Infrastructures

End of July 2018, the new Ardennes motorway (A304), was opened by French Transport Minister, Elisabeth Borne, with a wide range of other French and Belgian political and economic figures
published on 01/15/2019
End of July 2018, the new Ardennes motorway (A304), was opened by French Transport Minister, Elisabeth Borne, with a wide range of other French and Belgian political and economic figures. Devised to relieve Charleville-Mézières town centre and to improve access to Belgium, the new road positions...
In December 2017 and then January 2018, ENERCON, a European wind turbine manufacturer, successfully transported wind turbine components through Givet Port (French Ardennes), which as a result was able to demonstrate its role as a multimodal sea-rail-road platform open to Northern Europe
published on 02/08/2018
In December 2017 and then January 2018, ENERCON, a European wind turbine manufacturer, successfully transported wind turbine components through Givet Port (French Ardennes), which as a result was able to demonstrate its role as a multimodal sea-rail-road platform open to Northern Europe. After the...
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...
At a business leaders’ meeting in May, the president of Ardenne Métropole, Boris Ravignon, introduced the brand new regional incubator Rimbaud’Tech
published on 07/31/2017
At a business leaders’ meeting in May, the president of Ardenne Métropole, Boris Ravignon, introduced the brand new regional incubator Rimbaud’Tech. Given that new law dictates regions and main cities to be responsible for economic development, Ardenne Métropole needed to develop a tool which would...
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...
The Business France agency, result of the merging of the French International Investments Agency (Agence française des investissements internationaux, AFII) and Ubifrance, the French agency for the international development of companies, has recently published its annual report on the internationalisation of the French economy
published on 05/03/2016
The Business France agency, result of the merging of the French International Investments Agency (Agence française des investissements internationaux, AFII) and Ubifrance, the French agency for the international development of companies, has recently published its annual report on the...
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,...