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Eiffage Génie Civil
is the story of great builders
driven by the quest for excellence

Our company’s origins date back to the 19th century. Throughout our history, major French companies and distinguished engineers have shaped France and a number of European and African countries, putting their expertise into practice on all the most significant projects. Eiffage Génie Civil, formerly known as Eiffage Travaux Publics, was born in September 2015.

    • 2021


      Eiffage Génie Civil is launching the Demcy brand, which brings together all the Group's deconstruction and materials recovery activities: cleaning, asbestos removal, dismantling, demolition and recycling. This new brand brings together the expertise of three historic brands acquired by Eiffage Génie Civil over the years: Perez & Morelli, Boutté and Chastagner.

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      Eiffage Rail

      Our Infrastructure Branch launched the brand Eiffage Rail which confirmed its position as the leading benchmark partner for public and private operators in rail transport and industry.

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      Eiffage Génie Civil launched our Ævia brand. All structural equipment, maintenance repair and reinforcement works are now carried out under this brand name.
      Our Ævia brand brings together teams from the entities :
      - dedicated to BSI®, the ultra-high-performance fibred concrete developed by Eiffage.
      - Via-Pontis and Résirep, in charge so far of these works in the northern and southern halves of France respectively. 
      - Etic, our high-tech equipment design and installation specialist for engineering structures.
      - TSV, the structural jacking and shifting specialist .

    • 2017

      Eiffage Génie Civil Marine

      The acquisition of Saipem’s Maritime Works reinforced the Group in this field. The takeover of this entity - which has taken part in complex integrated  projects and has over 45 years of extensive international experience to its credit – illustrates the Group’s determination to position on this market.

    • 2015

      Eiffage Génie Civil

      In 2015, Eiffage Travaux Publics and Eiffage Métal came together to create Eiffage's new Infrastructure Branch.  
      Eiffage Génie Civil, Eiffage Route and Eiffage Métal brands were established.

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      Eiffage Travaux Publics

      On 1 January 2006 Appia (roads and sanitation) and Eiffage TP (civil engineering) united to form Eiffage Travaux Publics.
      This large-scale union of public works and road building activities within a major engineering group was a first for France.  The new deal enabled Eiffage Travaux Publics to focus on development in order to meet the needs of major projects more efficiently, with turnkey solutions integrating earthworks, civil engineering and roadworks.

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      Eiffage TP

      Fougerolle, SAE and Quillery became Eiffage Construction and established a civil engineering department named Eiffage TP.
      Millau Viaduct remains the most emblematic of the engineering projects handled by Eiffage TP.

    • 1992

      Birth of Eiffage Group

      Fougerolle and SAE merged to create Eiffage Group.

    • 1929


      Loiret-based company Roland was building up a solid reputation in the public works sector from 1929 onwards.  

      This large-scale earthworks specialist took part in many major regional and national infrastructure projects, and joined Eiffage Génie Civil in 2015.

    • 1928

      Forézienne d'Entreprises

      • 1928 : Gaston Rocher sets up the company.
      • 1946 : His sons Roger and Claude take over the SFTP (Société Forézienne de Travaux Publics)
      • 1979 : The SFTP is acquired by the SAE and becomes the SFET (Société Forézienne d’Entreprises et de Terrassements).
      • 1982 : The company becomes part of Borie-SAE.
      • 2015 : Forézienne joins Eiffage Génie Civil.
    • 1924


      André Borie was a leading French public works entrepreneur during the interwar period. Already President of the French Public Works Entrepreneurs Syndicate and Federation and manager of the Société des Entreprises de Travaux Publics André Borie, he was appointed Commissioner for Buildings and Public Works.

      His company worked on reconstructing the Var bridges and Nice Airport, upgrading structures on the Nice-Coni line and more particularly, on building major hydro power structures (Saint Étienne Cantalès, Pont en Royans, Peyrat le Château and Randens) and the Dordogne bypass tunnel at Chastang Dam.

      Borie was acquired by SAE and became Borie-SAE in 1980.

    • 1924


      The SAEETP (Société Auxiliaire d'Entreprises Électriques et de Travaux Publics), better known as the SAE, was the result of a merger between power distribution companies SFMV (Société des Forces Motrices de la Vienne) and SFMVA (Société des Forces Motrices de la Vallée d’Aspe).

      The expansion of the SAEETP was fuelled by the building of dams and hydro power plants during the quarter century between the company's creation and its reconversion to construction activities.

      • 1960 : the SAEETP becomes SAE (Société Auxiliaire d’Entreprises).
      • 1980 : SAE acquires Borie and becomes Borie-SAE.
      • 1986 : SAE acquires Quillery.
      • 1990 : SAE takes part in building work on the Channel Tunnel.  
      • 1992 : SAE is taken over by Fougerolle, resulting in the birth of Eiffage Group.
    • 1863


      • In 1863, Berrichon builder Emile Quillery founded a family company in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés.
      • 1986 : Quillery is acquired by the SAE (Société Auxiliaire d'Entreprises).
      • 1991 : The company builds Cheviré Bridge, designed by architect Philippe Fraleu.
      • 1995 : Quillery takes part in building the Normandy Bridge.
      • 2000 : Quillery merges with Fougerolle and SAE to create Eiffage Construction.
    • 1844

      First steps in the adventure with Fougerolle

      Fougerolle's story began on 8 October 1844 when the Ponts et Chaussées engineer for the Nièvre region presented Philippe Fougerolle (1806-1883) with the royal seal on completion of the Nivernais canal.

      • 1955 : Fougerolle takes part in building Tancarville Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in Europe at the time.  
      • 1992 : Fougerolle acquires Ballot.
      • 1992 : Fougerolle takes over the SAE and Eiffage Group is born.
      • 2000 : Fougerolle, Quillery and SAE join forces to create Eiffage Construction.