Flashback to 1998: the Vasco de Gama bridge in Lisbon is inaugurated.

10 February, 2021

Inaugurated at the Lisbon Universal Exhibition in 1998, the Vasco de Gama Bridge is remarkable for several reasons. Seventeen kilometres long, it spans the Tagus estuary and for many years remained the longest bridge in Europe.

“I love a challenge: I decided to become a diver so that I could make a living doing something really exciting and that I could take pride in”.

8 February, 2021

He defines himself as a “deep-water craftsman”. Thomas Bogrand-Le Cozic, 36, is a commercial diver for the Saint-Brieuc branch of VINCI Construction Maritime et Fluvial.

Schlumberger New Energy, the CEA and Partners Announce Appointment of CEO of Genvia

4 February, 2021

Genvia governance is established with a Board of Directors from Genvia partner companies, and the definition of a clear roadmap of ambitious milestones for the development and industrialization of solid oxide technologies.

VINCI wins the contract to build service structures along the southern section of the Line 15 of the Grand Paris Express

1 February, 2021

VINCI wins the contract to build service structures along the southern section of the Line 15 of the Grand Paris Express

VINCI wins the construction contract of a liquefied natural gas tank in the UK

28 January, 2021

VINCI wins the construction contract of a liquefied natural gas tank in the UK

VINCI Construction and Spie batignolles win construction contract for works package 1 of Grand Paris Express Line 18

24 November, 2020

The first section of this new line will link Orly airport to Massy-Palaiseau - 11.8 km of tunnels and three stations to construct - Contract worth €799 million

VINCI Construction wins two contracts to upgrade motorways in Queensland, Australia

4 June, 2020

Seymour Whyte, a VINCI Construction subsidiary based in Australia, has won two contracts in Queensland, Australia.

Balfour Beatty – VINCI joint venture is awarded the contract for HS2’s main civil engineering works packages lots N1 and N2 in the United Kingdom

15 April, 2020

The 50:50 joint venture between Balfour Beatty and VINCI* has been awarded the HS2 lots N1 and N2 phase 2 contract (construction) on 1 April 2020.

COVID-19 UPDATE

19 March, 2020

VINCI Construction’s companies play their part in efforts to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, strictly applying public authorities’ recommendations. Protecting everyone’s health and safety are our absolute priorities.

Balfour Beatty VINCI SYSTRA joint venture awarded HS2 construction management contract for Old Oak Common station in London.

17 September, 2019

The Balfour Beatty VINCI SYSTRA HS2 joint venture today announces its formal contract award for the management of the construction and delivery of HS2’s new c. £1 billion Old Oak Common station.

Artificial intelligence and its contribution to construction

9 September, 2019

The accelerating development of AI opens up many opportunities for tomorrow’s construction sites. From Big Data to robots, we bring you an overview of artificial intelligence applications designed to facilitate and accelerate the construction process and make it safer.

Geotechnics… an area of expertise fundamental to building the future

2 September, 2019

Building on bare ground, excavating, anchoring, containing, terracing or developing a site from the ground up: all these interactions with the natural ground and soil require the intervention of geotechnics. As essential as it is invisible, this set of construction techniques comes into play at the beginning of every construction project.

The Trail by VINCI Construction 2020

26 August, 2019

Like last year’s first edition, the second ‘The Trail by VINCI Construction’ student challenge once again challenges students from all over the world to “Envision the construction industry of tomorrow!”

3D printed concrete: an impression of the future

16 July, 2019

The 3D printing of concrete makes it possible to build complex composite shapes, facilitates bespoke design, and holds out the promise of a smaller ecological footprint for the construction industry. 2019 sees a dramatic increase in the initiatives and achievements of VINCI Construction in France and around the world.

Timber construction reaches for the sky

16 July, 2019

Universally praised for its ability to sequester atmospheric carbon, timber is making a strong comeback. Working through its subsidiary company Arbonis, VINCI Construction France is responding to the strong growth in demand for high-rise buildings by introducing innovative timber-based solutions.

Augmented reality will improve construction conformity

26 June, 2019

In partnership with other construction industry stakeholders, VINCI Construction has set up a new company called DISCERN to roll out the widespread use of augmented reality on construction sites.

Designed to withstand time and the elements: cable-stayed bridges

19 June, 2019

Les grands ouvrages à haubans résolvent non seulement des défis géographiques et techniques hors normes, mais font aussi l'objet d'une maintenance des plus exigeantes et innovantes.

Work progresses on the project to enlarge and upgrade the Roland-Garros stadium

7 June, 2019

The 2019 French Open tournament runs from May 26 to June 9 at Porte d'Auteuil. This year, was the players’ first experience of the brand new 15,000-seater Philippe-Chatrier centre court built by the teams of VINCI Construction France.

Tunnel boring machine Amandine gets to work on the Grand Paris Express project

27 May, 2019

As part of the work on the T3C section of Line 15 South of the Grand Paris Express project, the second tunnel boring machine - Amandine - began work at the end of April to tunnel the 3.4 km from Arcueil-Cachan station to Villejuif Louis Aragon.

How does BIM improve worksite safety?

6 May, 2019

Digital modelling, an area for improvement on worksites, enables risks to be identified and managed as well as raising awareness of employees and, as a result, provide them with a safe working environment.

Brussels South wastewater treatment plant: an exemplary membrane ultrafiltration system

15 March, 2019

Custom project implementation at a site with multiple constraints

A design-build contract for the I-64 link between Hampton and Norfolk in Virginia

14 March, 2019

The contract covers 5.3 km viaducts over the sea and new tunnels, as well as the widening of 14.5 km of existing roads

The Trail by VINCI Construction

22 January, 2019

Students: it’s your turn to envision the construction industry of tomorrow!

Slope stabilisation and road rebuilding works in Tindharia

30 November, 2018

Reinforced Earth India (Soletanche Freyssinet/VINCI Construction) is currently involved in the rehabilitation of a 90 m-high embankment.

La Marseillaise tower… a project that sets the standard for the new waterfront of Marseille

19 November, 2018

VINCI Construction France has completed work on La Marseillaise, the first office tower of the Quais d’Arenc project in Marseille.

Waste water drainage for Kinawataka and Nakivubo in Kampala

19 November, 2018

In Uganda, Sogea-Satom has completed work on a drainage pipeline network to take waste water from Kinawataka and Nakivubo, two drainage basins of the capital Kampala.

The 2018 Geste d’Or competition recognises a large number of projects carried out by VINCI Construction France and its subsidiaries

5 November, 2018

Awards went to historic building restructuring and renovation projects in Paris, Rennes, Annecy and Avignon.

Le Grand Paris: building the city of the future

2 November, 2018

Discover the topics of the latest issue of our magazine 360

Shieldhall Tunnel: VINCI Construction Grands Projets delivers Scotland’s longest tunnel

6 September, 2018

A pivotal infrastructure project both for the environment and the country’s sanitation network

VINCI Construction Grands Projets delivers Egypt’s new Assiut Dam

6 September, 2018

The course of the Nile diverted and later restored to enable dry construction. Irrigation of nearly 700,000 hectares of agricultural land and generation of 32 MW of electrical power.

An important contract for the Coastal GasLink gas pipeline project in Canada Spiecapag awarded by Spiecapag a subsidiary of VINCI Construction

21 June, 2018

The contract includes the construction of more than 166 kilometres of gas pipeline as part of the 670 km Coastal GasLink Pipeline. The contract amount is split, with 60% going to Spiecapag and 40% to Macro Pipelines Inc.

VINCI starts construction works of the Origine building complex in Nanterre, in the western suburbs of Paris

25 April, 2018

An 80,000 sq. metre mixed-use development near the new Nanterre-La Folie station with high environmental performance standards

Cameroon : Sogea-Satom awarded two major road infrastructure projects

23 April, 2018

These projects will mobilise substantial human resources on the local level. Sogea-Satom Cameroon organised its first job forum in Douala and Yaoundé in January 2018 to recruit more than 100 new employees.

Yamoussoukro stadium in Côte d’Ivoire will be designed and built by Sogea-Satom

19 April, 2018

Designed by architects SCAU, the new stadium in Yamoussoukro will seat 20,000 spectators for matches of the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN), which will be hosted by Côte d'Ivoire in 2021.

The new high-speed rail line linking Stuttgart to Ulm in Germany will be constructed by VINCI Construction Terrassement

23 March, 2018

The project’s broader, long-term implications include it as part of the Magistrale for Europe plans to build a high-speed rail link between Paris and Budapest.

VINCI and HOCHTIEF to design and build Metro Line in Copenhagen

12 March, 2018

Joint venture builds 4.4-kilometer underground line and five underground stations. The design and build contract value amounts €460 million

Tunnelling for the second automated metro line in Rennes successfully completed

5 March, 2018

8,5 km of deep tunnel were bored and almost 30,000 arch liners installed

VINCI Construction selected to build major new motorway connection in Auckland, New Zealand

28 February, 2018

Project with a value of $700 million New Zealand dollars (around €415 million)

VINCI Construction will work on the line 14 South of the future Grand Paris Express Rapid Transit system

26 February, 2018

Consortium led by VINCI Construction, together with Spie batignolles, wins a new contract on the metro Line 14 South as part of the future Grand Paris Express rapid transit system

New towers on the Warsaw Skyline

22 February, 2018

The Polish capital, in full economic swing, calls more and more often on Warbud, a subsidiary of VINCI Construction International Network.

Hydraulic engineering: three new contracts in Cambodia and Vietnam

27 November, 2017

Following its delivery of the extension to the Niroth plant in Phnom Penh in early 2017, this summer VINCI Construction Grands Projets signed a further contract for the Cambodian capital with PPWSA, the Phnom Penh water authority.

VINCI Construction acquires the Seymour Whyte Company and boosts its construction operations in Australia

25 October, 2017

On 23 October 2017, VINCI Construction finalised the acquisition of the Seymour Whyte company based in Queensland. The acquisition was finalised followed purchase of 100% of the shares of the company previously listed on the Sydney stock exchange.

Proton therapy: IBA and VINCI Construction sign a global construction collaboration

10 October, 2017

BA, the world’s leading provider of proton therapy solutions for the treatment of cancer, and VINCI Construction, a global player in building construction

Spiecapag, a VINCI Construction susidiary, wins a contract to build an oil pipeline for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP) in Canada

9 October, 2017

The project will be carried out in a joint venture with Canadian company Macro Enterprise Inc

Soletanche Bachy playing key role in construction of Three-runway System at Hong Kong International Airport

19 January, 2017

One of the biggest ground reinforcement operations ever carried out by Soletanche Bachy.