tunisia history

Our history
in Tunisia

With 140 years of experience in Africa and Tunisia since the beginning of the 20th century, we have developed a strong knowledge of the country, its activities and its challenges. We contribute to its development and work for a greener economy and more reliable agriculture. 
 

More than 600 audits per year
More than 3500 samples processed by the Agri-Food and Environment Laboratory
More than 2000 inspections carried out during the year


OUR HISTORY

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Beginning of the 20th century

Bureau Veritas develops its activity in Tunisia initially with the Marine business.
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1978

We developed our technical control missions and the regulatory part of the building activity. One of our major projects, examination of the execution plans and technical control of the construction of the Hotel du Lac in Tunis.
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1980

Creation of the STCV (Société Tunisienne de Contrôle Veritas) initially reserved for the activities of technical and building controls.
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1981

Extension of the construction services with the opening of the first test laboratory in building activities. It specialises in the crushing of specimens and equivalents, sclerometric and granulometric tests and expert appraisals. It also provides technical advice on products intended for mass production.
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1988

We integrate the marine activity to the STCV to form a single entity. The head office is in Tunis and we have an operational center in Sfax. (Photo: Bureau Veritas Sfax team)
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1995

We opened an agri-food analysis laboratory to launch agricultural and agri-food activities. It is now located in the Charguia area in Tunis.

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