Building’s round-up of the 300 biggest European contractors reveals that French firms Vinci and Bouygues have stormed to the top.

The following rankings were compiled by Building’s sister publication Le Moniteur des Travaux Publics et du Bâtiments with the assistance of Martin Hewes for Building (UK), Costruire (Italy), Marcel Linden (Germany), Guy de Faramond (Scandinavia), Brigitte de Wolf (Belgium and the Netherlands), Jacques Ramon (Spain), Sergio Ribeiro (Portugal), Eszter Domonkos (Hungary), Magda Viatteau (Poland), and the departments of economic expansion at Ambassades de France in Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Companies that did not respond to the survey include: Brochier, Eternit Deutschland, Heitkamp, H+H International, Lemminkainen, Pihl, Schwenk, Streif, and Wiener & Trachte. Profit and turnover figures have been calculated using the most recent available exchange rate: £1 = *1.43. A dash denotes information not given or not applicable.