Egis, the leader contractor in One* consortium, has been awarded the complete programme management contract for the two main sectors of the Seine-Nord Europe Canal. This project will allow the transportation of river freight on large ships, thus shifting from road to waterway, with a significant reduction in CO 2 emissions.
Crèvecœur-le-Grand, Choqueuse-les-Bénards: these are two of the six cities that host four wind farms owned by Compagnie nationale du Rhône (CNR). On 6 September, they were inaugurated with its partner energieTEAM in the presence of the mayors of the six cities and their inhabitants.
Summer starts strong for Transdev: the company will operate France's first hydrogen electric bus line, which will connect Auchel to Buay-la-Buissière (Pas-de-Calais). Internationally, the Group has converted the try in Dublin winning the tramway operation and maintenance contract for 6 years.
On 12 March Banque des Territoires signed a partnership agreement with the local authorities* of the Mining Basin, following an act of commitment in March 2017 between the French State and the territories for the renewal of the Mining Basin. The goal: more attractive, sustainable, inclusive and connected territories.
On 3 October in Amiens Banque des Territoires was inaugurated by Olivier Sichel, Director of Banque des Territoires and Deputy CEO of Caisse des Dépôts, in the presence of many clients from Hauts-de-France region and representatives of the State in Hauts-de-France Region.
On 29 June Eric Lombard, Chief Executive Officer of Caisse des Dépôts, was visiting the Hauts de France region. He visited Hem, a city in Lille European metropolis, for which Caisse des Dépôts participated in the financing of projects relating to urban policy, and signed the Action Cœur de ville framework agreement with Saint-Quentin City.
CDC Habitat works alongside Maisons & Cités to renovate mining towns. On 14 June, the Board of Directors of Etablissement public de gestion immobilière du Nord Pas de Calais (Epinorpa) approved CDC Habitat's equity entry into Maisons & Cités, the leading social landlord in the Hauts-de-France region and owner of more than 63,000 housing units.