SITES at a glance
Watching over your structures is our core business!
SITES is a structural health monitoring pioneer and a specialist engineering company dedicated to infrastructure performance and service life. Since 1984, SITES has provided all stakeholders in exceptional structural assets and their adjacent natural sites (including owners, contracting authorities, builders, managers, operators and insurers) with studies, methodologies, tools and solutions for the assessment and long-term monitoring of structural health, guaranteeing their safe, sustainable use and avoiding any unexpected operational interruptions or costly repairs.
SITES can implement the following skills separately or as integrated services:
- – Inspections & assessments
- – Testings, checks, surveys & measurements
- – Monitoring & instrumentation
- – Engineering & sustainability studies
- – Technical assistance & owner engineer services
Managing risk through our services provides you with enhanced sustainability, enhanced security, simplified operations, and lower maintenance costs.
- Monitoring engineering
- Risk assessment
- Recommendations, upgrades
of worksites risks
Roadways: tunnels, toll stations, roads, signage, viaducts, bridges, walkways, etc. Rail/metro: railways, overhead lines, equipment, tunnels, etc.Maritime and inland waterways: Quays, dykes, locks, canals, gantries, etc.Air: airport structures and buildings, etc.
Oil: refineries (flares, chimneys, storage tanks), oil platforms, pipelinesGas: LNG terminals, storage facilities, unloading quaysHydraulics: Dams, reservoirsThermal: chimneys, storage tanks
Manufacturing plants, chemicals, oil & gas, agri-food, pumping stations Telecom masts, pylons, SEVESO sites, reservoirs, silos, equipment and materials, etc.
Heritage sites & historical monuments
Historic sites, religious buildings, heritage structures, foundations, museums, cultural and architectural sites, stadiums, theme parks, etc.
Inspection of the La Têtaz avalanche barrier
On behalf of the Department of Savoie, SITES carries out periodic detailed inspections of tunnels, avalanche barriers and rock-shed barriers. Supported by the specialised inspection teams of our Rhône-Alpes agency, these interventions are essential elements for managing such infrastructures to guarantee the safety of users and maintain the level...
Structural Monitoring and surveillance of the church of Sens
On behalf of the City of Sens, SITES carries out structural monitoring and surveillance of Saint-Maurice Church of Sens (89). Located on the banks of the Yonne river, this French heritage site dates back to the 12th century and has been listed as a Historic Monument since 1915. A...
The VERAO 4.0 project selected under the investment support...
As part of the “Plan France Relance” to relaunch the French economy, the government is supporting investments in the French nuclear industry and its modernisation to strengthen competitiveness. A call for projects, managed by BPI France, was launched to support companies in the sector with a budget of approximately...
ScanTubes in South Africa and China
See on-field pictures of SITES’ ScanTubes® operated by our subsidiaries SITES-AFLA PTY LTD & SITAI, for monitoring and inspection of South African and Chineese railway under-ground tunnels 🚇 Designed in France by our engineers and operated by SITES-AFLA PTY LTD in South Africa and SITAI in China, the system enables survey...
SITES group acquires Cornis
SITES Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Cornis, high tech company leader in wind turbine inspections and artificial intelligence solutions. Both companies have a common approach combining a detailled knowledge of structural assets and their ageing dynamics, a strong expertise in inspections, and deploying the best cutting-edge...
Surveillance and monitoring of the Louvre Pyramid
Since the construction of the Great Pyramid of the Louvre, SITES has provided an appropriate response to the problems of structural monitoring by deploying a global strategy for monitoring and monitoring the structure. The objective: control, monitor and analyse the development of its health over time. More than 30...
Load testing at the heart of ITER construction site
In compliance with instructions related to the current health context, our teams are mobilized every day to ensure the continuity of activities essential to safety, checks and inspections. Recently, our surveying and instrumentation experts carried out the loading tests of the double lift cranes tracks of ITER assembly hall...
SITES gets ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001...
SITES is now certified ISO 9001: 2015, ISO 14001: 2015 & ISO 45001: 2018. A triple certification which marks the result of the initial diagnosis led by AFNOR Certification. Obtaining this triple certification is the culmination of the daily work carried out by all employees to place customer satisfaction,...
Assessment of a bridge behaviour during a load test
Sensor Monitoring system, continuous recording of deflections, Surveying: focus on means implemented by SITES during a load test. SITES assignment was to check the behaviour of this 171m length prestressed concrete throughout a load test. After reinforcement works, the bridge has been load-tested in order to assess the additional...
Best wishes for 2020
To all its partners, customers, suppliers, colleagues and friends, SITES wish you a very happy new year and all the best for 2020.
HD mapping & structural monitoring
Watch the video to find out the HD Mapping possibilities for structural monitoring. This is an example of HD mapping possibilities performed on a periodical basis for structure monitoring. It enables to overlay to the nearest pixel of both digital twins for an accurate monitoring and new defects identifications....
Civil engineering works inspection in Côte d’Ivoire
On behalf of SOCOPRIM, SITES performed the initial in-depth inspection of a series of civil engineering structures in Côte d’Ivoire. The Henri-Konan-Bédié bridge, a 1,500 m prestressed concrete box girder deck viaduct, and the Valéry Giscard d’Estaing interchange made up of 16 prestressed concrete slab structures were meticulously examined...
Structural diagnosis of a cooling tower
SITES got involved with Sterbue in the structural diagnosis of a 91m height cooling tower with a diameter of 54m at the top. Sterblue performed a picture coverage using a drone with an automated trajectory function, enabling to divide site works time by 3. Based on its experience in...
SITES exports its expertise in Riyad
SITES group continues its international development with the signature of a contract for the preventive maintenance of the Riyadh metro infrastructure in Saudi Arabia. Over the next 10 years, SITES teams will use their experience and expertise to ensure the structural monitoring of civil engineering structures (tunnels, viaducts, bridges,...
Periodic inspections of structures on the S.E.A. high speed...
In the second half of 2019, SITES continued to carry out periodic inspections on structures crossing the South Europe-Atlantic High Speed Line (LGV S.E.A.) on behalf of the line’s maintenance operator, MESEA. To ensure these structures’ sustainability, SITES deployed a number of its skills, specifically visual inspections of structural...
SITES key figures
SITES all over the world
• 6 offices in France
• 2 subsidiaries in China and South Africa (+ Saudi Arabia in 2020)