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24 August 2017

Edinburgh, 24 August 2017 - BAM Construction has been appointed by Edinburgh Airport Ltd to deliver the first phase of their Terminal Expansion Project (TEP). Once completed TEP will provide new domestic and international arrival facilities including baggage reclaim and border control facilities, additional retail and food/beverage outlets and expanded lounge space along with new office accommodation. The project will also include link bridges and stair nodes to allow connection to new larger aircraft stands and an extension to the south east pier to provide additional departure/arrival gates.

24 August 2017
  • Margin improved to 1.7% on lower revenue
  • Construction & Property: strong margin improvement due to prior restructuring and market conditions
  • Civil engineering: better margin in Q2 after slow start to the year
  • PPP: strong result from portfolio; healthy tender pipeline
  • Order book: upward trend and continued tender discipline
  • Cash flow: normal seasonality; trade working capital efficiency -10.6%

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23 August 2017
Jedburgh set for new intergenerational learning campus

(Press release Scottish Borders Council:) Melrose, 22 August 2017 - We have welcomed the announcement from the Scottish Government on the new intergenerational campus in Jedburgh. The new facility will serve 2 to 18 year olds as well as providing further education opportunities. The funding for the new campus was confirmed by Deputy First Minister John Swinney on a visit to Jedburgh Grammar today, as part of the fifth phase of the Scottish Government’s £1.8 billion ‘Schools for the Future’ programme.

17 August 2017
Chance to get inside construction industry and Sheffield’s largest city centre development

(Press release Sheffield City Council:) Sheffield, 17 August 2017 - Sheffield school leavers not sure where to go after their exam results should head to the city centre to experience life on a real building site. BAM, which is building the first phase of Sheffield Retail Quarter for Sheffield City Council, is opening up the gates to help teenagers find out what it’s really like to work in the construction industry. They want to dispel common myths about the sector, which offers a huge range of highly-skilled employment opportunities and accounts for approximately 3 million jobs; 10% of total UK employment.

17 August 2017
No.1 Spinningfields reaches practical completion

(Press release Allied London:) Manchester, 16 August 2017 - No.1 Spinningfields has reached practical completion and BAM Construction have handed the building over to Allied London. Starting on site in 2015, BAM delivered the tallest commercial office building in the city within just 106 weeks and met the original PC date.

15 August 2017

(Press release V&A Dundee:) Dundee, 8 August 2017 – The UK Culture Secretary described Dundee’s £1 billion waterfront regeneration as ‘truly transformational’ during a visit to the site of V&A Museum of Design Dundee today (Tuesday 8 August).

14 August 2017

Hemel Hempstead, 11 August 2017 - Ten fortunate students from schools across Hertfordshire have spent a week at a construction ‘summer camp’

10 August 2017
CMYA hat trick for BAM

Glasgow, 10 August 2017 - Three managers from BAM Construction in Scotland have made it to the finals of the prestigious CIoB Construction Manager of the Year Awards in recognition of their leadership on several of Scotland’s most innovative building projects.

4 August 2017
Aerial view of the new children's hospital (artist's impression).

Dublin, Ireland, 4 August 2017 – BAM Building Ltd, the Irish building subsidiary of Royal BAM Group nv, has been awarded a build-only contract for the new children’s hospital project in Dublin. The contract value is over €600 million. The construction of the new children’s hospital is expected to take four years.

4 August 2017

(Press release EDF Energy Renewables:) 31 July 2017 - The first gravity-based foundation (GBF) has been successfully installed onto the sea bed as the latest step in the development of the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm – the first time this specialist ‘float and submerge’ method has been used on an offshore wind farm.

3 August 2017
Artist's impression of the laboratory and research building for the Centre for Molecular Medicine Cologne (ZMMK).

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 3 August 2017 - BAM Deutschland AG (the German operating company of Royal BAM Group nv, specialised in general building projects) has been awarded a contract for a laboratory and research building for the Centre for Molecular Medicine Cologne (ZMMK). The contract value is more than €35 million.

1 August 2017
£750m Agreement for Northern Universities

(Press release The North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium:) 1 August 2017 - The North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC) is pleased to announce the launch of a £750 million Major (Construction) Works Framework agreement, serving its northern members - Newcastle University, Durham University, Northumbria University, the University of Sunderland and Teesside University.