Tribute to the Senegalese Riflemen martyred at Thiaroye: Vicat Group and the SOCOCIM Foundation pay their respectsOn the side-lines of the French-speaking summit, Sommet de la Francophonie, on November 30th 2014 at Dakar, Presidents François Hollande and Macky Sall paid their respects at Thiaroye military cemetery to the West African soldiers who were victims of the slaughter of December 1st 1944. Guy Sidos, Chairman and Managing Director of Vicat Group, whose subsidiary SOCOCIM INDUSTRIES is a beacon of Senegalese industry, was amongst the guests. ...
Béton Vicat wins award at French local authorities’ competition for sustainable development projects
The 2014 Competition for Sustainable Local Development Projects , organised as part of the trade fair for French mayors and local authorities (‘Salon des Maires and des Collectivités Locales’), awarded ...
The Gests d’Or competition once again rewarded three projects using Vicat natural quick-setting cement. The teams responsible for the projects received the awards at the Salon International du Patrimoine Culturel ...
The partnership signed with soccer club Olympique Lyonnais makes Vicat a key player in one of France’s most important sports projects: construction of the club’s Grand Stade stadium.
Vicat ValuesInheriting an industrial tradition that started in 1817 with the invention of artificial cement by Louis Vicat, the culture of the Group was founded on four core values which make it a strong force: community focus, technical expertise, shared fervor, commitment to partnership, long-term responsibility.