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Weekly Building News
2021 - Week 28
Second crisis meeting on construction materials: significant progress
Conjuncture by FFB
The meeting organized today by Bruno Le MAIRE, Emmanuelle WARGON and Alain GRISET, enabled substantial progress. Following well-argued and repeated requests from the FFB, the government is in fact studying the full support of the cost of the partial activation of construction workers when it results from a shortage of materials. Read more
Licensed for lack of health pass? An unprecedented reason that must be legally validated
Licensed for lack of a "health pass"? This measure provided for by the draft health bill of the government following the presidential announcements, on which the Council of State must give an opinion, is unprecedented and legally uncertain, believe lawyers specializing in labor law, interviewed by the AFP. Read more
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In short
Macron's intervention of July 12: announcements and reactions
Growth should stand at 6% in 2021 according to the government's new forecast, Emmanuel Macron said on Monday, announcing a new investment plan for the start of the school year to "build the France of 2030". The objective of putting the country back on a path of full employment is a priority. Unemployment insurance reform remains on the program and will be "fully implemented" on October 1. Read more
MaPrimeRénov ': more than 380.000 applications submitted in 2021
Study / Review / Report
Initially reserved for the most modest households, it has been since January 2021, with the support of France Relance credits, open to all owners, whatever their income, whether they are occupants or lessors, as well as to all co-owners. Since July 1, landlords can also ask for their help. Read more
Despite the health crisis, young borrowers did not hesitate to embark on real estate acquisition
Study / Review / Report
Mostly first-time buyers, young borrowers were particularly penalized during the health crisis; They nevertheless continued to embark on the adventure of real estate acquisition, taking advantage in particular of the still advantageous borrowing rate, despite the context and the tightening of the conditions for granting credit. Read more
The economic activity of engineers resumed in the 1st quarter of 2021 with + 25% of orders
Study / Review / Report
Engineers being at the forefront of any project, the revival should cascading benefits to players in the industrial and construction sectors in the short and medium term. Read more
Where are the 7.000 Ile-de-France residents who have applied for a house permit built in 2020?
Study / Review / Report
For the new edition of its Barometer, Domexpo is interested in Ile-de-France residents who had a house built in 2020. Despite a year marked by the health crisis, nearly 7.000 households from Ile-de-France had built: are have they remained in their region of origin or have they chosen to leave it instead? Answers with the Domexpo Barometer, produced in partnership with Caron Marketing. Read more
The climate bill will be adopted at the end of July
After nine hours of marathon discussions, deputies and senators reached an agreement on the climate bill, paving the way for final adoption at the end of July, despite the disappointment of the left and environmental NGOs. Read more
Green light from the Senate to the extension of the SRU law but under conditions
Subject to flexibility, the Senate with a right-wing majority approved, as part of the text on decentralization, the extension of the SRU law obliging certain municipalities to have a minimum number of social housing. Read more
G20 green light for agreement on taxation of multinationals
The big funders of the G20 "approved" on Saturday the "historic agreement on a more stable and fairer international tax architecture", which establishes a global tax of "at least 15%" on the profits of multinationals. Read more
After the recovery, the need to "change the system" to respond to the climate emergency
"Considerable" investments, changes in consumption patterns, technologies to be developed: after the pandemic, the economic world must "change systems" to respond to the climate emergency, detail climate and economic experts gathered in Aix- in Provence. Read more
The sustainable mobility system implemented on the Tour de France keeps its promises
Sustainable Development
In 2021, ASO, keen to transform the event in terms of carbon footprint, worked with its partner ŠKODA to introduce 100% plug-in hybrid cars in the race. In this drive, three fully electric red cars are also used on several stages of the Tour de France: the ŠKODA ENYAQ Iv including Christian Prudhomme's car. Read more
Covid-19: The Court of Auditors notes a profusion of measures for employment at the risk of scattering
Faced with the Covid-19 health crisis, the Ministry of Labor provided "massive and rapid support" for employment with a "profusion" of devices at the risk of "scattering" and a control "insufficiently taken into account ", said Monday the Court of Auditors in a report. Read more
CAPEB and Pôle emploi form a partnership to promote hiring in the construction sector
Employment by CAPEB
CAPEB and Pôle emploi have signed a partnership agreement to stimulate joint mobilization in favor of recruitment in the construction sector, which remains one of the leading employers in France. Read more
Sharp reduction in prevention training in artisanal construction companies
Training by CAPEB
The CAPEB, the CNATP, the IRIS-ST and the OPPBTP unveil the results of the 8th edition of the National Observatory of prevention training followed in artisanal construction companies. This study processes data from FAFCEA and Constructys, which correspond to construction workers (business leaders and employees) of companies with less than 20 employees who received training in 2019. Read more
The FFB for a construction OPCO
Training by FFB
The FFB reaffirms its desire to see the construction OPCO restart under normal conditions to ensure the approvals and financing of training files for the benefit of craftsmen, business leaders and employees. The Federation will do everything within its purview to seek a solution as quickly as possible. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
The Poujoulat group continues to grow in high performance fuelwood
News Manufacturer by Poujoulat
With the acquisition of Bois Bûche Center Atlantique, the Poujoulat group continues to grow in the high performance biofuels sector. The integration of this major regional player in firewood will make it possible to strengthen the Poujoulat group's offer in full complementarity with existing industrial tools. Read more
Hydrogen de France is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange
News Manufacturer
Hydrogen de France (HDF), an infrastructure company producing electricity from hydrogen from renewable energies, went public a few days ago, announced the stock market operator Euronext. Read more
New Steering Committee for AFIPEB under the renewed chairmanship of Amaury Omnès
Organization News
The French Association for Insulation in Expanded Polystyrene in the Building (AFIPEB), bringing together the main transformers of expanded polystyrene (Corstyrene, Etex, Hirsch Isolation, Innolation, Isobox, IsolFrance, Isossol, Knauf) and supported by polystyrene producers expansive such as Gabriel Technologie, has just appointed its new Steering Committee. Read more
A new President for Udirev
Appointment by Udirev
Eric Chevallier was elected President of Udirev at the General Assembly on June 9th. Read more
3 minutes to understand the tertiary decree with Legrand
Video by Legrand
Olivier Masseron, France Standardization Manager at Legrand, explains the tertiary decree in this 3-minute video. Read more
Courtyard chandelier at the Hôtel de la Marine - Hugh Dutton, Architect, Founder-Director
Video by Build Steel
A material in architecture, light is essential in the design process. Ally of the architect, it guides his writing and makes the organization of spaces readable. Read more
Rock recycling
Video by MB Crusher
In Slovenia, a BF90.3 mobile crusher breaks rocks using a Doosan DX225 NLC hydraulic excavator. By mechanically reducing the rocks with the MB Crusher unit, it is possible to recycle them. Read more
The opinion of a craftsman on La Maison Saint-Gobain
Pascal Thouvenel, client of the Point.P agency in Garéoult (83), tested and approved the solution proposed by La Maison Saint-Gobain! Read more
Algeco Pick & Go history
Video by Algeco
What a long way since the results of the 2018 Elementary Architecture (s) Competition organized by Algeco. Brilliant winner of this edition, its designer, Charles Saade, Interior Architect and Designer, has since seen his project evolve and then materialize. Read more
CMN Institute Conferences: Hôtel de la Marine
Online conference on Microsoft Teams “Hôtel de la Marine: future place of life and major heritage project with an innovative economic model” moderated by Jocelyn Bouraly, administrator of Hôtel de la Marine. Read more
Products and Materials
Fit®, the new range of wall-mounted gas condensing boilers from Saunier Duval
New range by Saunier duval
Since 2011, Saunier Duval has been the No. 1 in sales of wall-mounted gas condensing boilers in France. It was therefore important for the brand to continue to innovate in this sector and to launch a whole new range. Read more
AGC offers two new thicknesses in its Planibel Clearvision float glass range
Range evolution by AGC Glass Europe
Preferred by architects and designers for projects where transparency is imperative, Planibel Clearvision is a solution of choice in cases where perfect appearance neutrality and total clarity are priorities. Read more
More than 2500 695XL-PG petrol chainsaw on the French market and zero accidents
Zoom produced by ATDV
Widely used by water services, sanitation companies, firefighters etc ... The 695XL-PG is a thermal chainsaw that combines performance and ergonomics to revolutionize your cutting experience. Read more
New Stix A600 Evolution Bostik glue with a unique and environmentally friendly formula
New product by Bostik
STIX A600 EVOLUTION glue is a high performance solvent-free acrylic glue that has a technology exclusive to BOSTIK, Glass Ball Technology, based on microscopic hollow glass beads. Read more
Projects and Achievements
Administrative justice gives the green light to the media village for the Paris-2024 Olympics
The administrative justice validated the realization of the media village of the Paris-2024 Olympic Games, built on a fringe of the departmental park of Seine-Saint-Denis to accommodate up to 2.000 journalists before being transformed into a new district. Read more
Greater Paris launches its bicycle plan with eight major axes
The Metropolis of Greater Paris (MGP), chaired by Patrick Ollier, voted on Friday for its cycling plan which provides for the creation by 2030 of 8 major cycle routes with a budget of 10 million euros per year. Read more
The site for the packaging of the Arc de Triomphe begins
Construction site
25.000 square meters of bluish silver fabric and 3.000 meters of red rope to wrap the Arc de Triomphe in Paris: the posthumous work of the Bulgarian artist Christo, who died in 2020, starts on Friday on this monument, a national symbol. Read more
The Grand Paris metro will not be finished for the Olympics-2024
Construction site
The delays were foreseen, they are now confirmed: the Société du Grand Paris formalized on Tuesday the delays of several lines of the future automatic metro in Ile-de-France, and in particular of the sections which were to connect the sites of the 2024 Olympic Games. Read more
Products of the week

Storm buffer basin

Lacquered aluminum underside

Zinc systems for characterful roofs

Draining paving stone, based on Shells





Roller blinds for roofs: minimalism for skylights

Extreme resistance door handle

Industrial finned tube radiator

Tower Crane / Mobile Crane Anti-Collision Assistance System


HOPPE France

Varela Design

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