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9 May 2016
Centre is BAM’s Phil Woodhead,  Left is Carol Shaw, others are beneficiaries of the Skills Academy, at Leeds UTC.

Hemel Hempstead, 6 May 2016 - Thirty new apprenticeships created, 93 new jobs, 98 work placements and 66 sub-contractors gaining NVQs … all successes of a Yorkshire firm’s National Skills Academy for Construction (NSAfC) programme, using its projects including Leeds UTC to benefit sub-contractors and the local community.

4 May 2016
 Visualisierung Klinikum Frankfurt Höchst. © wörner traxler richter planungs-GmbH

Stutgart, 3. Mai 2016 - Dass es sich beim Klinikum Frankfurt Höchst um ein stolzes Projekt handelt, belegen schon die ersten Zahlen: 4 miteinander verbundene Querriegelbauten, 6 Stockwerke, 78.900 m² Bruttogeschossfläche, davon 33.500 m² Nutzfläche, das schafft  Platz für 666 stationäre, davon 66 intensivmedizinisch überwachte Betten sowie 40 tagesklinische Plätze mit einer Versorgungskapazität von insgesamt allein 33.500 stationären Patienten jährlich. Doch darüber hinaus hat die Stadt Frankfurt am Main als Trägerin des Bauprojekts den Anspruch, das erste nach Passivhausstandards ausgerichtete Klinikum Europas zu errichten.

2 May 2016
BAM appoints Director Human Resources: Rob Zuidema

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 2 May 2016 – The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Mr R.J. Zuidema as Director Human Resources, effective from 1 August 2016. Currently Rob Zuidema (1968) is Global Director of Human Resources at Booking.com.

28 April 2016
Artist’s impression: DB Netz AG, CADMAN.

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 28 April 2016 - Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau, the German tunnel specialist of Royal BAM Group, has been awarded the contract for the construction of a subway tunnel in Frankfurt. The two-kilometre double-track tunnel will be constructed in the city centre, in the new Gateway Gardens district. The contract value is approximately €220 million.

19 April 2016

Hemel Hempstead, 19 April 2016 - Companies from Walsall, Great Barr, West Bromwich and Solihull have walked away with awards from one of the Midlands’s largest construction groups. The four firms were singled out for special praise by major Midlands contractor, BAM Construction, which has its regional HQ at Fore business park in Solihull and has an annual turnover above £100 million.

18 April 2016
Artist's impression; Courtesty of Avanti/Kennedy Fitzgerald Architects

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 18 April 2016 - South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust has appointed the GRAHAM-BAM Healthcare Partnership, a joint venture between GRAHAM Construction and BAM, to deliver Ulster Hospital’s new £95 million (approximately €120 million) Acute Services Block – currently the largest live healthcare project in Ireland.

15 April 2016

Hemel Hempstead, 15 April 2016 - Plans for New College Doncaster, the town’s only sixth form college for 16-19 year olds, have taken a major step forward with the appointment of a main contractor. The New Collaborative Learning Trust, who will run the college, has appointed BAM Construction as its preferred bidder to deliver the sixth form college, sports hall, and a series of sports pitches, with a construction value of around £20 million. The appointment was made under the EFA’s contractors’ framework after a competitive process.

15 April 2016

Hemel Hempstead, 15 April 2016 - Developer Town Centre Securities has appointed a contractor to deliver its refurbishment of the 1960s office building known as Merrion House in the north of Leeds. BAM Construction will deliver the complex remodelling and refurbishment of the office building which until recently was occupied by employees of Leeds City Council. BAM will also be responsible for fitting out the building.

15 April 2016

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 15 April 2016 - BAM Deutschland AG (the German operating company of Royal BAM Group nv, specialising in general building projects) has won a new contract in joint venture with Max Bögl Stiftung & Co. KG to build a hospital in Frankfurt Höchst. The contract value for BAM is more than €150 million. The six floor building has a total gross floor area of 79,000 sqm. BAM expects to complete the project in early 2019.

14 April 2016
BAM to design and construct new mega cruise pier in Curaçao

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 14 April 2016 – BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside Europe, has won the contract to design and construct Mega Cruise Pier II in Curaçao. BAM International is a specialist near-shore product global constructor. The contract value amounts to US$29 million (€25 million). This project is part of the total development of US$43 million (€38 million) that Curaçao Ports Authority N.V. is realising with ‘Rif Seaport Curaçao’- Masterplan 2014-2016. The plan is of importance for the further growth of cruise tourism to Curaçao.

1 April 2016
Artist impression V&A Museum of Design

(Press release V&A Museum of Design Dundee:) Dundee, 1 April 2016 - Japanese architect Kengo Kuma will visit the construction site of the V&A Museum of Design Dundee on Friday (April 1), marking a year since the £80.11 million project started on the banks of the River Tay.

30 March 2016
CONNECT110NS development, 110 Queen Street, Glasgow

Glasgow, 30 March 2016 - In the largest Grade A Office transaction in the City since 2010 it has been announced that the global accountancy body The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is to lease new offices at BAM Properties CONNECT110NS development, 110 Queen Street, Glasgow.

30 March 2016

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 30 March 2016 - A Skanska BAM Nuttall joint venture has been appointed as an alliance partner and awarded a contract to deliver the Ordsall Chord project, part of Network Rail’s £1 billion+ rail upgrade plan for the north. This will help to increase connectivity across towns and cities and promote the UK Government’s Northern Powerhouse initiative to boost economic growth in the north of the country.

18 March 2016

Hemel Hempstead, 18 March 2016 - BAM Construction has confirmed it is working on two projects worth a combined £28.5 million at the University of Lincoln.

15 March 2016
Artists impression student accommodation Clarence Street

Hemel Hempstead, 15 March 2016 - The BAM Connislow JV, a developer set up to specialise in student accommodation, has started work on its second project at Stoddart Street in Newcastle. The North East division of BAM Construction started work on site in January on the £18.4 million development that will offer accommodation to 409 students.

15 March 2016
BAM reconstructs traffic interchange in Luxembourg

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 15 March 2016 – BAM has won the contract for the reconstruction of intersection Dudelange-Burange on the A13 highway in Luxembourg. The client is the governmental agency Administration Ponts & Chaussées. The contract value is nearly €20 million. The project will take four years to complete. The construction activities will be carried out by BAM Lux in joint venture with Galère, the Walloon civil engineering company of BAM.

11 March 2016
The Metro Building at Salford Quays

Manchester, 11 March 2016 - BAM Construction – the firm behind the Co-Operative Group’s HQ, Manchester City’s Football Academy and the current £75 million One Spinningfields development – is moving into some of the best offices in the City – its own.

10 March 2016

Glasgow, 9 March 2016 - Glasgow office development, CONNECT110NS located at 110 Queen Street, spearheaded by BAM Properties, has won the Architectural Excellence Award (Commercial Buildings) at this year’s Scottish Property Awards.

4 March 2016
Fehmarnbelt tunnel contractors appointed

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 4 March 2016 - Femern A/S has announced today that the Danish political parties behind the Fehmarnbelt link mandated Femern A/S to appoint the preferred bidders for the main tunnel contracts with the aim of entering conditional contracts no later than mid-May 2016.

4 March 2016

Wrexham, 4 March 2016 - Construction of Wrexham’s brand new Ambulance and Fire Services Resource Centre (AFSRC) has been completed. The Welsh Ambulance Service and North Wales Fire and Rescue Service have jointly invested more than £15 million in the purpose-built facility, which includes an eight-bay fire station, a six-bay ambulance station and top-of-the-range training facilities.

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