Over the last eighty years, Colas has paved itself a path around the world. Founded in 1929 following the invention of Cold Asphalt emulsion, Colas has enjoyed decades of remarkable growth, branching out to include transport infrastructure as a whole, along with a wide variety of complementary businesses. Today, 70,000 men and women of Colas perform over 100,000 projects each year in some 40 countries on five continents: construction and maintenance of roads and highways, city streets, runways, piers, logistics facilities, tramways, high-speed rail lines, bus lanes, bike paths as well as road marking, civil engineering, pipe laying, waterproofing, building, and the production and recycling of construction materials.
- Herve Le Bouc, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Colas
Starting in 2006 Colas has commissioned Alex MacLean to photograph their projects around the world. Here is a sample of the images that were selected by Colas for use on their website, advertising and marketing campaigns, and annual reports.