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2018

May 2018

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

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