Please find enclosed the traditional media overview of the BENELUX daily press, as well as the international web press, as the social media review.
1. BESIX & Construction sector in the BENELUX press
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- Quatuor (Belgium): Beobank moves into its new offices in the BESIX-built Quatuor building, several Belgian media report. Construction media focus on the delivery and design. BESIX's latest project was designed by rappers, adds international media outlet Think Remote.
- R4 Ghent (Belgium): BESIX is part of the BRAVO-4 consortium, which will build the 750 million euro Ghent ring road.
- BESIX Infra (Belgium): BESIX Infra Bilzen obtains COPRO certificate for storage of tar asphalt.
- Office space of the year (Luxembourg): Gabriel Uzgen is a member of the jury of the Office Space of the Year contest in Luxembourg.
2. International press (web) mentioning BESIX
- Expo 2020 (UAE): H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum expressly thanks the companies, including Six Construct, who have invested in enabling their employees to visit the Dubai World Expo. According to the American monthly magazine Architectural Digest, the French pavilion is one of the most architecturally significant of Expo 2020.
- Waste-to-Energy (UAE): Siemens Energy will supply the electrical substations which will deliver power to the entire plant.
- Barangaroo (Australia): the metro station has been awarded the top sustainability rating by the Green Building Council of Australia.
- Uptown Tower (UAE): construction by BESIX of this 340-metre tower uses advanced robotics, writes major local newspaper The National.
3. Social Media posts mentioning BESIX projects
- Regionals: in Pepinster, a town hard hit by the July floods, Socogetra is rehabilitating the railway infrastructure. The company is also renovating a bridge for the same client in Grupont.
- Regionals: Infrabel COO and a TUC Rail site leader praise teamwork with BESIX Infra.
- Regionals: a first concert was organised in the Grand Manège, a concert hall built in Namur by Wust and Cobelba.
- Regionals: Fluvius publishes a video of the installation of pipes under a railway track, as part of the installation of a heat network in Antwerp
- The Middle East: the use by BESIX of Schindler's robot for the lifts in the Uptown Tower has saved hundreds of man-hours.
- International: Nachtigal Hydro Power Company publishes a new drone video of the construction site.
- International: a temporary workshop for the fabrication of penstock pipes was delivered in Nachtigal by ATB Group.
- Australia: BESIX Watpac wins the Master Builders Queensland award for Health Facilities over $20 million with the STARS Hospital.
- RED: it was Sotheby's that sold the penthouse at the top of the Cosmopolitan.
- Europe: Tractebel underlines that the work carried out in Doel with BESIX and Engie Belgium will improve nuclear safety in Belgium.
- Europe: new pictures of the Sluishuis.
- Europe: Louvain University thanks BESIX for participating in its Jobs Exchange 2021.
4. Our people on Social Media
- Regionals: Ken Watzeels, General Manager of Agidens Infra Automation, is pleased to join Van den Berg, and one of our new colleagues says goodbye to Agidens, after 20 years of service ...and looks forward to the next 20 years within BESIX Group.
- Regionals: Karim Rahmani, from Socogetra, shows pictures of the work on the new station in Nivelles.
- Regionals: Niels Van Roy (Vanhout) publishes a photo of the installation of the balconies and the glass screen between the two Louise Marie towers.
- RED: the BESIX RED teams participated in the Immorun, organised by Immobel.
- Europe: Beobank moves into Quatuor and Jan Van Steirteghem takes the opportunity to congratulate the teams who contributed to its construction.
- Europe: our colleague Ellen De Groof presents her BESIX team and the strong professional and human relationships they share.
- Europe: a young civil engineer, just graduated, is delighted with her first week at BESIX.
- The Middle East: our colleague Yannic Leveque talks about the importance of collaboration between parties in construction processes.
5. This week’s statistics on social media:
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