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2018

September 2018

Events
Handover of the new Assiut Dam in Egypt

Handover of the new Assiut Dam in Egypt

19/09/2018 - News update - Egypt
On 12 August 2018, VINCI Construction Grands Projets handed over the new Assiut Dam in an official ceremony attended by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi.
Projects update and handover
The first TBM for the Grand Paris Express heading to its worksite

The first TBM for the Grand Paris Express heading to its worksite

19/09/2018 - News update - France
In connection with the works on section T3C of Line 15 South of the Grand Paris Express – awarded to VINCI Construction (VINCI Construction Grands Projets, leader, VINCI Construction France, Dodin Campenon Bernard and Botte Fondations) and Spie Batignolles – the first S-1119 earth pressure balance tunnel boring machine (external diameter: about 10 m) is to leave the plant of manufacturer Herrenknecht, in Germany, and head for the worksite.
New contracts
Reconstruction of a pier in Puerto Colombia

Reconstruction of a pier in Puerto Colombia

17/09/2018 - News update - Colombia
The Puerto Colombia SBCC consortium, formed by Soletanche Bachy Cimas S.A. and Constructora Conconcreto S.A. (both VINCI Construction subsidiaries), has been awarded the contract to rebuild the first 200 metres of the pier of Puerto Colombia, in the Atlántico Department.
Events
Inauguration of the biggest photovoltaic installation in Wallonia

Inauguration of the biggest photovoltaic installation in Wallonia

13/09/2018 - News update - Belgium
Inaugurated in June 2018 at Carrières Unies de Porphyre (Eurovia) and brought into service in early May, the 17,312 photovoltaic panels installed on a surface area of over 7.3 hectares have already produced some 1.8 million kWh.
Projects update and handover
Modernising a station

Modernising a station

11/09/2018 - News update - Czech Republic
Eurovia CS, as part of a joint venture, is currently carrying out the modernisation works, aimed at providing travellers with a more comfortable journey, at the station in Veselí nad Moravou, in the southeast of the country.
Events
VINCI extends its partnership with the Paris Football Club until 2022

VINCI extends its partnership with the Paris Football Club until 2022

10/09/2018 - News update - France
VINCI, the main partner of Paris FC since the 2015/2016 season, this summer extended its commitment to the Paris club for a further three seasons.
Projects update and handover
Developing a public neighbourhood in Edmonton

Developing a public neighbourhood in Edmonton

07/09/2018 - News update - Canada
Carmacks (Eurovia) has been appointed by PCL Construction Management to carry outurban development works.
Projects update and handover
Atlantic Bridge in Panama successfully keyed

Atlantic Bridge in Panama successfully keyed

06/09/2018 - News update - Panamá
VINCI Construction Grands Projets was awarded the contract to build the 1,050 metre long concrete cable-stayed bridge three kilometres north of the Gatun locks near the city of Colón.
Projects update and handover
Restructuring and renovation of the Musée de la Libération and the Catacombs

Restructuring and renovation of the Musée de la Libération and the Catacombs

05/09/2018 - News update - France
The teams from CBC, a subsidiary of VINCI Construction France, are currently involved in the restructuring work at the Musée de la Libération and the Catacombs in Paris. This operation, which is part of the Paris museum historical heritage renovation plan, will be completed in August 2019 in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Paris.
Events
Handover of the Shieldhall tunnel in Glasgow

Handover of the Shieldhall tunnel in Glasgow

03/09/2018 - News update - United Kingdom
VINCI Construction Grands Projets, in a joint venture with its British partner Costain, handed over Scotland's longest wastewater tunnel on 30 July 2018.

August 2018

New contracts
Maintenance of over 2,000 km of roads

Maintenance of over 2,000 km of roads

31/08/2018 - News update - United Kingdom
Eurovia Surfacing is to supply, for a period of four years, surfacing works on roads in the South East of England and Midlands regions, via framework contracts established with Highways England (Eurovia), which is in charge of the operation, maintenance and improvement of motorways and trunk roads in England.
Sustainable development
A booklet to find out all about the protected and remarkable species on the VINCI Autoroutes network

A booklet to find out all about the protected and remarkable species on the VINCI Autoroutes network

23/08/2018 - News update - France
As biodiversity is moving ever closer to the centre of the stage, VINCI Autoroutes has published a booklet presenting the ecological wealth that the areas skirting its motorways and the regions surrounding its network harbour.
Projects update and handover
Enlarging an aquatic centre in the south of France

Enlarging an aquatic centre in the south of France

17/08/2018 - News update - France
Sogea Sud Bâtiment (VINCI Construction France) is currently extending the Raoul Fonquerne aquatic centre in Sète, which is to have a new 50 m Olympic pool and seating for 1,000 people as well as two large sports halls.
Projects update and handover
New residential programme at a historic site in Upper Savoy

New residential programme at a historic site in Upper Savoy

08/08/2018 - News update - France
Following a competition launched by Danone and the SNCF, VINCI Immobilier, co-developer along with Adim Lyon (VINCI Construction France), laid the foundation stone for Living Leman, a new programme being implemented at the site where Évian-les-Bains mineral waters were once bottled.
New contracts
Water and drainage project

Water and drainage project

06/08/2018 - News update - United States of America
Nicholson Construction (Soletanche Freyssinet) has won a contract for earth-retaining works as part of Cleveland’s Westerly Storage Tunnel project, aimed at reducing the pollution of Lake Erie, in Ohio.
Projects update and handover
Renovating urban lighting in Guadeloupe

Renovating urban lighting in Guadeloupe

02/08/2018 - News update - France
Getelec Electricité (VINCI Energies France) is to renovate the urban lighting in Gourbeyre, a town located 4.5 km from Basse-Terre.

July 2018

Sustainable development
Deployment of charging points for electric vehicles in Greece

Deployment of charging points for electric vehicles in Greece

30/07/2018 - News update - Greece
Following the bringing into service, a year ago, of the Olympia Odos motorway, VINCI Highways (VINCI Concessions) is continuing its strategy of innovation and improving services for Greek motorists by inaugurating the first two ‘green’ service areas between Athens and Patras.
Projects update and handover
Completion of works on Harlem River Drive project

Completion of works on Harlem River Drive project

27/07/2018 - News update - United States of America
Menard Group USA and Nicholson Construction (Soletanche Freyssinet) recently completed works begun in 2016 on a major road in order to improve traffic arriving from Harlem River Drive in New York, in the USA.
Projects update and handover
The New Coastal Highway: many an exploit between land and sea

The New Coastal Highway: many an exploit between land and sea

24/07/2018 - News update - France
Spectacular by virtue of its scope and technical complexity, the New Coastal Highway comprises France’s longest viaduct and 6.7 km of embankments. Between now and 2020, it will give Reunion Island a coastal link that is strategically important for the local economy and for the safety of people on the island.
Projects update and handover
Widening of 100th Avenue in Surrey/Canada

Widening of 100th Avenue in Surrey/Canada

24/07/2018 - News update - Canada
Eurovia BC teams are completing the project to widen – to four lanes, plus separate cycle lanes – 100th Avenue in Surrey, the second most populous city in the province, in the south of British Columbia.
Projects update and handover
Teamwork for an exceptional project in Peru

Teamwork for an exceptional project in Peru

23/07/2018 - News update - Peru
Taking over the concession to operate the ring road in Lima, the Peruvian capital, raised two major challenges for teams at VINCI Highways, a VINCI Concessions subsidiary: taking immediate responsibility for running day-to-day operations on a very busy urban highway, including integrating the 600-strong workforce, and completing a 9 km section where work had ceased with only half the job completed. A challenge on this scale called on numerous skills from across the Group.
Projects update and handover
Housing development in Haute-Garonne, southwest France

Housing development in Haute-Garonne, southwest France

20/07/2018 - News update - France
Bourdarios (VINCI Construction France) will begin building a housing development made up of seven buildings in the Cartoucherie integrated development zone in Toulouse.
Projects update and handover
Optimisation of a railway line in the Czech Republic

Optimisation of a railway line in the Czech Republic

18/07/2018 - News update - Czech Republic
Eurovia CS, as part of a joint venture, is undertaking reconstruction works on the railway line between Český Těšìn and Dětmarovice, in the east of the country, along the Polish border.
Other
VINCI committed to gender diversity

VINCI committed to gender diversity

12/07/2018 - News update - France
In keeping with the diversity and equality policy set out in the Manifesto and implemented within the Group for several years now, VINCI is now working with the Elles Bougent association.
Projects update and handover
The Stampede Dam is gaining height

The Stampede Dam is gaining height

11/07/2018 - News update - United States of America
Teams from RECo USA, an American subsidiary of Terre Armée (VINCI Construction), are continuing their task, in the heart of the Sierra Nevada mountains (Northern California), of raising the Stampede Dam by 3.5m.
Projects update and handover
Renewal of switches and crossings at Paris-Montparnasse

Renewal of switches and crossings at Paris-Montparnasse

09/07/2018 - News update - France
ETF (Eurovia) has just completed a project to renew 17 switches and crossings within Paris-Montparnasse station.
Projects update and handover
Pumped storage power plant in Morocco

Pumped storage power plant in Morocco

03/07/2018 - News update - Morocco
VINCI Construction Grands Projets and VINCI Construction Terrassement teams are currently building a pumped storage power plant at Abdelmoumen, 70 km from Agadir.
Events
Ulys, the new VINCI Autoroutes digital services brand

Ulys, the new VINCI Autoroutes digital services brand

02/07/2018 - News update - France
On 2 July 2018, just before the start of the summer holiday period, VINCI Autoroutes launches its new consumer services brand Ulys.

June 2018

Events
VINCI Autoroutes Foundation publishes results of 5th European Responsible Driving Barometer survey

VINCI Autoroutes Foundation publishes results of 5th European Responsible Driving Barometer survey

28/06/2018 - News update - France
Conducted by Ipsos on a sample of 11,038 drivers in 11 European Union countries, this vast survey provides an overview of how Europeans behave at the wheel and helps better target road safety messages in each country.
Projects update and handover
Widening a road in North Carolina

Widening a road in North Carolina

26/06/2018 - News update - United States of America
Blythe Construction (Eurovia) is widening North Carolina Highway 273 (NC 273) at Belmont to four lanes, on behalf of the state’s transport department.
Acquisitions
Sixense completes its digitalization offering

Sixense completes its digitalization offering

22/06/2018 - News update
By joining Sixense in May, Perazio Engineering, a company specialising in metrology and 3D/4D digitalization, has reinforced a digitalization offering hitherto based on Sixense Mapping, enabling Sixense to offer a complete aerial, land, underground and underwater digitalization service using lasergrammetry, photogrammetry and bathymetry technology.
New contracts
Upgrading control of access to the pits of the CERN, near Geneva

Upgrading control of access to the pits of the CERN, near Geneva

20/06/2018 - News update - France
Mobility ITS (VINCI Energies International & Systems) and Actemium Pays de Gex (VINCI Energies France) have won the contract to modernise and revamp access to the pits of CERN, the European nuclear research organisation located on either side of the Franco-Swiss border, near Geneva.
Projects update and handover
Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport continues to grow

Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport continues to grow

16/06/2018 - News update - France
The new Terminal 1 at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport, operated by VINCI Airports (VINCI Concessions), is continuing to expand.
Projects update and handover
Implementation of an unusual project in the Paris region

Implementation of an unusual project in the Paris region

13/06/2018 - News update - France
The teams from the Île-de-France Nord agency from VINCI Construction Terrassement are currently working on Placo Saint-Gobain’s gypsum quarries in the Seine-et-Marne department.
Other
Approval for Mesea’s innovative vehicles

Approval for Mesea’s innovative vehicles

11/06/2018 - News update - France
Mesea, a subsidiary of VINCI Railways (VINCI Concessions), has gained the approval of the SNCF for its road-rail lorries and modules.
Events
Foundation stone laid for O’RIZON project in the Essonne department

Foundation stone laid for O’RIZON project in the Essonne department

08/06/2018 - News update - France
VINCI Immobilier and the joint venture of developers composed of Altarea Cogedim, DReAM (leader) and Eiffage Immobilier, in association with the Paris-Saclay public development authority (EPAPS), the town of Gif-sur-Yvette and the urban community of Paris-Saclay, have laid the foundation stone for the O’RIZON project, the first residential and services neighbourhood in the heart of the Paris-Saclay urban cluster in Gif-sur-Yvette (Paris region).
Projects update and handover
Voiron railway bridge

Voiron railway bridge

05/06/2018 - News update - France
May saw the joint venture composed of Campenon Bernard Régions (VINCI Construction) and VINCI Construction Terrassement successfully slide the Voiron railway bridge into place, on behalf of SNCF Réseau.
Events
Recognition of quality of service to passengers

Recognition of quality of service to passengers

04/06/2018 - News update - Japan
Operated by VINCI Airports (VINCI Concessions) since 2016, the Kansai International Airport (KIX) in Japan won Best Baggage Delivery and Best Low-Cost Airline Terminal at the Skytrax 2018 World Airport Awards.
Projects update and handover
Installing double-track sections on a railway line in Guinea Conakry

Installing double-track sections on a railway line in Guinea Conakry

01/06/2018 - News update - Guinea
Sogea-Satom (VINCI Construction International Network) and ETF (Eurovia) are currently working as a consortium on a project to install double-track sections on a railway line between Kamsar and Sangarédi, in the west of the country.

May 2018

Events
Foundation stone - Property development in the Marne department

Foundation stone - Property development in the Marne department

31/05/2018 - News update - France
On 30 May, teams from Adim Est (VINCI Construction France) laid the foundation stone for a development within the Reims-Bezannes business park, in the presence of Jean-Pierre Belfie, mayor of Bezannes and vice-president of the urban community of Greater Reims.
Events
Eurovia organises its first Innovation Day

Eurovia organises its first Innovation Day

30/05/2018 - News update
On 25 May, Eurovia encouraged its 40,000 employees, in 15 countries, to focus on innovation.
Events
Opening of Forum Gdańsk in Poland

Opening of Forum Gdańsk in Poland

29/05/2018 - News update - Poland
On 26 May 2018, the Forum Gdańsk shopping centre, located in the heart of Gdańsk, was opened to the public.
Events
VINCI at Vivatech

VINCI at Vivatech

28/05/2018 - News update - France
VINCI employees confirm their commitment to innovation by participating in the Viva Technology event which, each year, brings together major groups and start-ups around themes connected with digital transformation and innovation.
Sustainable development
Three airports equipped for green energy

Three airports equipped for green energy

25/05/2018 - News update - Dominican Republic
LLa Isabela in Saint-Domingue, Puerto Plata and Barahona airports, operated by VINCI Airports (VINCI Concessions), have been equipped with photovoltaic panels that enable them to produce and consume fully carbon-free energy.
New contracts
Installation of micro sensors to improve air quality

Installation of micro sensors to improve air quality

24/05/2018 - News update - France
Citeos IDF Grands Projets (VINCI Energies France) and its partner Clarity, a San Francisco-based start-up, are laureates of the City of Paris’ Air Quality programme.
Events
VINCI on top of Everest

VINCI on top of Everest

22/05/2018 - News update - Nepal
On 21 May at 5:30 am, Bruno Dupety, international director, member of the VINCI Executive Committee and passionate mountaineer, reached the summit of Everest at over 8,000 m above sea level to rise to one of his biggest challenges and achieve his boyhood dream.
Events
World Bee Day

World Bee Day

21/05/2018 - News update
For World Bee Day on 20 May, VINCI Concessions reasserted its environmental commitment.
New contracts
Reconstruction of the James Bay Road in Quebec

Reconstruction of the James Bay Road in Quebec

18/05/2018 - News update - Canada
Eurovia Québec Construction, in partnership with Blais&Langlois, has won the first phase of the reconstruction of the James Bay Road, in the north of Quebec.
New contracts
Construction of 100 student homes on Reunion Island

Construction of 100 student homes on Reunion Island

15/05/2018 - News update - France
Ocidim (VINCI Construction International Network) has been awarded a contract for 100 student homes, plus communal spaces, in the commune of Tampon on Reunion Island.
Projects update and handover
Development works around a new tram line in Belgium

Development works around a new tram line in Belgium

11/05/2018 - News update - Belgium
Teams from Eurovia Belgium (Brussels sector) have just completed the first phase of comprehensive development works (roadways and networks) around Line 9 of the Brussels tramway which, located in the north of the city, will link the Simonis metro station with the university hospital and, in the medium term, the future national stadium.
Projects update and handover
Works under way at the Condorcet Campus, by Paris

Works under way at the Condorcet Campus, by Paris

09/05/2018 - News update - France
Being undertaken on behalf of Adim Paris Île-de-France by Bateg and Sicra Île-de-France (VINCI Construction France subsidiaries), the works launched on the campus involve the construction of buildings with a surface area of 64,600 sq. metres, including the headquarters of INED (the national institute for demographic studies), research and training spaces, a conference centre, a residence for invited researchers, a project incubator, a Crous restaurant, facilities catering for the needs of campus life and 451 student homes.
Projects update and handover
Start of work at the Salvador da Bahia Airport

Start of work at the Salvador da Bahia Airport

07/05/2018 - News update - Brazil
Work inside the Salvador da Bahia Airport in Brazil, operated by VINCI Airports (VINCI Concessions), is currently being managed by a local consortium made up of Teixeira Duarte Engenharia e Construções s. a, Alves Ribeiro s. a do Brasil and Actemium Transport Solutions (VINCI Energies International & Systems).
Events
Transformation of Osaka – Itami Airport

Transformation of Osaka – Itami Airport

04/05/2018 - News update - Japan
On 18 April 2018, VINCI Airports (VINCI Concessions) inaugurated the commercial zone and the new terraces at Itami Airport, in Japan, part of a vast renovation programme aimed at transforming the airport into a destination in its own right and enhancing the customer experience.

April 2018

New contracts
Design-build of a reactor on the ITER project

Design-build of a reactor on the ITER project

30/04/2018 - News update - France
After designing and installing the earthquake-resistant supports and the 18 spherical CBS supports (Cryostat Support Bearings), Nuvia and GTM Sud (VINCI Construction) are continuing their collaboration on the design-build of the support for the cryostat of the Tokamak reactor (designed to exploit fusion energy) at the heart of the international ITER project, in Cadarache (south of France).
New contracts
Construction of a station concourse and a shopping mall in Lyon

Construction of a station concourse and a shopping mall in Lyon

24/04/2018 - News update - France
SNCF Gares & Connexions has awarded a contract to a joint venture composed of VINCI Construction France TP Lyon and Citinéa (VINCI Construction France) for the construction of the north concourse and the Béraudier shopping mall in Lyon Part-Dieu railway station.
New contracts
Runway maintenance at Montréal International Airport

Runway maintenance at Montréal International Airport

20/04/2018 - News update - Canada
Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) awarded the contract to rehabilitate the runways at the Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport to the Montreal agency of Eurovia Québec for the 2018 season.
New contracts
Development works around the Bugey and Cruas nuclear power plants

Development works around the Bugey and Cruas nuclear power plants

16/04/2018 - News update - France
As part of the “post-Fukushima” programme for nuclear reactors, EDF has entrusted the Connekt joint venture, composed of Nuvia Structure (VINCI Construction), Campenon Bernard Nucléaire (VINCI Construction France) and Eurovia, with the project management and the creation of the networks between the buildings housing the last resort diesel generators and the reactor buildings.
Projects update and handover
Restructuring the Hôtel Fauchon La Madeleine in the Paris region

Restructuring the Hôtel Fauchon La Madeleine in the Paris region

13/04/2018 - News update - France
On 30 March, the teams from Plendi by VINCI Construction delivered the Hôtel Fauchon La Madeleine project, located in Paris’ 8th arrondissement, on which they carried out the decoration works.
Other
VINCI Autoroutes expands its partnership with Waze to improve employee safety

VINCI Autoroutes expands its partnership with Waze to improve employee safety

11/04/2018 - News update - France
In 2017, 88 maintenance vehicles were hit on the VINCI Autoroutes network, a statistic that rises to 185 when taken across the entire motorway network in France. In 2018, VINCI Autoroutes is further developing its actions to improve the safety of its men and women in yellow vests, with the aim of encouraging active prevention, in particular by informing drivers in real time about the presence of patrol personnel.
Events
VINCI Highways showcases the Rion-Antirion bridge for Greece’s Independence Day

VINCI Highways showcases the Rion-Antirion bridge for Greece’s Independence Day

09/04/2018 - News update - Greece
The Rion-Antirion bridge operated by VINCI Highways, subsidiary of VINCI Concessions, was the setting of a unique artistic performance on 25 March, Greek Independence Day. Dancer Katerina Soldatou put on a show of aerial choreography that perfectly showcased the bridge’s technical features, performing spectacular figures over 50 metres above sea level.
Projects update and handover
Completion of works for Diori Hamani interchange in Niger

Completion of works for Diori Hamani interchange in Niger

05/04/2018 - News update - Nigeria
Sogea Satom (VINCI Construction International Network) has completed the works of the basic contract for the Diori Hamani interchange in Niamey, the country’s capital.
Projects update and handover
Digital technology serving project implementation

Digital technology serving project implementation

03/04/2018 - News update - France
Within the framework of a project in Bailly Romainvilliers (Paris region), teams from the EJL Chelles offices (Eurovia and Eurovia Mitry-Mory) are collaborating with the Arforia start-up, which specialises in the development of virtual and augmented reality projects.
Sustainable development
Carbon accreditation renewed

Carbon accreditation renewed

02/04/2018 - News update - Cambodia
Airports Council International (ACI) has just awarded Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA), aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, to Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville and Siem Reap airports, operated by VINCI Airports (VINCI Concessions).
New contracts
Biodigester project in city of Grand Rapids

Biodigester project in city of Grand Rapids

01/04/2018 - News update - United States of America
Nicholson and Menard Group USA (both VINCI Construction) have teamed up within the framework of the project to build a biodigester in the wastewater treatment plant in Grand Rapids, in Michigan.

March 2018

New contracts
Creating the suspension system for a bridge on the island of Aruba

Creating the suspension system for a bridge on the island of Aruba

30/03/2018 - News update - Venezuela
In connection with the development of the island’s infrastructure, builder HB estructuras metálicas SA has appointed Freyssinet (VINCI Construction) to supply and install the 16 hangers required for the Laguna Española Bridge, which will link Queen Beatrix Airport and the town of Pos Chiquito.
New contracts
Signing of the concession contract for Belgrade’s airport

Signing of the concession contract for Belgrade’s airport

29/03/2018 - News update - Serbia
VINCI Airports has signed a 25-year concession contract with the Serbian government for Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport, in the Republic of Serbia.
Projects update and handover
Transformation of Tottenham Court Road in London (UK)

Transformation of Tottenham Court Road in London (UK)

29/03/2018 - News update - United Kingdom
Eurovia Contracting South teams are currently working on improving traffic flow in Tottenham Court Road, one of the most congested roads in London.
New contracts
Extension of a service contract

Extension of a service contract

28/03/2018 - News update - United Kingdom
Ringway (Eurovia UK) has just secured a one-year extension to its service contract with the town of Milton Keynes.
Projects update and handover
Enlarging the Parc des Expositions in Bordeaux

Enlarging the Parc des Expositions in Bordeaux

27/03/2018 - News update - France
Teams from GTM Bâtiment Aquitaine (VINCI Construction France) are currently enlarging the exhibition centre in Bordeaux (west of France).
New contracts
Construction projects in north-eastern France

Construction projects in north-eastern France

26/03/2018 - News update - France
Adim Est, Sogea Est and Sotram, subsidiaries of VINCI Construction France, will be in charge of works package M3 North of the TGV integrated development zone (ZAC) in Bezannes.
New contracts
Residential programme Nice

Residential programme Nice

25/03/2018 - News update - France
In the south of France, VINCI Immobilier has started marketing the first homes of the new Nice Le Ray programme, which it has developed in a joint venture with Adim Côte d’Azur (VINCI Construction France).
New contracts
Emergency stop system for Mayotte’s airport

Emergency stop system for Mayotte’s airport

22/03/2018 - News update - France
The joint venture composed of SMTPC, Sogea Mayotte (VINCI Construction International Network subsidiaries) and Runway Safe has just signed a design-build contract, aimed at ensuring runway safety at Dzaoudzi-Pamandzi Airport, with airport operating company Société d’Exploitation de l’Aéroport de Mayotte.
Other
Award for Porto Airport

Award for Porto Airport

20/03/2018 - News update - Portugal
Porto Airport (Portugal), managed by VINCI Airports (VINCI Concessions), has been named second-best European airport in the “Airport handling over two million passengers” category by Airports Council International (ACI).
New contracts
Building a road in the Paris region

Building a road in the Paris region

20/03/2018 - News update - France
A joint venture composed of Eurovia Montesson (leader), Watelet TP Plaisir and EJL Les Mureaux (Eurovia subsidiaries), Bouygues TP and Razel Bec is building a new road between the communes of Montesson and Sartrouville (Yvelines department).
Events
Drilling for the TAP in Greece

Drilling for the TAP in Greece

19/03/2018 - News update - Greece
Within the framework of the TransAdriatic Pipeline project (TAP), between mid-November and mid-February 2018, HDI (Entrepose/VINCI Construction) set a world record by laying the longest stretch of pipeline ever created in one “go” by horizontal directional drilling.
Projects update and handover
Refurbishing a road in New Caledonia

Refurbishing a road in New Caledonia

18/03/2018 - News update - New Caledonia
Jean Lefebvre Pacifique (VINCI Construction International Networks) has finished refurbishing a 2 km-long section, near the commune of Yaté, of a link road between two roads accessing the south of the island.
Projects update and handover
Raise boringon Romanche-Gavet project

Raise boringon Romanche-Gavet project

17/03/2018 - News update - France
At the site in Gavet (south-east France), Dodin Campenon Bernard (VINCI Construction), in a joint venturewith Spie Batignolles TPCI (leader),is deploying its raise boring expertise.
Events
“Pierres d’or” for the DUO towers

“Pierres d’or” for the DUO towers

16/03/2018 - News update - France
In the 20th edition of the “Pierres d’or” competition, the DUO towers projectin Paris – designed by architect Jean Nouvel and being implemented by Bateg (VINCI Construction France) and several VINCI Energies France business units (Cegelec Tertaire IDF Projet, SDEL Imtec, SAGA Tertaire, Lefort Francheteau and Uxello IDF) – was awarded the “Pierre d’or 2018” for the best development programme at a gala evening heldin the Garnier Opera House in Paris.
New contracts
Rehabilitation of a former factory

Rehabilitation of a former factory

15/03/2018 - News update - Poland
Soletanche Polska (VINCI Construction) has won its first contract on behalfof Capital Park, within the frameworkof the rehabilitation and conversionof the Norblin factory in Warsaw.
New contracts
Expansion and modernisation of Salvador da Bahia Airport

Expansion and modernisation of Salvador da Bahia Airport

14/03/2018 - News update - Brazil
VINCI Airports (VINCI Concessions),in a joint venture with Teixeira Duarte Engenharia and Construções SA, Alves Ribeiro SA of Brazil and OEngenharia LTDA (VINCI Energies), has signed an EPC contract – Engineering, Procurementand Construction Management – with Actemium Transport Solutions (VINCI Energies International & Systems) forthe first phase of the project to expandand modernise Salvador da Bahia Airport.
Projects update and handover
Creating a suspension bridge

Creating a suspension bridge

13/03/2018 - News update - Peru
Freyssinet (VINCI Construction) is pushing forward with the construction of a suspension bridge over the Rio Perené river, on the edge of the Amazon jungle.
Projects update and handover
Developing the bus stations in the Seine-et-Marne department

Developing the bus stations in the Seine-et-Marne department

12/03/2018 - News update - France
The joint venture composed of Eurovia’s Mitry-Mory (leader) and EJL IDF Chelles offices is developing the bus stations of the Marne-la-Vallée/Chessy multimodal network.
New contracts
Maintenance of offshore platforms

Maintenance of offshore platforms

11/03/2018 - News update - Brazil
Actemium O&G offshore (VINCI Energies International & Systems) has secured two contracts with Petrobas (Brazil’s national company for oil research, extraction, refining, transportation and sales) forthe maintenance of seven platforms located off the coast of Rio de Janeiro.
Projects update and handover
New building on former hospital site in Toulon

New building on former hospital site in Toulon

10/03/2018 - News update - France
Travaux Midi Var (VINCI Construction France), in a joint venture with Léon Grosse and Renaudat, is currently working on a project, on the site of the former Chalucet Hospital in Toulon (south of France), launched at the initiative of the Toulon Provence Méditerranée agglomeration community, the City of Toulon and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Var department.
New contracts
Hospital redevelopment

Hospital redevelopment

09/03/2018 - News update - France
A joint venture composed of Campenon Bernard Dauphiné Ardèche (VINCI Construction France) in association with AIA Architectes, Atelier 3A, AIA Ingénierie and Dalkia (EDF Group) has been named winner of a competition for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the redevelopment of the Sainte-Marie Hospital in Privas (southern France).
New contracts
WENOV, a campus dedicated to research and training

WENOV, a campus dedicated to research and training

08/03/2018 - News update - France
VINCI Immobilier in collaborationwith architects Lalou-Lebec, is to developa mixed-use and innovative urban programme in Lille: WENOV.
Sustainable development
ACA accreditation for six airports

ACA accreditation for six airports

07/03/2018 - News update - Dominican Republic
The six airports operated by VINCI Airports (VINCI Concessions) in the Dominican Republic have met all the requirements for obtaining the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) programme’s Level 1 accreditation – a first in the Caribbean region.
Projects update and handover
Handover of a quay in New Zealand

Handover of a quay in New Zealand

06/03/2018 - News update - New-Zealand
The joint venture formed by HEB Construction (VINCI Construction International Network), Downer, Tonkin & Taylor, Aecom, NZTA and the DIA has just completed development works on the quay in Waitangi, in the Chatham Islands.
Events
The Vasco de Gama Bridge, located to the north of Lisbon, in Portugal, is celebrating its 20th anniversary

The Vasco de Gama Bridge, located to the north of Lisbon, in Portugal, is celebrating its 20th anniversary

06/03/2018 - News update - Portugal
Designed by VINCI and operated by VINCI Highways (VINCI Concessions), the Vasco-de-Gama bridge (12.3 km) that crosses the Tagus estuary in Lisbon, was built on the occasion of the 1998 World Exposition in order to relieve traffic pressure on the 25-April bridge
Projects update and handover
Multi-generational homes

Multi-generational homes

05/03/2018 - News update - Poland
Soletanche Polska (VINCI Construction) teams are creating the foundations for two buildings in Generation Park, a mixed-use development in the centre of Warsaw.
Projects update and handover
Warbud (VINCI Construction International Network) is moving ahead with its Mennica Legacy Tower project in Warsaw

Warbud (VINCI Construction International Network) is moving ahead with its Mennica Legacy Tower project in Warsaw

04/03/2018 - News update - Poland
Warbud (VINCI Construction International Network) is moving ahead with its Mennica Legacy Tower project in Warsaw (Poland): 115,300 sq. metres of office space, a 140 m-high, 34-storey tower and a 9-storey building – and aiming for BREEAM Excellent certification.
New contracts
New multimodal transport hubin Nîmes

New multimodal transport hubin Nîmes

03/03/2018 - News update - France
Sogea Sud Bâtiment, GTM SudOuest TP GC and Arbonis (all VINCI Construction France) will shortly be starting work on the new station (3,000 sq. metres) in Nîmes (south of France).
Projects update and handover
Rijnland Route: the works gather pace

Rijnland Route: the works gather pace

02/03/2018 - News update - The Netherlands
The Comol5 joint venture, composed of VINCI Construction Grands Projets,TBI Mobilis, Croonwolter&dros andDIMCO (DEME Infra Marine Contractors), is pushing ahead with the constructionof the Rijnland Route, in South Holland
Projects update and handover
Renovation of a railway line

Renovation of a railway line

01/03/2018 - News update - Poland
ETF Polska (Eurovia) will complete its works on the Polish rail network in August 2018.

February 2018

Projects update and handover
Rebuilding bridges

Rebuilding bridges

27/02/2018 - News update - Canada
Eurovia Québec is currently working on the deconstruction and reconstruction of the Île Bigras and Île Verte bridges in the Îles-Laval district, near Montreal.
Events
Construction of a footbridge in Rwanda

Construction of a footbridge in Rwanda

26/02/2018 - News update - Rwanda
In early February 2018, five employees of Freyssinet (VINCI Construction) flew off to Rwanda for two weeks, having volunteered to take part in a Bridges to Prosperity project to build a footbridge in the south of the country.
Projects update and handover
Site preparation for the extension of a development zone

Site preparation for the extension of a development zone

23/02/2018 - News update - New Caledonia
Dumez GTM Calédonie and Jean Lefebvre Pacifique (VINCI Construction Dom-Tom subsidiaries), in a joint venture with SAS Keteveta and Citeos Nouvelle-Calédonie (VINCI Energies France), are currently carrying out site development works for an extension (surface area: 15 hectares) to the PANDA integrated development zone in Nouméa.
Other
Leonard: five Intrapreneur projects to enter acceleration phase

Leonard: five Intrapreneur projects to enter acceleration phase

21/02/2018 - News update - France
Leonard’s acceleration committee, which met in late January 2018, selected eight Intrapreneur projects (being developed by VINCI employees); five of them are preparing to enter the acceleration phase.
New contracts
New tower in the centre of Warsaw

New tower in the centre of Warsaw

15/02/2018 - News update - Poland
In January 2018, Warbud (VINCI Construction International Network) signed a contract with HB Reavis Construction PL for the structure, in reinforced concrete, of the Varso Tower, in the centre of Warsaw (Poland).
New contracts
Extending Line 11 of the Paris metro

Extending Line 11 of the Paris metro

15/02/2018 - News update - France
Since the end of 2017, the ETF (Eurovia) and TSO joint venture has been building the rail infrastructure for the RATP in order to extend the Line 11 of the Paris metro.
Projects update and handover
2 m-thick diaphragm wall: a world first for Soletanche Bachy

2 m-thick diaphragm wall: a world first for Soletanche Bachy

12/02/2018 - News update - Vietnam
As part of the project to build Line 1 of the metro (Bên Thành - Suôi Tiên) in Ho Chi Minh-City, Bachy Soletanche and the major projects division of Soletanche Bachy (VINCI Construction) are undertaking diaphragm wall works for a station and an underground tunnel.
Projects update and handover
A9/A61 motorway fork

A9/A61 motorway fork

12/02/2018 - News update - France
On the VINCI Autoroutes network, the A9/A61 motorway fork to the south of Narbonne links the A61 motorway (Toulouse - Narbonne, South of France) to the A9 motorway (Perpignan - Orange).
Projects update and handover
Construction of a bottling plant for Clément rums

Construction of a bottling plant for Clément rums

09/02/2018 - News update - France
The GBH Group has awarded Sogea Martinique (VINCI Construction Dom-Tom) the structural works of a project to create an industrial site for the bottling and storage of rum at the Habitation Clément estate, in the commune of Le François, in Martinique.
New contracts
New eco-neighbourhood in the Paris region

New eco-neighbourhood in the Paris region

07/02/2018 - News update - France
A joint venture led by VINCI Immobilier has been awarded, by EPAMARNE (Marne-la-Vallée public development authority), the “Live differently – the Sycomore Eco-neighbourhood” project, located in Bussy-Saint-Georges, in the Seine-et-Marne department.
New contracts
New contract for contactless toll collection

New contract for contactless toll collection

06/02/2018 - News update - United States of America
VINCI Highways (VINCI Concessions) has won a contract for electronic toll collection system and customer relations services for the Central Texas and North East Texas Regional Mobility Authorities, the government agencies in charge of transport in 14 Texan counties.
Projects update and handover
VINCI Autoroutes payment badge moves into Spain

VINCI Autoroutes payment badge moves into Spain

05/02/2018 - News update - Spain
Since 1 February 2018, the VINCI Autoroutes electronic payment badge can be used to pay the toll on part of the Spanish AP-7 motorway, between the border (Le Perthus) and Barcelona.
Projects update and handover
Primméa L’EssenCiel project

Primméa L’EssenCiel project

02/02/2018 - News update - France
In January 2018, teams from GTM Hallé (VINCI Construction France) began work on the Primméa L’EssenCiel operation in the TGV Nancy Grand Cœur integrated development zone (east of France).
Projects update and handover
District heating in the Le Mans metropolis

District heating in the Le Mans metropolis

01/02/2018 - News update - France
Eurovia Atlantique Le Mans, in a joint venture with GNT, is working on the project to deploy the Syner’gie district heating network in the Le Mans metropolitan area.

January 2018

Events
The Stade de France celebrates its 20th birthday!

The Stade de France celebrates its 20th birthday!

30/01/2018 - News update - France
To mark this anniversary, on Sunday 28 January 1,200 Saint-Denis children were invited to form a human 20 on the pitch of the stadium.
Events
Muse retail centre

Muse retail centre

29/01/2018 - News update - France
GTM Hallé (VINCI Construction France) has just handed over the Muse shopping centre in Metz (north-eastern France), created on behalf of Apsys.
Projects update and handover
Renovating the town centre of Auch

Renovating the town centre of Auch

26/01/2018 - News update - France
Teams from the Eurovia Midi Pyrénées – STPAG office are currently working on the second tranche of the Town Centre project in the commune of Auch (south-west France), which involves reorganising the town centre, expanding the pedestrian areas and redeveloping the square in front of the Cathedral of Sainte-Marie.
Projects update and handover
Partnership for the design of made-to-measure new homes

Partnership for the design of made-to-measure new homes

22/01/2018 - News update - France
In line with its approach favouring innovation and sustainable development, VINCI Immobilier has been collaborating for several months now with a young start-up, HABX, winner of the Reinventing Paris competition in 2016.
Projects update and handover
Developing a new festival site

Developing a new festival site

19/01/2018 - News update - Chile
January 2018 will see the Copiapó office of Bitumix (Eurovia) completing its development of a new site dedicated to the “Cruz de Mayo” (May cross) festival in the city of Vallenar (Atacama region, in the north of the country).
Projects update and handover
International lycée in Saint-Germain-en-Laye

International lycée in Saint-Germain-en-Laye

18/01/2018 - News update - France
On 17 January 2018, CBC (VINCI Construction France) launched the redevelopment of the international lycée in Saint-Germain-en- Laye (Paris region).
Events
Opening of the Žilina bypass in Slovakia

Opening of the Žilina bypass in Slovakia

16/01/2018 - News update - Slovakia
Created by Eurovia CS and Eurovia SK, the new D3 motorway bypass round Žilina (north of the country), which forms part of the European multimodal corridor, is now open to traffic.
Events
New arrival and departure zones at Phnom Penh Airport

New arrival and departure zones at Phnom Penh Airport

14/01/2018 - News update - Cambodia
On 13 December, VINCI Airports inaugurated the new arrival hall and the extension to the boarding area at Phnom Penh International Airport, in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister of Cambodia, Bin Chhin.
Projects update and handover
Ground reinforcement for a retail complex

Ground reinforcement for a retail complex

12/01/2018 - News update - Spain
In Seville, on the construction project for the future largest shopping and leisure complex in Andalusia, Menard Spain (VINCI Construction) has been carrying out soil improvement works since the last quarter of 2017 in preparation for the installation of the foundation slab.
Projects update and handover
Foundations for a new hospital complex

Foundations for a new hospital complex

09/01/2018 - News update - Colombia
In Bogota, work has just begun on what will be Latin America’s largest cancer treatment and research centre.
Projects update and handover
New section of the A304

New section of the A304

08/01/2018 - News update - France
In late December 2017, after more than five years of works, the 8 km-long “Le Piquet-Rocroi” section of the A304, in the Ardennes, was opened to traffic in line with the completion deadlines laid down by the client, the regional environment, development and housing authority.
Projects update and handover
Transformation of Bay East Garden

Transformation of Bay East Garden

05/01/2018 - News update - Singapore
On a site in the Bay East Garden area that was originally reclaimed from the sea, Bachy Soletanche Singapore (VINCI Construction) teams have just finished creating a diaphragm wall – a project connected with the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL).
Projects update and handover
16,000 km equipped with GSM-R

16,000 km equipped with GSM-R

03/01/2018 - News update - France
In early December 2017, Synerail, a company 30%-owned by VINCI Railways (VINCI Concessions) and VINCI Energies, definitively switched 16,000 km of railway lines in France over to operating using GSM-R.

2017