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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.

4 November 2013

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 4 November 2013 - Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC) has awarded BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside of Europe, a design and construct contract to build the Aqaba New Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal, 18 kilometres south of Aqaba. The contract value is approximately €47 million. The contract includes the design and construction of an LNG jetty with approach trestle, including the mechanical, engineering and piping services. BAM International and its local joint venture partner MAG Engineering & Contracting Co. will complete this project in 15 months. The civil works are designed by BAM’s engineering company DMC.

1 November 2013
Marco de Rooij

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 1 November 2013 – The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed M. de Rooij, RC as Operational Audit director with effect from 1 November 2013.