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20 July 2017
New School in Tonbridge 'leaves lasting impression' says Inspector

Hemel Hempstead. 18 July 2017 - The team behind a brand new school building in Tonbridge has been praised for 'leaving a positive and lasting impression' on the local area.

14 July 2017
The Queen officially opens New Scotland Yard

(Press release Metropolitan Police:) London, 13 July 2017 - Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, has today, Thursday 13 July officially opened New Scotland Yard, the Metropolitan Police Service headquarters on Victoria Embankment.

11 July 2017

(Press release EDF Energy Renewables:) 11 July 2017 - A pioneering wind farm development off the coast of Blyth has reached a notable milestone, with the first turbine foundation making its journey up the River Tyne on route to its final destination.

10 July 2017
CALA Homes World Heritage Site selects BAM for landmark development

Edinburgh, 10 July 2017 – The lead contractor for a landmark development within Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site has been confirmed. Following the signing of a contract worth more than £30 million, BAM Construction will deliver the main shell and core structure of The Crescent by CALA Homes, a sweeping curve of 84 glass-fronted, contemporary new residences set within one of the Scottish capital’s most iconic locations. CALA’s own team will carry out the fit out of the apartments.

6 July 2017
BAM Nuttall helps to shape the future of women's construction clothing

Camberley, 5 July 2017 - Leading construction and engineering company BAM Nuttall is rolling out a range of work clothing nationwide, specifically designed for women, following trials on a number of its sites in London, Leeds, Newcastle and Scotland.

5 July 2017
BAM wins joint venture contract for government buildings in Berlin

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 5 July 2017 - BAM Deutschland, the German building company of Royal BAM Group nv, has been awarded (in joint venture with Hochtief) the contract for the refurbishment of two listed government buildings in central Berlin. The client is the German Building Agency (Bundesanstalt für Immobilienaufgaben, BImA). The future user of the buildings is the German Ministry of Health (Bundesministerium für Gesundheit, BMG). After completion of the construction works by the end of 2020, the joint venture will also be responsible for operation and maintenance of the Ministry building for a period of 25 years.

3 July 2017
The complex includes 38,959 m2 stadium, offices, retail, restaurants, a four-star hotel and leisure facilities.

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 3 July 2017 – AM Real Estate Development, part of Royal BAM Group nv, has sold its stadium complex Zwolle, the Netherlands, to investors ‘de Zwolse Lenferink Groep’.

29 June 2017
BAM enters into IT framework agreements to accelerate its digital transformation

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 29 June 2017 – To accelerate the digital transformation of Royal BAM Group nv the company has entered into global framework agreements with IBM, Autodesk and Synchro.

29 June 2017
A Green Deal for the Dutch Windwheel 2.0

(Press release Windwheel Corporation:) Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 29 June 2017 - On 29 June, the Windwheel Corporation presented its new designs for the Dutch Windwheel, the icon of technological innovation that will raise the skyline of Rotterdam to a new aesthetic level. In addition to the presentation, a Green Deal was signed at the World Trade Center in Rotterdam by Minister Kamp, Provincial Executive member Bom-Lemstra (province of Zuid-Holland) and Alderman Struijvenberg (municipality Rotterdam) which will increase the Dutch Windwheel’s chances of realisation.

29 June 2017
BAM Construct UK improves performance in 2016

Hemel Hempstead, 29 June 2017 - BAM Construct UK reported an improved performance in 2016, with profit, turnover and cash all up on the previous year. The company deposited its 2016 report and accounts at Companies House this week.

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.