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18 October 2019
BAM Construction is Contractor of the Year at the Education Estates Annual Conference

Hemel Hempstead, 18 October 2019 - Construction company BAM has been selected as ‘contractor of the year’ at the Education Industry’s annual gathering.

18 October 2019
Liefkenshoek rail tunnel refinancing (Locorail n.v.)

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 18 October 2019 - BAM PPP have, on behalf of the 100% sponsor BAM PPP-PGGM, successfully refinanced the Liefkenshoek rail tunnel €580m of debt and associated interest swaps with the following existing lenders – European Investment Bank, BNG Bank, Société Générale, Banco Santander and the new lenders AG Insurance and Baloise Belgium. Société Générale is also acting as Agent and Account Bank.

15 October 2019
BAM Contractors, Vinalmont

Puurs-Sint-Amands/Bruxelles, le 15 octobre 2019 - BAM Contractors sa et Viabuild annoncent la fusion de leur usine d'asphalte, respectivement de Vinalmont et de Grimbergen, dans une nouvelle société : BV Asphalt. BAM Contractors et Viabuild deviendront partenaires à parts égales dans cette joint-venture. Ils mettent en commun leurs talents et leur expertise et renforcent ainsi le service aux clients.

11 October 2019
BAM Nuttall goes hybrid

(Press release Trime:) October 2019 - BAM Nuttall, the UK based supplier of civil engineering services, has invested in a further thirty of our lighting towers. The company now has over eighty of our lighting sets in their rental fleet.

11 October 2019
BAM breaks £250 million of new buildings in Lancashire in past 20 years

Hemel Hempstead, 11 October 2019 - Ahead of the opening of the University of Central Lancashire’s new Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC) in Preston next week, its contactor, BAM, has revealed the details of its work in the county of Lancashire.

10 October 2019
Second caisson new sea lock in IJmuiden successfully immersed. Photo: © Topview Luchtfotografie

(Translation of original Dutch press release of Rijkswaterstaat:) IJmuiden, the Netherlands, 10 October 2019 - Rijkswaterstaat has achieved an important milestone in the construction of the new sea lock in IJmuiden. The second caisson of the sea lock has reached its final position. The doors of the lock will slide in and out of the caisson on the canal side (inner lock head) and it will also include the spare door.

10 October 2019
Official opening of €18.7m N56 Coolboy to Kilmacrennan Scheme

(Press release Transport Infrastructure Ireland:) Dublin, 7 October 2019 - Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh T.D., and Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council, Cllr. Nicholas Crossan, will officially open the €18.7 million N56 Coolboy to Kilmacrennan Scheme on Monday afternoon at 2pm.

10 October 2019
Launch of ‘Building Below Zero’ film

Camberley, 9 October 2019 - BAM is proud to present new ‘The B1M’ video, documenting BAM’s work in the Antarctic with the British Antarctic Survey and our partners.

9 October 2019
BAM leading the way at Digital Construction Week

9 October 2019 - Design, Construction and FM companies are increasingly adopting new digital processes and technologies as they strive to create better buildings and infrastructure that are more efficient to construct and maintain. Next week, BAM is a headline partner at one of the UK’s most prestigious events that explores how digital is shaping construction industry and the benefits it can provide for BAM, our supply chain and clients. Digital Construction Week is being held at the Excel conference centre in London on 16 and 17 October. There we are demonstrating how BAM is shaping the future of built environment by developing innovative tools and solutions which deliver better outcomes for all.

4 October 2019
Artist’s impression. © DC Thomson

Digging the first turf for a new Madras College

(News release Fife Council:) 1 October 2019 - Madras College pupils, present and future, had their spades at the ready  to mark a key milestone on the way to having a new school building.

1 October 2019
Logo A94 Isental Autobahn

Gap closed between Pastetten and Heldenstein | A94 now open between Munich and Marktl

30 September 2019 - After 44 months of construction time, the A94 between Pastetten and Heldenstein is due to be completed by the end of September 2019, a month earlier than planned. The newly constructed 33-km section of the Isen Valley motorway, which has been built by a public-private partnership (PPP), is scheduled to be opened to traffic at the start of October 2019. The successful realisation of the construction project has been carried out by a consortium consisting of Berger Bau SE, Eiffage Infra-Bau SE and Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG, an operating company of Royal BAM Group.

1 October 2019
Guy’s and St Thomas’ turn clock back 70 years by appointing historic contractor to build new cancer wards

Hemel Hempstead, 1 October 2019 - Four brand new cancer wards are being created for Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust – which has chosen a contractor that first worked at Guy’s Hospital 70 years ago in 1949. BAM Construction, part of the worldwide Royal BAM Group, has been chosen to deliver the works which will see four new wards added to the third and fourth floors of Bermondsey Wing, and extensive mechanical, electrical and pipework upgrades.

27 September 2019
BAM, Ramboll and Sweco set to showcase engineering for British Antarctic survey at RRS Sir David Attenborough naming ceremony

Merseyside, 26 September 2019 – Engineering and construction experts BAM, Ramboll and Sweco are partnering to showcase key projects the firms are delivering for the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), at an event to celebrate the official naming of the new research vessel, the RRS Sir David Attenborough.

26 September 2019
Artist's impression

Leeds, 26 September 2019 – CEG has selected BAM Construction as preferred contractor for the first phase of its £350 million developments at Globe Road. This will include a 38,000 sq ft speculative development incorporating office space with ground floor break out space, retail and leisure.

13 September 2019
Tony Richards

Hemel Hempstead, 12 September 2019 - A Bradford-on-Avon man has been shortlisted for the construction industry’s most prestigious prize – for his work on a major new building in Wiltshire.

12 September 2019
Leeds Children’s Hospital makes UK construction honours shortlist

Hemel Hempstead, 11 September 2019 - Work at Leeds General Hospital has led to it being listed on the construction industry’s most prestigious awards shortlist.

10 September 2019
People's Choice Award

(Press release Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE):) London, 9 September 2019 - People in Scotland are urged to back the Stronelairg and Melgarve Substations project to win the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) People’s Choice Award, which celebrates the best civil engineering projects of the year that have made a positive impact for their local communities.

10 September 2019
Composition Supervisory Board

Bunnik, the Netherlands,  10 September 2019 – The Supervisory Board of Royal BAM Group nv intends to nominate Mr Rudy Provoost for appointment to the Supervisory Board at an Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders on 6 November 2019 for a period which will end with the Annual General Meeting in 2023. This nomination is related to the vacancy that has arisen due to the retirement of Mr Klaas Wester from the Supervisory Board (as announced on 20 February 2019), in connection with the end of his second four-year term of appointment.

9 September 2019
100 Embankment celebrates topping out as the building reaches full height

Salford City, 4 September 2019 - Dignitaries gathered today to mark a major milestone in the delivery of 100 Embankment, as this second and final building at this development reaches its highest point.

6 September 2019
Composition management BAM Deutschland

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 5 September 2019 – Royal BAM Group nv announces that Jan Wierenga will succeed Dr.-Ing. Markus Koch as Managing Director of BAM Deutschland AG, effective 6 September 2019.

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