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23 June 2017
World record tunnel factory for the Fehmarnbelt tunnel

First animated film about the Fehmarnbelt tunnel factory released

(Press release Femern A/S:) Copenhagen, 22 June 2017 - The world's longest road and rail tunnel will require a factory that, in terms of its size, is set to be a record-breaker. The Fehmarnbelt immersed tunnel between Rødbyhavn in Denmark and Puttgarden in Germany will be 18 km long and built from 79 concrete elements and an additional 10 special elements equipped with lower basements for maintenance. Each tunnel element will weigh more than 70,000 tonnes. Each element will be about 217 metre long and about 40 metre wide. You can read more facts on the tunnel here.

22 June 2017
Mark Beyst MRE

Brussels, 22 June 2017 – The Board of BAM Belgium has appointed new management at its business unit Interbuild nv (residential and non-residential building projects in Flanders and Brussels).

21 June 2017
Official opening of the A26 Frosses Road Dualling Scheme

Cloughmills, Northern Ireland, 12 June 2017 - The new £55 million A26 Dualling (Glarryford to A44) Scheme, built by the BAM McCann JV was offically opened on 12 June. The new 8 kilometre road, which is used by 18,000 motorists daily, includes a new roundabout at the Drones Road and three flyover junctions.

13 June 2017
Mark Lockwood (left) presents Andrew Wade (right) with his health and safety award

Hemel Hempstead, 13 June 2017 - Fazakerley’s Andrew Wade, who has worked on the Aintree University Hospital site for five years as the construction team helped to develop the new urgent care and trauma facilities at the hospital, has been awarded first prize in his company’s national health and safety awards.

12 June 2017
Royal College of Nursing appoints BAM FM on national contract

Hemel Hempstead, 12 June 2017 - BAM FM will carry out the mechanical and electrical maintenance services at 16 offices, conference centres and training facilities throughout the UK.

7 June 2017
Artists impression

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 7 June 2017 - The Luxembourg Building Agency has chosen BAM Lux (Royal BAM Group’s construction and civil engineering company in Luxembourg) to build the structural works for an agricultural education centre for 800 students in Gilsdorf, near Diekirch. The contract value is more than €14 million.

2 June 2017
BAM to bring Perth City Hall back to life

Glasgow, 1 June 2017 - BAM Construction has been appointed by Hub East Central Scotland to redevelop Perth City Hall on behalf of Perth & Kinross Council.

1 June 2017
Hardt unveils Europe’s first hyperloop test facility in Delft. Fotographer Roderik van Nispen (Van Nispen Fotografie).

Delft, 1 June 2017 - On Thursday morning, and amid considerable interest, Minister Schultz van Haegen unveiled Europe’s first hyperloop test facility on the TU Delft campus. Hardt was founded as a company by a number of the winners from Elon Musk’s hyperloop competition earlier this year. Together with the European construction company BAM, they have built a 30-metre long test facility to test the technology for this futuristic transport system.

31 May 2017
New all-through school in Greenwich chooses contractor

Hemel Hempstead,  31 May, 2017 - The Royal Borough of Greenwich has chosen BAM Construction to build the all-through school St Mary Magdalene on the Greenwich peninsula. It will cater for up to 1,646 children from the age of three to the age of 19 and around 200 staff.

30 May 2017
Management appointment at BAM Deutschland

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 30 May 2017 – The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Dipl.-Ing. F.H. Schreiber as director (Vorstandsmitglied) of BAM Deutschland AG with effect from 1 June 2017. Frank Schreiber (1972) is currently director of BAM Swiss, the Group’s building subsidiary in Switzerland.

25 May 2017

Studley / Hemel Hempstead, 26 May 2017 - Bourne Leisure Hotels has appointed a contractor for the works on Grade II* listed Studley Castle in Warwickshire. The leisure giant has chosen BAM Construction in the Midlands to refurbish and restore what will become the 14th hotel in the Bourne Holidays group, which includes renowned holiday brands Butlin’s, Haven and Warner.

23 May 2017
One of UK’s most considerate contractors appointed to build Bannerdale School, Sheffield

Hemel Hempstead, 23 May 2017 - Sheffield City Council has appointed BAM Construction to build the new Mercia School on the Bannerdale site in south-west Sheffield. BAM, behind numerous structures in Yorkshire, has an outstanding record both in education and for being one of the UK’s most responsible contractors.

19 May 2017
New Fife cultural facility welcomes first visitor

Dunfermline, 18 May 2017 - Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries (DCL&G), set in the heart of the town’s Heritage Quarter, welcomed its first public visitors today.

 

15 May 2017
Brecon High School project contractors appointed

(News release Powys County Council:) 15 May 2017 - Plans for the replacement of Brecon High School have taken a major step forward with the appointment of BAM Construct UK Ltd as project contractors. 

15 May 2017
HARDT Global Mobility creates partnership with BAM for Europe’s first hyperloop test facility

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 15 May 2017 – HARDT Global Mobility is forming a partnership with BAM. The aim of the Delft based startup company is to create the first hyperloop test facility in Europe in order to further develop the technology behind this superfast means of transport.

12 May 2017

Hemel Hempstead, 11 May 2017 - The new contract with the Bedfordshire-based University is a strategic win for the nationwide total facilities management provider as it expands in the higher education and university sectors.

11 May 2017
Announcement dividend exchange ratio and adjustment conversion price convertible bonds

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 11 May 2017 - Further to the announcement of 19 April 2017 on the payment of Royal BAM Group nv final dividend for the 2016 financial year, the number of dividend rights providing an entitlement to one ordinary share of Royal BAM Group nv (the exchange ratio) has been set at 60.33.

11 May 2017
BAM records 1Q17 adjusted result of €4.9 million and further improved financial position
  • Construction and Property: good results at Dutch property and turnaround in Germany
  • Civil engineering: result in Germany lower (strong 1Q16); held back by the Netherlands and oil & gas
  • PPP: steady result from existing portfolio
  • Order book: quality continues to improve; slightly higher level
  • Strong recourse net cash position reflecting ongoing progress in trade working capital efficiency

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5 May 2017

(Press release Lord’s:) London, 3 May 2017 - His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh has officially opened MCC's new £25 million Warner Stand at Lord's.

5 May 2017

Dutch town to see a first in roadside solar power

Pijnacker-Nootdorp, the Netherlands, 5 May 2017 – Along the N470 road in the Dutch town of Pijnacker-Nootdorp (between Rotterdam and The Hague), BAM Infra is preparing to build a noise barrier with integrated solar cells that will generate 30 megawatt hours of electricity a year. The barrier, designed and built by BAM Infra, is the first to be built.

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