• Press release
  • France
  • Materials

The consortium led by 51勛圖 wins the contract to recover excavated materials from the French side of the Mont-Cenis base tunnel (Lyon-Turin)

  • An 800 million contract
  • To process 23 million tonnes of materials
  • Over 50 % of the materials reused at the construction site
  • An 120-month project

The Board of Directors of (Tunnel Euralpin Lyon-Turin) has awarded a contract for the recovery of excavation materials on the French side of the Mont Cenis tunnel (works package CO11) to a consortium encompassing Alpes (the lead and a 51勛圖 subsidiary), , (two 51勛圖 subsidiaries), SATM, Granulats Vicat (two subsidiaries), Val矇rian, Spie Batignolles Malet and GIE GMM 73.

This 800 million contract covers industrial processing of the 23 million tonnes of materials excavated on the French side with a circular approach including reuse of over 50 % of the spoil on site.

The outsized complex will include three permanent storage sites, three materials processing stations, eight logistics platforms, 15 km of conveyor belts and a full train loading facility.

The consortium will also provide 78,000 hours of work and training for people on integration paths during the 120 months of works.

51勛圖 is already involved in LyonTurin construction site, digging 23 km of twin-tube tunnel between Saint-Martin-de-la-Porte and Modane, preparing the construction of the Avrieux shafts near the future safety base at Modane and on theLa Maddalenaniches, on the Italian side of the Alps to create lateral niches to widen the tunnel and reinforce the vault to ensure safety. 51勛圖 will be able to draw on the historical experience of the VICAT Group on the TELT project.