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23 May 2014
Longest tunnel in Ireland reaches its destination

(Shell E&P Ireland Limited:) Dublin, 22 May 2014 - The longest tunnel ever built in Ireland has just been completed in Co. Mayo. The 4.9 km tunnel, (which is 300 m longer than Dublin’s Port Tunnel) has been under construction since January 2013. The tunnel runs under Sruwaddacon Bay, a special area of conservation (SAC), and will house a key onshore section of the Corrib gas pipeline. The tunnel will be used to connect the previously laid 83 km offshore pipeline from the Corrib Field to the Bellanaboy Bridge Gas Processing Terminal.

22 May 2014
Campus Beringen (project 005-000.V) – osar architects

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 22 May 2014 - Interbuild nv - operating company of Royal BAM Group nv , active in Flanders and Brussels for non-residential and apartment projects - has won a contract for the construction and maintenance of Beringen Campus. Beringen is, after Hasselt and Genk, the third largest city in the Belgian province of Limburg. Interbuild will deliver the campus with a construction value of almost € 42 million in the 26 months. BAM Facility Management (a subsidiary of Interbuild) will take care of the maintenance of the complex for thirty years. The annual maintenance fee is approximately € 0.6 million.

20 May 2014
Official Opening of the New Coláiste Ailigh School Building

(Press release ETB Education & Training Board:) Donegal, 12 May 2014 - Donegal Education and Training Board are delighted to confirm that today [Monday 12th May 2014] marks the Official Opening of the new Coláiste Ailigh School Building at Knocknamona, Letterkenny. An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, T.D., will perform the Official Opening and will be the special guest at the Opening Ceremony which begins at 11:00 a.m.

19 May 2014
Contract for the renovation of the government office at Rijnstraat 8 in The Hague awarded to BAM, ISS and OMA

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 19 May 2014 - The Central Government has awarded the contract for the renovation and exploitation of Rijnstraat 8 in The Hague to PoortCentraal, a consortium with BAM, ISS and OMA. After renovation, this building, which formerly accommodated the ministry of VROM (Transport, Spatial Planning and the Environment), will house the ministry of Foreign Affairs, the ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, the Immigration and Naturalisation Service and the CAO (central organisation for the reception of asylum seekers). The building will become a flexible government office: it will be suitable for multiple organisations, not just a single government department. 

19 May 2014
John Burns (right), Chief Executive NHS Ayrshire & Arran, and Doug Keillor, Regional Director of BAM Construction.

(Press release NHS Ayrshire & Arran:) Kilmarnock, 15 May 2014 - NHS Ayrshire & Arran’s Chief Executive John Burns and Doug Keillor, Regional Director of contractors BAM Construction, met this week to sign the construction contract for the pioneering Building for Better Care programme. The formal signing session was a major milestone in the programme, which will see a new Emergency Department at University Hospital Ayr and two new Combined Assessment Units at Ayr and University Hospital Crosshouse.

16 May 2014

Bunnik, The Netherlands, 16 May 2014 - Further to the announcement of 23 April 2014 on the payment of Royal BAM Group nv final dividend for the 2013 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 76.74.

15 May 2014
  • Construction and M&E services: lower revenue related to Dutch activities
  • Civil engineering: revenue higher due to mild winter
  • Property: commercial property sales support result; some green shoots in Dutch residential
  • PPP: four projects transferred into the joint venture with PGGM
  • Order book steady overall; positive book-to-bill ratio in the Netherlands

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14 May 2014

(Press release Network Rail/Borders Railway Project:) 14 May 2014 - Borders Railway construction works mark their one year anniversary, with just over a year of construction remaining until the project delivery phase is completed in summer 2015.

14 May 2014
AM Real Estate Development sells Capgemini head office; triple A Building Utrecht

Utrecht, the Netherlands, 14 May 2014 – Real estate developer AM Real Estate Development has sold the new Capgemini (consultancy and IT services) head office in Leidsche Rijn Centrum Noord. The office building comprises 21,000 m2 of lettable floor space and is being rented in its entirety by Capgemini. DTZ Zadelhoff realised this transaction in cooperation with their colleagues of 3stone Real Estate.

14 May 2014
BAM lands second major letting at Solihull’s FORE inside three days

BAM Properties, part of the UK development, design and construction company, has made its second major letting inside a few days at the Solihull business park, FORE.

13 May 2014
Former Peters Lime and Cement Works (Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery).

(Press release of Trenport and Homes and Communities Agency) London, 12 May 2014 - Work to provide a £50 million new Medway Valley Crossing and Peters Village housing development near Wouldham starts this month (May). The investment includes £19.5 million from the Government’s Local Infrastructure Fund administered by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA).

9 May 2014
Steps to Work Programme at Ulster Hospital

Belfast, 8 April 2014 - Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry and Health, Social Services and Public Safety Minister Edwin Poots have highlighted the role of social clause contracts in moving people into employment.

9 May 2014
BAM lets 25,000 sq ft to UTC Aerospace Systems at FORE business park, Solihull

Hemel Hempstead, 9 May 2014 - UTC Aerospace Systems, formerly Goodrich, has taken a new ten year lease comprising 25,652 sq ft within the FORE 1 offices Solihull, the most high profile office development in the M42 corridor. The letting represents the largest transaction for office space in Solihull and the M42 corridor for two years, since the letting of Eagle 3 to Virgin Media in early 2012. It is for the whole of FORE 1, created, designed and built by property and construction company BAM.

8 May 2014
Project Start station Erasmus line awarded

The Hague, the Netherlands, 8 May 2014 - The contract for the design and construction of the The Hague Start station Erasmusline (HSE) has been awarded to BAM. HSE forms a new stop at The Hague Central Station, which is situated partly above and partly next to the bus platform. The station is designed by ZJA (Zwarts & Jansma Architects) in Amsterdam. BAM starts construction in the autumn and the new station will be completed in 2016. The city of The Hague and ProRail (responsible for the Dutch railway network) are working on this project together with public transport organisations RET, HTM and Haaglanden’s area council.

6 May 2014
BAM to build petroleum jetty in Sierra Leone

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 6 May 2014 – BAM International and its South African joint-venture partner Stefanutti Stocks have been awarded the contract for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of a petroleum jetty at the Kissy Oil Terminal of Freetown in Sierra Leone. It will take the joint venture approximately one year to design and complete the project for PetroJetty Ltd.

1 May 2014
Feyenoord Founders Consortium welcomes positive recommendation of scouts; consortium with BAM, AM and Siemens is ready for further steps in the realisation of De Nieuwe Kuip

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 1 May 2014 - Feyenoord Founders Consortium (FFC) welcomes the recommendation of the scouts, Messrs Wim van Sluis, Jos van der Vegt and Hans Vervat, for the development of a renewed stadium for Feyenoord. After an extensive selection process, the scouts have given the client, Stichting 1 Feyenoord (representatives of BVO Feyenoord, Stadion Feijenoord N.V., Sportclub Feyenoord and supporters), the final recommendation to achieve the radical renovation of the current stadium with Feyenoord Founders Consortium as partner, based on the plan of FFC for De Nieuwe Kuip. The FFC consists of BAM, AM and Siemens.

1 May 2014
It’s in the bank for BAM

Hemel Hempstead, 30 April 2014 - BAM Construction has returned to Edinburgh’s Princes Street to create a new retail banking branch for Halifax.