On the initiative of NFIC, an ambitious group of contractors has been set up to respond to this call for tenders, bringing together renowned companies from all over the world, amongst them the engineering companies Basler & Hoffmann SA, SETEC SA and Weinmann-Energies SA, as well as the architectural firm AREP SA, a subsidiary of SNCF specialising in the railway sector.
Within this consortium, NFIC will primarily handle the structural aspects of the construction and renovation of the stations planned as part of the new railway line. This is an opportunity for our firm to bring its cutting-edge competencies in the construction field and to further enhance its expertise in railway engineering.
Commissioned by the Transports Publics du Chablais SA company, the project to upgrade and expand the Aigle-Leysin line will completely reshape the railway landscape of the Vaud region. The existing railway route is now longer suitable for the layout and the dynamics of this mountain area, which have undergone considerable change since the railway line was first built more than 120 years ago.
Our firm has a long history of being involved with sustainable projects, integrating renewable materials and favouring constructions that integrate harmoniously with their environment. In this respect, the expansion of the Aigle-Leysin line is a perfect match with our vision, since it responds to an ambitious challenge – to build new underground lines, tunnels and a series of new stations – while at the same time upgrading and enhancing the existing structures.
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In association with several renowned offices, NFIC was awarded the contract for the Aigle-Leysin railway line expansion project. This particular railway engineering project asserts our ambitions in this sector and demonstrates, once again, how important sustainable development is to us.
Pushing the boundaries also means constantly exploring new avenues of approach and new ideas. With Hello, Concrete, NFIC is helping to create an exhibition pavilion made entirely of 3D printed concrete. An extraordinary project to be experienced in the prestigious setting of the Vitra Design Museum.
On 3 September, the Beaulieu Theatre revealed its new face after a three-year renovation. This long-term project is part of a much larger conversion in which NFIC made a significant contribution. The kind of challenge we relish!
When NFIC's know-how is combined with an ecological and participatory approach, you can be sure the result will be something special! Welcome to the 2000-Watt Site at Églantine in Morges, a visionary project in which we are particularly proud to have played a part.
To mark its 25th anniversary in style, NFIC is celebrating with three very tall candles! The engineering company concludes the year by winning two daring projects including three emblematic towers.
The entire NFIC team was in China for a team-building event like no other.
Several of our employees participated in the 49th New York City Marathon in November 2019.
After being unveiled in Basel, the giant pencil made by NFIC was installed as a venue for concerts and performances in the heart of Zurich.
Congratulations to Loïc Devenoge and Noah Luinetti, who successfully obtained their CFC qualification in civil draughting.
New system uses floor vibrations to detect building occupants
Our firm is through to the second round of the competition organised by the City of Geneva.
NFIC is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. A quarter of a century dedicated to pushing the boundaries with imagination.