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21 November 2018

 

Egis closes the financing of the « Golfo Centro » highway in Mexico

Egis and its Mexican partner Omega just closed the financing of the Golfo Centro project’s Public-Private Partnership. This PPP includes a 13-year contract for the operation, maintenance and reconstruction of 142km of toll roads between Mexico City (in the center of the country) and the port of Tuxpan, in Mexico’s Gulf coast.



The financing was closed after the attribution by public development bank Banobras in January 2018 of the Autopista Golfo Centro project to the consortium made of Egis and Mexican constructor Omega, specialized in infrastructure and industrial real estate developments.


 

 

21 November 2018

 

Egis to contribute to urban services improvement plan in Southeast Asia

Egis has signed a framework contract for more than 3 years with the Asian Development Bank to make cities more “livable” in six Southeast Asian countries.



The Asian Development Bank wishes to support the authorities of six Southeast Asian countries (Philippines, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Indonesia and Laos) in financing and delivering plans to make their cities more “livable”. Southeast Asia has recently entered a phase of severe urban transition, characterised by a massive rural exodus and the concentration of populations in often chaotically-expanding urban centres. The estimated total budget of the projects is approximately €1 billion.


 

 

16 November 2018

 

Morocco - Inauguration of the first HSL in Africa

The result of a Franco-Moroccan collaboration, Africa’s first high-speed line (HSL), running 200 km from Tangier to Kenitra, was officially inaugurated on 15 November in the presence of King Mohammed VI, the French President Emmanuel Macron and all the contributors to this exceptional project. Egis was in charge of the programme management for track, catenary and the construction depots along the entire Tangier-Kenitra line and for civil engineering on the northern section of the line.


 

 

18 October 2018

 

Egis and EDF working together for international energy projects

Nicolas Jachiet, Chairman and CEO of Egis, and Jean-Bernard Lévy, Chairman and CEO of EDF, have signed a commercial partnership agreement, confirming the wish of both groups to jointly develop their energy activities around the world.



The signature took place on 9 October at the Grande Halle de la Villette (Paris) during the Electric Days, a three-day exhibition and forum dedicated to the discovery of the energy solutions of the future developed by all the business lines of the EDF group.


 

 

08 October 2018

 

Egis partners with the Norwegian company Catenda for the bimsync platform

Egis has chosen the bimsync platform to facilitate Building Information Modelling (BIM) collaboration for three of its French urban transport infrastructure projects: Line 16 of the Grand Paris Express metro, the extension of Marseilles’ tram network and the extension of Lyon’s metro line B.



Egis and the Norwegian company Catenda, major actor of open BIM, signed a contract for implementation of the bimsync collaborative platform to meet the needs of the project for extending Lyon’s metro line B to Hôpitaux Sud (Project Owner: Sytral)...



Crédit photo : Egis – Fanny Rubigny


 

 

05 October 2018

 

Egis receives two Global Light Rail Awards

Two Egis projects received distinctions in the category “Project of the Year over €50m”: the Luxembourg LRT topped the category, while the Nice LRT received the “highly commended” accolade.


 

 

13 September 2018

 

Minigrid Pioneer RVE.SOL Inks Deal with Major Infrastructure Partner Egis and Energy Investor G7 to Bring Renewable Electricity to the Kenyan Masses

Latest round of investment signals minigrids ready to scale to electrify and provide clean water for up to 50,000 people in Busia County, Western Kenya

Tweet this: #energy #endpoverty #minigrids #KUDURA #ImpInv #EndEnergyPovertyFaster @rvesol @InnoEnergyIB @egis

September 12, 2018 Boa Vista, Portugal, Paris, France and Cape Town, South Africa - RVE.SOL today closed Series A financing round led by Egis out of France and G7 Renewable Energies (Pty) Ltd out of Cape Town, South Africa to bring their patented, pay-as-you-go minigrid “KUDURA” to rural Busia, Western Kenya. The financing round has been followed by the original seed Investors InnoEnergy and RKW.


 

 

23 July 2018

 

Egis is awarded a toll operation services contract of the NH-215

The concession company BETPL (Bangalore Elevated Tollway Private Limited) has awarded the contract for the toll operation of the National Highway NH-215 to Egis for eight years.



The NH-215 is a 10 kilometers (6,2 miles) long elevated highway connecting Madiwala to Electronic City in Bangalore, India. The project is a part of the 24 Km project highway on Bangalore – Hosur section of NH-44. This road link, one of the most popular in Bangalore, improves the connectivity of the Electronic City, home to some of the Global IT companies to the City.


 

Credit: BETPL

 

03 July 2018

 

Egis awarded European Commission contract to advise on future uses of EGNOS in aviation

Within the scope of H2020*, a team lead by Egis and including Thales Alenia Space has been awarded a contract to analyse possible evolutions in future aviation services for EGNOS, Europe’s satellite-based augmentation system.



EGNOS is used to improve the performance of global navigation satellite systems (GNSSs) and this project will address the long-term evolution of the EGNOS programme beyond the V3 Service Releases currently defined.


 

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06 June 2018

 

The economics consultancy Michel Frustié joins Egis

The company Michel Frustié, a building economics consultancy based in Montpellier, has joined the Egis group. This acquisition was concluded on 30 May 2018 in the presence of Nicolas Jachiet, Chairman and CEO of the Group, who welcomes this opportunity to expand our range of services.


 

 

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