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4 April 2012

Bristol, 4 April 2012 - Imperial Tobacco Group’s Chief Executive Alison Cooper tightened the screw on a silver bolt in a rooftop ceremony to mark a significant milestone in the construction of the company’s new global headquarters in Winterstoke Road, Bristol. The bolt was secured in a specially craned-in steel beam as the new structure – being constructed by Bristol-based contractors BAM – approached its highest point of development.

2 April 2012

Gouda, The Netherlands, 2 April 2012 - BAM Infraconsult bv, by its trade name Delta Marine Consultants, has signed a license agreement for the use of Xbloc on the new LNG Terminal in Dunkerque, France. The license agreement has been signed with a joint venture of Sodraco International SAS (subsidiary of Jan de Nul), Bouygues Travaux Publics Régions France, Colas Nord Picardie and Menard.

29 March 2012

BAM Construct UK has been awarded a £10.9 million contract to upgrade Maltby Academy in Rotherham. The contractor will deliver two new buildings as well as refreshing, remodelling and refurbishing other parts of the Yorkshire school’s estate.

23 March 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 23 March 2012 - Plymouth City Council has announced BAM Construction the preferred contractor for the 18 month project at All Saints C of E Academy, Plymouth. It makes BAM’s fifth scheme this year under the Academies Framework. Some schemes contain others schemes batched within the sample.

20 March 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 20 March 2012 – BAM Construct UK is to give a former government office block in central London a £23 million upgrade.

13 March 2012

(Press release Crossrail:) London, 13 March 2012 - The Mayor of London and the Secretary of State for Transport today revealed the giant 1,000 tonne tunnel boring machines that will carve Crossrail’s tunnels under the capital.

  • Mayor of London and Transport Secretary reveal the first of eight tunnel boring machines that will carve 21 km of twin-tunnels under London
  • Crossrail is delivering thousands of jobs - £250 million worth of contracts awarded to more than 50 UK companies by western tunnels contractor
9 March 2012

Bunnik, The Netherlands, 9 March 2012 – The BAM Clough Joint Venture has received a letter of intent (LOI) from JGC Corporation, KBR and Chiyoda Corporation joint venture (JCK-JV) for a contract valued at approximately €300 million (AUD370 million). The scope of work involves the design and construction of the Ichthys Product Loading Jetty near Darwin, Northern Territory.

8 March 2012
  • Resilient performance in all sectors underpins results in line with guidance
  • Pre-tax margins under pressure, at bottom of 2-4% outlook range
  • Order book down due mainly to selective tendering
  • Financial position strengthened by PPP joint venture transfer and sale of Van Oord in 2011 and sale of Tebodin and refinancing in 2012
  • Proposed dividend of €0.16 per share with stock alternative (2010: €0.03)

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6 March 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 6 March 2012 - London is to experience its first ever exhibition of ‘construction art’ this week at a gallery off historic Brick Lane. The construction of Glasgow’s new Zaha Hadid-designed Riverside Transport Museum is the focus of Threadneedle-prize winning artist Patricia Cain’s first major solo London exhibition. Cain is well-known in Scotland for having given up a legal career to follow her art, and for painting Glasgow’s industrial regeneration – a topic close to the heart of many cities in the UK.

5 March 2012

Mr Van Niekerk will succeed Mr T.P.L.M. van Beek, who will retire with effect from 1 August 2012. With effect from the same date, the Executive Board intends also to appoint Mr J.P.G. Ramler as director of BAM Infraconsult. 

2 March 2012

Hemel Hempstead / Shirley, 2 March 2012 - BAM Construction in the Midlands has been chosen to deliver a £33 million retail and residential regeneration building project in Shirley, West Midlands, on behalf of Shirley Advance, a joint venture between Helical Bar and Coltham Developments. BAM Midlands has its head offices in Coventry and has delivered hundreds of millions of pounds worth of new facilities across the Midlands.

29 February 2012

Bunnik, The Netherlands, 29 February 2012 - Royal BAM Group nv has reached agreement to sell consultancy and engineering firm Tebodin to Bilfinger Berger. The transaction has a total cash consideration of approximately €145 million. BAM and Bilfinger Berger expect to close the transaction in the second quarter of 2012.

21 February 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 21 February 2012 - A £9 million contract to design and construct a new science-specialised free school in Bradford, West Yorkshire, has been awarded to Yorkshire’s BAM Construction.

20 February 2012

Camberley, 20 February 2012 - A Kier BAM joint venture has now signed contracts with EDF Energy to carry out £100+ million of site preparation works for the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset.

16 February 2012

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 16 February 2012 – BAM Immobiliendienstleistungen GmbH, the BAM Deutschland subsidiary specialised in facility management, has acquired 75 percent of the share capital in MR Facility Services GmbH, based in Hallbergmoos near Munich.

15 February 2012

Kill, Co. Kildare, Ireland, 15 February 2012 - Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister of State with responsibility for Tourism and Sport, officiated at the sod turning ceremony for the long awaited Ballybofey Stranorlar Leisure Centre at the Finn Valley AC grounds on Thursday 9 February last.

13 February 2012

(Press release APM Terminals:) Monrovia, Liberia, February 2012 – In a world where slow growth is the norm for many countries, the International Monetary Fund has forecast an economic growth rate of 5.5% for sub-Saharan Africa in 2012 as a region. More importantly, Liberia’s GDP of approximately $1 billion USD has been forecast to expand by 9.4% for the year, among the highest in Africa.

13 February 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 13 February  2012 - Strood Academy builder BAM Construction has been recognised for its ‘exceptional and unique’ relationship with the local community. Since starting on the school project last spring, BAM has taken pupils to an adventure park, allowed firemen to practice emergency rescues on site, paved a football club’s entrance road and much more.

9 February 2012

Hemel Hempstead, 9 February 2012 - One construction company – BAM Construction – has learned that its work is behind four out of the ten museums listed for this year’s Museum of the Year by the Arts Fund Prize.

9 February 2012

Bunnik, The Netherlands, 9 February 2012 – The BAM Clough joint venture has been awarded a contract by international oil and gas service company Bechtel for the design and construction of the Chevron-operated Wheatstone LNG product loading facility and tug berths near Onslow, Western Australia. The contract is valued at approximately €325 million (approximately AUD 400 million).