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2017

October 2017

Projects update and handover
Creation of the new Paris region campus of AgroParisTech and Inra

Creation of the new Paris region campus of AgroParisTech and Inra

10/16/2017 - News update - France
Campus Agro, a project company created by AgroParisTech, Inra and the Caisse des Dépôts, signed a contract on 2 October 2017 with the joint venture led by VINCI Construction France and Engie Cofely for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the future Paris region campus of AgroParisTech and Inra.
Projects update and handover
Welding of the first rail on first stretch of Bordeaux tramway’s Line D

Welding of the first rail on first stretch of Bordeaux tramway’s Line D

10/06/2017 - News update - France
The Eurovia joint venture in charge since May 2017 of the construction of the first stretch of Line D of the tramway in Bordeaux (west of France) welded the first rail of the route on 4 October.

September 2017

New contracts
Skyliner, a new tower in the skies above Warsaw

Skyliner, a new tower in the skies above Warsaw

09/26/2017 - News update - Poland
Warbud (VINCI Construction International Network) has just been appointed by Karimpol Polska to build the Skyliner office building in the centre of Warsaw.
Events
2017 BIM d'Or awards: Triple win for VINCI Construction

2017 BIM d'Or awards: Triple win for VINCI Construction

09/21/2017 - News update - France
Two VINCI Construction France subsidiaries, and VINCI Construction Grands Projets, have won 2017 BIM d’Or awards.
Projects update and handover
Foundation stone laid for new international terminal at Santiago Airport

Foundation stone laid for new international terminal at Santiago Airport

09/20/2017 - News update - Chile
The foundation stone for the new international terminal at Santiago Airport was laid on 12 September 2017 – marking the official start of the works – in the presence of Alberto Undurraga, the Chilean Minister of Public Works.
New contracts
Modification of interchanges near Winston-Salem, in the USA

Modification of interchanges near Winston-Salem, in the USA

09/19/2017 - News update - United States of America
Blythe (Eurovia in North Carolina) is about to start, on a design-build basis, the projects R-2247CD and R-2247EC that involve modifying two major interchanges on the northern ring road round Winston-Salem, the fourth-largest city of the State.
Projects update and handover
Village Saint-Paul rehabilitation in Paris

Village Saint-Paul rehabilitation in Paris

09/11/2017 - News update - France
GTM Bâtiment (VINCI Construction France) is to carry out the rehabilitation works in the Village Saint-Paul area, in the 4th arrondissement of Paris, for the housing agency of the City of Paris (RIVP).
New contracts
Supplying Kampala with drinking water

Supplying Kampala with drinking water

09/07/2017 - News update - Ouganda
The National Water & Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has awarded Sogea-Satom (VINCI Construction International Network) a contract for pipes to carry drinking water treated in the town of Katosi to the country’s capital, Kampala.
Projects update and handover
Redevelopment of the Le Richelieu office building in Paris

Redevelopment of the Le Richelieu office building in Paris

09/04/2017 - News update - France
Alterea Cogedim is redeveloping the former Allianz head office, built in 1980 and located at 87 Rue de Richelieu, in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris.
Projects update and handover
LED lighting for Hertfordshire

LED lighting for Hertfordshire

09/01/2017 - News update - United Kingdom
Over the next three years, Hertfordshire will be converting all its not-yet-converted public lighting devices to LED technology, in order to reduce its carbon footprint and its electricity consumption.

August 2017

Events
2nd annual VINCI Cup, an international football tournament for under-15s

2nd annual VINCI Cup, an international football tournament for under-15s

08/28/2017 - News update - France
Partners since April 2015, VINCI and Paris FC were organising the second VINCI Cup on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 August at the Complexe Marcel Bec in Meudon, a southwestern suburb of Paris.
New contracts
Contract for the construction of a gas pipeline

Contract for the construction of a gas pipeline

08/03/2017 - News update - Australia
Jemena, an Australian company specialising in the transportation of energy and water, has appointed Spiecapag Australia (Entrepose/VINCI Construction) to build the section of the Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) that will cross Queensland.
New contracts
Ground preparation for GED foundations

Ground preparation for GED foundations

08/01/2017 - News update - France
The Paris region planning and construction agency has appointed Soletanche Bachy France (VINCI Construction) to supply drilling works and filling injections into anteludian gypsum dissolution cavities, prior to the construction of the GED (Grand Equipement Documentaire) documentation centre located in the heart of the future Condorcet campus in Aubervilliers, by Paris. These works will involve 280 drilling operations – a total length of 11,500 m.
Projects update and handover
Successful first drive for Valentin’s microtunneler

Successful first drive for Valentin’s microtunneler

08/01/2017 - News update - France
Rachel, the microtunneling machine operated by Valentin (Eurovia), has carried out its first drive (632 lm) on the storm water segregation project at Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle Airport.

July 2017

Events
The Grand Paris programme focuses on culture and the arts

The Grand Paris programme focuses on culture and the arts

07/27/2017 - News update - France
VINCI Construction joins the group of Grand Paris Express endowment fund sponsors and undertakes to support the fund’s arts and cultural activities along the entire 200-km length of the new metro lines that will connect the region’s municipalities.
Other
The first 11 projects join the Leonard programme for Intrapreneurs

The first 11 projects join the Leonard programme for Intrapreneurs

07/27/2017 - News update - France
A month after the launch of the first call for My VINCI Startup projects, the Leonard selection committee has selected the proposals of 11 VINCI employees out of the 83 entries submitted. They will join the Intrapreneurship programme and benefit from made-to-measure support for 4 months as they implement their innovative new business project.
New contracts
Refurbishing roads in several arrondissements of Montreal

Refurbishing roads in several arrondissements of Montreal

07/20/2017 - News update - Canada
The City of Montreal has awarded the local Eurovia office a PCPR-type contract – a supplementary road-levelling and resurfacing programme – in the Saint-Léonard, Anjou and Montreal North arrondissements.
Events
Inauguration of new terminal at Faro Airport, in Portugal

Inauguration of new terminal at Faro Airport, in Portugal

07/17/2017 - News update - Portugal
On 17 July 2017, VINCI Airports inaugurated the new terminal at Faro Airport, in the presence of Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa and Pedro Marques, Minister of Planning and Infrastructure.
Sustainable development
An autonomous vehicle passes a toll barrier for the 1st time

An autonomous vehicle passes a toll barrier for the 1st time

07/12/2017 - News update - France
On 12 July 2017, a PSA Group autonomous vehicle passed through the Saint-Arnoult-en-Yvelines toll plaza (VINCI Autoroutes network), the biggest in Europe, without any driver intervention, thanks to a specific communication established between the vehicle and the infrastructure.
Events
The SEA HSL has opened to traffic

The SEA HSL has opened to traffic

07/02/2017 - News update - France
The South Europe Atlantic Tours–Bordeaux high-speed line, which VINCI built and is now operating, officially opened to traffic on Sunday 2 July 2017, marking the completion of the construction phase and the beginning of commercial operation.
New contracts
Two new contracts for Entrepose

Two new contracts for Entrepose

07/01/2017 - News update - Algeria
The exploration and production branch of oil company Sonatrach has selected Entrepose Algeria (VINCI Construction) to equip the production centre of the Mesdar oil field (in the east of the country) with a new fire protection system.
New contracts
Providing access roads on Reunion Island

Providing access roads on Reunion Island

07/01/2017 - News update - France
For its creation of a new guava-growing area, the commune of La Plaine des Palmistes has appointed SBTPC (VINCI Construction Dom-Tom) to build Line 3500, i.e. concrete access roads to the agricultural parcels.
Projects update and handover
Further milestone passed for the Aqualagon

Further milestone passed for the Aqualagon

07/01/2017 - News update - France
In the Seine-et-Marne department (Paris region), teams from Arbonis (VINCI Construction France) deployed on the worksite for the Aqualagon, the future biggest water park in Europe, have finished installing the ultra-high performance fibre-reinforced concrete steps and the nets in polypropylene and stainless steel of the Air Tower.
New contracts
Urban planning contract in Calama

Urban planning contract in Calama

07/01/2017 - News update - Chile
Bitumix (Eurovia) has secured its biggest-ever urban planning contract, for the improvement of the interconnection of one of the major thoroughfares in Calama, a mining city in the Atacama Desert, in the north of the country.
New contracts
VINCI Highways signs new interoperability agreement

VINCI Highways signs new interoperability agreement

07/01/2017 - News update - Russian Federation
During the International Economic Forum in St Petersburg (SPIEF 2017), Avtodor, the public company in charge of the management of Russia’s motorways, expanded its interoperability agreement with VINCI Highways, a subsidiary of VINCI Concessions.
New contracts
Plumbing works packages for hospital extension

Plumbing works packages for hospital extension

07/01/2017 - News update - Belgium
Cegelec HVAC Public South (VINCI Energies Europe) has won a contract to supply the plumbing installations of the extension to the teaching hospital in Liège (23,000 sq. metres).
New contracts
Extending a quay in Port Chalmers

Extending a quay in Port Chalmers

07/01/2017 - News update - New-Zealand
Port Otago Limited has awarded HEB Construction (VINCI Construction International Network) the design-build contract for the extension of the multi-purpose quay in Port Chalmers, on the east coast of the South Island.
Projects update and handover
Successful lifting operation in Yamal

Successful lifting operation in Yamal

07/01/2017 - News update - Russian Federation
In late June 2017, teams from Entrepose Contracting (VINCI Construction) lifted and installed the main stairway of storage tank Number 3 in Yamal.

June 2017

Projects update and handover
Ecological restoration of bed of Isère river

Ecological restoration of bed of Isère river

06/29/2017 - News update - France
Teams from the Mancuso earthworks centre of VINCI Construction Terrassement and Benedetti-Guelpa, a company that has recently become part of the Group, are working on behalf of the joint Isère/Arc en Combe de Savoie association within the framework of the Restoration of the Bed of the Isère operation.
Projects update and handover
Freyssinet cables for the new Kosciuszko Bridge in New York

Freyssinet cables for the new Kosciuszko Bridge in New York

06/20/2017 - News update - United States of America
In New York, Freyssinet (VINCI Construction) designed and supplied the stay cable system and provided assistance during the installation of the cables of the new bridge on the expressway connecting the Queens and Brooklyn neighbourhoods, which has just been inaugurated.
Sustainable development
Aéroports de Lyon certified ‘carbon neutral’

Aéroports de Lyon certified ‘carbon neutral’

06/19/2017 - News update - France
Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport is now certified ACA 3+ ‘carbon neutral’, i.e. the most advanced level of the programme for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions set up by the ACI (Airports Council International).
Projects update and handover
Opening of the multimodal transport hub at Bordeaux railway station

Opening of the multimodal transport hub at Bordeaux railway station

06/19/2017 - News update - France
Created by a joint venture composed of VINCI companies, the extension to Bordeaux Saint-Jean station (west of France) has been opened to users two months ahead of the arrival of the Sud Europe Atlantique high- speed line (HSL).
New contracts
Construction of the Normandy School of Management and the Digital City in Le Havre

Construction of the Normandy School of Management and the Digital City in Le Havre

06/09/2017 - News update - France
In Le Havre (Normandy), Sogea Nord-Ouest (VINCI Construction France), as co-contracting authority with the Seine Estuary CCI on behalf of the urban community, is preparing to erect the building that will house the Normandy School of Management (SM) and the Digital City.
Projects update and handover
Modernisation of Roland Garros: second set under way

Modernisation of Roland Garros: second set under way

06/09/2017 - News update - France
The Roland Garros tennis stadium complex in Paris is being extended and modernised under a programme managed by VINCI Construction France. The project’s phasing is highly unusual, with a pause each year for the French Open tennis tournament to be played. Work recently started on the second phase and redevelopment work will end in 2020 with the inauguration of the new Philippe Chatrier court, complete with retractable roof.
Events
Opening of the new A9 motorway in Montpellier

Opening of the new A9 motorway in Montpellier

06/01/2017 - News update - France
Following five years of works under VINCI Autoroutes programme management, the new section of the A9 motorway at Montpellier has just been opened more than six months ahead of the original schedule. The opening capped France’s largest motorway project in recent years. VINCI Autoroutes financed the €800 million investment and more than 300 companies and 1,500 people were involved in the project during the peak construction period.
Projects update and handover
Magenta aquatic centre in Nouméa

Magenta aquatic centre in Nouméa

06/01/2017 - News update - France
In a joint venture with Cegelec New Caledonia (VINCI Energies France), Epureau and Madea Concept, SCB (VINCI Construction Dom-Tom) is building the Magenta aquatic centre for the city of Nouméa, in New Caledonia. Extending over some 6,000 sq. metres, the complex will notably feature five pools, including a 25 m swimming pool, an artificial wave and an area with a slide.
New contracts
Foundation works for the Alto tower

Foundation works for the Alto tower

06/01/2017 - News update - France
Having contributed to the design and implementation planning for the foundations and infrastructure of the future Alto tower in La Défense, by Paris, the teams at the France Nord office of Soletanche Bachy France (VINCI Construction) have been appointed to supply the foundation works, with the tower to be erected by Bouygues Bâtiment Île-de-France.
New contracts
Building a new HQ for news channel Mayotte 1ère

Building a new HQ for news channel Mayotte 1ère

06/01/2017 - News update - France
In Mayotte, France Télévisions has just awarded SMTPC (VINCI Construction Dom-Tom) the construction, on a general contracting basis, of the new headquarters of news channel Mayotte 1ère.
Projects update and handover
Preparatory works for future station at Orly Airport

Preparatory works for future station at Orly Airport

06/01/2017 - News update - France
A joint venture composed of Cardem Paris (Eurovia), leader, Eurovia Massy and Demathieu Bard is implementing the preparatory works, on behalf of Aéroports de Paris, for the construction of the future Orly Airport station, which by 2024 will serve as the terminus of Lines 14 and 18 of the Grand Paris Express network.
New contracts
New power plant for Kiel

New power plant for Kiel

06/01/2017 - News update - Germany
Actemium Controlmatic Berlin (VINCI Energies Europe) has been awarded, by Elpro GmbH, the electrical assembly and instrumentation works for a new combined cycle power plant in the Bay of Kiel which is destined to supply the city.
New contracts
Repairing bridges in Leicestershire

Repairing bridges in Leicestershire

06/01/2017 - News update - United Kingdom
Eurovia Contracting North was selected to start ECI negotiations (Early Contractor Involvement, a form of contract involving the company in the design and planning phase of a project, at the end of which the cost of the works is agreed jointly) with Leicestershire County Council with a view to undertaking a programme of structural repairs for road bridges.
Projects update and handover
Foundations for a retail centre

Foundations for a retail centre

06/01/2017 - News update - Poland
In Warsaw, Soletanche Polska (VINCI Construction) is involved in the project to upgrade a site of almost 5 hectares on which the Młociny retail and leisure centre is to be built.

May 2017

Events
Ground-breaking ceremony for the Duo buildings in Paris

Ground-breaking ceremony for the Duo buildings in Paris

05/23/2017 - News update - France
The Duo buildings will soon tower 180 and 122 metres high in Masséna, a neighbourhood straddling southern Paris and neighbouring Ivry, and were created by Ateliers Jean Nouvel. The ground-breaking ceremony took place on 18 May and VINCI Construction France will be leading the construction work.
Projects update and handover
LUMA Arles: a large-scale project set to become a landmark of the city of Arles.

LUMA Arles: a large-scale project set to become a landmark of the city of Arles.

05/17/2017 - News update - France
LUMA Arles, the 10-hectare cultural campus created by the LUMA Foundation, will open to the public in 2018. It comprises a park, six industrial buildings and a sculpture-like tower.
Events
Launch of Horizon Energy, the energy-producing glazed façade

Launch of Horizon Energy, the energy-producing glazed façade

05/16/2017 - News update - France
On 11 May 2017, VINCI Construction and Sunpartner Technologies announced the launch of Horizon Energy, a photovoltaic curtain wall forming part of the façades of buildings to produce energy.
Events
VINCI Energies hackathon: the Internet of things and Big Data

VINCI Energies hackathon: the Internet of things and Big Data

05/15/2017 - News update - France
From 12-14 May 2017, VINCI Energies organised its first hackathon at La Factory, its new space dedicated to innovation in La Défense, by Paris.
Other
Handover of Casablanca’s new fishing port

Handover of Casablanca’s new fishing port

05/12/2017 - News update - Morocco
March 2017 saw Dumez Maroc (VINCI Construction International Network) hand over the new fishing port in Casablanca, a project forming part of a total redevelopment of the port area.
Other
Touring Plaine Commune

Touring Plaine Commune

05/05/2017 - News update - France
Plaine Commune, a district just outside Paris, is changing fast. And four VINCI Group projects there show you how.

VINCI is at the centre of the challenges facing the city of the future, and involved in the conversation about urban transformation, inter alia through La Fabrique de la Cité, its in-house think-tank. And it is tackling those challenges and making the transformation happen in Plaine Commune, a nine-town community and part of the Grand Paris programme. The Group is leading Rêve de scènes urbaines (“dreams of urban scenes”, an industrial demonstrator for sustainable cities) as part of a joint venture between public- and private-sector players to test trailblazing solutions, promote urban innovation and showcase French savoir-faire.

Projects update and handover
Contactless payment at toll sites

Contactless payment at toll sites

05/01/2017 - News update - France
Trialled for six months at Avignon North, on the A7 motorway, contactless payment is now possible at ten toll sites on the VINCI Autoroutes network, and is due to be gradually rolled out to the rest of the network between now and the end of 2017.
Projects update and handover
Operation Mascarin on Reunion Island

Operation Mascarin on Reunion Island

05/01/2017 - News update - France
Ocidim and SBTPC (both VINCI Construction Dom-Tom) are currently working on the Mascarin residential project in La Possession, on Reunion Island.
Projects update and handover
Freezing operation for underground metro stations

Freezing operation for underground metro stations

05/01/2017 - News update - France
To the north of Paris, on the project to extend the metro’s Line 12, teams from Chantiers Modernes Construction, Botte Fondations, Sogea TPI (all VINCI Construction France) and Dodin Campenon Bernard are building two new underground stations: Aimé Césaire and Mairie d’Aubervilliers.
Events
A9 Motorway - Fun weekend for the public

A9 Motorway - Fun weekend for the public

05/01/2017 - News update - France
Prior to its upcoming opening to traffic, the new A9 motorway by Montpellier (south of France) was opened to the general public for a rather different purpose on 8 and 9 April 2017.
Projects update and handover
Construction of two new buildings at Le Mans hospital

Construction of two new buildings at Le Mans hospital

05/01/2017 - News update - France
Sogea Atlantique BTP/VINCI Construction France has won the major works package (structural works, envelope and finishing works) for the construction of the two buildings that will form the new hospital in Le Mans (north-western France).
New contracts
New operating contract on the M3

New operating contract on the M3

05/01/2017 - News update - Russian Federation
UTS, a VINCI Highways subsidiary, has won the contract to operate and maintain a new segment – a 70 km-long section just to the west of Moscow – of the M3 motorway, which runs between Moscow and the Ukrainian border.
Projects update and handover
Creation of a wetland

Creation of a wetland

05/01/2017 - News update - France
On the outskirts of Reims, teams from VINCI Construction Terrassement’s Champagne-Ardenne centre, in association with Edivert, are creating a 10-hectare artificial wetland as part of the Azhurev project (development of a wetland in Reims for purification and living beings).
New contracts
West Africa - Electricity interconnection project

West Africa - Electricity interconnection project

05/01/2017 - News update
VINCI Energies Transport et Transformation d’Energie and VINCI Energies Maroc (VINCI Energies International & Systems) have won the contracts for four works packages concerning 225-kV overhead power lines extending 1,000 km across Senegal, Guinea-Conakry, Guinea-Bissau and the Gambia.
New contracts
New projects for Soletanche Bachy

New projects for Soletanche Bachy

05/01/2017 - News update - Malaysia
Having created the Bukit Bintang and Kuala Lumpur Sentral stations on Kuala Lumpur’s first metro line, the teams from Bachy Soletanche Construction Malaysia (VINCI Construction) have secured two new contracts, for the diaphragm walls of two new underground stations on Line 2, currently under construction.
Events
Handover - Wastewater treatment plant in Bandrélé

Handover - Wastewater treatment plant in Bandrélé

05/01/2017 - News update - France
The joint venture composed of VINCI Construction Grands Projets (leader), Sogea Mayotte and SMTPC (both VINCI Construction Dom-Tom subsidiaries) handed over the wastewater treatment plant in Bandrélé, in the south of Mayotte, in April 2017.

April 2017

Projects update and handover
Construction of new Saint-Gobain HQ

Construction of new Saint-Gobain HQ

04/19/2017 - News update - France
The foundation stone for the Saint-Gobain Tower in the La Défense business district, by Paris, was laid on 19 April by Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman & CEO of Saint-Gobain, Gabriele Galateri di Genola, Chairman of Assicurazioni Generali and Xavier Huillard, Chairman & CEO of VINCI.
Other
The VINCI Autoroutes Foundation publishes results of its 4th European Responsible Driving Barometer survey

The VINCI Autoroutes Foundation publishes results of its 4th European Responsible Driving Barometer survey

04/07/2017 - News update - France
Conducted by Ipsos on a sample of 12,429 drivers in 11 European Union countries, this vast survey provides a snapshot of European behaviour at the wheel.
Events
Smiling Day 2017: connecting passengers on the VINCI Airports network

Smiling Day 2017: connecting passengers on the VINCI Airports network

04/03/2017 - News update
The 5th edition of Smiling Day, during which passengers meet airport staff, took place on 31 March 2017 in all airports of the VINCI Airports network.
New contracts
Technical equipment for Nice tramway extension

Technical equipment for Nice tramway extension

04/01/2017 - News update - France
In connection with the extension of its tram network, the Nice Côte d’Azur metropolis has awarded Roiret Transport, in a joint venture with Axians Services Infras Côte d’Azur (both VINCI Energies France companies), the contract to install various systems – network management, low-voltage and radio.
Projects update and handover
A further 1,300 km now equipped with GSM-R

A further 1,300 km now equipped with GSM-R

04/01/2017 - News update - France
Since late March 2017, the Synerail consortium, in which VINCI Concessions and VINCI Energies have a 30% stake, has been operating the GSM-R system on 11,600 km of the French railway network.
New contracts
Creating a wind farm

Creating a wind farm

04/01/2017 - News update - Indonesia
Omexom Indonesia (VINCI Energies International and Systems) has secured a contract with UPC Renewables for the creation of the country’s first wind farm: Sidrap, located on the island of Sulawesi.
Projects update and handover
Soil improvement for Mexico’s new international airport

Soil improvement for Mexico’s new international airport

04/01/2017 - News update - Mexico
Having won a contract in late 2016, teams from Menard Mexico (Soletanche Freyssinet/VINCI Construction) are currently working on the project for a new international airport for Mexico City, to be built to the north of the city.
New contracts
Eurovia modernises a further stretch of the D1 motorway

Eurovia modernises a further stretch of the D1 motorway

04/01/2017 - News update - Czech Republic
As leader of a joint venture including Eurovia Béton and Colas, Eurovia CS has secured the contract to upgrade the Hořice-Koberovice section of the D1 motorway, in the centre of the country.
Projects update and handover
Track renewal in Lyon Perrache Station

Track renewal in Lyon Perrache Station

04/01/2017 - News update - France
La Champenoise (ETF/Eurovia) has begun its 2017 programme of work for Vigirail (SNCF Réseau’s programme for the maintenance and upgrading of railway installations) with a major project: the renewal of 34 switches and crossings and almost 1,200 lm of track in Lyon Perrache railway station.
New contracts
Motorway equipment for Regina

Motorway equipment for Regina

04/01/2017 - News update - Canada
Within the framework of the Regina Bypass project, headed by VINCI Highways and concerning modernisation, construction and operation-maintenance operations on the motorway bypassing Regina, Mobility Way Inc. (VINCI Energies International & Systems) has won the motorway equipment works package.
Projects update and handover
Construction of ‘Uranium House’

Construction of ‘Uranium House’

04/01/2017 - News update - Niger
Sogea-Satom (VINCI Construction International Network) is currently building the head office, in the capital, Niamey, of the Immeuble Uranium company: a complex of two 2-storey buildings providing a total surface area of 3,900 sq. metres.
New contracts
Security for a thermal power plant

Security for a thermal power plant

04/01/2017 - News update - Ivory Coast
Secure (VINCI Energies International & Systems), in a joint venture with VINCI Energies Côte d’Ivoire, has been awarded a project, by the Ivorian power producer CIPREL, to provide the security arrangements at the site of the Vridi thermal power plant, to the south of Abidjan.

March 2017

Projects update and handover
Creation of a wharf on the island of Ouvéa

Creation of a wharf on the island of Ouvéa

03/27/2017 - News update - New Caledonia
Off the coast of New Caledonia, Jean Lefebvre Pacifique (VINCI Construction Dom-Tom) is currently implementing two projects on behalf of the Loyalty Islands Province, as part of the creation of the new wharf in Hwadrilla, in the centre of the island.
Projects update and handover
Seven new automated dams brought into service on the Aisne and the Meuse

Seven new automated dams brought into service on the Aisne and the Meuse

03/21/2017 - News update - France
BAMEO, the project company composed of VINCI Concessions, SHEMA (EDF Group) and Méridiam, announced, on 15 March 2017, the bringing into service – with the approval of waterways authority Voies Navigables de France (VNF) – of seven new automated dams on the Aisne and the Meuse.
Projects update and handover
Launch of TO-LYON, one of the biggest building projects in Lyon

Launch of TO-LYON, one of the biggest building projects in Lyon

03/16/2017 - News update - France
Yesterday, during the MIPIM, the international trade fair for property professionals, Gérard Collomb, senator and mayor of Lyon and president of the Metropolis of Lyon, Olivier de la Roussière, chairman of VINCI Immobilier and Dominique Perrault, architect, will be presenting TO- LYON, a major project that will transform the Lyon-Part-Dieu neighbourhood.
Other
Eurovia, the leading road construction company in Chile

Eurovia, the leading road construction company in Chile

03/09/2017 - News update - Chile
Eurovia, one of the world’s top-tier players in transport infrastructure construction and urban amenities, has grown into the number-one road construction company in Chile in less than two decades. Its development strategy now involves exporting Eurovia’s model from Chile to other promising South American countries such as Peru and Colombia.
Projects update and handover
Vert en vue operation in Strasbourg

Vert en vue operation in Strasbourg

03/01/2017 - News update - France
Urban Dumez (VINCI Construction France) has just launched the works of the Vert en vue (Green Outlook) operation in Strasbourg (east of France).
Sustainable development
Ecological continuity on the A89

Ecological continuity on the A89

03/01/2017 - News update - France
On the A89, in the Corrèze department, January 2017 saw VINCI Autoroutes teams start building the La Pologne wildlife crossing.
Projects update and handover
Works beside Windsor Castle

Works beside Windsor Castle

03/01/2017 - News update - United Kingdom
Eurovia Surfacing has just completed resurfacing works in Thames Street, which runs alongside one side of Windsor Castle and serves the castle’s main entrance.
Projects update and handover
Track and ballast renewal works

Track and ballast renewal works

03/01/2017 - News update - Poland
In late 2016, ETF Polska (Eurovia) completed track and ballast renewal works on behalf of PKP PLK, the national company responsible for the maintenance of the rail network, on a 10 km section of Line 274, which links Wrocław, the country’s fourth-largest city, with Zgorzelec, on the German border.
New contracts
Office building in Cambridge

Office building in Cambridge

03/01/2017 - News update - United Kingdom
VINCI Construction UK has been awarded the design-build of a five-storey office building of some 6,000 sq. metres for the University of Cambridge’s St John’s College.
New contracts
Urban cable cars for Orléans

Urban cable cars for Orléans

03/01/2017 - News update - France
A joint venture notably comprising GTM Normandie Centre (leader) and Sogea Centre, both VINCI Construction France subsidiaries, is to build the new urban cable-car system in Orléans (central France) which, by 2018, will be able to transport up to 60 passengers between the railway station and the future Interives neighbourhood, crossing above the railway tracks of Fleury-les-Aubrais station as it does so.
Projects update and handover
Exceptional lifting operation for future Chlef cement works

Exceptional lifting operation for future Chlef cement works

03/01/2017 - News update - Algeria
In early February 2017, teams from Entrepose International Network (VINCI Construction) lifted into place the steel structure of the future building where cement will be pre-mixed at the planned Chlef cement works, 200 km to the south-west of Algiers.

February 2017

Events
Inauguration of the South Europe Atlantic HSL Tours-Bordeaux

Inauguration of the South Europe Atlantic HSL Tours-Bordeaux

02/28/2017 - News update - France
The SEA HSL Tours-Bordeaux was inaugurated on 28 February 2017 in Villognon (western France), in the presence of French President François Hollande and of Alain Rousset, president of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, Xavier Huillard, chairman & CEO of VINCI, Laurent Cavrois, chairman of Lisea and Patrick Jeantet, chairman of SNCF Réseau.
New contracts
Network of cycle paths in Poland

Network of cycle paths in Poland

02/15/2017 - News update - Poland
Eurovia Poland has signed a contract with the regional road authorities in Cracow for the construction of a cycle path from Zakopane to Sromowce Niżne, in the Tatra Mountains in the south of Poland, close to the border with Slovakia.
Projects update and handover
VINCI Autoroutes to implement 25 operations for better mobility in the territories on its network

VINCI Autoroutes to implement 25 operations for better mobility in the territories on its network

02/13/2017 - News update - France
As part of the Motorway Investment Plan signed with the French state on 26th January 2017, VINCI Autoroutes is planning to implement 25 operations for better mobility in the territories on the ASF, Cofiroute and Escota networks.
New contracts
End of downstream drive on Romanche Gavet project

End of downstream drive on Romanche Gavet project

02/09/2017 - News update - France
At the Gavet site (south-east France) where Dodin Campenon Bernard teams are currently working, the TBM Rosali completed its drive on 9 February 2017, after several months of drilling in a downstream direction, towards the underground power plant.
Projects update and handover
Off-plan sale of the Le Belvédère Building in La Défense

Off-plan sale of the Le Belvédère Building in La Défense

02/01/2017 - News update - France
On 1 February 2017, VINCI Immobilier announced that an off-plan sale of the Le Belvédère Building, located in Puteaux, in the La Défense neighbourhood by Paris, had been agreed with AG2R La Mondiale.
New contracts
Renovation of communication networks

Renovation of communication networks

02/01/2017 - News update - Austria
New contracts
Extending the Cairo metro

Extending the Cairo metro

02/01/2017 - News update - Egypt
ETF (Eurovia), as part of a joint venture notably including Orascom Construction, has signed a contract to extend Line 3 of the Cairo metro towards the west bank of the Nile.
Projects update and handover
Urban redevelopment in Nouméa

Urban redevelopment in Nouméa

02/01/2017 - News update - France
Jean Lefebvre Pacifique (VINCI Construction Dom-Tom) has just completed the redevelopment works – utilities, urban lighting, traffic lights, roadway, pavements and green spaces – in Rue Jules Ferry in Nouméa, in New Caledonia.
New contracts
Contracts for three schools in Mayotte island

Contracts for three schools in Mayotte island

02/01/2017 - News update - France
SMTPC (VINCI Construction Dom-Tom) is participating in three school projects on the island of Mayotte. In the south of the island, it will be responsible for the shell construction of a secondary school for 900 pupils in Bouéni.
New contracts
Maintenance for Santiago metro

Maintenance for Santiago metro

02/01/2017 - News update - Chile
In early January 2017, a joint venture headed by ETF (Eurovia) secured the contract for the maintenance, for a period of seven years, of the metro in Santiago de Chile.
Projects update and handover
New quay for the port of Sète

New quay for the port of Sète

02/01/2017 - News update - France
From March to October 2016, Eurovia’s Juvignac office was involved, sub-contracting for Soletanche Bachy (VINCI Construction), in the construction of a new quay in the port of Sète (south of France).

January 2017

Projects update and handover
Three school contracts in Guadeloupe

Three school contracts in Guadeloupe

01/30/2017 - News update - France
Dodin Guadeloupe and GTM Guadeloupe, subsidiaries of VINCI Construction Dom-Tom, have just won three contracts for the construction of schools in the centre of Guadeloupe.
Events
Ggaba treatment plant in Uganda

Ggaba treatment plant in Uganda

01/24/2017 - News update - Ouganda
On 24 January 2017, Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni formally opened the drinking water treatment plant, rehabilitated by Sogea-Satom (VINCI Construction International Network), on the Ggaba peninsula in Kampala.
Events
Inauguration of the Veolia Campus

Inauguration of the Veolia Campus

01/23/2017 - News update - France
Created by Bateg and CBC, both VINCI Construction France subsidiaries, on behalf of Icade, the Veolia Campus in Aubervilliers, by Paris, was inaugurated on 23 January 2017.
Projects update and handover
Signature of the final contracts for the Meliã Hotel in Roissy

Signature of the final contracts for the Meliã Hotel in Roissy

01/18/2017 - News update - France
VINCI Immobilier has signed the final agreements with the ADP Group and Meliá Hotels International to develop the four-star Innside by Meliá Hotel at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Other
Enhanced traffic information thanks to exchanging data with Waze

Enhanced traffic information thanks to exchanging data with Waze

01/18/2017 - News update - France
VINCI Autoroutes has joined the Connected Citizens programme, which is based on the exchanging of information on traffic conditions, anonymous, free and real time, between Waze – the traffic and community navigation app – and its partners.
Projects update and handover
Asphalting of the Kelo-Pala road in Chad

Asphalting of the Kelo-Pala road in Chad

01/16/2017 - News update - Chad
Sogea-Satom (VINCI Construction International Network) started asphalting the road between Kelo and Pala, in the Mayo Kebbi region (south of the country), in January 2017, on behalf of the Ministry of Infrastructure and accessibility.
Events
Jesselton towers in Kota Kinabalu

Jesselton towers in Kota Kinabalu

01/16/2017 - News update - Malaysia
VINCI Construction Grands Projets teams handed over the Jesselton residential towers in Kota Kinabalu, on the island of Borneo, on 16 January 2017, a month ahead of schedule.
Events
Join-up for the road bridge over the Wouri

Join-up for the road bridge over the Wouri

01/12/2017 - News update - Cameroon
In Douala, on 12 January 2017, just two months after completion of the railway bridge, teams from the joint venture formed by Sogea-Satom, Soletanche Bachy, Dodin Campenon Bernard and Sogea TPI (all VINCI Construction) concreted the final voussoir of the road bridge over the Wouri into place.
Projects update and handover
Redevelopment of Sainte-Anne Prison in Avignon

Redevelopment of Sainte-Anne Prison in Avignon

01/11/2017 - News update - France
Girard (VINCI Construction France) is to redevelop the Sainte-Anne Prison, in the historic centre of Avignon (south of France), into a vast urban and architectural complex.
Projects update and handover
Handover of technical facilities at a teaching hospital in Martinique

Handover of technical facilities at a teaching hospital in Martinique

01/06/2017 - News update - France
In late 2016, Sogea Martinique and SIMP, both VINCI Construction Dom-Tom subsidiaries, and Cegelec Projets Antilles Guyane (VINCI Energies France) handed over the new 40,000 sq. metre technical resources centre at the La Meynard teaching hospital (CHU) in Fort-de-France.
Events
New Borderouge interchange on the A62

New Borderouge interchange on the A62

01/05/2017 - News update - France
Opened to traffic on 23 December 2016, the new Borderouge interchange on the eastern ring road round Toulouse (south-west France) was formally inaugurated on 5 January 2017 in the presence of Pierre Coppey, chairman of VINCI Autoroutes, Carole Delga, president of the Occitanie region, Georges Meric, president of the Haute-Garonne Departmental Council, Jean-Luc Moudenc, president of Toulouse Métropole and mayor of the city, and Pascal Mailhos, prefect of the Occitanie region.
Projects update and handover
Completion of the Escondida project

Completion of the Escondida project

01/01/2017 - News update - Chile
Geocean (Entrepose/VINCI Construction), as part of a joint venture including Soletanche Bachy Chile and Bessac (also VINCI Construction subsidiaries), completed the maritime works of the Escondida Water Supply project in the Antofagasta region, in northern Chile, in December 2016.
Events
Grand Parc project in Bordeaux

Grand Parc project in Bordeaux

01/01/2017 - News update - France
GTM Bâtiment Aquitaine (VINCI Construction France) handed over its rehabilitation, on an occupied site, of the 530 homes in the Grand Parc complex in Bordeaux (west of France) at the end of 2016, after more than two-and-a-half years of works.
Projects update and handover
Preparatory works for the Tarsus project

Preparatory works for the Tarsus project

01/01/2017 - News update - Turkey
Entrepose Contracting (VINCI Construction) teams started carrying out seismic surveys for the Tarsus underground storage project in November 2016.
Projects update and handover
Motorway interconnection

Motorway interconnection

01/01/2017 - News update - Spain
Late December 2016 saw Probisa (Eurovia) teams complete works aimed at improving the link between the A30 motorway, connecting Madrid and Murcia, and the A7, which runs along the Mediterranean coast to link Barcelona with the south of the country.
Projects update and handover
First fill for Gabès gas tanks

First fill for Gabès gas tanks

01/01/2017 - News update - Tunisia
In Gabès, at the site created for the Société Nationale de Distribution des Pétroles for the storage of liquefied hydrocarbons (six sand-filled storage spheres, each with a capacity of 4,000 cu. metres), the Entrepose Contracting (VINCI Construction) teams have started filling operations.
Projects update and handover
Another key stage completed at Yamal

Another key stage completed at Yamal

01/01/2017 - News update - Russian Federation
On the project to build liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tanks led by the Entrepose Contracting - VINCI Construction Grands Projets joint venture at Yamal, in Siberia, a further key stage was completed in late December 2016 with the lifting, and placing in position on the roofs of the No. 1 and No. 2 tanks, of the platforms and pipe racks prefabricated at the Kaliningrad site.
New contracts
Installing noise barriers

Installing noise barriers

01/01/2017 - News update - Germany
As part of the federal government’s noise reduction programme for the German rail network, the Teco Schallschutz office of Eurovia Germany has been appointed to create nine noise barriers (height: 2 - 3 m; length: 6.6 km) at Bottrop (North Rhine-Westphalia).
Projects update and handover
Road junction on the Cracow – Slovak border road

Road junction on the Cracow – Slovak border road

01/01/2017 - News update - Poland
A joint venture, within which Eurovia Poland is in charge of all the roadworks, is building an interchange at the junction of the DK47 and DW961 roads at Poronin.
Projects update and handover
Drinking water supply

Drinking water supply

01/01/2017 - News update - Burundi
Sogea-Satom (VINCI Construction International Network), on behalf of the national water distribution authority (Regideso), is undertaking works for the supply of drinking water to three of the country’s towns: Ngozi, Kayanza and Muyinga.
Projects update and handover
Extending the A304

Extending the A304

01/01/2017 - News update - France
Eurovia’s Ludres and Sedan offices have joined forces to implement the pavements works package of the A304’s “Ardennes Y” project, following on from the earthworks, engineering structures and reinstatement of road connections works package supplied by the joint venture comprising VINCI Construction Terrassement (leader), Dodin Campenon Bernard, GTM Lorraine (VINCI Construction France) and Eurovia Champagne-Ardenne.
New contracts
École Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay

École Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay

01/01/2017 - News update - France
CBC (VINCI Construction France) is to build the new, Paris-Saclay école normale supérieure (an elite higher education institution) at the Plateau de Saclay (Paris region).

2016