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BESIX Group S.A.
Société Anonyme
Industry Construction
Founded 1909; 108 years ago (1909)
Founders Jacques-Marie, Charles and Frans Stulemeijer
Headquarters Brussels, Belgium
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Johan Beerlandt (CEO and Vice-Chairman), Baron Jean Stéphenne (Chairman)
Services Infrastructure and property construction, transport infrastructure concessions (motorways, tunnels, airports, bridges, car parks), energy infrastructure and services
Revenue Increase €2.16 billion (2015)[1]
Total equity Increase €518.3 million (end 2015)[1]
Number of employees
18,000 (end 2015)[1]
Divisions BESIX, SixConstruct, BESIX Park, Entreprises Jacques Delens, Wust, SudConstruct, ...
Website www.besix.com

BESIX Group is the largest Belgian group, operating in the construction of buildings, infrastructure, environmental projects and roads. BESIX is also active in the production of raw materials, facility management, real estate development and concessions. It profiles itself as a multi-services group, from client idea to realization and operation.

NV BESIX SA, its biggest subsidiary, is active in practically every field of construction. In addition to the activities of BESIX and its other subsidiaries (Cobelba, Jacques Delens, Socogetra, Vanhout, Wust, Franki Foundations Belgium, BESIX Park, Lux TP, West Construct) in Benelux and France, the Group is active in Europe, North and Central Africa and the Middle East (via Six Construct) and in Central Asia and Australia.

In 2015, the Group achieved revenues of EUR 2.2 billion. BESIX Group has about 18,000 employees, active in 22 countries on 5 different continents.

Besix together with other companies completed the construction of the Burj Khalifa. Among other projects, Besix is involved in the construction of Yas Island, an iconic development project in Abu Dhabi.

Major Projects[edit]

Name Image Location Completion Year Description
ADNOC Headquarters Abu Dhabi.ADNOC.20150504.jpg Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 2014 ADNOC Headquarters is a 342 m (1,122 ft) tall high-rise office building located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and is home to the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) headquarters.[2]
Aspire Tower Doha, Qatar 2006 Aspire Tower is a 300 m (984 ft) tall tower located in Doha, Qatar. It has the shape of a torch and was built to support the flame at the 15th Asian Games that took place in Qatar in 2006.[3]
Burj Khalifa Burj Khalifa.jpg Dubai, United Arab Emirates 2010 Burj Khalifa is a 829.8 m (2,722 ft) megatall skyscraper located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the tallest structure in the world and was inaugurated on 4 January 2010.[4]
Dubai Maritime City Dubai Maritime City on 8 May 2008 Pict 3.jpg Dubai, United Arab Emirates 2008 Dubai Maritime City is a is a manmade peninsula in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.[5]
Dubai Tram Dubai Tram at stop in Dubai Marina 2014.jpg Dubai, United Arab Emirates 2014 The Dubai Tram is a 10.6 km (7 mi) tramway line running from Dubai Marina to the Palm Jumeirah and Al Sufouh. It was inaugurated on 11 November 2014.[6]
Ferrari World Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.jpg Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 2010 Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is an amusement park located on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It was inaugurated on 4 November 2010 and was the largest indoor theme park in the world at the time of its opening.[7]
Khalifa International Stadium Doha, Qatar 2005 The Khalifa International Stadium is a 40,000 capacity multi-use stadium located in Doha, Qatar.
King Abdullah Sports City Al-Jawhara2014.jpg Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 2014 The King Abdullah Sports City is a sports city located north of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Its centerpiece is a 60,000 capacity multi-use stadium which was inaugurated on 1 May 2014.[8]
Maastoren De maastoren.JPG Rotterdam, Netherlands 2009 The Maastoren (Meuse Tower in Dutch) stands at 165 metres (541 feet) and is the tallest building in the Netherlands.[9]
Sheikh Zayed Bridge Sheikh Zayed Bridge - Abu Dhabi, UAE.jpg Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 2010 Sheikh Zayed Bridge is a 842-metre (2,762 ft) long arch bridge in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It is said to be one of the most difficult structures that have been built across the world. It was inaugurated on 25 November 2010.[10]
Sheikh Zayed Mosque Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque - panoramio (14).jpg Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 2007 The Sheikh Zayed Mosque is located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and covers an area of 22,000-square-metre (240,000 sq ft).[11]
South Hook LNG terminal Jetty and pipelines.jpg Milford Haven, United Kingdom 2007 The South Hook LNG terminal is an LNG regasification terminal located in South West Wales.[12]
Tanger-Med Vue généraleH13A0659.JPG Tangier, Morocco 2011 Tanger-Med is a port located close to Tangier, Morocco.[13]
Tour Carpe Diem La Défense - Tour Carpe Diem.jpg Paris, France 2013 The Tour Carpe Diem is a 162-metre (531 ft) tall high-rise office building located in the heart of La Défense district in Paris, France.[14]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2015 Activity Report" (PDF). BESIX. Retrieved 13 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "Six Construct wins Adnoc headquarters contract". MEED. 2010-04-09. 
  3. ^ "Aspire Tower". Constructalia. 2007-02-01. 
  4. ^ "Dubai to open world's tallest building Jan. 4". Al Arabiya. 2010-01-01. 
  5. ^ "Dubai Maritime City starts 3.5 km quay walls construction". WAM Emirates News Agency. 2006-03-07. 
  6. ^ "Besix consortium delivers $1bn Dubai Tram phase 1". Construction Week Online. 2014-11-11. 
  7. ^ "Ferrari World opens to the public on Yas Island". Construction Week Online. 2010-11-07. 
  8. ^ "King Abdullah Sports City debuts on May 1". Arab News. 2014-04-27. 
  9. ^ "The Skyscraper Center: Maastoren". Retrieved 21 January 2017. 
  10. ^ "Queen Elizabeth opens billion dirham bridge". Arabian Business. 2010-11-25. 
  11. ^ "Infrastructure boost". Gulf Construction Online. 2004-08-01. 
  12. ^ "Integrated Survey Engineering Key to South Hook LNG Terminal Project". Lidar Magazine. 2007-10-09. 
  13. ^ "King launches construction works". Morocco Business News. 2009-06-18. 
  14. ^ "Tour Carpe Diem, France : Parisian Skyscraper". Retrieved 21 January 2017.