Infrastructures

CRITT-MDTS transfer center (materials, coatings and surface treatments) was set up in Charleville-Mézières in 1984 and is one of 200 regional innovation and technology transfer centres rolled out in France since the 1980s
published on: 01/15/2019
CRITT-MDTS transfer center (materials, coatings and surface treatments) was set up in Charleville-Mézières in 1984 and is one of 200 regional innovation and technology transfer centres rolled out in France since the 1980s. It employs 50 people and is one of the most significant and well-established...
As part of its development project, Ardenne Metropole is developing its Le Moulin Le Blanc university site, with the support of the Ardennes’ Departmental Board and the Grand Est Regional Council
published on: 11/09/2017
As part of its development project, Ardenne Metropole is developing its Le Moulin Le Blanc university site, with the support of the Ardennes’ Departmental Board and the Grand Est Regional Council. French Ardennes are an industrial area and offer education which has been developed to meet the needs...
The Technological Industries’ Training Hub is an integrated regional training organisation. It is part of the national UIMM network developed by and for manufacturers, has three offices in French Ardennes (at Charleville-Mézières and Sedan) and a total of eight in the Champagne-Ardenne region
published on: 07/31/2017
The Technological Industries’ Training Hub is an integrated regional training organisation. It is part of the national UIMM network developed by and for manufacturers, has three offices in French Ardennes (at Charleville-Mézières and Sedan) and a total of eight in the Champagne-Ardenne region.  ...
French Ardennes are at the forefront when it comes to energy diversification. The area generates energy from all available sources (wind, biomass, hydroelectric and nuclear power)
published on: 07/31/2017
French Ardennes are at the forefront when it comes to energy diversification. The area generates energy from all available sources (wind, biomass, hydroelectric and nuclear power). In order to make its production sites sustainable, EDF has embarked upon an extensive modernisation programme in the...
From Givet in the Ardennes to the Belgian border, to Charleville-Mézières, discover the Trans-Ardennes Greenway
published on: 10/03/2016
From Givet in the Ardennes to the Belgian border, to Charleville-Mézières, discover the Trans-Ardennes Greenway. Thanks to its richly contrasting and colourful countryside, the department of the Ardennes is an ideal hiking location. Selected as a "European Cycle Path" in 2010 by a panel of Dutch...
Started in October 2011, the Couvin bypass, the last segment of the Rotterdam-Marseille highway on Belgian soil, has just entered its last phase.
published on: 11/26/2015
Started in October 2011, the Couvin bypass, the last segment of the Rotterdam-Marseille highway on Belgian soil, has just entered its last phase. For an estimated cost of almost 49 million euros, this phase should be completed in the1st half of 2018, said Maxime Prevot, Wallon Minister for Public...
Ardennes' new freeway (A304) : this freeway will open the country to northern Europe and its large economic areas
published on: 09/08/2015
This freeway will open the country to northern Europe and its large economic areas. Ardennes' new freeway (A304), should transform the regional economy, on the crossroads of the biggest road and rail infrastructure in northern Europe, also close to large international ports such as Anvers. The...
Port Givet: a true multimodal platform close to the big North Sea ports - Ardennes
published on: 05/11/2015
Port Givet was France’s biggest river port in the sixties (120 staff and 1.8 million tons of merchandise). It has benefited from substantial investment in recent years, aimed at strengthening its strategic role. In January 2011, the Ardennes Chamber of Commerce and Industry, owner of the site,...