Created by Francis Bouygues in 1952, Bouygues is a diversified industrial group with a strong corporate culture. Its businesses focus on two sectors: construction, with Bouygues Construction (building, civil works, energy and services), Bouygues Immobilier
(property) and Colas (roads), and telecoms/media, with TF1 and Bouygues Telecom.
The Uliving consortium, which consists of Bouygues Development (the lead firm), a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, and Derwent Living, a group specialising in housing and facilities management services, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract(1) to finance, design and build a student accommodation development on the campus of the University of Hertfordshire
Bouygues Thai and Bouygues Energies & Services, two subsidiaries of Bouygues Construction, have signed (1) a contract worth around $50 million (approx. €38 million) for the design, construction and maintenance of three photovoltaic power plants in the Tak and Sukhothai provinces of north-east Thailand for Soleq Solar Thailand, a solar energy producer.
EDF Energy, the U.K. unit of French state-controlled utility Electricite de France SA, said Monday it has picked a joint venture between French building company Bouygues SA and privately held Laing O'Rourke as preferred bidder for a contract for building work at a U.K. nuclear power station, worth around 2 billion British pounds.