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Weekly Building News
2021 - Week 14
Emmanuel Macron questioned on the obligation of energy renovation
Industrialists, communities, design offices ... about sixty players sent an open letter to President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, pleading for energy renovation to be made compulsory "when it is interesting for households". Read more
The opening of unemployment to the self-employed missed its target
Less than 1.000 beneficiaries in the first year instead of the expected 30.000: the opening up of unemployment to self-employed workers has flopped, which can be explained by conditions that are too restrictive and a lack of interest on the part of business leaders themselves. Read more
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In short
New health restrictions are forcing the government to review its growth, debt and deficit forecasts
The new restrictive measures taken to fight the Covid-19 pandemic are leading the government to revise its growth, debt and deficit forecasts for France in 2021. The government now only expects growth of 5% in 2021, instead of the 6% hoped for so far, announced in the Journal du Dimanche Bruno Le Maire, the Minister of the Economy and Finance. Read more
In 2021, France should do better than the euro zone, according to the IMF
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects GDP to rebound by 5,8% in France in 2021, a forecast revised upwards compared to January and higher than the growth rate projected for Europe. Read more
S&P maintains France's rating, confident in its rebound capabilities
Standard and Poor's on Friday maintained France's long-term debt rating at "AA" as well as the "stable" outlook attached to it, confident in its ability to resume growth and restore balance to its finances public. Read more
Ravaged by the crisis, the hotel industry still attracts investors
The French hotel industry has not yet extricated itself from a crisis of unprecedented magnitude and yet in the long term, investor confidence does not weaken: transactions and projects are emerging in the hope of a strong recovery. once the Covid-19 pandemic is over. Read more
The office rental market in France still declining in the first quarter
The office rental market, in unprecedented fall since the first confinement in March 2020 in France, continued to decline in the first quarter of 2021, according to the quarterly benchmark indicator Immostat published on Thursday. Read more
2020, a record year for new renewable energy capacities around the world
Renewable energy
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 260 GW of additional capacity was put in place across the world in 2020 and their growth has jumped by 50%. IRENA Director General Francesco Camera hailed the advent of the “decade” of renewable energy. Read more
Green hydrogen will become cheaper than its fossil competitors
Combustible energy
Hydrogen from renewable sources will cost less and less and become competitive against hydrogen from fossil fuels, and even, in some cases, against natural gas, according to a BloombergNEF study published Wednesday. Read more
FCBA launches a Charter of Good Practices dedicated to the preservation and treatment of wood
News Organization by FCBA
The FCBA Technological Institute is launching a charter dedicated to companies wishing to improve and enhance their wood surface preservation solution. Read more
Heavily criticized on the maintenance of Paris, Hidalgo promises to initiate decentralization "before the summer" for more efficiency
Paris PS mayor Anne Hidalgo promised Thursday on RTL to initiate "before the summer" the decentralization of certain skills, including cleanliness, from the central town hall to the district town halls. Read more
The City of Paris launches its home ownership under real solidarity lease
City by City of Paris
As of Tuesday, the City of Paris will offer its first home ownership homes at 5.000 euros per m², or half the price of the market, for middle-class families thanks to the real solidarity lease (BRS) device, explained the housing assistant Ian Brossat at AFP. Read more
At the general meeting of the co-owners, it is necessary to take a position
Justice decision
A co-owner cannot contest the regularity of the holding of an entire general assembly if he votes in favor of certain proposed decisions. Read more
The Mipim show, the world meeting of real estate, wants to resume face-to-face in September in Cannes
Living Room
The Mipim, the world meeting of real estate professionals, will be back in person in Cannes on September 7 and 8, announced its organizer, who hopes to welcome in person between 5.000 and 10.000 participants, if the health situation allows it. Read more
Vinci and Eiffage want to share the company operating a tunnel in Marseille
Company News
Vinci Concessions and Eiffage have announced their intention to buy back the shares they do not hold in Société Marseillaise du Tunnel Prado Carénage (SMTPC), a prelude to its delisting. Read more
"Lean Construction: an approach conducive to prevention", the new work of the OPPBTP
Prevention / Security by OPPBTP
Are Lean Construction's approaches favorable to the prevention of occupational risks and the improvement of working conditions? To answer this question, the Professional Organization for the Prevention of Building and Public Works (OPPBTP) carried out studies on several experimental sites. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Aisne prefecture gives the green light to a Rockwool rock wool factory
News Manufacturer
The Aisne prefecture has given the green light to the establishment of a Rockwool rock wool production plant near Soissons, despite the negative opinion of the public inquiry and the opposition of the town and residents. , worried about nuisances, she announced in a press release. Read more
Somfy digitizes the know-how of its craftsmen thanks to EldoTravo.fr
News Manufacturer by Somfy
Somfy is joining forces with EldoTravo.fr, a specialist in digital support for home improvement professionals, to support its Experts in digitizing their know-how. Read more
SMAC has finalized the sale of Skydôme and Essemes services
News Manufacturer by SMAC
SMAC has just finalized the sale of its Skylight production and marketing pole, SKYDÔME and its fire safety systems installation and maintenance pole, ESSEMES SERVICES to KINGSPAN LIGHT + AIR, a division of the Kingspan Group. Read more
Solution Recyclage Bâtiment continues to evolve and becomes Tri'n'Collect
Distributor News by Saint-Gobain
A few months after Saint-Gobain Distribution Bâtiment France's investment in Solution Recyclage Bâtiment, the company announced its name change. Read more
Presentation of the Sopra Stick Unilay on Efigreen Alu + by Soprema
Video by Soprema Companies
This single-layer product can be applied on both concrete and wood substrates with or without insulation. Product easy and quick to use which does not necessarily require the use of a torch for its installation. Read more
Why choose Aluson Lighting in 1 min?
Video by Aluson
Aluson lighting is a professional light distributor offering a reference site on the LED lighting market. Specially designed for professionals, this site sells the biggest brands of lighting and electrical equipment. Read more
Modern Construction Sites - 2020 Retrospective
Video by VINCI
Specialist in Public Works and Civil Engineering in Ile-de-France, Chantiers Modernes Construction, a subsidiary of VINCI Construction France, brings together the broadest skills to design, build or rehabilitate all types of projects: civil engineering or civil engineering structures , transport infrastructure, large industrial or functional equipment, and underground works. Read more
The 5 essential points of MaPrimeRenov
Video by Knauf Insulation
Discover in this video the 5 essential points of MaPrimeRenov 2021. Read more
Discover Rockmur, Rockplus Premium kraft, Roulrock, Jetrock 2, Firerock
Video by Rockwool
A selection of our insulation solutions: Rockwall, interior walls, converted attics and partitions. Rockplus Premium kraft, interior walls and converted attics. Read more
The future Le Blanc-Mesnil station
On the edge of Avenue de la Division Leclerc and on the edge of the Jacques Duclos municipal park, the new Le Blanc-Mesnil station is located on line 16 of the Grand Paris Express. It is located in the north of the town, in a district with 15 inhabitants and 000 jobs. Read more
Towards the circular economy of the wood industry
Video by ADEME
In France, forests cover 30% of the territory and provide us with many services. It participates in the major cycles of matter, air and water. The forest stores carbon and thereby contributes to the fight against climate change. It is home to many animal and plant species and thus constitutes a reservoir of biodiversity. All these so-called "eco-systemic" services. Read more
Hôtel de la Marine: carpentry restoration operation
500 joineries have been restored at the Hôtel de la Marine. The techniques used are the same as in the XNUMXth century. Glaziers, carpenters, locksmiths, many trades worked on this exceptional site. Read more
Products and Materials
Activated by daylight, Planibel Easy glass reduces transmission of Covid-19
Test / Trial / Certification by AGC Glass Europe
The latest glass technologies make buildings, spaces and furniture safer and healthier. Glass is a versatile, perfectly smooth, non-porous material ideal for maintaining cleanliness in living environments. Faced with the global Covid-19 crisis, AGC Glass Europe now has good news to communicate on Planibel Easy transparent metal coated glass which, depending on its use, could help protect against contamination by Covid-19 . Read more
Enscape 3.0, the real-time rendering solution for architects, more intuitive and realistic
Software update by Enscape
Enscape, a leading provider of real-time 3D rendering and visualization software for architects, interior designers and designers, presents Enscape 3.0. With a completely redesigned and highly intuitive user interface, designers can create renderings with just a few clicks, without any prior training. Read more
How does the Lifeline Alarm secure Lone Workers?
Mobile Application by Neovigie
New: Lifeline Alarm available on VigieApp®! Lone workers and teleworkers now benefit from all the advantages of the Lifeline alarm for enhanced protection in specific situations from their Neovigie mobile application. Read more
Launch of Artizen, an extremely simple administrative management tool at the service of building craftsmen
Mobile Application by Artizen
Artizen is a tool that highlights its ease of use. Anyone who is not tech-savvy can learn how to use it in 3 minutes. It includes an agenda, an estimate and invoice editor, a catalog of services, a payment monitoring tool, an invoice extractor and a system for sending documents to customers and to the accountant. Read more
Projects and Achievements
A mega-tourism project in Indonesia denounced by UN experts
United Nations experts alerted on Wednesday to the construction of a large tourism project including a motorcycle circuit on the island of Lombok in Indonesia, suspected of having driven out local populations, and with which French companies were initially associated. Read more
Paris-Montparnasse station takes a major step in its transformation with the installation of its new glass footbridge
Construction site
Formed at the heart of the transformation project of the Parisian district of Montparnasse, the metamorphosis of the 4th station in France has made great strides in its work with the arrival of the new glass footbridge. Read more
Brussels cuts the Lyon-Turin bill for France by 2,5 billion euros
Construction site
The European Union will officially increase its contribution to the financing of the new rail link between Lyon and Turin via a tunnel under the Alps from 40% to 55%, the project promoter rejoices on Tuesday. Read more
JO-2024 in Paris: is the media village bad?
Construction site
The media village for the Olympics-2024 in Paris has bad luck? After being threatened with being wiped off the map a few months ago, it is now faltering because justice has just ordered the suspension of work, three years before the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Read more
Products of the week

Zinc systems for characterful roofs

Heat-treated PEFC ash terrace board

Draining paving stone, based on Shells

Automatic bollard


Margaritelli France



SYal aluminum sliding window

Extreme resistance door handle

Insulation solutions for converted attics

Mechanized parking for stacking 2 or 3 cars


HOPPE France


Klaus Multiparking

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