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31 July 2015

Frankfurt am Main, 31. Juli 2015 - In München am 25. Juli 2015 wurde nach sechsjähriger Bauzeit der Tunnel Mittlerer Ring Süd West – Luise-Kiesselbach-Platz feierlich eröffnet. Oberbürger-meister Dieter Reiter gab den Straßentunnel symbolisch für den Verkehr frei. Baureferentin Rosemarie Hingerl und der bayerische Minister für Verkehr Joachim Herrmann nahmen an der Eröffnung teil. „Damit entschärfen wir einen zentralen Verkehrsknotenpunkt in München und entlasten die Anwohner ganz erheblich.“ betonte Hermann. Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG, Bereich Süd, erstellte den Tunnel als technischer Federführer in Arbeitsgemeinschaft im Auftrag der Landeshauptstadt München. Die Gesamtmaßnahme beinhaltete die Herstellung eines ca. 2.800 m langen, innerstädtischen Tunnels in Bohrpfahl-Deckel-Bauweise und offener Bauweise, sowie Kanal- und Straßenbauarbeiten.

27 July 2015

Hemel Hempstead, 27 July 2015 - UTC Leeds, the specialist new engineering and manufacturing college due to open in September 2016, has begun to lay its foundations by announcing plans for the redevelopment of the grade II listed Braime Pressings factory on Hunslet Road.

22 July 2015

Hemel Hempstead, 22 July 2015 - BAM FM has won a £135,000 deal to supply a range of services to South Wiltshire UTC in Salisbury. The company will provide cleaning, catering and grounds maintenance services for the university technical college, which will open in September. BAM FM will also look after mechanical and electrical maintenance, premises management and caretaking. Sister company BAM Construction is in charge of creating the building from a former police station.

20 July 2015

(Translation of original Dutch press release of Rijkswaterstaat:) Utrecht, the Netherlands, 20 July 2015 – After a lifetime of almost 100 years, the Northern lock in IJmuiden needs replacement. Rijkswaterstaat (the Dutch Highways and Waterways Agency) intends to award the construction of the new IJmuiden sea lock, which is located at the entrance to the North Sea Canal, to the Consortium OpenIJ. After contract close, this consortium, consisting of BAM, Volker Wessels and DIF will be responsible for design, construction, financing and maintenance of the new lock for a period of 26 years.

16 July 2015
Tom Moore, the winner of the Baroness Platt of Writtle IENG Award 2015.

(News release Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE):) London, 15 July 2015 - Tom Moore IEng MICE has received the Baroness Platt of Writtle Award 2015, presented by the Worshipful Company of Engineers, a prestigious annual national award recognising the achievements of a newly registered Incorporated Engineer (IEng). Tom was presented with a prize of £1000, a medal and certificate at the Annual Awards Dinner of the Worshipful Company of Engineers which took place on 14th July.

14 July 2015
BAM joins Dutch platform ‘Professionals in PPP’

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 10 July 2014 - BAM has joined the newly established platform ‘Professionals in PPP’ in the Netherlands. On behalf of BAM, COO Erik Bax recently signed the declaration of participation at the offices of the Rijksvastgoedbedrijf (National Real Estate Agency) in The Hague. Through this platform, government and industry have committed to further develop their collaboration in PPP projects, especially in the operational phase.

10 July 2015
Mr M.R. Bellamy

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 10 July 2015 – The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Mr M.R. Bellamy as executive director of BAM Nuttall Ltd with effect from 1 August 2015. Previously Martin Bellamy (50) was director of BAM International bv.

10 July 2015

Glasgow, 10 July 2015 - Glasgow City Council has granted planning permission to BAM Properties and Taylor Clark Properties to develop Atlantic Square in Glasgow’s Broomielaw, to create one of the City’s largest Grade-A office developments.

8 July 2015
GRAHAM-BAM Healthcare Partnership supports employee health and social wellbeing

(Press release Public Health Agency (PHA): Belfast, Northern Ireland, 8 July 2015 - The Public Health Agency (PHA) has commended GRAHAM-BAM Healthcare Partnership, contractors on the new construction phase of the Ulster Hospital, for promoting the ‘Workplace 28 Day Stop Smoking Challenge’ through their health and wellbeing initiatives, and congratulated more than 30 staff who took part.

8 July 2015
James Wimpenny

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 8 July 2015 – The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed James Wimpenny as executive director of BAM Construct UK Ltd with effect from 1 September 2015. James Wimpenny has 29 years’ service with the company and has been regional director of BAM Construction in the North East of England since 2006.

7 July 2015

Hemel Hempstead, 7 July 2015 - BAM Construction is to build a new home for a village school that was badly flooded in 2008. The contractor, which has offices in Bristol, is to construct Countess Gytha School on higher ground in Queen Camel.

6 July 2015
CONNECT110NS opens for business

Glasgow, 6 July 2015 - BAM Properties has officially handed over CONNECT110NS in Glasgow’s Queen Street to its owners marking the completion of one of Scotland’s most ambitious building projects.

6 July 2015
Second UTC for Sheffield appoints BAM to commence construction

Hemel Hempstead, 6 July 2015 - BAM Construction has won a £9.3 million project to create the second University Technical College in Sheffield, for human sciences and computing. The contractor, which has offices in Leeds, will build UTC 2 Sheffield on the Olympic Legacy Park in Don Valley.