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2019

June 2019

Events
The Grand Louvre project celebrates its 30th anniversary

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.
Projects update and handover
Supplying components for a wind farm project

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.
Projects update and handover
Construction Progress of Abdelmoumen's Pumped Energy Transfer Station

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.
Projects update and handover
Renovation of a quay in the port of Douarnenez

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.

May 2019

Events
Qatar's first metro line commissioned

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.
Projects update and handover
Extension of Highway 407 East

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.
Projects update and handover
Survey: the mobility divide in the French regions

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.
Projects update and handover
TBM Amandine at work for the Grand Paris Express

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.
Projects update and handover
Complex drainage works in the Ferrand Valley (south-east France)

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.
New contracts
Operation and installation of charging points for electric vehicles

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

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.
Projects update and handover
Redeveloping a shopping street in Montreal

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
New contracts on a nuclear project

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.
New contracts
Multi-technology maintenance for a hospital

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

New contracts
Maintenance of an urban motorway

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.
Events
Agreement for a future bridge over the A709 by Montpellier

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

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.
Sustainable development
Reforestation project in Madagascar

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.
New contracts
Rehabilitation of Interstate 77

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.
Projects update and handover
TBM Ellen at work for the Grand Paris Express

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.
Projects update and handover
Modernising a wastewater treatment plant

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.
Events
Handover - 4* Innside Paris-Charles de Gaulle hotel

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.
New contracts
Construction of the Warsaw museum of modern art

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 contracts
New buildings in wood and concrete in Bordeaux

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.
Events
Inauguration The Ycone residential high-rise in Lyon

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.
Sustainable development
The ambitious VINCI Airports environmental programme

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.
Events
First bridge assembled on-site in Indonesia

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

New contracts
Electrical works on the Cofiroute and Arcour networks

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.
Projects update and handover
Extending and modernising a port on the Île d’Oléron

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.
Projects update and handover
Building a bridge for a business park

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.
New contracts
Rehabilitation of Hangar J1 in Marseille

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.
New contracts
Reconstruction of a street in a classified city

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.
New contracts
Redevelopment of an intersection in Morocco

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.
Projects update and handover
New robotic valet parking service at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport

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.
Projects update and handover
Creating an SNCF works base

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.
Projects update and handover
Solar installations in Amazonia

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.
Projects update and handover
Foundation stone laid for Oasis Parc

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

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.
Sustainable development
Asphalts that work for the environment

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

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.
Projects update and handover
Off-plan sale of an office building in Paris

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.
Projects update and handover
Contract for Chile’s rail network

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

New contracts
Building homes on Mayotte

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.
New contracts
Launch of the Stories works

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).
Projects update and handover
Handover of the Le Belvédère office building in La Défense

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.
New contracts
Revitalisation of railway tracks

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.
New contracts
Maintenance contract for the A417 and A419 motorways

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.
Projects update and handover
Repairing a breakwater in the port of Bormes-Les-Mimosas

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).
New contracts
Creating a boulevard

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.
New contracts
Preparatory works for a future station at Orly Airport

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.
Projects update and handover
First reversible traffic lane in a European capital

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.
Projects update and handover
Upgrade for Gradignan’s town 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.
Sustainable development
VINCI’s Chantiers & Territoires Solidaires endowment fund starts its second call for projects

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.
Projects update and handover
Rotating the frame of a bridge in the Czech Republic

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.
Projects update and handover
Building homes in Bussy-Saint-Georges

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.
Projects update and handover
New contract for the Jules Horowitz nuclear reactor

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

Projects update and handover
Pacific Plaza tower in Nouméa

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.
New contracts
Enriching the customer experience in Lima

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.
New contracts
Modernisation of Greater Nancy’s Zénith

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
New contracts
Redevelopment of several airport car parks in the UK

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.
Projects update and handover
Seven new structures for the Aisne-Meuse PPP

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.
New contracts
Creation of a maintenance and storage site for the RATP

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).
New contracts
Construction of the Topiel No. 18 building in Warsaw

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.
New contracts
Maintenance contract at the La Hague site

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).
Projects update and handover
Railway lines transferred as part of a project

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.
Events
Eight new projects join VINCI’s programme for Intrapreneurs

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.
Projects update and handover
New Angers – Tours links via the A85 motorway

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).
New contracts
Renovating the assembly halls at the Volkswagen plant in Zwickau

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.
Projects update and handover
Extending the A16 motorway in the Paris region

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.
Projects update and handover
Construction of a wooden building: Woodwork

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.

2018