fire dampers and isolation dampers for the European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) at Hinkley Point C, in the south of England.

Multi-technology maintenance for a hospital

02/05/2019 - News update - France
For the next five years, VINCI Facilities Polynésie (VINCI Energies France) will be in charge of the multi-technology maintenance at the hospital in French Polynesia, located in Pirae, on the island of Tahiti.

April 2019

Maintenance of an urban motorway

29/04/2019 - News update - Canada
Carmacks (Eurovia) has won the contract for the Deerfoot Trail motorway in Calgary, in the province of Alberta.

Agreement for a future bridge over the A709 by Montpellier

26/04/2019 - News update - France
On 22 March 2019, Pierre Coppey, chairman of VINCI Autoroutes and Philippe Saurel, mayor of Montpellier (south of France) and chairman of Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole, signed an agreement to build a new multimodal bridge spanning the A709.

Leonard - 2019 season of the programme for Intrapreneurs: new projects take centre stage

23/04/2019 - News update - France
In March 2019, Leonard’s Acceleration Committee named the innovative projects that will be receiving extra support over the next four months.

Reforestation project in Madagascar

19/04/2019 - News update - Madagascar
In early 2019, teams from Sogea-Satom (VINCI Construction International Network) working on the eastern bypass project in Antananarivo (Madagascar) took part in an eco-responsibility project.

Rehabilitation of Interstate 77

18/04/2019 - News update - United States of America
Blythe Construction (Eurovia) is to rehabilitate a 7.7 km-long, 6-lane section, near Charlotte, in North Carolina, of Interstate 77.

TBM Ellen at work for the Grand Paris Express

15/04/2019 - News update - France
The TBM Ellen began its drive, from the Parc Robespierre shaft, in Bagneux, towards Fort d’Issy-Vanves-Clamart (by Paris), in mid-February 2018, as part of the works on section T3C of Line 15 South of the Grand Paris Express.

Modernising a wastewater treatment plant

12/04/2019 - News update - New-Zealand
HEB Construction (VINCI Construction International Network) is currently modernising the wastewater treatment plant in Pukekohe, in the north of New Zealand, in a joint venture with McConnell Dowell.

Handover - 4* Innside Paris-Charles de Gaulle hotel

11/04/2019 - News update - France
After two years of works carried out by Bateg (VINCI Construction France), VINCI Immobilier has handed over the 4* Innside Paris-Charles de Gaulle hotel, located on the platform of Roissy Airport.

Construction of the Warsaw museum of modern art

09/04/2019 - News update - Poland
On 28 February 2019, Warbud (VINCI Construction International Network) signed a contract for the construction of the Modern Art Museum in Warsaw (Poland).

New buildings in wood and concrete in Bordeaux

05/04/2019 - News update - France
Adim Nouvelle-Aquitaine (VINCI Construction France) is to develop a new property programme in the Euratlantique neighbourhood of Bordeaux; construction work should start in late 2020.

Inauguration The Ycone residential high-rise in Lyon

03/04/2019 - News update - France
Ycone, the first residential building to be designed by the architect Jean Nouvel in the metropolitan area of Lyon, was jointly developed by VINCI Immobilier and the Cardinal Group and was inaugurated in March 2019.

The ambitious VINCI Airports environmental programme

01/04/2019 - News update
Committed to combatting climate change, the VINCI Airports teams drew up an environmental policy in writing in 2016. Called AirPact, the policy sets ambitious targets with respect to energy consumption and CO2 emission reduction.

First bridge assembled on-site in Indonesia

01/04/2019 - News update - Indonesia
On the island of Java, late February 2018 saw Freyssinet (VINCI Construction) hand over the Kalikuto Bridge, the first in the country to have been assembled on-site.

March 2019

Electrical works on the Cofiroute and Arcour networks

28/03/2019 - News update - France
Lesens Eréa (VINCI Energies France) has been awarded a call-off framework contract, for a period of four years, for electrical works at about 100 toll plazas and installations and on 600 toll lanes on the Cofiroute and Arcour networks.

Extending and modernising a port on the Île d’Oléron

25/03/2019 - News update - France
GTM Bâtiment Aquitaine (leader) and VINCI Construction Maritime et Fluvial (both VINCI Construction France), in a joint venture with VINCI Construction Terrassement, have started the works in the fishing port of La Cotinière, on the island of Oléron.

Building a bridge for a business park

22/03/2019 - News update - New-Zealand
HEB Construction (VINCI Construction International Network) is currently building a 100 m-long, 3-span bridge, on behalf of Stevenson Mining Ltd, as part of the Drury South Crossing project, to the south of Auckland – a vast development programme involving, among other things, the creation of affordable housing.

Rehabilitation of Hangar J1 in Marseille

21/03/2019 - News update - France
In January 2019, the joint venture formed by VINCI Construction France, its subsidiary Adim Provence (leader) and the Caisse des Dépôts was appointed by the port authority in Marseille to undertake a huge project to rehabilitate Hangar J1 and its surrounding area.

Reconstruction of a street in a classified city

20/03/2019 - News update - Poland
In late 2018, Eurovia Polska’s Bydgoszcz office completed reconstruction works in Turystyczna Street, in Toruń, the birthplace of the astronomer Nicolas Copernicus and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Redevelopment of an intersection in Morocco

19/03/2019 - News update - Morocco
In Casablanca, in late 2018, Terre Armée (Soletanche Freyssinet/VINCI Construction) completed the redevelopment of the Azbane intersection, begun in 2016 as part of various roadworks aimed at relieving congestion in the south of the city.

New robotic valet parking service at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport

18/03/2019 - News update - France
VINCI Airports (VINCI Concessions) has just launched, on a large scale, a new robotic valet parking service at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport, France’s second regional airport, thus taking forward its strategy of sustainable development aimed at enhancing the passenger experience.

Creating an SNCF works base

15/03/2019 - News update - France
Eurovia subsidiaries EJL Île-de-France, the Chelles and Livry (leader) offices and ETF sector Paris-Nord will be working until June 2019 on the development of an SNCF works base at Porte de la Chapelle in Paris.

Solar installations in Amazonia

13/03/2019 - News update - Brazil
In Brazil, Omexom Generation & Distribution (VINCI Energies International & Systems) has won a contract with local energy distributor CELPA for the construction and installation of 1,361 solar modules.

Foundation stone laid for Oasis Parc

11/03/2019 - News update - France
On 18 January 2019, VINCI Immobilier laid the foundation stone for the Oasis Parc residential development, in the presence of representatives of the City and Metropolis of Lyon.

A partner of the “Elles bougent” association, VINCI is committed to a gender mix in the workplace

08/03/2019 - News update - France
The partnership formed with the “Elles bougent” association in January 2018 aims to encourage more girls to become engineers or technicians in industrial and technological companies. It is thus very much in the spirit of the commitments entered into by VINCI in its Manifesto.

Asphalts that work for the environment

07/03/2019 - News update - France
Paris City Council, in collaboration with Eurovia, Colas and Bruitparif, is implementing the Cool & Low Noise Asphalt project, the capital’s first noise-attenuation road surfacing project.

Entry into service of the final viaduct on Lima’s expressways

06/03/2019 - News update - Peru
VINCI Highways (VINCI Concessions), the concessionaire until 2049 of the expressways in Lima (Peru), has brought into service the Zarumilla viaduct, the final engineering structure on Section 2, handed over in June 2018.

Off-plan sale of an office building in Paris

04/03/2019 - News update - France
In late 2018, VINCI Immobilier and the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations signed the off-plan sale agreement for BO13, an office building in the 13th arrondissement of Paris.

Contract for Chile’s rail network

01/03/2019 - News update - Chile
The joint venture composed of ETF (Eurovia), leader, and Colas Rail has won a contract with public enterprise EFE, which operates Chile’s rail network, for the supply of 210 switches and crossings (devices enabling a train to change track).

February 2019

Building homes on Mayotte

28/02/2019 - News update - France
Ocidim, SMTPC and Sogea Mayotte (all VINCI Construction Dom-Tom subsidiaries) have just been awarded the construction of 240 homes, to be sold off-plan, in Dzaoudzi – the biggest property development ever launched on Mayotte.

Launch of the Stories works

27/02/2019 - News update - France
Bateg (VINCI Construction France) has just started work on the Stories business campus, overseen by VINCI Immobilier (delegated project manager), on behalf of AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (AXA IM – Real Assets).

Handover of the Le Belvédère office building in La Défense

26/02/2019 - News update - France
VINCI Immobilier handed over Le Belvédère to AG2R-La Mondiale in late 2018. It is the first building in La Défense to offer the OpenWork concept – a new solution for office space, developed by VINCI Immobilier, which reflects changes in the way workspaces are used.

Revitalisation of railway tracks

20/02/2019 - News update - Poland
PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe, the company managing the Polish infrastructure and responsible for the maintenance of the railway tracks, has selected ETF (Eurovia) to renew the tracks on the Jelcz Miłoszyce – Wrocław Sołtysowice stretch of Line 292, the aim being to restore passenger transport in the industrial zone of Wrocław, Poland’s fourth-largest city.

Maintenance contract for the A417 and A419 motorways

18/02/2019 - News update - United Kingdom
Ringway West Unitaries (Eurovia), in charge since 1996 of the maintenance on a design, build, finance and operate (DBFO) basis of 38 km of roads in the south-west of England, has had its maintenance contract for the A417 and A419 motorways extended by RMS to the end of March 2026.

Repairing a breakwater in the port of Bormes-Les-Mimosas

15/02/2019 - News update - France
In a joint venture with Ei.age Travaux Maritimes et Fluviaux, VINCI Construction Terrassement is currently carrying out remedial works on the breakwater in the port of Bormes-les-Mimosas (south of France).

Creating a boulevard

12/02/2019 - News update - United Kingdom
In Plymouth, South West Highways (Eurovia) has secured one of Plymouth City Council’s main programmes for the city’s public space and new motorways, namely the creation of Millbay Boulevard.

Preparatory works for a future station at Orly Airport

11/02/2019 - News update - France
Preparatory work for the future Orly West train station are in full swing. Cardem (Eurovia), leader of a joint venture also including Eurovia’s Massy office and Demathieu-Bard, is in charge of the demolition of two viaducts.

First reversible traffic lane in a European capital

08/02/2019 - News update - Estonia
Teams from TREV-2 Grupp (Eurovia in Estonia) recently redeveloped Gonsiori Street, one of the main roads connecting the suburbs of Tallinn, the capital, with the city centre.

Upgrade for Gradignan’s town centre

07/02/2019 - News update - France
In April 2019, Eurovia Gironde will hand over a beautified town centre to Gradignan, in which cars, pedestrians and cyclists will find it easier to get around – notably thanks to the use of Agrevia®, Eurovia’s asphalt mix for decorative and demarcation purposes.

VINCI’s Chantiers & Territoires Solidaires endowment fund starts its second call for projects

05/02/2019 - News update - France
The first one focused on employment and encouraging initiatives that would help create jobs in communities and keep them there. This second call for projects is for non-profits working to strengthen social bonds.

Building homes in Bussy-Saint-Georges

04/02/2019 - News update - France
In Bussy-Saint-Georges (Paris region), the joint venture composed of Verdoïa, Arbonis (both VINCI Construction France), the Chelles office of EJL (Eurovia) and Poulingue, will be working through until June 2020 on the construction of homes for Crédit Agricole Immobilier.

Rotating the frame of a bridge in the Czech Republic

04/02/2019 - News update - Czech Republic
On 3 and 4 February 2019, SMP CZ (VINCI Construction International Network), in collaboration with MCE Slaný, rotated the second steel frame of the railway bridge on the Pňovany-Bezdružice line, in the Czech Republic.

New contract for the Jules Horowitz nuclear reactor

01/02/2019 - News update - France
In late 2018, the joint venture composed of CEM Projets (VINCI Energies International & Systems), Cimat and Socotec won a fourth major contract with the Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) in Cadarache (south of France), as part of the programme for the new Jules Horowitz reactor (RJH).

January 2019

Pacific Plaza tower in Nouméa

31/01/2019 - News update - New Caledonia
In New Caledonia, SCB (VINCI Construction Dom-Tom/VINCI Construction International Network) has completed the construction of the territory’s highest tower.

Enriching the customer experience in Lima

29/01/2019 - News update - Peru
In Peru, Pex, the electronic toll collection (ECT) subsidiary of VINCI Highways (VINCI Concessions), in collaboration with the country’s leading chain of shopping centres, Real Plaza, is offering its clients the possibility of using their electronic toll badge to make payments in the car parks of these centres.

Modernisation of Greater Nancy’s Zénith

25/01/2019 - News update - France
The metropolis of Greater Nancy has chosen Nancy Grande Scène – the concession-holding project company comprising VINCI Construction France, S-Pass, NAC Partners and the Banque des Territoires – to manage and operate the Zénith in Greater Nancy for 25 years. T

Redevelopment of several airport car parks in the UK

21/01/2019 - News update - United Kingdom
Eurovia Contracting has won a major contract for the redevelopment of airport car parks in England.

Seven new structures for the Aisne-Meuse PPP

18/01/2019 - News update - France
In late 2018, the COREBAM joint venture, composed of VINCI Construction Maritime et Fluvial, GTM Hallé and VINCI Construction France TP Lyon (all VINCI Construction France), brought into service six new dams on the Meuse and a new dam on the Aisne within the framework of the BAMEO-VNF partnership contract.

Creation of a maintenance and storage site for the RATP

17/01/2019 - News update - France
Chantiers Modernes Construction (leader) and VINCI Construction Terrassement are to build a maintenance and storage site for the RATP at Morangis (Paris region).

Construction of the Topiel No. 18 building in Warsaw

15/01/2019 - News update - Poland
Marvipol Development has awarded Warbud (VINCI Construction International Network) the construction of a luxury building with underground parking and a sophisticated technical infrastructure.

Maintenance contract at the La Hague site

11/01/2019 - News update - France
Orano has awarded Nuvia (Soletanche Freyssinet) the maintenance of 600 remote manipulation devices at the La Hague site (Normandy).

Railway lines transferred as part of a project

10/01/2019 - News update - Canada
Late 2018 saw Eurovia Québec’s Saint-Rémi office successfully complete works to transfer railway lines, undertaken as part of the reconstruction of the multi-level Turcot motorway interchange, which is located above three railway lines to the southwest of the island of Montreal.

Eight new projects join VINCI’s programme for Intrapreneurs

09/01/2019 - News update
The committee selecting the 2019 intake of VINCI intrapreneurs, composed of members of the Group’s teams, entrepreneurs and investors, chose 8 projects in late 2018 from among the 70 entries submitted on the Leonard site.

New Angers – Tours links via the A85 motorway

08/01/2019 - News update - France
In late 2018, following works to link the A85 and the A10, two new ramps were opened to traffic to the south of Tours (central France).

Renovating the assembly halls at the Volkswagen plant in Zwickau

04/01/2019 - News update - Germany
As of 2021, the Zwickau plant will produce six electric car models for three Volkswagen Group brands. The various assembly halls have to be modified and adapted for this change of platform.

Extending the A16 motorway in the Paris region

02/01/2019 - News update - France
The joint venture composed of Cochery Pierrelaye (Eurovia), leader, Eurovia Saint-Gratien and VINCI Construction Terrassement is working, within the framework of the contract for the earthworks, engineering structures and restoration of communication, on bringing 4 km of the RN1 up to motorway standards so that it can become a section of the A16.

Construction of a wooden building: Woodwork

01/01/2019 - News update - France
In Saint-Denis, by Paris, a joint venture composed of Arbonis (leader) and Sogea Picardie (both VINCI Construction France) is currently building Woodwork, a wooden office building (9,500 sq. metres; 7 storeys), on behalf of Woodeum.