The Colas Group

The World’s Leading Road Construction and Maintenance Group

Barrett Industries is a subsidiary of Colas USA, the leader in transportation, construction, and maintenance. The Colas Group operates in every road-related industry, from transport infrastructure to the wide range of activities linked to the transformation and use of bitumen. Backed by more than 65,000 employees in 1,400 locations, Colas works on every continent, in more than 40 countries.

Roads – our primary focus

Roads currently make up approximately 80% of our activity. This sector includes constructing roads, highways, airports and race tracks, as well as other major industrial activities. On average, we produce 100+ million tons of aggregates, 50 million tons of asphalt mix, and 1.5 million tons of emulsions and binders each year.

Other business units

Colas is involved in a wide range of related fields around the world, including:

  • Safety (signs, signals and traffic management)
  • Civil engineering (pipes, mains and electricity)
  • Waterproofing
  • Building
  • Railways
  • Pollution clean-up