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26 June 2013

Al Ain, United Arab Emirates / Gouda, the Netherlands, 26 June 2013 – BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group operating outside Europe, has achieved a major milestone in the design and build contract for a soccer stadium in the United Arab Emirates. The company has placed the last roof trestle of the 25,000-seat stadium, named Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium, located in Al Ain (approximately 150 kilometres east of Abu Dhabi, close to the borders of Oman) and has started the cladding. BAM started the project in mid-2012 and the stadium is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2013, after a record construction time of 16 months.

25 June 2013
Energy from renewable sources

(Press release The Ellen MacArthur Foundation:) Cowes, Isle of Wight, 20 June 2013 - The Ellen MacArthur Foundation today announced that Philips will become a partner for the next three years to help accelerate the transition to the circular economy.

24 June 2013
So wird das Stadion an der Gellertstraße künftig aussehen. (Quelle: BAM Sports GmbH/BAM Deutschland AG).

(Pressemitteilung 403 Chemnitz:) Chemnitz, 21. Juni 2013 - Den Zuschlag als Generalübernehmer für den Komplettumbau des Stadions an der Gellertstraße soll die Bietergemeinschaft BAM Sports GmbH Düsseldorf und BAM Deutschland AG Stuttgart erhalten. Es handelt sich um ein renommiertes Unternehmen, das beim Stadionbau – speziell beim Bau während des laufenden Spielbetriebs – große Erfahrungen besitzt. BAM zeichnete unter anderem für die Stadien in Dresden, Hannover, Mainz, Gelsenkirchen oder Rostock verantwortlich.

24 June 2013

Hemel Hempstead, 24 June 2013 - BAM Facilities Management (the facilities management arm of BAM Construct UK) has launched a live deployment project at UCL Academy, London, to bring BIM (building information modelling) to every stage of a building’s lifecycle.

21 June 2013
Public art in Kings Cross development

Hemel Hempstead, 21 June 2013 - BAM Construction helped renowned sculpture artist Maurice Blik – who survived Bergen-Belsen as a boy and who holds a dual British/Dutch passport – to unveil his specially commissioned work at the Kings Cross development known as Regent Quarter. The two part piece ‘About Face’ features two opposing faces; a bronzed beaten male face gazing up at a gold-leaf female. The lighter face weighs 450 kg and was clamped through the wall onto the stairwell using bespoke fixings.

20 June 2013

Hemel Hempstead, 20 June 2013 - The company building Portsmouth’s innovative Somerstown Hub – BAM Construction – has revealed that 87% of the orders for the recently completed Havant Academy were placed with local companies, as its work within the Hampshire area exceeds £300 million over the past twelve years.

20 June 2013
Bristol’s Aztec West development sold

Hemel Hempstead, 20 June 2013 - BAM Properties has sold its 930 Aztec West development in Bristol. The sale follows BAM letting the whole building to technology firm NVidia, in May. It has been bought by investment and asset management company Threadneedle UK Property Trust. The transaction is expected to complete on the first day of August.

13 June 2013
Children's home Leeds

Hemel Hempstead, 13 June 2013 - BAM Construction has won a £12.5 million job to build new facilities for Adel Beck Secure Children’s Home in Leeds.

12 June 2013
NIA redevelopment

Birmingham, 31 May 2013 - Work on the £26 million redevelopment of Birmingham’s National Indoor Arena (NIA) will commence in June 2013, following the appointment of contractor BAM Construction. The transformation of the NIA will provide an improved and enhanced experience – the next generation of arena – to promoters, artists, visitors and the city of Birmingham.

10 June 2013

(Press release NRA, National Roads Authority:) Dublin, 6 June 2013 - Work is officially starting on the Newlands Cross flyover and the N11 Arklow to Rathnew dual carriageway road projects after Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar turned the sod on both schemes.

7 June 2013
Calverley Building

Hemel Hempstead, 7 June 2013 – BAM Construction is to refurbish the 10-storey Calverley Building for Leeds Metropolitan University. The contractor, which has offices in the Yorkshire city, will modernise the 1970s teaching block. Works under the £6.3 million contract will include replacing windows; cleaning the concrete façade; upgrading plant and services; and creating a more open-plan learning environment.

7 June 2013

Hemel Hempstead, 6 June 2013 - BAM Construction in the Midlands has taken up space in BAM Properties' FORE development in Solihull by relocating its regional headquarters.

6 June 2013

Hemel Hempstead, 5 June 2013 - BAM Construction has taken part in a recent Fife Meet the Buyer event.

3 June 2013

Utrecht, the Netherlands, 3 June 2013 - ProRail has awarded the U-centRaal joint venture, consisting of BAM Rail and VolkerRail, the contract for the improvement of the flow of trains around the Utrecht Centraal station. The project focuses specifically on the expansion of the reliability of the railway, less malfunctions and space for more trains. The engagement fee amounts to over € 140 million. U-centRaal will complete this project in 2016.