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8 October 2014
  • Good progress on ‘Back in Shape’ programme for cost reduction, project control, working capital improvement and divestments
  • Streamlining operating companies into two business lines Construction and property, and Civil engineering plus BAM PPP
  • Bundling of twelve Dutch operating companies into two: BAM Bouw en vastgoed and BAM Infra
  • Bundling of six Belgian operating companies into BAM Belgium
  • Reduction of approximately 650 FTEs (mainly in the Netherlands, mainly white collar) due to simplified structure and backoffice economies of scale
  • Introduction of Management Committee, composed of Executive Board plus ten managing directors and three directors of service departments

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 8 October 2014 – At a presentation for capital markets to be held today in Amsterdam, the Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv will give details of the Back in shape programme previously announced for the improvement of its operational and financial performance.

7 October 2014
BAM to convert police station into UTC

Hemel Hempstead, 7 October 2014 - BAM Construction is to convert a police building in Salisbury into a university technical college (UTC). The national contractor, which has offices in Bristol, has been selected to deliver South Wiltshire UTC through the national academies framework.

30 September 2014
BAM consortium reaches financial close on University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 30 September 2014 - BAM PPP PGGM Infrastructure Coöperatie and its consortium partners VAMED and DIF have reached financial close on the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH) public-private partnership project in Germany.

30 September 2014
BAM selected for £27 million Surrey school

Hemel Hempstead, 30 September 2014 - BAM Construction is lined up to build a £27 million school in Surrey. The contractor, which has offices across the UK, has been named preferred bidder for the new Rydens Enterprise School and Sixth Form College in Hersham.

30 September 2014
BAM sells CONNECT110NS to Deutsche AWM

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 30 September 2014 - BAM Properties has sold its commercial property development CONNECT110NS in the heart of Glasgow’s premier commercial and retail district to Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (Deutsche AWM). The transaction was completed on Thursday 25 September for a purchase price of approximately £70 million.

30 September 2014

(Translation press release Rijkswaterstaat:) Utrecht, the Netherlands, 29 September 2014 - By inflating a giant smiley, Transport Minister Melanie Schultz van Haegen has officially opened the doubled N33 motorway between Assen and Zuidbroek, in the north of the Netherlands. The doubling was accomplished in only 16 months, meaning that it has been finished almost one year ahead of schedule.

26 September 2014

Hemel Hempstead, 26 September 2014 - BAM Properties and Taylor Clark Properties have announced plans to jointly develop 300,000 sq ft of space in Atlantic Square, Glasgow to offer one of the largest office developments in the City. Their joint venture is about to seek planning permission from Glasgow City Council.

26 September 2014
Artist impression Sandwell Health Futures UTC

Hemel Hempstead, 26 September 2014 - BAM Construction is to build a £9 million University Technical College (UTC) in Sandwell – it’s sixteenth UTC. The contractor will deliver the Health Futures UTC in the West Bromwich for sponsors including the University of Wolverhampton, West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust, Co-operative Pharmacy and 21 partner employers.

25 September 2014

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 25 September 2014 - BAM Nuttall Mott Macdonald Joint Venture, set up to deliver coastal and fluvial works under the WEM (Water and Environment Management) framework, has been awarded a contract valued at £23 million by Leeds City Council, which it procured using the EA’s WEM Framework procurement facility. The aim of the scheme is to provide 1 in 75 year flood protection for the city of Leeds with works extending for 4.3km from the city mainline railway station to just below Knostrop weir.

23 September 2014
intu has appointed BAM Construction as main contractor for its extension of intu Watford

Hemel Hempstead, 22 September 2014 - intu has appointed BAM Construction as main contractor for its extension of intu Watford. This forms part of intu’s redevelopment work in the town centre.

11 September 2014

Gefell, Germany, 10 September 2014 – The Federal Motorway 9 (Bundesautobahn 9 or A9) is connecting Berlin and Munich via Leipzig and Nuremberg. Federal Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt will officially open the last section of the road extension project of this major trans-European transport axe on Friday 5 September.

11 September 2014

Die Bundesautobahn A 9 ist eine der wichtigsten transeuropäischen Verkehrsachsen. Ihr durchgängig sechsstreifiger Ausbau ist eines der Verkehrsprojekte Deutsche Einheit. Mit der feierlichen Inbetriebnahme des letzten Streckenabschnittes zwischen der Anschlussstellen Triptis und Schleiz am 5.9.2014 wird der Ausbau der A 9 abgeschlossen.

2 September 2014
BAM commences its eleventh project so far at Argent's huge regeneration of Kings Cross

Hemel Hempstead, 2 September 2014 - BAM Construct UK is to work another historic project – it’s eleventh so far – within developer Argent’s mammoth King’s Cross site. The contractor has been awarded a contract on the refurbishment of the listed 19th century German Gymnasium within the central London development.

29 August 2014
Artist impression St. Lawrence House in Soho

Hemel Hempstead, 29 August 2014 - BAM Construction is working on a £28 million commercial project in central London. The contractor, which has offices in the capital, was awarded a pre-construction services agreement by developer Great Portland Estates for St. Lawrence House in Soho.

28 August 2014
BAM to start new primary school in South Gloucestershire

Hemel Hempstead, 28 August 2014 - BAM is to build a primary school on the site of King's Oak Academy in South Gloucestershire. Located alongside the existing secondary school, the new 1,953 sq m primary school will have capacity for 420 pupils aged 4 to 11. They will benefit from modern learning spaces as well as improved sports facilities for both primary and secondary pupils.

27 August 2014

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 22 August 2014 - The management of BAM PPP bv has appointed Mr M.H.A. van Rij, currently director of BAM PPP Nederland bv and BAM PPP België nv, as managing director of both business units with effect from 1 October 2014.

27 August 2014
BAM to build Derby Manufacturing UTC

Derby, 27 August 2014 - Work is due to start on the development of the campus for Derby Manufacturing University Technical College (UTC) following the granting of planning permission by Derby City Council. BAM Construct UK will build the £8 million centre which has been designed by Maber Architects.

27 August 2014
Artist impression Three Pancras Square

(Press release Argent / Porphyrios Associates:) London, 22 August 2014 - Developer Argent has announced that the designs for the newest office development at King’s Cross have been approved by Camden Council. Three Pancras Square, designed by Porphyrios Associates, is an eleven storey building occupying a prominent position on the King’s Cross development. The building will be largely office space (160,000 sq ft) with shops and restaurants at ground level (13,000 sq ft).

25 August 2014

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 13 August 2014 – The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has awarded BAM Danmark a contract for the construction of office 345C on the campus of DTU in Kongens Lyngby, fifteen kilometers north of Copenhagen. The contract value is approximately € 4.5 million. It is BAM’s first non-residential building contract in Denmark.

25 August 2014
Xbloc application on Reunion Island

Gouda, the Netherlands, 25 Augustus 2014 - BAM Infraconsult bv (under its trade name Delta Marine Consultants) has signed a license agreement for the use of Xbloc for the construction of the new coastal road (Nouvelle route du littoral) on the French island La Réunion in the Indian Ocean. The license agreement has been signed with a joint venture of GTOI (part of Colas), SBTPC (part of Vinci) and Vinci Construction Terrassement.