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19 December 2013
Mr I. Rojczyk

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 19 December 2013 - The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Mr I. Rojczyk as director (Vorstandsmitglied) of Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG with effect from 1 January 2014. Ingo Rojczyk (36) is currently financial manager at Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG.

19 December 2013

(Press release F&C REIT Asset Management:) London,13 December 2013 - F&C REIT Asset Management has completed the purchase of an office in Glory Park, Wooburn Green near High Wycombe for £5.05 million, on behalf of the F&C UK Property Fund.

17 December 2013

(Press release Network Rail:) London, 17 December 2013 - Network Rail has nominated its four preferred suppliers for framework agreements worth a total of £1.2 billion covering enhancements, buildings and civils work on its Anglia, Kent, Sussex and Wessex routes over the next five years.

16 December 2013

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 16 December 2013 – For the second year Royal BAM Group is included in the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI). The Index is prepared by CDP (formerly known as Carbon Disclosure Project). The announcement of the results of their annual research into climate change disclosure of the largest companies in the Benelux was released on line. BAM is ranked first in the category Industrials (2012: also first). In the overall ranking BAM climbed from third to second position with a score of 96 (out of 100; 2012: 93). As in last year, Philips achieved the highest score. BAM has been participating in the Carbon Disclosure Project since 2008.

13 December 2013

(Press release Leeds Metropolitan University:) Leeds, 13 December 2013 - Leeds Metropolitan University and BAM Construction have announced a new pioneering partnership this week which will give students access to a range of work experience, graduate traineeships and real-life projects to prepare them for their careers.

10 December 2013

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 9 December 2013 - The Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO) has announced the results of its annual study of sustainable and responsible supply chain management of Dutch stockmarket listed companies. For the sixth successive year Royal BAM Group performed best of all the construction companies. BAM rose from eighth to fourth position. As in 2012 Philips achieved the best score. This is the eight year of the Association of Investors studying the supply chain management of Dutch stockmarket listed companies.

9 December 2013
BAM Construction to build two new schools in Perth

Hemel Hempstead, 9 December 2013 - BAM Construction is to build two new primary schools for Perth and Kinross Council as part of their capital investment programme and delivered through Hub East Central Scotland. The individually designed primary schools have an approximate construction value of £17 million and, once completed, can jointly accommodate more than 1,000 nursery and primary pupils in modern, state of the art, facilities. 

22 November 2013

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 22 November 2013 - On 11 November 2013, over forty private and public organizations jointly launched the European Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition (European STTC ). The coalition aims to increase demand for timber from sustainably managed forests to a mainstream level as key unlocking move for the tropical timber sector.

18 November 2013

BAM Construction has won a £13 million deal to refurbish a 1970s tower block in the North East. The national contractor, which has offices in Gateshead, will undertake a major transformation of Newcastle College’s Parsons Tower. The teaching block will be given a contemporary facade with a variety of elevational treatments and new windows. BAM will also carry out an internal remodelling, and upgrade mechanical and electrical services. The project will provide a more comfortable, inspirational and sustainable building.

18 November 2013

BAM Nuttall Limited was last night revealed as the BAE Systems Large Employer of the Year 2013 in the National Apprenticeship Awards at a ceremony at Birmingham’s NEC. The Awards, now in their tenth year, are run by the National Apprenticeship Service and recognise excellence in two areas: businesses that grow their own talent with apprentices and apprentices who have made a significant contribution to their workplaces.

14 November 2013
Royal approval for world’s most environmentally friendly building

(Press release The Co-operative Group:) Manchester, 13 November 2013 - Ahead of its official opening by the Queen, The Co-operative Group’s new head office in Manchester has been declared the most environmentally-friendly building in the world.

14 November 2013
  • Construction and M&E services: impacted by very tough Dutch market conditions
  • Civil engineering: margin just above 1%
  • Large projects: situation stable since Q2
  • Restructuring of Dutch operations underway; €25 million cost to be taken in Q4
  • Property: operational loss on UK and Dutch commercial property; residential stable
  • Within the limits of all banking covenants as at 30 September 2013

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11 November 2013

(Press release Highways Agency:) 8 November 2013 - Roads minister Robert Goodwill has welcomed the start of works on a major scheme to reduce congestion and increase capacity on the M1 near Wakefield.

11 November 2013

(Press release Cardiff University:) Cardifff, 7 November 2013 - The University’s new £30 million flagship research facility – the Hadyn Ellis Building, has been officially opened by the Welsh Government’s Minister for Economy, Science and Transport, Edwina Hart AM.

8 November 2013
BAM testet integriertes virtuelles Energielabor

Stuttgart, 7. November 2013 - Die BAM Deutschland AG ist Industriepartner des EU Forschungsprojekts 'Holistic Energy Efficiency Simulation and Life Cycle Management for Public Use FacilitieS (HESMOS)'. Das internationale Forscherteam des HESMOS Projekts hat ein integriertes virtuelles Energielabor (IVEL) entwickelt. Dieses dient der Lebenszyklusoptimierung von PPP Projekten auf der Basis eines Bauwerksinformationsmodells (BIM). Die Effektivität des IVEL wird derzeit von BAM an zwei Pilotprojekten validiert, der Alfons-Kern-Schule in Pforzheim und des Finanzzentrums Kassel.

7 November 2013
Nieuw Zuid (New South), South of Antwerp city center

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 7 November 2013 - Interbuild nv – an operating company of Royal BAM Group nv, active in Flanders and Brussels for non-residential and residential projects – has been awarded three contracts for apartment buildings with a total contract value of €33 million.

6 November 2013
Steven Brady

Stepps, Glasgow, 6 November 2013 - BAM Construction Scotland has appointed Steven Brady to the new post of preconstruction director. Formerly commercial manager for East Scotland since 2010, Steven Brady has worked for the company for more than 18 years.

5 November 2013
Steve Roome, Britain’s Construction Manager of the Year

Hemel Hempstead, 5 November 2013 - Derby’s Steve Roome – the construction manager behind the new Derby Council House – has been crowned as Britain’s Construction Manager of the Year for his work on the project. He won the award – the most prestigious within the construction industry – at a glittering ceremony hosted by industry body the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) late last week, and received his gold medal and plaque from TV presenter Sian Williams.