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16 February 2018
Tim Hesketh

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 16 February 2018 – The Executive Board of BAM PPP bv has appointed Tim Hesketh to the position of Managing Director of BAM PPP UK & Ireland, with effect from 3 April 2018. Tim Hesketh previously held the position of Commercial Director at Hochtief PPP Solutions (UK) Ltd and has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry, half of which has been spent within the PPP market, giving him a depth of experience covering numerous accommodation and major infrastructure projects.

16 February 2018
Artists impression

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 16 February 2018 - The consortium consisting of BAM-PGGM and HABAU has reached financial close on the Availability Model A10 / A24 AS Neuruppin to AD Pankow in Germany. The construction volume is €650 million.

12 February 2018
Simon Neville, LTHT Director of Strategy and Planning, meets with sponsors, clinicians who will be using the new complex, BAM Construction team and those involved in bringing the new theatre to life.

(Press release Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust:) Leeds, 12 February 2018 - Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has started work on a new children’s cardiac hybrid theatre and intra-operative MRI facility. This new development will create a dedicated environment at Leeds Children’s Hospital for paediatric cardiac surgery and paediatric neurosurgery, supporting the internationally recognised work of these expert teams.

12 February 2018
Rockspring and Sterling select BAM for 103 Colmore Row

(Press release Rockspring and Sterling:) Birmingham, 12 February, 2018 - The construction of Birmingham’s most anticipated new office development, 103 Colmore Row, has taken a major step forward. Rockspring Property Investment Managers LLP (Rockspring) and Sterling Property Ventures (Sterling), the development team behind Birmingham’s tallest office tower, have selected BAM for the £80 million build contract. The contractor begins site surveys today (12 February), alongside an intense period of pre-construction design. The main substructure works commence in early June, with completion of the 26-storey building set for Q3 2020.

9 February 2018
BAM Nuttall creates virtual experience for ICE exhibition

Camberley / London, 8 February 2018 - With the launch of a new 3D virtual walkthrough application, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is inviting young people and families from across the country to explore the Invisible Superheroes exhibition from wherever they are this half-term. The exhibition features real-life engineers as cartoon superheroes who are battling to save the planet from dangers such as climate change, flooding, and the spread of disease.

7 February 2018
Development of Grade A office space at Atlantic Square, Glasgow to start in March for major UK Government hub

Glasgow, 7 February 2018 - BAMTCP Atlantic Square, a joint venture between BAM Properties and TCP Developments, and LGIM Real Assets (Legal & General) have confirmed that work will begin in March 2018 on the development of circa 284,000 sq. ft. of Prime Grade A office space at Atlantic Square in Glasgow, 187,000 sq. ft. of which will house the next UK Government hub, and will be funded by Legal & General Retirement with BAM TCP Atlantic Square funding the remaining 97,000 sq. ft. of speculative space.

6 February 2018
Town Centre Securities hails Merrion House as major redevelopment completes

Leeds / Hemel Hempstead, 5 February 2018 - Town Centre Securities’ (TCS) flagship Merrion House building in Leeds has achieved practical completion of its refurbishment and extension works under one of the biggest public and private sector partnerships agreed in recent years.

29 January 2018
£30 million construction scheme brings Preston man ‘back home’

Hemel Hempstead, 29 January 2018 - A former University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) student from Preston has had the unusual distinction of returning to his former place of learning – to help re-build it. Mark Hardisty, now a senior site manager with BAM Construction in Salford, has returned after ten years to work on the first phase of University’s £200 million masterplan, the Engineering Innovation Centre.

23 January 2018
Boston Barrier tidal flood defence construction begins

(News release Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Environment Agency:) 22 January 2018 – Floods Minister Thérèse Coffey has marked the start of works on the £100 million Boston Barrier flood defence, breaking ground on an Environment Agency scheme that will protect 14,000 homes and businesses from tidal flooding.

23 January 2018
BAM celebrates great safety performance at Museum of the Future in Dubai

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 23 January 2018 – BAM employees are celebrating two million hours worked lost time injury free at the building site for the Museum of the Future in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This achievement is thanks to the professionalism and continuous commitment from those on the project, who have worked tirelessly to ensure the site remains harm free.

22 January 2018
Composition Executive Board

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 22 January 2018 – The Supervisory Board of Royal BAM Group nv announces that Mrs T. (Thessa) Menssen MBA will step down as CFO and member of the Executive Board of the Company effective 1 July 2018. This decision has been reached by mutual agreement as the further implementation of the strategic agenda requires a different fulfillment of the CFO role. The process to find a successor has been started.

19 January 2018
Museum opening and first exhibition

(Press release V&A Dundee:) Dundee, 18 January 2018 - V&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum, will open to the public on Saturday 15 September 2018.

17 January 2018
BAM considered a perfect fit for Edinburgh Airport

Glasgow, 17 January 2018 - BAM Construction has been awarded a £10 million contract to fit-out the new terminal extension at Edinburgh Airport.

16 January 2018
Artists impression

Hemel Hempstead, 16 January 2018 - The ESFA has appointed BAM Construction to deliver £16 million new teaching facilities for Helston Community College in Cornwall. BAM’s appointment follows a competitive procurement process. The scheme is funded through the regional priority school building programme of the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) which managed the process.

16 January 2018
BAM sponsors Synchro Software’s’ Digital Construction Conference

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 16 January 2018 - Royal BAM Group is sponsoring Synchro’s digital construction conference in Amsterdam, 14-16 March 2018, which will feature an exciting programme of activities including a Hackathon (9-11 March ), VIP meeting, conference and two days of training.

9 January 2018
Green light for Humber Flood Scheme

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 9 January 2018 – The Environment Agency has announced that funding has been secured for a £42 million upgrade to the tidal flood defence scheme in the Humber Estuary – improving flood protection to 113,000 properties.

8 January 2018
Morgan Sindall and BAM Nuttall Joint Venture awarded two motorway upgrade contracts worth approximately €360 million

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 8 January 2018 - The Morgan Sindall and BAM Nuttall joint venture, bmJV, has been awarded two contracts worth a total of approximately €360 million (£322 million) to deliver part of Highways England’s smart motorway programme.

2 January 2018
BAM appointed to deliver multipurpose Yas Arena in Abu Dhabi

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 2 January 2018 – Miral Asset Management has appointed BAM International – the operating company of Royal BAM Group nv, active outside Western Europe – to deliver the construction of an arena with a capacity of 18,000 seats. Yas Arena will be used to host events in a temperature controlled environment and is located on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Work already started on 17 December 2017 and BAM expects to complete Yas Arena by November 2019.

19 December 2017
BAM in joint venture with NCC awarded major Swedish tunnel project

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 19 December 2017 – The Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) has selected Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG – the German tunnelling specialist of Royal BAM Group nv –  in joint venture NCC (one of the leading companies in construction, infrastructure and property development in the Nordic region)  to build the 3.2 kilometre long Korsvägen phase of the West Link tunnel project in Gothenburg, Sweden.

19 December 2017
Steven Capper

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 19 December 2017 – The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Mr S. (Steven) Capper, MBCS CITP as Chief Information Officer for the Group with effect from 1 January 2018.