AMCS technologies debuts in Guadeloupe

AMCS technologies has recently equipped a Potain MD 175 tower crane with its DCS 60 zoning system at a construction site of a storage silo at the autonomous port of Jarry Baie-Mahault in Guadeloupe. Relying on its local representative, the Karaibes Levage Services Technologies (KLST), it was the first time that one of the company's …

The construction of the highest wooden tower in France has started !

Eiffage Construction has officially started the construction of Hyperion in Bordeaux, France. Once completed, this tower, which will culminate at 57m, will be the tallest wooden building in France. With around 1,400m3 of solid wood installed, this tower will be able to store the equivalent of 1,000 tonnes of CO2, a volume comparable to the …

Volga-Dnepr Airlines transports a 40-ton Alstom pump in less than 7 hours

The carrier of oversize and super heavy shipments by air Volga-Dnepr Airlines (VDA) and Kintetsu World Express France (KWE) have recently transported an 11,000 hp Alstom motorised pump from Paris-Vatry to Damman in Saudi Arabia. The 40-ton pump, measuring 651x274x311 cm, was carried onboard of Volga-Dnepr’s An-124-100 ramp aircraft just seven days after the initial …

Jacques R. Saadé, Founding President of the French group CMA-CGM, has passed away

Jacques R. Saadé, the Founding President of the CMA-CGM Group, a global shipping giant, has passed away on the 24th of June at the age of 81. After leaving Lebanon with his family during the Civil War, Jacques R. Saadé founded the Compagnie Maritime d’Affretement (CMA) 40 years ago, on 13 September 1978. He began with …

CMA-CGM commercialized Traxens, an innovative solution for container tracking

The French group CMA-CGM, one of the maritime transport leaders, just announced a new offer for container tracking : Traxens. This connected device is fixed on the container and then check its location by land or by sea. It enables to know the intensity of the bumps and the temperature change outside. It can also …

50 million euros from EIB for the development of Marseille Fos

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the port of Marseille Fos signed at the end of May a financial partnership of 50 million euros. The monetary institution has undertaken to pay this amount in order to support the development projects of the port. Five of them include a global investment of 136 million euros and …

Indra Automobile Recycling and Deloitte commissioned by the Moroccan State to organize the end-of-life vehicle sector

The French company Indra, which is dedicated to the recycling and re-employment of motor vehicles and Deloitte SAS (French subsidiary of the British company Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited) was chosen by the Moroccan state for an 8-month mission . First of all, a main mission of 5 months to establish a diagnosis of the Moroccan …

Gaussin and Blyyd receive the innovation award at the SITL exhibition

Gaussin SA (with its exclusive distributor Blyyd) received the Innovation Award for the ATM electric tractor at the International Transport and Logistics Show (SITL). Intended for logistics applications, ATM benefits from reduced size, excellent handling as well as absence of noise pollution and polluting discharges thanks to a 100% electric power supply. Qualities that have …

Eiffage Construction purchased Priora AG

The Eiffage part, Eiffage Construction just acquired the Swiss construction firm Priora AG. Created in 1992, it made an annual revenue of nearly 340 million euros. The company works in new building and refurbishment on the residential market, in service sectors as well as public infrastructures. This purchase is a part of the Eiffage development …

Gilles Dupont appointed head of Eiffage Construction’s development department

Gilles Dupont joined Eiffage Construction in 1989 and worked at the company until he became regional director for the Lorraine Champagne-Ardenne region. In 2010 he left Eiffage for the Rabot Dutilleul company where he became a Chairman in 2013. Back in Eiffage Construction, he will be responsible for developing branch activities in line with Eiffage …