10 of the Safest Construction Companies in the Industry

GRACE ELLIS | May 7, 2019

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Ask yourself the following question: At the end of a long construction workday, what’s the most important thing? While it’s easy to think about productivity or work progress as a top of mind answers, you’d be wrong. The real answer? Getting everyone on the job home safely.

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BESIX

A multidisciplinary group with over 100 years experience. Since first going into action in 1909, the BESIX Group has over the years grown into a multidisciplinary company with a leading position in its markets: construction, property development and concessions. This wide-range expertise enables us to handle every aspect of a project, from financing over designing and building to operating and maintaining.

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A multidisciplinary group with over 100 years experience. Since first going into action in 1909, the BESIX Group has over the years grown into a multidisciplinary company with a leading position in its markets: construction, property development and concessions. This wide-range expertise enables us to handle every aspect of a project, from financing over designing and building to operating and maintaining.

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