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24 August 2015
BAM to build new leisure centre

Hemel Hempstead, 24 August 2015 - BAM has been appointed by hub West Scotland, the Council’s Development Partner, to deliver a new £22 million leisure centre on the banks of the Clyde for West Dunbartonshire Council as a key part of the regeneration strategy for the area.

24 August 2015
Emporio Armani to open store in Glasgow’s CONNECT110NS retail centre

Glasgow, 24 August 2015 - Emporio Armani is to open a new flagship store in Glasgow as the first retail occupier within CONNECT110NS, a Grade A mixed use development spearheaded by BAM Properties.

24 August 2015
BMB jv appointed to deliver Thames Tideway Tunnel

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 24 August 2015 – BAM Nuttall Ltd, the UK civil engineering arm of Royal BAM Group nv, today announces that it has been appointed to deliver the western section of the Thames Tideway Tunnel, or ‘super sewer’, in joint venture with Morgan Sindall plc and Balfour Beatty Group Limited. The project is valued at £416 million to the joint venture.

21 August 2015
Rijkswaterstaat awards construction of the new sea lock at IJmuiden to Consortium OpenIJ

BAM-PGGM and VolkerWessels-DIF

(Translation of original Dutch press release of Rijkswaterstaat:) Utrecht, the Netherlands, 21 August 2015 – After a lifetime of almost 100 years, the Northern lock in IJmuiden needs replacement. Rijkswaterstaat (the Dutch Highways and Waterways Agency) has awarded the construction of the new IJmuiden sea lock, which is located at the entrance to the North Sea Canal, officially to the Consortium OpenIJ. This consortium, consisting of BAM-PGGM and Volker Wessels-DIF will be responsible for design, construction, financing and maintenance of the new lock for a period of 26 years.

20 August 2015
BAM confirms outlook full year 2015
  • Back in Shape on track; delivering savings and working capital improvements
  • Construction and M&E services: ongoing pressure in Dutch non-residential
  • Civil engineering: positive result mainly driven by BAM International, the Netherlands and Ireland
  • Property: Dutch residential market follows twin track; Dutch non-residential market remains weak
  • PPP: solid performance and healthy bid pipeline
  • Order book: growth from new order intake and stronger pound; quality improving
  • Net cash position: strong year on year improvement driven by Back in Shape

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18 August 2015
Herts and Bucks pupils hail ‘construction summer camp’

Hemel Hempstead, 18 August 2015 - Local Year ten pupils who spent a week of their summer holidays gaining an insight into the construction industry have spoken of how valuable the experience was.

10 August 2015
BAM wins office contract in Berlin

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 10 August 2015 – BAM Deutschland, the German construction company of Royal BAM Group nv, has won a contract for the construction of the East Side Office (phase 1) which is part of the Postbahnhof project in Berlin. The client is NDC Real Estate Management GmbH. The contract value is over € 20 million. The construction works have started. BAM Deutschland expects to complete the office in early 2017.

10 August 2015
Redevelopment of Ashford College Phase One

Hemel Hempstead, 10 August 2015 - BAM Construction in the South East has been appointed to start the enabling works on what will be a £11 million contract to build a new build college in Ashford.

6 August 2015
Giant comic strip sited around V&A Dundee

(Press release V&A Dundee:) Dundee, 5 August 2015 - A giant comic strip‎ illustrating the brilliance of design will be unveiled tomorrow at the waterfront construction site of V&A Museum of Design Dundee.

4 August 2015
Queen to open Borders Railway; double celebration as HM marks milestone as monarch & re-opens railway

(News release Borders Railway:) 3 August 2015 - The Borders Railway will be officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen on the day that she becomes Britain's longest serving monarch.

4 August 2015
New N11 Motorway between Arklow and Rathnew Opens July 13th, 2015

(Press release TII-Transport Infrastructure Ireland:) Dublin, 13 July 2015 - Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Pascal Donohoe TD, was this afternoon (Monday) joined by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin TD, to officially open the N11 Arklow to Rathnew Upgrade scheme, which forms part of the €282 million N7 Newlands Cross/N11 Arklow to Rathnew Public Private Partnership (PPP) scheme.

4 August 2015
BAM wins major contract for office facility Ireland

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 4 August 2015 – Royal BAM Group nv today announced that its Irish operating company, BAM Building, has been awarded a contract by Microsoft Ireland for the construction of an office facility. The contract is valued in excess of €100 million.