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11 June 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 11 June 2012 - BAM Construction has commenced delivery of the £23 million final phase of the Regent Quarter development in central London.

8 June 2012

(Press release Infrabel:) Brussels, 7 June 2012 - Today, Thursday at 11.50 a.m., H.M. King Albert II inaugurated the new Diabolo railway structure in the presence of several Ministers, the CEOs of the project partners and numerous guests. Brussels Airport will be easier to reach by rail thanks to the northern railway access from June 10th onwards.

7 June 2012

(Press release Infrabel:) Brussels, Belgium – 6/7 June 2012 - On Sunday 10 June, Infrabel will make the new Diabolo railway infrastructure available to the railway operators. The date also marks the commercial commissioning of the northern railway access to Brussels Airport for passengers. Diabolo is a strategic railway link for the Airport and Brussels, with connections to domestic and international railway corridors.

29 May 2012

Arnhem, The Netherlands, 29 May 2012 - The Mariëndaal Centre of Excellence (MCE), which is currently under construction at Arnhems Buiten Business Park, will reach its highest point on Thursday 31 May. The innovative and contemporary new TenneT head office is being constructed by Bouwcombinatie BAM – Giesbers v.o.f. (BAM Utiliteitsbouw and Giesbers-Wijchen Bouw) for the BGB development group (a consortium of BAM Utiliteitsbouw, Giesbers Gebiedsontwikkeling and TCN). The building was designed by GROUP A Architects of Rotterdam and has been sold to PingProperties.

29 May 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 29 May 2012 - BAM has appointed Kath Fontana to lead its facilities management business.

16 May 2012

Bunnik, The Netherlands, 16 May 2012 - Further to the announcement of 25 April 2012 on the payment of Royal BAM Group nv final dividend for the 2011 financial year, the number of dividend rights providing an entitlement to one ordinary share of Royal BAM Group nv (the exchange ratio) has been set at 14.4.

16 May 2012

Hemel Hempstead 16 May 2012 - BAM Construct UK is to carry out a £9.5 million overhaul of the UK’s only academy specialising in careers associated with the marine environment. The contractor’s BAM Construction Western team has been awarded a contract to deliver refurbishment and new build work at Marine Academy Plymouth.

16 May 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 16 May 2012 - BAM Construct is to deliver new facilities for a free school aiming to be the biggest in the UK. The contractor’s BAM Construction Western team has been awarded a £6.5 million design and build contract for a major refurbishment and part new build of Bristol Free School.

16 May 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 16 May 2012 - BAM Construct UK has been selected as the preferred contractor for a £19 million construction contract at Winterbourne International Academy, part of The Ridings’ Federation of Academies, in Bristol.

15 May 2012

Bunnik, The Netherlands, 15 May 2012 – The Supervisory Board of Royal BAM Group nv will propose the appointment of Mrs T. Menssen MBA as a member of the Executive Board of the Group with effect from 1 October 2012. This proposal will be submitted to shareholders for approval at an extraordinary general meeting to be convened at Thursday 16 August 2012. Following her appointment, Thessa Menssen will succeed Jan Ruis after a few months as Chief Financial Officer, who is retiring after forty years with the Group.

15 May 2012

(Pressemitteilung von ProRail, der niederländischen Bahn und der Gemeinde Arnheim:) Arnheim, 15. Mai 2012 – Der Bau der Bahnhofshalle in Arnheim beginnt im September dieses Jahres. ProRail unterzeichnete am Dienstag, dem 14. Mai, den Vertrag mit der Baukombination Ballast Nedam / BAM. Die künftigen Eigentümer, die niederländische Bahn NS und die Gemeinde Arnheim, reagieren erfreut, dass die Halle voraussichtlich im März 2014 für den Publikumsverkehr freigegeben wird. Die Halle wird einmal Bahnsteige, den Busbahnhof, die Tiefgarage und die Fahrradaufbewahrung miteinander verbinden. Für den Bau wurde ein Betrag von 37,5 Millionen Euro veranschlagt, der vom niederländischen Ministerium für Infrastruktur und Umwelt, der NS (niederländische Bahn), der Gemeinde Arnheim, der Provinz Gelderland und der Stadtregion Arnheim-Nimwegen finanziert wird.

14 May 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 14 May 2012 - BAM Construct UK is to build a £6 million primary and nursery school in Buckinghamshire.

14 May 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 14 May 2012 - BAM Construct UK has secured the £10.25 million contract to regenerate Chiltern Hills Academy in Buckinghamshire, which is sponsored by the Oxford Diocese & Buckinghamshire County Council. The contractor will build a new wing for the Chesham academy and carry out significant refurbishment work on its existing estate.

10 May 2012
  • Construction and M&E services and Civil engineering: volumes and margins under pressure
  • Property: worsening climate in the Netherlands, unchanged in other countries
  • PPP: on track, with healthy active tender pipeline
  • Order book increased in Q1 due mainly to large orders in Germany and Australia
  • Financial position strengthened by refinancing
  • Sale of Tebodin completed in April

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3 May 2012

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 3 May 2012 – BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside Europe, has signed a service agreement with the Ministry of Northern Kenya and other Arid Lands for the design of the Wajir Habaswein Water Supply Project. The contract value is € 0.5 million. Half of the costs for this development phase are paid by the Facility for Infrastructure Development ORIO (Ontwikkelingsrelevante Infrastructuurontwikkeling), which is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs to encourage public infrastructure development in developing countries.

30 April 2012

30 April 2012 - Royal BAM Group companies in the UK are performing resiliently in the current market conditions according to results posted for the year ending 31 December 2011. The combined turnover for BAM Construct UK, BAM Nuttall and BAM PPP, amounted to £1.8 billion with a combined pre-tax profit of £28.9 million and a margin of 1.6%. The combined forward order book is £2.8 billion.

24 April 2012

Bunnik, The Netherlands, 24 April 2012 - Royal BAM Group nv has sold consultancy and engineering firm Tebodin to Bilfinger Berger. The transaction, announced on 29 February, has now been closed.

20 April 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 20 April 2012 - BAM Construction has been appointed by Birmingham Metropolitan College, working alongside Partnerships for Schools, as the main contractors for the £11.5 million planned new building to replace the current Harborne Academy.

20 April 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 20 April 2012 - Birds of prey, five-a-side football and local fundraising have helped the firm behind new student accommodation for Aston University win national recognition. Midlands-based BAM Construction received an ‘exceptional’ score from industry improvement body the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) for work on Aston Student Village Phase Two.

5 April 2012

Bunnik, The Netherlands, 5 April 2012 - Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau, the German tunneling specialist of Royal BAM Group, has won a joint venture contract for the construction of a railtunnel in Bad Cannstatt. The tunnel is part of rail project Stuttgart 21. Deutsche Bahn has awarded the contract with a value of approximately €290 million to a joint venture of Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau, Hochtief and Alpine. Construction of the tunnel of approximately 3.8 kilometers will be completed in 2018.