Eiffage Group

Eiffage is one of Europe’s leading operators in construction and concessions, with more than 100,000 projects in France and around the world in 2020. Our 72,000 employees work in construction, real estate, urban development, civil engineering, metallic construction, roads, energy systems and concessions.

With climate change now a tangible reality and worldwide demand for sustainable and resilient cities and infrastructure, Eiffage implements a low-carbon strategy on a large scale and seizes every opportunity for innovation in this area, so it can make the difference and deliver shared sustainable development.

Our goal is to invent the future with a human perspective by creating the sustainable cities of tomorrow, connecting regions and implementing increasingly innovative solutions and services to meet people’s needs locally.

Inventing the future with a human perspective means continuing to grow while staying true to who we are and our values.”

Benoît de Ruffray

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eiffage

The Eiffage Group’s eight business lines

Construction 

Eiffage Construction, a major force in its industry, offers a comprehensive and seamless range of solutions, from design to operation and maintenance, to provide customised solutions for its customers. It handles both large, complex projects and occasional works and services. Housing is Eiffage Construction’s prime focus, but it is also active in commercial markets including large public and private health and education facilities, as well as cultural and sporting infrastructure.

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Immobolier

Real estate 

As a top-tier construction contractor and developer, Eiffage Immobilier has established a very strong presence in housing and in the commercial sector, urban development, hotels and assistedliving residences. Eiffage Immobilier has developed a multi-product approach and carries out largescale complex developments.

Urban development 

Eiffage Aménagement is a large and highly respected urban developer. As a leading partner to local authorities, Eiffage Aménagement considers all the sustainable urban development issues early on in its projects, which include the construction and development of entire econeighbourhoods.

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Route

Roads 

Eiffage Route’s teams specialise in new construction and maintenance work right across the French road network, from country lanes to motorways. They innovate relentlessly to design and build the sustainable, safe and connected roads of the future.

Civil engineering  

Eiffage Génie Civil works on ambitious projects, at every stage from design to construction. Its teams also work on engineering structures, civil engineering for facilities, underground works, maritime and river works, earthworks, demolition and decontamination, foundations, structural repairs, and rail-related activities.

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Metallic Construction  

Eiffage Métal, a well-known specialist in turnkey metallic construction, designs and builds shells and façades for buildings, as well as engineering structures. Its teams deliver multi-technical solutions across all sectors of industry. Eiffage Métal has also gained experience in cutting-edge fields, such as offshore wind and the aerospace sector.

Energy Systems 

Eiffage Énergie Systèmes designs, builds, commissions and maintains energy systems equipment for the most demanding industries. To deliver tailor-made solutions that meet the needs of its customers, Eiffage Energie Systèmes has developed a set of expert brands, each specialised in a different market – industry, infrastructure and networks, cities and local authorities, and the commercial sector.

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Concessions 

Eiffage Concessions finances, designs, builds, services and, over the long term, operates infrastructure and public amenities, such as transport systems (motorways, tunnels and viaducts), solar power plants, stadiums and other sports and entertainment venues, and university facilities. Its presence spans the education, culture and entertainment, safety and security, transport, health, energy and network sectors.

In Europe, we have made a name for ourselves with all our contracting and concession operations. We have also demonstrated our ability to successfully complete projects in international markets beyond Europe.”

Benoît de Ruffray

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eiffage

History of the Eiffage Group

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1844

Creation of Fougerolle (Creuse)

Philippe Fougerolle (1806-1883) founded the family company of public works, which took part in constructing the Nivernais canal.

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1863

Foundation of Quillery (Val-de-Marne)

Emile Quillery, a mason from the Berry province in central France, founded the family business at Saint-Maur-des-Fossés in 1863, not far from the urbanisation project conducted by Baron Haussmann to rebuild and transform Paris.

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1897

Birth of the energy area

The creation of the Société de Force et Lumière Electriques, gave rise to the energy branch, which settled in Paris and soon began to excel with electrical works of the time.

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1924

Creation of SAE (Paris)

Société Auxiliaire d’Entreprises électriques et de travaux publics (SAE) was founded in Paris by the brothers Albert and Ernest de Marchena and Gino Valatelli from Milan.

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1938

Construction of the first section of the A13 motorway (Saint-Cloud)

A large number of SAE’s 500 workers worked on the construction site of the “Autoroute de l’Ouest”, the prestigious project for the first French motorway, for four years.

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1955

Fougerolle builds the bridge of Tancarville (Seine-Maritime)

Construction on the Tancarville bridge started in 1955. The bridge long held the record for the longest suspension bridge in Europe (1,360 m). It was commissioned in July 1959.

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1973

Opera de Sídney (Australia)

Entre 1963 y 1973 se llevó a cabo la construcción de esta gran obra maestra. Un diseño muy arriesgado para la época.

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1984

Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy (Paris)

On 3 February 1984, the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy (now renamed AccorHotelsArena), a 55,000 m2 multi-purpose venue that can accommodate more than 16,000 spectators, was inaugurated by the Mayor of Paris after four years of work.

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1985

3,000 kilometres of motorway network (France)

1989

1989

Pirámide del Louvre

Eiffel, la actual Eiffage Construcción Metálica, se encargó de crear la estructura del emblema de París, es la ampliación y renovación del museo más característico del mundo además de ser el más grande.

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1993

Creation of the Eiffage Group

The merger of Fougerolle and SAE gave birth to the Eiffage Group.

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1999

Creation of Eiffage Construction

Fougerolle, Quillery and SAE merged to create Eiffage Construction. Norelec joined Forclum.

2002

2002

Construcción del Viaducto de Millau

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2003

Eiffage llega a España

La concesión de la nueva línea ferroviaria Perpignan-Figueras ha sido asignada al grupo TF Ferro (constituido en UTE entre Eiffage y el grupo de PTP español ACS-Dragados). Eiffage entra en España a través del área de la energía con la adquisición del Grupo Electrosur XXI

2010

2010

Dos décadas de propiedad de acciones de los empleados

Eiffage está celebrando 20 años de propiedad de acciones por parte de los empleados, un éxito innegable y una experiencia única entre las grandes empresas francesas.

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2016

Eiffage Construction

Eiffage Construction es seleccionada para construir la primera torre mixta de madera y hormigón en Francia

2017

2017

Commissioning of Bretagne-Pays de la Loire high-speed line

The inauguration of the Bretagne-Pays de la Loire high-speed rail link on 20 June 2017 was the culmination of five years of work. This outsize project – 214 km of railway line – confirms Eiffage Group’s ability to conduct huge multi-system turnkey projects