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January 2017

News update
Asphalting of the Kelo-Pala road in Chad

Asphalting of the Kelo-Pala road in Chad

01/16/2017 - Projects update and handover - 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.
News update
Redevelopment of Sainte-Anne Prison in Avignon

Redevelopment of Sainte-Anne Prison in Avignon

01/11/2017 - Projects update and handover - 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.
News update
Handover of technical facilities at a teaching hospital in Martinique

Handover of technical facilities at a teaching hospital in Martinique

01/06/2017 - Projects update and handover - 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.
Press release

ASF successfully issues a €1 billion 10-year bond

01/05/2017 - Finances
ASF (Autoroutes du Sud de la France) has successfully issued a €1 billion bond due to mature in January 2027 and carrying an annual coupon of 1.25%.
Press release

Implementation of the share buyback programme

01/04/2017 - Finances
As part of its share buyback programme, VINCI signed a share purchase agreement with an investment services provider on 3 January 2017.

December 2016

News update
Contract for the modernisation of a space surveillance system

Contract for the modernisation of a space surveillance system

12/22/2016 - New contracts - France
Degreane Horizon (VINCI Energies International & Systems), together with ONERA (French national office for aerospace studies and research), has won the contract to renovate the French space surveillance system (GRAVES) on behalf of the French defence procurement authority (DGA).
News update
VINCI 2017 Innovation Awards: Collective innovation

VINCI 2017 Innovation Awards: Collective innovation

12/21/2016 - Events - France
VINCI, which has for many years given priority to collaborative innovation, organises the VINCI Innovation Awards every two years. The competition is designed to showcase and speed up application of initiatives implemented by its employees on the ground. For the 2015 edition, a first student innovation challenge was organised in parallel with the in-house participative innovation programme. This year, for the first time, the VINCI Innovation Awards competition is open to students (and recent graduates) from all over the world, who are invited to set up teams and innovate for the city of tomorrow.
Press release
LAMSAC’s acquisition: VINCI becomes motorway concessionaire in Peru

LAMSAC’s acquisition: VINCI becomes motorway concessionaire in Peru

12/20/2016 - Acquisitions - Peru
VINCI Highways, VINCI Concessions’ subsidiary, has finalised the acquisition of 100% of LAMSAC company, concessionaire-holder of Línea Amarilla, a 25 km toll road around the center of Lima, and PEX, LAMSAC’s electronic toll collection operator. The deal is based on an enterprise value of LAMSAC and PEX at PEN 5.5billion (around EUR 1.5 billion) as of 31 December 2015.
Press release
Inauguration of VINCI’s first public private partnership (PPP) motorway in the United States

Inauguration of VINCI’s first public private partnership (PPP) motorway in the United States

12/19/2016 - Events - United States of America
The new 12 km portion of the East End Crossing connecting the U.S. states of Indiana and Kentucky was inaugurated on 18 December 2016 at a ceremony attended by Eric Holcomb, governor of Indiana, and Matt Bevin, governor of Kentucky, as well as Alain Bonnot, Chairman of VINCI Construction Grands Projets, and Matthew Walsh Co-Chairman of The Walsh Group.
News update
VINCI sponsors France-Colombia Year 2017

VINCI sponsors France-Colombia Year 2017

12/16/2016 - Events - Colombia
The ceremony kicking off France-Colombia Year 2017, which includes VINCI among its sponsors, took place on 16 December 2016 in Bogotá’s Bolívar Square, in the presence of French foreign affairs minister Jean-Marc Ayrault and Bogotá mayor Enrique Peñalosa.
Press release
Eurovia wins the contract to renovate and widen the I-85 motorway in Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties, South Carolina (United States)

Eurovia wins the contract to renovate and widen the I-85 motorway in Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties, South Carolina (United States)

12/15/2016 - New contracts - United States of America
Eurovia, the VINCI subsidiary specialising in transport infrastructure and urban development, has won the design-build contract to renovate and widen a 32 km section of the I-85 motorway in Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties in South Carolina between Charlotte and Greenville.
News update
Property development contract for a 5-star hotel in Paris

Property development contract for a 5-star hotel in Paris

12/13/2016 - New contracts - France
VINCI Immobilier’s hotels division signed a property development contract with the Ascott Group on 21 November 2016, for the transformation of an office complex in the 8th arrondissement of Paris into a 5-star hotel, named the La Clef Champs Elysées – Paris.
News update
Ohio River Bridges – East End Crossing earns award for its sustainable management

Ohio River Bridges – East End Crossing earns award for its sustainable management

12/08/2016 - Other - United States of America
Envision™ Platinum certification was awarded in November 2016 to the Ohio River Bridges – East End Crossing project for its sustainable management and rewarded the efforts and dedication of the teams involved.
News update
Launch of the intelligent and connected window “Horizon”

Launch of the intelligent and connected window “Horizon”

12/06/2016 - Other - France
VINCI Construction and Sunpartner Technologies, a French specialist in the field of solar innovation, announce the creation of a 50/50 joint venture and launch “Horizon”, an intelligent and connected window.
News update
VINCI UK FOUNDATION - Combating exclusion

VINCI UK FOUNDATION - Combating exclusion

12/01/2016 - Other - United Kingdom
Foundation Enterprises North West (FENW), an association providing services for homeless people, is the fourth organisation to benefit from support from VINCI Construction UK, via the VINCI UK Foundation.
News update
New marina in Al Hoceïma

New marina in Al Hoceïma

12/01/2016 - Other - Morocco
Dumez Maroc (VINCI Construction International Network) has handed over, five months ahead of schedule, the new marina in the port of Al Hoceïma, on the north-east coast of the country.
News update
Creating a bus lane

Creating a bus lane

12/01/2016 - Projects update and handover - France
A joint venture notably comprising STRF’s Boissy-le-Cutté office (leader), Signature Grands Travaux and Chadel, three Eurovia subsidiaries, is currently developing the public spaces in the Grande Borne neighbourhood of Grigny (Paris region) on behalf of the Lacs de l’Essonne conglomeration.
News update
Car-pooling on the rise on the VINCI Autoroutes network

Car-pooling on the rise on the VINCI Autoroutes network

12/01/2016 - Other - France
During Mobility Week (16 - 22 September 2016), VINCI Autoroutes recalled its commitment to achieving an average occupancy rate of 65% in its car-pooling car parks by the end of 2017.
News update
Road rehabilitation in the Black Forest

Road rehabilitation in the Black Forest

12/01/2016 - Other - Germany
Over the summer of 2016, Eurovia Germany’s Stuttgart office implemented its biggest-ever “compact asphalt” project (the simultaneous application of two layers in order to avoid heat loss from the surface course), i.e. over a surface area of some 96,000 sq. metres, in the heart of the Black Forest, in the south-west of the country.
News update
New Zealand - Preparatory works for railway tunnels

New Zealand - Preparatory works for railway tunnels

12/01/2016 - Projects update and handover - New-Zealand
In a 50/50 joint venture with Downer NZ, Soletanche Bachy International (VINCI Construction) has been awarded a contract by Auckland Transport for preparatory works for the City Rail Link project, i.e. the construction of two underground railway tunnels in the centre of the New Zealand capital.
News update
Removing a dam

Removing a dam

12/01/2016 - Projects update and handover - France
VINCI Construction Terrassement and its subsidiary Navarra TS are once again demonstrating their ecological development expertise during the project to eliminate the Chat-Cros dam, in the Évaux-les-Bains region (central France).
News update
Public spaces in the Nancy Grand Cœur eco-neighbourhood

Public spaces in the Nancy Grand Cœur eco-neighbourhood

12/01/2016 - Projects update and handover - France
Within the framework of a call-off contract, since June 2015 Eurovia’s Ludres office has been carrying out the external works part (roadways, utilities) of the programme to redevelop the public spaces in the Nancy Grand Cœur neighbourhood (east of France).
News update
Redevelopment of a toll plaza

Redevelopment of a toll plaza

12/01/2016 - Projects update and handover - France
On the A81 motorway near La Gravelle (north-western France), Eurovia Béton is redeveloping a toll plaza for the Cofiroute network (VINCI Autoroutes), rebuilding 20 “islands” and creating the underground tunnel for the free flow toll lanes.
News update
Work starts on project to widen the A9

Work starts on project to widen the A9

12/01/2016 - Projects update and handover - France
19 September 2016 saw the launch of the works to widen the A9 motorway between Le Boulou (south-west France) and the Spanish border, as part of the French Motorway Plan.
News update
Widening the RN 57

Widening the RN 57

12/01/2016 - Projects update and handover - France
In the east of France, teams from Eurovia’s Bavilliers office (leader) and VINCI Construction Terrassement Centre Alsace Franche-Comté are working on a project for the Haute-Saône department (client and project manager) to provide 2x2 lanes on a 9 km section of the RN57 between Besançon and Vesoul.
News update
Two decks for Petit-Lay viaduct

Two decks for Petit-Lay viaduct

12/01/2016 - Projects update and handover - France
Following the construction of the supports in 2015, in summer 2016 Eurovia Béton handed over the two decks of the Petit-Lay viaduct over a 25 m-deep valley on the RD 949B at Bournezeau (west of France) to the competent departmental authority.
News update
ITER: Special arrangements on the A51

ITER: Special arrangements on the A51

12/01/2016 - Projects update and handover - France
In September 2016, VINCI Autoroutes teams were preparing to introduce new arrangements specifically for the passage of a convoy headed for the site of the ITER project, being implemented by VINCI at Cadarache (south of France).
News update
Embankment for a nuclear site

Embankment for a nuclear site

12/01/2016 - Projects update and handover - France
At Marcoule (south of France), on behalf of the CEA (French Atomic Energy Commission), Eurovia Méditerranée’s Nîmes office is completing, after two years of works, the external works for a building for the storage of nuclear waste.

November 2016

News update
Growth momentum in Oceania

Growth momentum in Oceania

11/30/2016 - Other - New-Zealand
Electrix, J&P Richardson and HEB Construction are some of the recent acquisitions that have given VINCI Energies and VINCI Construction an opportunity to establish a position or extend their networks in New Zealand and Australia. At a time when both countries are investing heavily in infrastructure, VINCI Group entities operating in Oceania are building synergies.
Special Issue
Chernobyl confinement: Unique worldwide

Chernobyl confinement: Unique worldwide

11/29/2016 - Projects update and handover - Ukraine
In 1986, an accident at Chernobyl nuclear power station released radioactive dust into the air, which contaminated the area north of Kiev (Ukraine) and then spread across Europe. In November 2016, a new confinement arch – which will envelop reactor
4 and the dismantling work on it – is sliding into its final position. This project is unique worldwide, was led by two French groups – VINCI Construction and Bouygues Construction – and cost €1.5 billion.
Press release
Unique engineering feat concluded as Chernobyl arch has reached resting place

Unique engineering feat concluded as Chernobyl arch has reached resting place

11/29/2016 - Events - Ukraine
A ceremony in Chernobyl today marked the successful conclusion of the sliding operation, a key milestone before the finalisation of the international programme to transform Chernobyl into an environmentally safe and secure state by November 2017.
News update
New infrastructure for the Chambéry and Grenoble airports

New infrastructure for the Chambéry and Grenoble airports

11/26/2016 - Events - France
The Chambéry Savoie and Grenoble Isère airports, operated by VINCI Airports, have both inaugurated new infrastructure within their platforms, on 25 and 26 November 2016 respectively.
Press release

Update on the impersonation of VINCI on 22/11/2016

11/23/2016 - Other
On 22 November 2016, at 16:05, VINCI was impersonated in the form of false information being sent to certain media outlets.
Press release

VINCI’s denial

11/22/2016 - Other
A fake press release was published today by Bloomberg at 4.05 PM.
VINCI denies formally all the information contained in this fake press release and is investigating all legal actions in furtherance thereof.
Press release
Major step in unique engineering project as Chernobyl arch slides into place

Major step in unique engineering project as Chernobyl arch slides into place

11/14/2016 - Projects update and handover - Ukraine
One of the most ambitious projects in the history of engineering passes a major milestone today as the arch shielding radioactive waste caused by the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power station accident has started sliding into place.

January 2017