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4 July 2013
New UK headquarters for Imperial Tobacco in Bristol

Hemel Hempstead, 7 July 2013 - BAM, which has offices in the city, has been appointed to refurbish and refit an office block to house around 200 Imperial Tobacco employees in south Bristol at the company’s new UK headquarters.

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.

30 May 2013

Bunnik, The Netherlands, 30 May 2013 - BAM PPP PGGM Infrastructure Coöperatie (the joint venture between BAM PPP and the Dutch pension fund service provider PGGM) and OFI InfraVia today announce their acquisition of 50% and 25% respectively of the economic interests in the concession rights associated with the A8 A-model project (the ‘A8’) from BAM PPP (25%), Fluor Infrastructure (25%) and VolkerWessels Deutschland (25%). The final 25% remains held by Egis Investment Partners (19%) and Berger Bau (6%).

24 May 2013
Multi-faith school project

Hemel Hempstead, 24 May 2013 - BAM Midlands and BAM Design are working from concept design to construction on a multi-faith secondary school in Birmingham. The early stages of construction are about to commence. The £8 million contract to create the 700-pupil Sikh-ethos Nishkam High School was won in competition.

17 May 2013

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 17 May 2013 - Further to the announcement of 24 April 2013 on the payment of Royal BAM Group nv final dividend for the 2012 financial year, the number of dividend rights providing an entitlement to one ordinary share of Royal BAM Group nv (the exchange ratio) has been set at 38.25.

16 May 2013
  • Construction and M&E services: continued deterioration in the Dutch market
  • Civil engineering: mixed performance, with most businesses impacted by seasonality
  • Property: Dutch residential market continues to fall as expected
  • PPP: financial close on two projects; another two projects transferred to the joint venture
  • Order book unchanged at €10.7 billion
  • Financial position follows normal seasonal pattern
  • New accounting standards adopted per 1 January 2013; comparable figures restated

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15 May 2013

Hemel Hempstead, 14 May 2013 - Gallagher Developments, one of the UK’s leading privately owned developers, is pleased to announce that work has commenced on the next phase of the Gallagher Shopping Park in Port Glasgow.