RSS Feed Press releases

13 December 2012

Bunnik, The Netherlands, 13 December 2012 - Network Rail has appointed BAM Nuttall Ltd as main contractor for the delivery of the new Borders Railway. The €270 million (£220 million) contract includes detailed design and construction works for the new line, which will enter service in 2015 and will re-establish a passenger rail link for the first time in over 40 years from Edinburgh through Midlothian to Tweedbank.

13 December 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 13 December 2012 - BAM Construction is to construct an iconic building, to include community, youth and health facilities, in the Somerstown area of Portsmouth. The contractor has started work on the landmark tubular structure, which spans a main road, for Portsmouth City Council. This first phase of the regeneration scheme is due for completion in March 2014.

29 November 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 29 November 2012 - BAM Construction is to deliver a £10 million new building in Aylesbury as the contractor continues to shape Buckinghamshire’s educational estate.

28 November 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 28 November 2012 - BAM Construction in the Midlands has been selected as preferred bidder for a £12 million redevelopment of East Midlands Airport. The contractor, which has offices in Derby, will build a new security hall and queuing space for the airport terminal, which will increase the size of the terminal by 1,375 square metres and remodel the retail area in the departure lounge.

27 November 2012

(Press release London Legacy Development Corporation:) London, 27 November 2012 - The London Legacy Development Corporation and the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) today marked the handover of the Olympic Park to the Legacy Corporation by removing the final piece of outer shell from the temporary seating stands at the Aquatics Centre.

27 November 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 27 November 2012 - Kirklees Council today announced the preferred contractor for the new multi-million pound Huddersfield Sports Centre which will be built on Spring Grove car park, Springwood, Huddersfield.

26 November 2012

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 26 November 2012 - BAM Deutschland AG (the German non-residential building company of Royal BAM Group nv) has won two contracts for the construction of the IT center for the City of Munich (contract value over € 63 million) and for a PPP school in Frankfurt am Main (contract value more than € 20 million).

22 November 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 22 November 2012 - Just two months after it handed over the new Stafford College its contractor, BAM Construction, has revealed the environmental and economic impact of the scheme. Around 60% of the orders generated by BAM’s work on the £14million development were placed with firms within a 30-mile radius.

21 November 2012

(Joint press release by Rijkswaterstaat and Royal BAM Group:) Utrecht/Bunnik, The Netherlands, 21 November 2012 - The design, building, financing and maintenance (‘DBFM’) contract between Rijkswaterstaat and BAM-PGGM Infrastructure Coöperatie U.A. involving the doubling of the width of the N33 Assen-Zuidbroek road, which was signed on 1 October 2012, reached the financial close - the signing of the financing agreements - on 21 November 2012. 

20 November 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 16 November 2012 - BAM Construct UK has made two senior appointments. David Cotton becomes Director of Business Development and Nitesh Magdani becomes Director of Sustainability.

16 November 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 16 November 2012 - BAM has become the first construction company in the South West to achieve the status of National Skills Academy for Construction for a programme-based approach to skills and training. The decision will trigger a huge programme of work opportunities in the South West of England for the next three years.

15 November 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 15 November 2012 - Creative touches to engage the community at major build programme for Bradford College. Under-construction Bradford College is set to light-up the City centre using a high-tech lighting display from 19 November.

15 November 2012
  • 9M 2012 net loss including impairments: €233 million (9M 2011: profit €84 million)
  • 9M 2012 results at Construction and M&E services and Civil engineering impacted by reorganisation costs totalling €16 million and continuing difficult circumstances in our European home markets, in particular the Netherlands; good momentum at BAM International
  • Results at Property in line with assumptions for worse market conditions adjusted as per H1
  • Solid performance and good bid pipeline at PPP
  • Order book at €10.9 billion at end of 9M 2012, up by €0.5 billion on year-end 2011
  • Well within limits of banking covenants
  • New 3-year strategic priorities emphasise internal improvement in ongoing tough market conditions

Click here for the full press release.

13 November 2012

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 13 November 2012 - BAM International - the operating construction company of Royal BAM Group that is active outside Europe - has received a letter of acceptance from African Minerals Ltd for the design and construction of a fuel unloading and layover facility in Pepel, Sierra Leone. The value of the contract amounts to more than €13 million. BAM and joint venture partner Stefanutti Stocks expect to hand over the jetty to the client within five months.

12 November 2012

Bunnik, The Netherlands / Kill, Co. Kildare, Ireland, 12 November 2012 - BAM PPP PGGM Infrastructure Cooperatie, BAM’s investment joint venture with Dutch pension fund administrator PGGM, together with BAM Contractors Ltd has signed a schools public private partnership (PPP) contract with the National Development Finance Agency, on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills, for the design, build, finance and maintenance of the Schools Bundle 3 contract.

12 November 2012

(Press release European Investment Bank:) 12 November 2012 - The Minister for Education and Skills warmly welcomed the start of construction today (Monday 12th November) of eight schools which are being delivered under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) model. These are the first public sector projects to be funded under the PPP model since June 2010.

9 November 2012

Hemel Hemstead, 9 November 2012 - Over 120,000 bricks dating back to 1882 have been rescued during the construction of a new primary school in Ealing, London. The new ARK Academy Primary school is being built by contractor BAM Construction. As part of its commitment to sustainability, BAM commissioned a pre-demolition reclamation survey, because the new school is being built on the site of the old one.

6 November 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 6 November 2012 - BAM's projects in the South West gain a full house of outstanding independent inspection scores. Five major West Country projects, worth over £100 million, have had their considerate performance recognised in a national initiative to improve the image of construction.

5 November 2012

Bunnik / Gouda, 5 November 2012 - The Rijkswaterstaat Centre for Corporate Services has commissioned BAM Utiliteitsbouw and technical services provider Imtech for the maintenance of approximately 400 properties (district offices, support points, sheds and salt sheds) at some 150 locations throughout the Netherlands. The contract has a term of four years with the option of two one-year renewals. Representing a total contract value for BAM and Imtech of more than €20 million, it is one of the largest contracts for constructural and technical maintenance and management in the Netherlands.

2 November 2012

Bunnik, The Netherlands, 2 November 2012 – On 2 November BAM Utiliteitsbouw bv was awarded the contract by the Eindhoven University of Technology for the construction of a new building for the Departments of Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering (Project 2). The engineer-and-build contract has a value of around €40 million.