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25 June 2015

Hemel Hempstead, 25 June 2015 - The green light has been given for construction of the first phase of pupil accommodation in the grounds of a Grade II listed independent day school in Hampshire.

25 June 2015
Ballymore appoints contractor as £90 million Three Snowhill gets set for start on site

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 25 June 2015 - The third and final phase of Birmingham’s Snowhill development – Three Snowhill – is expected to start on site in September after developer Ballymore Properties appointed BAM Construction as its preferred contractor.

24 June 2015
First major construction milestone for V&A Dundee

(Press release V&A Museum of Design Dundee:) Dundee, 23 June 2015 - Completion of a coffer dam in the River Tay at the site of V&A Museum of Design Dundee marks a major milestone in the £80.11 million construction project.

24 June 2015
BAM completes LNG terminal in Aqaba, Jordan

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 24 June 2015 - BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside of Europe, has completed the €65-million-project to construct the Aqaba New Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal for Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC). BAM has handed over the project on 23 June, two months ahead of schedule.

22 June 2015
Mr E.A. (Eugene) Grüter

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 22 June 2015 - The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Mr E.A. (Eugene) Grüter as managing director of the Dutch operating company BAM Bouw en Vastgoed with effect of 1 September 2015. Mr Grüter (56) is currently Business Line Director Buildings and member of the Executive Council at Royal HaskoningDHV.

18 June 2015
From left: Nissar Mohammed (project director), Amanda Findlay (head teacher), Stephen Ashley (section foreman), Simon Edgar (sub-agent).

Camberley, 12 June 2015 - The 14th June marks the formal contract completion for BAM Nuttall on the Borders Railway project and the date when the new railway transfers officially to the ScotRail Alliance team. To mark this major milestone and as a signature event in the company’s 150th Anniversary Celebrations, pupils and teachers from Stow Primary School in the Scottish Borders joined BAM’s project director, Nissar Mohammed at the new Stow Station.

17 June 2015

(Press release BAM PPP – PGGM:) Bunnik, the Netherlands, 17 June 2015 – The National Development Finance Agency (NDFA), part of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA), has announced the appointment of BAM PPP PGGM as preferred tenderer in the development of four new courthouses and the refurbishment and extension of three existing court buildings.

17 June 2015
Department for Education lays groundwork for move to Old Admiralty Building

Hemel Hempstead, 17 June 2015 - The Department for Education has announced the appointment of BAM as the main contractor to refurbish its new headquarters in Whitehall. The department is due to move into the Grade II listed Old Admiralty Building in Horseguards Parade in 2017, restoring and enhancing one of the Whitehall Estate’s most recognisable landmarks.

16 June 2015
Jochen van Dijk

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 16 June 2015 - The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Mr J.P.M. (Jochen) van Dijk, RA as Operational audit director with effect of 1 July 2015.

15 June 2015
A1/28  joint venture (BAM, Van Oord) and partner ARCADIS win Rijkswaterstaat tender for Hoevelaken junction

(Translation of original press release of Rijkswaterstaat:) Utrecht, the Netherlands, 15 June 2015 - Rijkswaterstaat (Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management) has awarded the Hoevelaken junction project to the A1/28 joint venture. The A1/28 joint venture comprises the companies BAM and Van Oord, with consultancy and design agency ARCADIS as cooperating partner.

15 June 2015

Hemel Hempstead, 15 June 12015 - The complex re-development of Tate St Ives is to be carried out by BAM Construction. The existing gallery is to undergo substantial two-phase re-modelling of its existing building’s learning and roof terrace areas. BAM will also create a new build 1,200 m2 extension situated  west of the gallery, and below the Barnoon car park. BAM will create a new gallery space for temporary exhibitions, as well improved art handling and additional visitor facilities. The new and existing building will be linked to allow visitors to move from one to the other.

15 June 2015
(From left:) Jamie Hodge - site manager, Rick Barot - project manager, Angela Meseg – site administrator, Matt Crookes- senior site manager.

Hemel Hempstead, 12 June 2015 - Park Community School’s new school building has only just opened and already it is winning awards – for its construction. The contractors behind the £18 million new facilities in Havant – BAM Construction – picked up its second prestigious Gold Award from the Considerate Contractors Scheme (CCS) this month, placing it among the UK’s 100 most considerate construction projects in the year.

11 June 2015
BAM signs license agreements Xbloc applications in Costa Rica and in the Dominican Republic

Gouda, the Netherlands, 11 June 2015 – BAM Infraconsult, under its trade name Delta Marine Consultants, has signed two new license agreements for Xbloc projects in Costa Rica and in the Dominican Republic.

11 June 2015
New contract for BAM in Surabaya, Indonesia

Bunnik, the Netherlands,11 June 2015 – BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside of Europe, has been awarded the contract to build the greenfield Amcor packaging plant in Pasuruan, East Java, close to Surabaya. The contract value amounts to US$7.2 million (€6.5 million). BAM expects to deliver this project to Amcor in March 2016.

5 June 2015

(Press release South Devon University Technical College:) Newton Abbot,  5 June 2015 - A ceremony has been held (Friday 5th June) in Newton Abbot to mark progress on the town’s new University Technical College. Anne Marie Morris MP, who was re-elected as MP for Newton Abbot, Ian Crews the Principal Designate of the new South Devon UTC and Professor Janice Kay, Provost Vice Chancellor of the University of Exeter performed a “topping out” of the £10.5 million new building. Ms Morris tightened a golden bolt on the four-storey UTC roof to signify BAM Construction having reached full height for the state-of-the-art specialist water engineering, science and environmental teaching facilities.

3 June 2015
Artist’s impression MontLégia Hospital: ©CHC-AAH-Miysis

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 3 June 2015 – BAM has been awarded two contracts in the French-speaking region of Belgium with a total contract value of €50 million. It concerns the structural framework of a hospital in Liege and the second phase of the construction of a ring road near Couvin.

3 June 2015

Camberley, 3 June 2015 - One of the UK’s leading contractors has singled out several companies in the North West in its regional supply chain awards. BAM Construction – based in Salford - is behind signature structures such as the new National Graphene Institute, Manchester City’s Football Academy, and the Co-Operative Group HQ. Last week, at Manchester United, the firm handed out medals to firms for environmental and health and safety performance, quality, innovation, for subcontract manager of the year and overall regional contractor of the year.

2 June 2015

Camberley, 29 May 2015 - BAM Nuttall is pleased to announce the recent project award by the Royal Mail Group to undertake the remediation of its former mail centre site at Nine Elms in South London. The site has been used by Royal Mail since the 1970’s and prior to that the 4.2ha site was part of the Nine Elms Gas Works, which was built in the latter part of the 19th century.