Egis is assisting the World Bank in the climate risk assessment of 4 West African countries (Benin, Mauritania, Senegal and Togo), with the preparation of a pre-feasibility study of climate risk adaptation options. Erosion and flooding are severely affecting this area, threatening the safety of the inhabitants and the local economy.
In 2018 Egis recorded strong economic performances, with the Group’s managed turnover amounting to €1.13 bn, up 7.6%, driven by the strong dynamism of its road operation and building engineering activities. The €28.9mn distributable net profit is also up (+€13.7mn).
Egis will operate 3 essential roads in Congo: RN1 (Pointe Noire-Brazzaville, 540 km), RN1 bis (Brazzaville-Mindouli, 50 km), the former Brazzaville bypass infrastructure and RN2 (Brazzaville-Ouesso, 800 km in all). It is its first road operation scheme in Africa.
On 15 November Africa's first high-speed line, linking Tangier to Kenitra over 200 km, was officially inaugurated. On this exceptional site, Egis was responsible for both the track, catenary and construction site project management for the whole Tangiers-Kenitra line, and the civil engineering project management for the northern lot.
On 9 October in Paris Egis and EDF signed a commercial partnership agreement during the Electric Days - three days dedicated to the discovery of tomorrow's energy solutions - with the aim of jointly developing their activities in the international energy sector.
The city of Palembang in Indonesia has the very first light rail transit (LRT) system on the island of Sumatra, a plus for the 2018 Asian Games, which began on 18 August. Egis provides technical assistance, system security and commercial management services thanks to a team of experts on site.
Egis has just won a project management consultancy agreement 1 for the management of the key project to extend the rail network in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for phases 2 and 3 with Etihad Rail, the organization in charge of its development and operation.