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2020

March 2020

Sustainable development
Energy transition initiatives rewarded in Greece

Energy transition initiatives rewarded in Greece

03/03/2020 - News update - Greece
In Greece, the Rion-Antirion Bridge, operated by VINCI Highways (VINCI Concessions), has won three awards for energy management initiatives introduced by the teams there.
Sustainable development
Construction of a hydroelectric dam

Construction of a hydroelectric dam

03/03/2020 - News update - Madagascar
Sogea-Satom (VINCI Construction), in a joint venture with SCB (Société de Construction et de Bâtiment), has been participating since April 2018 in the construction of the Farahantsana hydroelectric dam on the Ikopa River, 30 km to the north-west of the capital, Antananarivo.
Projects update and handover
Seismic protection for the new teaching hospital in Pointe-à-Pitre

Seismic protection for the new teaching hospital in Pointe-à-Pitre

03/03/2020 - News update - France
Following the destruction of part of the teaching hospital in Pointe-à-Pitre (Guadeloupe) by a fire, new buildings meeting international seismic protection standards are currently being erected.
Projects update and handover
Reception area in Colombia for refugees

Reception area in Colombia for refugees

03/03/2020 - News update - Colombia
Via 40 Express (VINCI Highways/ VINCI Concessions), concessionaire of the Bogotá-Girardot motorway in Colombia, has opened Via Esperanza, a reception area for the thousands of refugees fleeing the economic and political crisis in Venezuela.
Events
Introducing young people to careers in aviation

Introducing young people to careers in aviation

03/03/2020 - News update - United States of America
On 25 January, for the third consecutive year, Orlando Sanford International Airport (Florida), part of the VINCI Airports (VINCI Concessions) network since 2018, hosted an Aerospace and Aviation Day.

February 2020

New contracts
Restoring a disused railway track

Restoring a disused railway track

24/02/2020 - News update - Uganda
As part of a consortium with Sogea-Satom (VINCI Construction), ETF (Eurovia) recently signed a contract to restore 375 km of railway track linking the cities of Tororo and Gulu in Uganda.
Sustainable development
Working towards plastic-free infrastructure

Working towards plastic-free infrastructure

21/02/2020 - News update - France
“Ideas versus Plastic” was the first challenge organised by VINCI Concessions, worldwide, as part of its Innovate programme, aimed at deploying a culture of innovation on the ground.
New contracts
Extending and modernising the electricity network

Extending and modernising the electricity network

14/02/2020 - News update - Sweden
VINCI Energies Europe West has secured three contracts for the construction and upgrading of four 400 kV substations, located in an industrial zone in Stockholm and in the counties of Jämtland and Västernorrland, in the centre of the country.
Projects update and handover
Modernisation of an airport’s arrival area

Modernisation of an airport’s arrival area

14/02/2020 - News update - Dominican Republic
Part of the VINCI Airports network (VINCI Concessions) since 2016, Aerodom, which operates six airports in the Dominican Republic, inaugurated the first phase of the works to transform the passenger terminal at Santo Domingo Las Américas Airport on 17 December 2019.
Sustainable development
Extension of the Aquavallées STEP in south-east France

Extension of the Aquavallées STEP in south-east France

14/02/2020 - News update - France
In December 2019, the Aquavallées wastewater treatment plant (STEP) in Bourg-d’Oisans was inaugurated in the presence of distinguished guests, among them Lionel Beffre, prefect of the Isère department, and Jean-Pierre Barbier, president of the department.
Sustainable development
Renovation works in a port in south-west France

Renovation works in a port in south-west France

14/02/2020 - News update - France
VINCI Construction Maritime et Fluvial (VINCI Construction France) and VINCI Construction Terrassement are undertaking renovation works in the port of Banyuls-sur-Mer (south-west France), in order to protect it from bad weather and to preserve local underwater biodiversity.
Projects update and handover
The PACBOAT R&D project for cleaner and greener ships

The PACBOAT R&D project for cleaner and greener ships

04/02/2020 - News update - France
The steel cutting ceremony for the MSC Europa cruise ship provided the opportunity to publicly announce PACBOAT, a research and development project designed to contribute to Europe’s transition towards a carbon-neutral economy by 2050.

January 2020

Projects update and handover
Energy transition: a fleet of ferries to go hybrid and electric

Energy transition: a fleet of ferries to go hybrid and electric

31/01/2020 - News update - France
Sodexo Sports & Loisirs has teamed up with Barillec Marine, a subsidiary of VINCI Energies France, to step up the energy transition of its fleet of Batobus ferries.
Projects update and handover
The tunnel boring machines digging Line 14 South and Line 15 South in the Grand Paris Express programme have crossed paths

The tunnel boring machines digging Line 14 South and Line 15 South in the Grand Paris Express programme have crossed paths

23/01/2020 - News update - France
Allison, the tunnel boring machine being used to extend the Paris metro Line 14 South, has successfully crossed over the future Line 15 South at the site of the future Villejuif Institut Gustave Roussy station, connecting the two lines.
Events
Handover of the Saint-Gobain tower

Handover of the Saint-Gobain tower

03/01/2020 - News update - France
On 10 December, Adim Paris Île-de-France and Bateg (both VINCI Construction France) handed over the Saint-Gobain tower in La Défense, by Paris.

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