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Geotechnics... an area of expertise fundamental to building the future

02 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

28 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!”

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.

3D printed concrete: an impression of the future

25 June, 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.

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

19 June, 2019

Not only do large cable-stayed structures successfully address extraordinary geographical and technical challenges, but they also require the most demanding and innovative levels of maintenance.

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

18 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

17 June, 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?

09 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

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.

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