The BESIX group was founded in 1909 and has grown steadily and impressively ever since.
The "Société Belge des Bétons" (SBB)/ "Belgische Betonmaatschappij" (BBM) signs contracts for prestigious construction projects.
SBB sets up subsidiaries in France and Spain.
SBB enters the West African market.
The 6 companies of SBB Group form Six Construct to manage projects in the Middle East. Six Construct receives the first contract in the UAE, building the Abu Dhabi corniche.
Six Construct enters Qatar, and starts building a deep-water harbour in Doha.
First project in Saudi Arabia, constructing port of Dammam.
The list of references in the Middle East and Africa expands rapidly.
Start of Six Construct Ltd, with HQ in Sharjah. First project in Sharjah: National Cement Factory.
SBB takes over companies in the 3 Belgian regions: Entreprises Jacques Delens, Wust & Vanhout.
The Group enters the Eastern European market with projects in Russia, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Re-entry into the Netherlands.
Re-entry into Egypt.
One of the tallest buildings in the Arabian Gulf is built, the Baynunah Tower in Sharjah, UAE.
Leveraged Management Buy-Out
Launch of new corporate identity: SBB becomes BESIX Group.
Emirates Palace is completed in Abu Dhabi, built by Six Construct.
BESIX Group celebrates 100 years of expertise.
Inauguration of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the world's tallest building, proudly built by BESIX.
BESIX Group wins its first contract in Australia.
BESIX celebrates 50 years of presence in the Middle East.
Rik Vandenberghe is appointed as new CEO of BESIX Group. Johan Beerlandt succeeds Baron Jean Stéphenne as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
BESIX announces the acquisition of the main Belgian activities of the Dutch group Heijmans.