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17 December 2009

Bunnik, The Netherlands, 17 December 2009 - A 50/50 joint venture between BAM Nuttall Ltd and Taylor Woodrow (part of VINCI Construction UK) has been awarded a contract in the region of £250 million by Transport for London (TfL) to upgrade Tottenham Court Road tube station.

14 December 2009

Bunnik, The Netherlands, 14 December 2009 - Investor DIF (Dutch Infrastructure Fund) has acquired the final 50 per cent of the shares in the joint venture with BAM PPP. This joint venture was established in December 2007 and has four operational UK PPP projects in its portfolio. BAM PPP remains as the management services provider to all four concessions. The final divestment of 50 per cent by BAM PPP results in a book profit for BAM of more than €9 million.

8 December 2009

Bunnik, The Netherlands, 8 December 2009 - BAM Construction Ltd has been awarded the contract to realise Network Rail's new national centre in Milton Keynes (situated eighty kilometre north of London). The contract value for BAM Construction is in excess of €75 million (£75 million). Network Rail's national centre will house up to 3,000 employees. The proposed building is scheduled to open in 2012. It will be located near Milton Keynes' central railway station on the site of the former National Hockey Stadium.

2 December 2009

(Press release Leeds City Council:) Leeds, 2 December 2009 - A project to renovate and conserve one of the oldest music halls in the country, the Leeds City Varieties, moves forward this week as it is 'handed over' to construction contractors. Over the coming weeks, builders will prepare to start work on a major refurbishment project to bring the music hall back to its former glory. Designs are based, as far as possible, on the building as it was in the late 19th century.

1 December 2009

Bunnik, Netherlands, 1 December 2009 – The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Mr R. Vollebregt (chairman), Mr A. Bolks, Mr P. Esveld, Mr G. Loorbach and Mr H. de Pater (finance) as directors of AM Vastgoedontwikkeling bv with effect from 1 January 2010 (following the intended merger of AM and BAM Vastgoed).

30 November 2009

Bunnik, The Netherlands, 30 November 2009 - Canton Bern has reached financial close with BAM Deutschland AG and Marti Generalunternehmung AG (in consortium with BAM PPP) for its PPP project 'Neumatt - Cantonal Administration Center Burgdorf' (formerly 'Zeughausareal Burgdorf'). The project is the first Public Private Partnership project in Switzerland to be based on international project finance standards. The project encompasses the demolition of the old buildings, as well as planning, financing, construction and operation of the new 'Neumatt - Cantonal Administration Center Burgdorf'. This will include three planning units, a prison (110 beds), a street inspection office including an operation center and finally an administration center.

20 November 2009

(Press release Wolverhampton City Council:) Wolverhampton, 19 November 2009 - Neptune Developments, working in partnership with Wolverhampton City Council, have selected BAM Construction as preferred contractor to build Wolverhampton's new £20 million bus station it has been announced today (Wednesday 18 November 2009).

20 November 2009

Bunnik, Netherlands, 20 November 2009 - Galère (operating companies of Royal BAM Group nv) – has been awarded a joint-venture contract for the construction of the new Pulvermühle railway viaduct in the City of Luxembourg. The project value amounts to €56 million, of which €22 million for BAM. Client is the Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois (CFL). The construction period will be approximately six years.

20 November 2009

Bunnik, Netherlands, 20 November 2009 - The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv announces that Mr P.G.A. Noordanus, chairman of the management of AM Vastgoedontwikkeling, and Mr. R.D.L. van Steeg, director of AM Vastgoedontwikkeling, have expressed the wish to leave the company with effect from year-end 2009.

19 November 2009
  • Net result for the first nine months of 2009: €65 million
  • All sectors profitable – with the exception of Property
  • Additional losses at Property of €68 million in the Netherlands and €21 million in Ireland
  • Write-down of goodwill Dutch property activities: €40 million
  • Extraordinary tax benefit of €80 million
  • Revenue for the first nine months of 2009: €6.0 billion (-6%)
  • Order book €11.6 billion as at 30 September 2009
  • Profit forecast for 2009: at least €100 million

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19 November 2009
  • Nettoergebnis in den ersten neun Monaten 2009: € 65 Millionen
  • Alle Sektoren – Immobilien ausgenommen – erwirtschaften Gewinn
  • Zusätzliche Verluste im Immobiliensektor: € 68 Millionen in den Niederlanden und € 21 Millionen in Irland
  • Wertminderung Goodwill niederländische Immobilienaktivitäten: € 40 Millionen
  • Außerordentlicher Steuerertrag von € 80 Millionen
  • Erträge in den ersten neun Monaten 2009: € 6,0 Milliarden (-6%)
  • Auftragsbestand € 11,6 Milliarden am 30. September 2009
  • Gewinnerwartung 2009: mindestens € 100 Millionen

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13 November 2009

(Press release The National Galleries of Scotland:) Edinburgh, 10 November 2009 - The National Galleries of Scotland is delighted to announce a £2 million boost to its Portrait of the Nation project, the ambitious scheme that will transform the Scottish National Portrait Gallery (SNPG) over the next two years. News of this generous award, which has been made by The Monument Trust, a Sainsbury Family Charitable Trust, comes in the week that building contractors moved into the Gallery, and work began in earnest on the refurbishment.

29 October 2009

The Hague, the Netherlands, 29 October 2009 - Tebodin is the first foreign company in China to receive both an 'engineering license class B for chemical engineering' and an 'engineering license class C for buildings'. Now that Tebodin Asia Pacific has obtained these licenses, the Shanghai-based office can execute EPCM (Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management) and EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) projects without the assistance of third parties. Preliminary design packages and detail design packages can be realized as well.

26 October 2009

Bunnik, The Netherlands, 26 October 2009 - The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Mr A. Naujoks managing director (Vorstandsvorsitzender) of BAM Deutschland with effect from 1 January 2010.

22 October 2009

Bunnik, The Netherlands, 22 October 2009 – The, in august 2009 reported, project of Ghent University for design, build, finance and maintenance (DBFM) of approximately 650 student apartments and an underground parking, as well as redevelopment of the university restaurant, has reached contractual and financial close. The project Kantienberg has a value of approximately €100 million for BAM.

22 October 2009

Hemel Hempstead, Herts, 22 October 2009 - Philip Rowley has been appointed as BAM Construct UK's Director of Health and Safety with immediate effect following the retirement of Frank Garnett. His role covers all the UK construction activities as well as BAM's other businesses such as facilities management and property. Philip Rowley will succeed Frank Garnett in representing BAM at industry level. He has had a distinguished career in construction management having been the overall CIOB Construction Manager of the Year in 1998. He is now one of the CIOB judges for the prestigious awards.

21 October 2009

(Press release National Roads Authority:) Dublin, Ireland, 19 October 2009 - The N25 Waterford City Bypass was officially opened today (Monday 19th, October 2009) 10 months ahead of schedule by Mr Martin Cullen, T.D., Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism.

19 October 2009

Camberley, Surrey, 16 October 2009 - BAM group companies in the UK picked up a trio of British Construction Industry Awards including the prestigious Prime Minister?s Better Building Award, which went to BAM Construction for the Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College. Congratulations are also in order to the teams at the Dounreay Shaft Isolation project and Liverpool Canal Link who picked up the Civil Engineering and Regeneration Awards.

14 October 2009

Bunnik, The Netherlands, 14 October 2009 - Royal BAM Group nv plans to merge its two operating companies active on the Dutch property market - AM Vastgoedontwikkeling bv in Nieuwegein and BAM Vastgoed bv in Bunnik - under the name AM as of 1 January 2010.

9 October 2009

Carlow, Ireland, 26 September 2009 - The Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism, Mr Martin Cullen TD, officiated at the opening of the VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art and the George Bernard Shaw Theatre which was constructed by BAM.