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1 October 2015
AM sells shopping centre De Voorwaarts in Apeldoorn

Utrecht, the Netherlands, 30 September 2015 - AM Real Estate Development (part of Royal BAM Group nv) has sold the first phase of retail park De Voorwaarts in Apeldoorn to Epic I sarl.

30 September 2015
Adam Harding becomes regional director of BAM Construction South East

Hemel Hempstead, 29 September 2015 - BAM Construction’s South East business – behind projects such as the Ashmolean Museum, the Laboratory of Molecular Biology for the Medical Research Council in Cambridge, and Network Rail’s National Centre in Milton Keynes, has appointed a new regional director. Adam Harding, 43, officially takes up the top role on 1 October in a business whose work spans 13 counties.

30 September 2015
Metro, Salford Quays, BAM Properties landmark building on Trafford Road

Salford (Greater Manchester), 29 September 2015 - Hamburg Süd, a German company ranked among the world’s ten largest shipping lines, has taken the last remaining floor of BAM Properties ‘Metro’ office development at Salford Quays. Hamburg Süd, which has been in operation since 1871, has agreed a ten year lease on approximately 17,700 sq ft in this landmark development.

28 September 2015
Kieron Meade

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 28 September 2015 – The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Kieron Meade as managing director of BAM PPP bv with effect from 1 October 2015. Kieron Meade has been a director of BAM PPP since 2009 and will succeed Richard Fielder, who will step down in relation to his retirement. 

28 September 2015
Busway statement

(Joint statement from Cambridgeshire County Council and BAM Nuttall:) Cambridge/Camberley, 25 September 2015 - Cambridgeshire County Council and BAM Nuttall have agreed to carry out a series of surveys and investigations into the construction of the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway. The County Council have raised a number of concerns with BAM Nuttall about the construction of the guided busway which centre around movement of the foundations and the joints between the guideway beams. In 2014 the County Council gave notice to BAM Nuttall of its intention to commence legal action in regard to these concerns. The two parties have now agreed to jointly fund a series of investigations and surveys into the behaviour of the guideway.

23 September 2015

Soesterberg/Bunnik, the Netherlands, 23 September 2015 – Construction company BAM is taking the first steps towards a smart grid with the retrofit of 69 homes of social housing corporation Portaal in Soesterberg. The retrofit is one of the projects undertaken as part of ‘de Stroomversnelling’ programme (the Rapids – electricity acceleration) to refurbish (often older) homes to become comfortable, energy efficient net-zero-energy homes. In Soesterberg (near Utrecht) Portal and BAM have fit seven homes with smart technology to deal with the electrical and mechanical installations and thus making these houses ‘Smart Grid Ready’.

10 September 2015
BAM Deutschland wins € 88 million hospital contract in Stuttgart

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 10 September 2015 – BAM Deutschland AG (the German operating company of Royal BAM Group nv, specialising in building construction projects) has acquired a contract for the partial renewal of Stuttgart’s municipality hospital. The contract value exceeds € 88 million. The client is Stuttgart's city administration.

10 September 2015
Her Majesty The Queen marks milestone as Monarch and re-opens Borders Railway; a Double Celebration

(Press release Borders Railway:) 9 September 2015 - The Borders Railway has been officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen today (09/09/15) on the day that she becomes Britain's longest serving Monarch.

9 September 2015
BAM secures £16 million scheme for the University of Lincoln

Hemel Hempstead, 9 September 2015 - BAM Construction has won the £16 million contract to construct the Isaac Newton Building for the University of Lincoln, the company has announced. After a competitive tendering process, BAM was selected to construct the major new academic facility on the University’s Brayford Pool Campus. The company will create a four-storey extension to Lincoln’s existing Engineering Hub to form the new building, named in honour of one of the world’s greatest ever scientists.

9 September 2015
Rail services make historic Borders return

(Press release Borders Railway:) Edinburgh, 7 September 2015 - The near fifty year wait for train services to be reinstated in the Borders came to an end this weekend when the first rail services began running between Edinburgh and Tweedbank.

9 September 2015
Appointment Finance Director at BAM Belgium

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 9 September 2015 – The Executive Board of nv (BAM Belgium) has appointed Diane Zygas as Finance Director of BAM Belgium with effect from 14 September 2015. As off this date Mrs Zygas will be a member of BAM Belgium’s Executive Board as well.

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.