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11 December 2019
University’s new building reaches its summit

(News release University of Leeds:) Leeds, 4 December 2019 - The construction of the new Sir William Henry Bragg building at the University of Leeds celebrated a milestone today, as the building reached its tallest point.

11 December 2019
BAM plants last of 150,000 trees to mark end of 150th anniversary

Hemel Hemsptead / Camberley, 10 December 2019 - One of Europe’s leading construction firms, Royal BAM Group, is capping-off its 150th anniversary year by planting its 150,000th tree.

10 December 2019
Dutch Analytics secures 2-million-euro investment from Global Founders Capital and BAM

(Press release Dutch Analytics:) The Hague, the Netherlands, 10 December 2019 - Dutch Analytics has raised a 2-million-euro investment led by Global Founders Capital, one of the leading venture capital (VC) firms in Europe. The funding round is also backed by the Dutch construction company BAM.

10 December 2019
Construction company plants 150,000th tree in North West, releases archive photos of schemes across region

Manchester, 8 December 2019 - A major construction company that operates across the North West and is behind significant developments such as Manchester City’s Football Academy, and Unilever’s Advanced Manufacturing Centre in Port Sunlight, Merseyside, has revealed its photo archive one day ahead of a ceremonial tree planting event to mark its 150th anniversary.

9 December 2019
In knapp 10 Minuten mit der S- Bahn von der Frankfurter City nach Gateway Gardens am Flughafen

S-Bahnanschluss für 18.000 Beschäftigte • Planmäßiger Betrieb startet am 15. Dezember • Rund 13.000 Fahrten täglich vom Auto auf die Schiene verlagert • 300 Millionen Euro investiert

Frankfurt am Main, 9. Dezember 2019 - Entlastung für die Straßen und die Umwelt: Nach nur drei Jahren Bauzeit wird am 15. Dezember die S-Bahn-Anbindung des neuen Stadtteils Gateway Gardens am Frankfurter Flughafen pünktlich in Betrieb gehen. Das Gewerbegebiet mit künftig 18.000 Arbeitsplätzen in Büro- und Konferenzgebäuden, Hotels, Gastronomie und Einzelhandel ist dann mit den Linien S8 und S9 in nur noch knapp zehn Minuten vom Frankfurter Hauptbahnhof aus erreichbar. Prognosen zufolge werden dank der neuen Schienenanbindung rund 13.000 Fahrten täglich vom Auto auf die Schiene verlagert. Für das angrenzende Straßennetz wird eine Entlastung von rund 27 Prozent erwartet. Das Investitionsvolumen der S-Bahn-Anbindung Gateway Gardens beträgt 300 Millionen Euro.

9 December 2019
Early festive delivery for Grassmarket Community Project as Hub South East hands over £20,000

(Hemel Hempstead), 6 December 2019 - Hub South East, Development Partner to public sector bodies in Edinburgh, the Lothians and Borders, this week presented an early Christmas present to the Grassmarket Community Project, handing over £20,000 thanks to a Charity Golf Day held earlier this year.

4 December 2019
One of Wales’ largest contractors marks two anniversaries by releasing its photo archive

Cardiff, 3 December 2019 - One of the largest construction companies operating in Wales is celebrating its 30th anniversary of being based in Cardiff, and its 150th year of trading internationally. BAM Construction – which was recently appointed to refurbish Port Talbot’s derelict Plaza Cinema and which operates across the South of Wales from its offices at Newport Road – has delivered over 100 schemes in the country since its very first way back in 1877. The company has released a list of its jobs and a set of historical photos.

28 November 2019
Winners Of The Big 5’s Women In Construction Awards And The Start-Up City Awards Announced

Entrepreneurial spirit and diversity & inclusion policies recognised on day three of the region’s largest and most influential event for the construction industry

(Press release The Big5:) Dubai, UAE, 27 November 2019 - The region’s brightest and most forward-thinking companies and individuals were recognised on the third day of The Big 5 as the winners of both the Women in Construction (WIC) Awards and the Start-up City Pitch Competition were announced. As Middle East and Africa’s largest and most important meeting place for the global construction community, The Big 5 mega-event recognised those making a positive impact on the sector by fostering collaboration, supporting best practices, and provide effective solutions to today’s industry challenges.

28 November 2019
Converge launch world’s first commercial machine learning program for concrete

London, November 2019 - Converge has built the world's first artificial intelligence (AI) concrete strength prediction engine. This was made possible by Converge’s unique access to a huge concrete performance data set, paving the way for the first commercial application of Machine Learning to monitor and predict material performance in a live project. The strength prediction engine was developed in collaboration with BAM Nuttall, using funding from an Innovate UK grant awarded in 2018, and is already being utilised on BAM Nuttall’s London City Airport expansion project.

25 November 2019
  • RiverLinx consortium signs contract with Transport for London on the Silvertown Tunnel, the first major road investment in this part of London in 30 years.
  • The signing of contracts will allow RiverLinx to appoint sub-contractors and suppliers to support delivery of the project, and begin the process of obtaining local stakeholder, government and environmental consents for this project.
  • The project is the UK’s first road tunnel to have dedicated bus lanes, and from day one passengers will be able to cross the river on one of around 37 buses an hour during peak periods. This is a significant upgrade to public transport in the area.
  • When it opens in 2025, the tunnel will support future population growth in this part of London – and minimise the growing delays through the 122-year-old Blackwall Tunnel.

London, 25 November 2019 – Transport for London (TfL) and the RiverLinx consortium – comprising Macquarie Capital, Cintra, Aberdeen Standard Investments, BAM PPP PGGM, and SK E&C – have announced that they have reached financial close with Transport for London on the Silvertown tunnel project.

22 November 2019
Group photo

(News release Paradise Birmingham:) Birmingham, 21 November 2019 - Birmingham’s largest development project, Paradise, has handed over its first completed building to office occupier PwC.

19 November 2019
BAM wins new design and build contract for Danish school. Artist’s impression: RUBOW arkitekter.

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 19 November 2019 – The City of Copenhagen has commissioned BAM Danmark to design and build a community school with sports hall and swimming pool in the Arena Quarter in Ørestad. Ørestad is a developing urban area in Copenhagen, located on the island of Amager, south of the city centre of Denmark’s capital. The contract value is more than €60 million.

18 November 2019
Metro Mayor recognises local workers and regional firms on completion of new raildepot

(Press release Liverpool City Region:) 14 November 2019 - Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, has marked the completion of the new Stadler Rail depot in Kirkdale by thanking local workers for their efforts in helping to bring new state-of-the-art trains to the Liverpool City Region.

15 November 2019
Safe arrival of Boston Barrier for tidal flood alleviation scheme

Camberley, 15 November 2019 - A 300-tonne tidal flood gate has arrived in Lincolnshire, and is being installed as part of the Boston Barrier Tidal Flood Alleviation Scheme.

12 November 2019
Richtfest EDGE Grand Central Berlin. Bildrechte: EDGE.
  • EDGE Grand Central Berlin ist Deutschlands erstes EDGE Gebäude
  • Herausragende DGNB- und WELL-Vorzertifizierungen
  • Fertigstellung im 2. Quartal 2020

(Pressemitteilung EDGE:) Berlin, 11.11.2019 // Im Beisein von Senatsbaudirektorin Regula Lüscher wurde heute das Richtfest für EDGE Grand Central Berlin gefeiert. Das außergewöhnlich nachhaltige, gesunde und intelligente Bürogebäude wird neben dem Berliner Hauptbahnhof realisiert und Mitte 2020 von dem Projektentwickler EDGE an die Mieter übergeben.

11 November 2019
Neubau geschafft! Umbau läuft: UKSH eröffnet sein Klinikum der Zukunft am Campus Lübeck

(Pressemitteilung UKSH, Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein:) Lübeck, 08. November 2019 - Historischer Meilenstein am Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein: Mit einer Feierstunde und einem Tag der offenen Tür hat das Klinikum der Zukunft am Freitag, 8. November 2019, am Campus Lübeck seine Pforten geöffnet. Mehr als 3.000 Gäste und Besucher, darunter 500 Persönlichkeiten des öffentlichen Lebens, verschafften sich einen Eindruck vom neuen zentralen Klinikgebäude. Schleswig-Holsteins Ministerpräsident Daniel Günther eröffnete gemeinsam mit Prof. Dr. Jens Scholz, Vorstandsvorsitzender des UKSH, und Lübecks Bürgermeister Jan Lindenau eines der europaweit modernsten Medizinzentren.

8 November 2019
Jahrespressekonferenz zum Ausbau der A10/A24: Brandenburgs erstes ÖPP-Autobahnprojekt zieht erfolgreiche Zwischenbilanz

Pressemitteilung Havellandautobahn GmbH & Co. KG:) Oberkrämer, 7. November.2019 - Brandenburgs größtes Bundesfernstraßenprojekt, der als ÖPP-Verfügbarkeitsmodell vergebene Ausbau des nördlichen Berliner Rings und die Modernisierung der A24, startete im März 2018. Die Projektstrecke umfasst einen insgesamt ca. 65 Kilometer langen Abschnitt der A10 und der A24 zwischen dem Autobahndreieck Pankow bis zur Anschlussstelle Neuruppin. Hier werden die A10 sechsstreifig ausgebaut und die A24 grundhaft erneuert, um dem zukünftigen Verkehrsaufkommen gerecht zu werden. Inzwischen befindet sich das Projekt im zweiten Jahr und erste Abschnitte der modernisierten Autobahn sind bereits befahrbar.

7 November 2019
UK Government and industry champion new compact nuclear power station

(Press release Rolls-Royce:) 5 November 2019 - Today UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has confirmed it has provided initial match funding to the consortium of companies designing a new type of nuclear power station in the UK.

7 November 2019
BAM reports adjusted pre-tax result of €20.5 million in first nine months, reiterates full year outlook
  • In Q3, adjusted pre-tax result of €47.7 million
  • Solid contributions from Construction and Property led by Dutch residential, and from PPP
  • Civil engineering recovered in the third quarter, except at BAM International
  • Order book lower due to focus on quality above quantity and some specific market developments
  • Positive momentum in trade working capital efficiency; further increase in cash position in Q3

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5 November 2019
BAM wins second joint venture contract in Canada

(Web news BAM International:) The Hague, the Netherlands, 5 November 2019 – JGC-Fluor JV has awarded BJM, a joint venture between BAM International (the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside Europe), JJM Construction (Canada) and Manson Construction (USA), the contract for the construction of the LNG Canada MOF, a material offloading facility to support the realisation of a LNG export facility in Kitimat on the west coast of Canada, British Columbia (approximately 600 km north-west of Vancouver).

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