In brief

16 September 2013

Artelia acquires SECOA

16 September 2013. Artelia, the leading independent engineering firm in France, has just acquired Secoa, a design office specialising in structural engineering studies and in particular bridges.



Since it was created in 1978, Secoa has participated in many projects concerning complex structures in France and around the world, providing design and construction supervision services, inspections and expert appraisals. Some the most prestigious projects it has been involved in are: the Charles-de-Gaulle bridge over the river Seine in Paris, the Vasco de Gama bridge over the river Tagus in Lisbon, and the Saint-Paul viaduct for the Tamarins road in Reunion Island. Other recent examples of projects involving Secoa’s expertise are: the viaduct over the river Landbach for the East European high-speed train line, the bridge over the river Loire for the A71 motorway in the south of Orléans, and the bridge over wadi El Malleh in Morocco.


With this acquisition, Artelia confirms its aim to become a magnet for engineering firms attracted by the group’s national and international ambitions, in the context of an organisation that promotes innovation and technical excellence and whose capital is held entirely by its executives and employees.


Press release

2 July 2013

Artelia has just published its 2012 annual report



2012 Annual report


2012 Financial data

10 June 2013

June 17-21 2013 : Safety Week in Artelia


2013 will be marked by a major event: the first Artelia Health & Safety Week from 17th to 21st June.


The main objective of the Safety Week in Artelia is to encourage all managers to strengthen their commitment in relation to safety and all employees to integrate safety into their daily lives, for themselves and for those around them whether professional or personal, starting with the construction companies working on the sites where ARTELIA is present all over the world. 


This year, we would like to foster our teams to "take the time to understand how our actions and behaviors can affect the safety of others" and provide an opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to building a Goal Zero organization.


Numerous events will take place – including information and training sessions in 12 different languages – in several pilot countries accross the world.


TAKE TIME FOR SAFETY - GO FOR ZERO is the signature that reaffirm that "zero accident" is the only acceptable and reachable goal for ARTELIA's teams.


Take "Time for Safety"! 


3 June 2013

Artelia will be present at the CTBUH 2013 International Conference in London from 11-13 June 2013


The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat 2013 Conference will gather the world’s leading tall building owners, developers, contractors, architects, engineers, planners, policy-makers and others to ultimately answer the pressing question: is Europe correct in taking its cities skywardsand, if so, what do building designers, builders and operators need to do to create their own brand of skyscrapers, appropriate to both the context and the age?


Artelia Stand no.15


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7 May 2013

3-4 April 2013: A delegation of French company directors accompanied French President F. Hollande to Morocco...

The official invitation sent by the King of Morocco underlines the special links between the two governments and the high economic stakes of this visit.


The French President was accompanied by a delegation of approximately fifty company directors led by Mr Jean-René Fourtou (President of Vivendi’s supervisory board) and Jean-Paul Herteman (Managing Director of Safran), who are co-presidents of the French-Moroccan company directors’ Club; Alain Bentejac, Co-President of Artelia, was the representative for our group and our Moroccan subsidiary.


The two themes for this conference were: "Improving quality of life in urban environments” and "French and Moroccan companies in Africa”, which thereby involved several business sectors such as finance, construction, transport, renewable energy, engineering and the environment.

8 April 2013

Artelia strengthens its position as France’s leading construction engineering firm


Beginning April, the Artelia Group acquired the engineering department of Icade, comprising Arcoba, Gestec and Setrhi-Setae, thereby strengthening its Building Construction & Industrial Facilities sector and making it France’s leading firm in its field.


This acquisition will in particular enable Artelia to build its business on public- and private-sector housing, healthcare and energy efficiency projects, as well as strengthen its presence in the Greater Paris, Rhône-Alpes and French Mediterranean regions.


Artelia is continuing to develop through organic and external growth and by reaching out to new market segments. The Group thus completed six external growth operations in 2012, involving companies in Brazil, Great Britain and France with a total turnover of €23m and adding 200 people to its staff.


This latest acquisition proves once again the relevance of Artelia’s strategy and business model.


Press Release

2 April 2013

Artelia attends various exhibitions


16-18 April  | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

AFRICA 2013 - Water Storage and Hydropower Development for Africa


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22-26 April | French Guiana

11th Water Days - 2013 International Year of the Cooperation in the field of the water


Promote skills, share experiences, enhance our know how, develop the cooperation, will be the keywords of the 11th Water Days, which form part of the «International Year of Cooperation in water field – 2013».

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27 February 2013

Artelia Cafés: leading architects Valode & Pistre first to be invited

Artelia has embarked on a new initiative, the Artelia Cafés, inviting a leading name in the field of architecture and urban planning to an open, friendly discussion over breakfast. The purpose of the meeting, between urban planners and engineers, is to think together about a key leading-edge topic associated with a technical issue requiring a joint response from experts in the two fields.


For its first Artelia Café, our group invited the international architectural design firm Valode & Pistre to discuss smart cities. The two firms, both involved in designing cities, looked into the changes required to enable our respective professions to meet the new challenges of rapid urbanisation in creative yet pragmatic ways. The meeting was a success, and the discussions were fruitful. The concept of inviting architects to interact with engineers is novel and constructive, and the feedback from this first meeting is highly encouraging.


Watch this space for news of the next Artelia Café!

18 February 2013

Artelia Italia now member of the Green Building Council Italia

The GBC is a non-profit association of private-sector companies and organisations wishing to promote a “green culture” in the construction field. USGBC, the association founded in the United States, developed a methodology called LEED® for the purpose of addressing environmental protection in building design and construction. Now that Artelia is a member, it is part of a network of renowned companies sharing the same values, thus proving to its partners and clients that the group is strongly committed to environmental protection.

14 February 2013

Artelia opens a branch office in Rio de Janeiro

Following the acquisition in 2012 of DPG Plan based in São Paulo, Artelia has strengthened its position in Brazil by opening a branch office in Rio de Janeiro in January 2013.


This new regional office is part of the Group’s growth strategy in Brazil which includes developing activities in the state of Rio de Janeiro in sectors such as industry, hospitality, shopping centers, ports, shipyards, and urban transportation.


DPG Plan | Artelia Ltda

Branch office

Av. Rio Branco 173, Grupo 604 – Centro

20040-007 – Rio de Janeiro, RJ


5 February 2013

Artelia will be present at the ContaminExpo Exhibition in Paris, from 26-28 March 2013




Aspec is organising the 13th ContaminExpo Exhibitionand ContaminExpert Congress. These major events will bring together in the same hall all categories of people involved in contamination control in cleanrooms, controlled environments and containment areas.


Artelia Stand : F8

Contact :

Christian BARRE | Artelia Bâtiment & Industrie


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28 January 2013

Artelia will be present at the Hospitality-Industry Think Tank at Le Bristol Hôtel (Paris), 25th-26th February 2013


The Global Lodging Forum, the only international platform staged in France, facilitates a close encounter between the various business areas involved in the development of the hospitality industry: operators, banking institutions, real estate companies and developers.


Artelia will take part in a Round Table: “Hotel development in all of its states” in the presence of Philippe Bijaoui, Vice President Development Europe, IHG, Jorge Roll, General Manager France & Portugal, Melia Hotels International, Elie Younes, Chief Development Officer, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group,Francisco Zinser Cieslik, Chief Strategy & Development Officer, NH Hotelsand Catherine Coates, Business Developper, Artelia


Contacts :

ARTELIA Bâtiment & Industrie | Selvam MADI – Sylvie NEYRET – Serge  SIMEONI

ARTELIA International | Catherine COATES


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