2010s

  • Launch of the Wattway
    photovoltaic roadway
  • Creation of Colas Projects
  • Acquisition of Miller
    McAsphalt
  • 2000s

  • Creation of Colas Rail,
    the new Railways division
  • Colas acquired its first foothold in
    Australia
  • Innovation: Vegeco®
    the first plant-based road binder
  • 1990s

  • Expansion in Europe
  • New activities:
    networks and waterproofing
  • Creation of the Colas
    Foundation
  • 1980s

  • SRC became Colas
  • Bouygues became
    majority shareholder of
    Colas
  • First contract in Asia
  • Colas in the Indian Ocean
  • 1970s

  • SRC was one of the founding
    members of Cofiroute
  • Innovation: Colflex®
  • Creation of the first
    American subsidiary

    of the Group : Barrett Paving
    Materials
  • 1960s

  • First stock
    market launch
  • First steps in
    North America
  • New line of business:
    quarries
  • 1950s

  • Creation of the Technical
    Department
    and the
    Central Laboratory
    in Bonneuil-sur-Marne
  • New line of business:
    signaling
  • The Shell Group sold
    its controlling stake
    in SRC
  • 1940s

  • SRC was placed under
    sequestration during WWII
  • SRC, the leader in
    road construction
  • Three Colas subsidiaries
    were created outside of
    Mainland France
  • 1930s

  • Royal Dutch Shell acquired 100% of the share capital
  • The Société Routière Colas
    (SRC) performed its first
    road works

    in France
  • SRC expanded in
    Africa and the Caribbean