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23 December 2014

Utrecht, the Netherlands, 23 December 2014 – The Executive Board of Greater Utrecht Authority of the Netherlands and Royal BAM Group have signed the contract for the construction of the Uithofline tram infrastructure in Utrecht. The contract value BAM is approximately € 70 million.

19 December 2014
Artists impression Free School in Teesside

Hemel Hempstead, 19 December 2014 - BAM Construction is to build an £11 million new home for Ingleby Manor Free School and Sixth Form on Teesside. The contractor, which has offices in Gateshead, will create a three-storey, U-shaped building for the Teesside institution.

16 December 2014
Work begins on Dunfermline's museum and art gallery

Dunfermline, 16 December 2014 - The anticipated moment for construction work to begin on Dunfermline’s new museum and art gallery has arrived. Partners gathered to mark the occasion on site which will now see work begin on a modern, purpose-built museum and art gallery space in Dunfermline’s town centre. The part Heritage Lottery funded project will see a brand new facility constructed and integrated with the surrounding historic listed buildings, including the Dunfermline Carnegie Library.

15 December 2014
BAM wins contract for Center Court at Brightlands Chemelot Campus

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 15 December 2014 – Brightlands Chemelot Campus, a joint venture of the Dutch province of Limburg, DSM Nederland and Maastricht University, has awarded the construction of Center Court (the central meeting place, education and research center) at Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard-Geleen to BAM. The contract value is approximately €35 million. Construction works will start in January 2015. BAM will complete the project by mid-2016.

11 December 2014

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 11 December 2014 - SRWT (Société Régionale Wallonne du Transport) has selected the Mobiliège joint venture as preferred tenderer for the tram line project in Liege. Mobiliège is formed by BAM PPP PGGM Infrastructure cooperative, Alstom and DG Infra +. BAM Galère (the operating company that realizes construction and civil projects in Wallonia) is involved for the civil and building works. Oter BAM companies involved are BAM Track, Betonac, BAM FM and BAM Maintenance.

10 December 2014
BAM completes second contract for cement plant in Indonesia

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 10 December 2014 - BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside Europe, has completed the onshore civil works of the second line of the Holcim cement plant in Tuban, East Java, Indonesia.

10 December 2014

Hemel Hempstead, 10 December 2015 - Withernsea High School in East Yorkshire hosted an official turf cutting ceremony today to mark the start of the construction work to replace its old dilapidated school building.

10 December 2014

(Press release LocoRail and LocoBouw:) Antwerp, 9 December 2014 – Liefkenshoek rail link – a showpiece in infrastructure realisations in Antwerp – is ready for service from 14 December 2014.

9 December 2014

Glasgow, 5 December 2014 - Guests gathered in the city recently to celebrate a Topping Out Ceremony that blended a mix of Glaswegian and German traditions for CONNECT110NS in Queen Street, a new office development led by BAM Properties.

8 December 2014

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 8 December 2014 - the BAM PPP PGGM and Iridium consortium has been identified as the Preferred Tenderer for the N25 New Ross Bypass project in Ireland.

5 December 2014
Residence Zuidertuin

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 5 December 2014 - Interbuild nv – an operating company of Royal BAM Group nv, active in Flanders and Brussels on non-residential and residential projects – has been awarded contracts for two apartment buildings Zuidertuin and Zuiderpromenade and for the Green Desk office building. The total value of the contracts is more than €20 million.

5 December 2014

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 5 December 2014 - BAM Alliance – the BAM consortium building NATO's new headquarters in Brussels – and the Belgian Ministry of Defence have reached an agreement on the claim for additional costs and the new time frame, submitted end 2013. The agreement provides for an additional payment of €85 million to BAM Alliance and building partners as compensation for additional works and services and foresees completion of the works in summer 2016.

4 December 2014
Michael Bublé officially launches Birmingham’s ‘Barclaycard Arena’

(Press release NEC Group / Barclaycard Arena:) Birmingham, 2 December 2014 - Today Birmingham’s iconic National Indoor Arena (NIA) made entertainment history as it was officially launched as the Barclaycard Arena by global music sensation Michael Bublé, following a £26 million redevelopment.

2 December 2014

Hemel Hempstead, 2 December 2014 - BAM Construction is on course to complete a £10 million Middlesex school building project within a calendar year after teamwork and innovative thinking helped shave six weeks off the project. BAM, which has offices in London, handed over Heathrow UTC on 26th of November, some six weeks before its contracted completion date of 15 January 2015. Even with time allowed for post-construction personalisation works in early December, the contractor will be off site before Christmas – having started in the first week of 2014.

2 December 2014

(Pressemitteilung Partnerschaften Deutschland - ÖPP Deutschland AG:) Bundesanstalt für Immobilienaufgaben unterzeichnet am 25. November 2014 ÖPP-Projektvertrag mit der BAM Deutschland AG für Haus der Zukunft in Berlin / ÖPP Deutschland AG war wirtschaftlicher Berater und Steuerer des europaweiten Vergabeverfahrens mit vorgeschaltetem Architektenwettbewerb

28 November 2014

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 28 November 2014 - Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau, the German tunneling specialist of Royal BAM Group nv, has won a joint venture contract worth around € 14 million, for the construction of a turbine building as part of an hydroelectric power scheme in Austria. The power station is expected to be operational by 2018.

26 November 2014
Sunderland College appoints contractor to build City Campus

Hemel Hempstead, 26 November 2014 - Sunderland College has appointed BAM Construction to build its new £29 million vocational campus in the heart of Sunderland City Centre.

24 November 2014
BAM appointed for David Morley's Fish & Coal scheme at Kings Cross

Hemel Hempstead, 24 November 2014 - BAM Construction has won the contract to refurbish London’s historic Fish and Coal buildings into a Jamie Oliver Group pub, restaurant and creative centre. The contractor will convert the 150-year-old buildings, which follow the curve of the Regent’s Canal, into modern offices, studios and dining spaces under the deal with developer the King’s Cross Central Partnership, led by Argent.

21 November 2014
Artists impression new academy on Don Valley site in Sheffield

Hemel Hempstead, 21 November 2014 - BAM Construction is to build a £14 million school on the site of the former Don Valley athletics stadium in Sheffield. The contractor, which has offices in Leeds, will create the facility for 1,200 pupils aged two to 16.

20 November 2014

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 20 November 2014 – For the fifth consecutive year, Royal BAM Group has been awarded with a top 20 position on the Transparency Benchmark (Transparantiebenchmark) of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, and has been declared one of the leaders by achieving a fourth place (2013: fifth). BAM is the highest scoring construction company.