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31 October 2013
Crossrail dive

(Press release Crossrail:) London, 29 October 2013 - The excavation of 34,000 tonnes of earth for a new rail underpass just outside Acton Main Line station has begun as part of works to prepare the route for the full arrival of Crossrail services in 2019. The dive-under is needed so that trains leaving the Acton freight yard do not delay passenger trains heading towards Acton Main Line and on to central London.

31 October 2013

(News release Women’s Engineering Society:) Stevenage, Hertfordshire, 19 October 2013 - BAM Nuttall, part of the Royal BAM Group and one of Europe’s leading civil engineering companies, has joined the Women’s Engineering Society (WES).

29 October 2013
Stan Beckers

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 29 October 2013 – The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Mr S.H.A.J. Beckers director Legal as well as Company Secretary, with effect from 1 December 2013.

25 October 2013
Somerset school

Hemel Hempstead, 25 October 2013 - BAM Construction is to create new buildings for Penrose School in Somerset, working in collaboration with Penrose School, Somerset County Council and Futures for Somerset. The contractor will demolish the existing single-storey school buildings in Bridgwater and replace them with modern facilities over two floors.

25 October 2013

(Gemeinsame Pressemitteilung Ministerium der Finanzen und Landeshauptstadt Potsdam:) Potsdam, 24. Oktober 2013 – Am heutigen Donnerstag haben Finanzminister Helmuth Markov und Potsdams Oberbürgermeister Jann Jakobs im Beisein der Vizepräsidentin des Landtages Gerrit Große eine Bronze-Stele, die zur Ehrung von Hasso Plattner auf dem zukünftigen Steubenplatz gegenüber dem Filmmuseum errichtet wurde, erstmalig der Öffentlichkeit präsentiert. Damit würdigten sie Hasso Plattner und sein Engagement für den Landtagsneubau und die Landeshauptstadt Potsdam.

21 October 2013

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 21 October 2013 - BAM Sports – the subsidiary of BAM Deutschland AG, which specialises in stadium construction – has been awarded the contract for the complete renewal of Stadion an der Gellertstraße in Chemnitz, which serves as the home of football club FC Chemnitzer. Chemnitz is located in Saxony, near the border with the Czech Republic. The contract includes demolition of the stadium dating from 1934 and an adjacent building and constructing a new stadium for 15,000 spectators with catering, office and retail spaces. The contract value is over € 23 million.

15 October 2013

(Press release Department of Children and Youth Affairs:) Oberstown Campus, Lusk, Co. Dublin, 14 October 2013 - Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Ms Frances Fitzgerald TD has today officially launched the construction project for new child detention facilities, to increase capacity and improve services on the Oberstown campus, Lusk, Co. Dublin.

15 October 2013
Stadsslot landtag Potsdam

(Gemeinsame Pressemitteilung des Finanzministeriums und des Landtages Brandenburg mit der BAM Deutschland:) Potsdam, 10. Oktober 2013. Als künftiger Hausherr hat Landtagspräsident Gunter Fritsch heute den symbolischen Schlüssel für das neue Parlamentsgebäude in Potsdams Mitte von Finanzminister Dr. Helmuth Markov entgegengenommen. Damit wurde der Landtagsneubau endgültig vom Auftraggeber an den zukünftigen Nutzer übergeben.

15 October 2013

Leeds, 14 October 2013 - BAM Construction has been named as contractor of the year in the Constructing Excellence awards for the Yorkshire and Humber regions. The awards were presented on Friday night at the Marriott Hotel, Leeds.

14 October 2013
Begin of construction of a Urgent Care and Trauma centre

(Press release Aintree University Hospital:) Liverpool, 11 October 2013 - The construction of a £35 million Urgent Care and Trauma centre at Aintree University Hospital officially began today (Friday 11th October) with a special foundation stone laying ceremony.

11 October 2013
Container terminal

Rotterdam/Bunnik, the Netherlands, 11 October 2013 – A consortium consisting of Van Oord and BAM International, has been awarded the contract for the design and construction of Phase 2A of the new container terminal for APM Terminals in Moín, Costa Rica. The total contract value amounts to USD 460 million which is split between Van Oord and BAM International on an almost equal basis. It will take the consortium approximately three years to complete the project.

11 October 2013
Brodies LLP

Hemel Hempstead, 11 October 2013 - BAM's property development business secures a major tenant for Glasgow's newest prime location. Brodies LLP has signed up as the first occupier at BAM Properties latest office development at 110 Queen Street, Glasgow, signalling a major vote of confidence in the city.

9 October 2013
Train tunnel

(Press release Crossrail:) London, 9 October 2013 - Crossrail has completed the construction of the first of its new train tunnels under London. It comes as Crossrail’s tunnelling machines reach the 13 mile point in their 26 mile marathon tunnel build. 

8 October 2013

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 8 October 2013 - Royal BAM Group nv will hold an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders on Wednesday 20 November 2013 at 15:00 hours. The meeting will take place at the company's offices at Runnenburg 9, 3981 AZ Bunnik, the Netherlands. The announcement and other information are published on the website of the company

7 October 2013

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 7 October 2013 - BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside of Europe, has been awarded a US$ 28.5 million contract for the demolition of the existing US-embassy building in Jakarta, including the earth and piling works and the superstructure for the new Embassy building. 

7 October 2013

Martin Hill, BAM Properties’ development director, said: 'I am pleased to say that we have just exchanged contracts for letting of Washington House to Openwork Holdings Ltd. It shows once again that BAM’s high quality sustainable approach to development attracts important occupiers and helps to boost the local economy.  The letting confirms that with an improving economic climate there is a strengthening in occupier confidence evident not just in Swindon, but nationally.'

4 October 2013

Hemel Hempstead, 4 October 2013 - BAM Construction has been selected to build two fire stations in Sheffield. The contractor, which has offices in Leeds, was awarded the £5 million contract by South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue (SYFR) through the Yorbuild framework. BAM will build new stations at Parkway and Birley Moor that will serve the South Yorkshire area.

4 October 2013
Start construction

(News Wetsus, centre of excellence for sustainable water technology:) Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, 3 October 2013 - In Leeuwarden, at the WaterCampus, the construction of the new Wetsus building has started. The City of Leeuwarden is the commissioning party.

1 October 2013
Network Rail operating centre

Hemel Hempstead, 1 October 2013 - BAM Construction has won a £30 million scheme to build an operating centre for Network Rail. The contractor will construct a three-storey building in Basingstoke that will act as a signalling control centre for the Wessex region. The 13,600 sq m facility will also include internal and external training facilities, as well as office space for rail staff. It forms part of Network Rail’s strategy to consolidate and future proof its operating centres across the UK.