The widening of this iconic bridge required the installation of 80 Freyssinet stay cables.
Marlène, Marc, Michal, Nicola and Pedro came back from Rwanda on Monday 12th February, their heads full of marvelous memories, happy and proud of the completed work.
In Niamey, Freyssinet has just completed its work on the Diori Hamani interchange construction and redevelopment project, which aims to improve the flow of traffic in the capital.
In partnership with Danish company COWI, Freyssinet has been involved with American NGO Bridges to Prosperity with a footbridge project in Rwanda.
The prize-giving ceremony for the VINCI 2017 Innovation Awards, International region, held in Paris on 7 November rewarded Eolift team with the Grand Prize for Processes and Techniques category.
One of our iconic achievements is now 40 years old
Freyssinet restored the 30,000 m² concrete surface of the world's largest startup campus
Freyssinet will take part in the ATOMEXPO International Forum in Moscow, June 19th - 21th.
In partnership with GE (Alstom), Freyssinet designed and built 36 wind turbines equipped with Alstom ECO 122 2.7 MW turbines at a hub height of 119 meters.
Find out in the video some of Freyssinet's emblematic projects for the year 2016
The Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge was inaugurated today at a ceremony attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdoðan. The hybrid bridge's 1,408-metre span fitted with Freyssinet cables sets the new world record for cable-stayed span length.
On 7 July 2016, King Mohammed VI of Morocco opened the new cable-stayed bridge of the same name in Rabat. At 950 metres, it is one of the longest cable-stayed bridges in Africa.
Between May 2012 and April 2015, Freyssinet took part in the project aimed at improving the road infrastructures for the Port of Dammam in Saudi Arabia. The programme included the construction of a 2.3 km viaduct that prolongs Dammam's Coastal Road and straddles the extremely busy Port Road and the railway line serving the port. A construction method never before seen in Saudi Arabia was used for this precast segmental bridge, which was erected by means of a launching gantry.
Freyssinet France teams recently completed repair works for Ajaccio's commercial port. On the agenda in this major project: reprofiling, shotcrete reinforcement and application of impressed current and sacrificial anode cathodic protection on the Capucins and Trois Marie breakwaters.
During Christmas 2015, Freyssinet successfully slid a concrete bridge beneath the line of the Immingham to Ulceby railway line (England).
The Association Eugène Freyssinet, with sponsorship from Freyssinet, is organising the third Eugène Freyssinet Trophy awards. Among others, these awards will recognise students from French institutions and universities who have designed works that further the art of building.
Find out in the video some of Freyssinet's emblematic projects for the year 2015
Global projects were recognized American Concrete Institute (ACI) during an event at The Concrete Convention and Exposition, in Denver, CO, USA, on November 9th. The highest “Excellence” award was presented to MuCEM: Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations located in Marseilles, France.
FKK (Kyokuto Kogen Concrete Shinko Co., Ltd.), licensee of Freyssinet in Japan for post-tensioning, supplied the post-tensioning for the marine bridge connecting Miyako Island and Irabu Island of the Okinawa archipelago, located in the southernmost point of the country.
The 15th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering will be held from November 15th to 18th at the Hilton Buenos Aires in Argentina. Come visit us at our booth #26!
The 25th World Road Congress will be held in Seoul, from November 2nd to 6th at the Coex convention center. Come visit us at our booth #2-3!
Gastech has been the leading event for the oil & gas industry since 1972. Held from October 27th to 30th at the Singapore EXPO (Hall C), this international conference will allow Freyssinet to showcase its expertise in engineering for the LNG industry. Come visit us at our booth D266!
"We innovated, invented, adapted, found solutions". A video flashback on Hammersmith Flyover repair works.
Since March 2015 Freyssinet Thailand has been working on repairing Pinklao Bridge in Bangkok. Rejuvenating this old prestressed bridge using Foreva ® TFC (Carbon Fiber Fabric) is a great challenge for our team.
Freyssinet won the CIHT/Ringway Innovation Award 2015 together with Costain, TfL and RPB (Ramboll & Parsons Brinckerhoff) for their entry “Hammersmith Flyover Strengthening and Refurbishment” – which has extended the life of Hammersmith Flyover through pioneering post tensioned design and construction innovation.
A huge step forward for this great project: the first stay cable was installed on April 3rd on the Europe pylon. The video shows a first sneak peek with beautiful aerial views of the site.
Freyssinet is responsible for restoring 30,000m² of concrete surfaces
In Cadiz, Spain, Freyssinet's teams have been working since June 2013 on the installation of the stay cables of La Pepa bridge.
A few parts of the replica of the Chauvet Cave were presented to the press Wednesday, December 17, 2014.
In Portland, Oregon, Freyssinet recently completed work on the Willamette River Transit Bridge (WRTB), a cable-stayed bridge located at the heart of the city and designed to accommodate pedestrian, cyclist, bus and tramway traffic.
Freyssinet Espagne, which was previously jointly controlled with a Spanish partner, holds all of Soletanche Freyssinet’s operations in the fields of structures (Freyssinet) and reinforced earth (Terre Armée) in the Iberian Peninsula, in Mexico and in South America.
The Coatzacoalcos I Bridge lies south-east of the city of Coatzacoalcos on federal highway 180 between Matamoros and Puerto Juárez, in the State of Veracruz, Mexico. Opened in 1962, this road and railway lift bridge required considerable repair and reinforcement work, which was carried out in several stages between September 2011 and October 2014.
As part of its commitment to the Construction Industry, Freyssinet UK will be hosting on September 30th a seminar in Hammersmith, London to discuss structural repair, geotechnical and refurbishment techniques.
Freyssinet recently signed two major construction projects in Hong-Kong: the Liantang 3 (LT3) cross-boundary bridge and the viaduct section of the Tuen Mun-Chek Lap Kok Link (TMCLK), two precast segmental balanced cantilever bridges.
Discover the brand new website of Freyssinet’s Mexican subsidiary
The keying operation for the "eighth wonder" of the city of Constantine in Algeria was completed on Thursday 29 May 2014 after 18 months of concurrent work on four fronts including three balanced cantilevers and a cast-in-place span, on a 24/7 work schedule.
After the first phase of work to repair the Hammersmith Flyover before the London Olympic Games in 2012, Freyssinet has been chosen again for the second step. Work to strengthen the structure, with the bearings replaced, a new carriageway drainage system installed and the entire flyover waterproofed and resurfaced, has started in January 2014.
Freyssinet were engaged by Midland Expressway Ltd to carry out inspections on a number of structures on the M6 Toll Road. During these inspections, it was identified that existing longitudinal guide bearings on the River Cole Bridge were defective. These bridge bearings were adopted by the toll road from existing road networks. Freyssinet were then instructed to provide a solution to re-instate the required guidance of the deck.
The Seine-Maritime Department chose Freyssinet for repair works to the Mathilde Bridge in Rouen, damaged by a severe fire in October 2012.
The Eugène Freyssinet Trophy was awarded on 5 March 2014 by the Association Eugène Freyssinet during a ceremony held at the Maison des Arts et Métiers in Paris.
Discover the pictures of the new stay-cable bridge in South Korea
After Washington in 2010, it is the turn of Mumbai (India) to host this year the 4th International Congress of the Fib (International Federation for Structural Concrete) from February 10th to 13th, 2014.
Freyssinet just signed with Hyundai Engineering & Construction - SK Engineering & Construction Joint Venture, a contract to supply and install the stay cables and dampers on the third Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey
The Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, also known as MuCEM, opened in 2013 in Marseilles (France). On the site, Freyssinet assembled, adjusted and keyed the 309 prestressed tree columns surrounding the exhibition halls and the two footbridges St-Laurent and Fort St-Jean.
Freyrom (Freyssinet in Romania) performed the isolation of the Bucharest City Hall base
Freyssinet France is involved in a huge restoration programme, commenced in 2010, to breathe new life into the façades and interiors of the historical monument.
In Istanbul, the Haliç Bridge, the fourth across the Golden Horn, has just been completed. The structure, which is made up of two access viaducts, a cable-stayed bridge and a swing bridge, is built on a historical site and will make it possible to extend a metro line in a city plagued by traffic jams.
Emergency repair before the 2012 Olympic Games: Freyssinet supplied and installed the additional post-tensioning allowing the re-opening of the flyover - a key point for the londonian traffic.
Freyssinet repaired the Panneciere lake dam, in Burgundy (France). Built in 1949 on the river Yonne, the dam needed a complete strengthening.
The ANZAC Bridge in Sydney provides a link between the central business district and the city's western suburbs. Freyssinet was involved in a huge maintenance program launched to reduce the vibration phenomenon in the stay cables