War in Ukraine: this Cantal company is helping to rebuild the country | TF1 NEWS

War in Ukraine: this Cantal company is helping to rebuild the country |  TF1 NEWS

War in Ukraine this Cantal company is helping to rebuild

800 million euros would be needed, according to the Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, but already a billion euros in donations have been collected. International aid in which certain French companies have undertaken to participate. One of them, located in the heart of Cantal, has already sent kit bridges to help the Ukrainian army in its advance. Delivered, turnkey, they are to be assembled on site, in a giant mechanical way. “Today, on the construction site, the only thing to do is to come and join these bridges, connect them together to be able to reconstruct a beam. It’s a real Lego. On a site, such as in Ukraine , I think it will take a week to assemble the boxes and put them in place”, explains Hervé Blanc, secretary general of the company Matière, in the video of the JT of 8 p.m. at the top of this article.

These parts are designed to fit in a container that will be shipped by truck. A single day is enough to make a 34-meter-long metal bridge; a rough structure to go faster. The employees, on the other hand, have the feeling of working on an extraordinary project. “We say to ourselves that we are bringing our little stone to the building to help these people, so it is rewarding”, one of them said. “We realize the needs that this kind of population can have so we are also proud to participate in this”added another.

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