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6 November 2017
James Wimpenny

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 6 November 2017 – Mr G. Cash, BA, RIBA will retire as chief executive of BAM Construct UK Ltd with effect from 1 January 2018. The Executive Board would like to thank Graham Cash for more than 31 years of loyal service and, in particular, his contribution in leadership roles within the Group since 1995. Graham Cash has been a member of the board of BAM Construct UK since 2007.

The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Mr J. Wimpenny, BSc (Hons), MCIOB as chief executive of BAM Construct UK Ltd with effect from 1 January 2018. James Wimpenny has 32 years’ service with the company. He served as regional director of the North East division of BAM Construction from 2006 to 2015 when he was appointed an executive director of BAM Construct UK.

1 November 2017
Artists impression

Hemel Hempstead, 1 November 2017 - Sheffield Hallam University has appointed BAM Construction to build its £14 million, world-leading Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC). Building of the AWRC is scheduled to start in February 2018 and it will form the centrepiece of the Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park (OLP).

1 November 2017
From left: M.Eng. IPM Samir Alzeer (Office BIM Manager, BAM Deutschland), Richard Petrie (Chief Executive buildingSMART) and Timo Diebold (BIM Coordinator, BAM Deutschland).

London, 30 October 2017 - BuildingSMART created the Award program to recognize exemplary projects using buildingSMART solutions. Entries must deploy one or more buildingSMART tools or standards, and are judged on how effectively, or how innovatively, they have used these to overcome interoperability challenges. Judges are called from each of the buildingSMART chapters.

1 November 2017
BAM receives Synchro Digital Construction Award for 30 Broadwick, London

London, 1 November 2017 - BAM has been named the winner of the building category at the 2017 Synchro Digital Construction Awards, for our use of Synchro’s 4D planning software at 30 Broadwick, London. The awards celebrate best practice and the innovative use of Synchro’s software; attracting submissions from its users around the world.

30 October 2017
BAM-GRAHAM Healthcare Partnership chosen for new £57 million Belfast Maternity Unit at Royal Victoria Hospital

Belfast, 27 October 2017 – GRAHAM and BAM have been chosen by the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust to construct its new £57 million maternity hospital at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast. The project will be delivered through GRAHAM-BAM Healthcare Partnership, a joint venture between GRAHAM Construction and BAM Ireland.

30 October 2017
Network Rail awards contracts to two alliances

(Press release Network Rail:) 30 October 2017 - Network Rail has awarded contracts to two Alliances ahead of future rail enhancements on the Transpennine Route between York and Manchester.

26 October 2017
Official opening for Scotland’s newest station

(News release Network Rail:) Forres, Scotland, 20 October 2017: Moray MSP Richard Lochhead joined ScotRail Alliance managing director Alex Hynes to officially open the new Forres station today (Friday, 20 October 2017).

26 October 2017
‘Adopt a School’ programme nets Leeds College of Building one of Yorkshire’s biggest contractors as a new sponsor

Leeds, 26 October 2017 - Teaching and learning in the digital construction sector in Yorkshire has been given a boost as Leeds College of Building has signed up BAM Construction as a sponsor. The College helps to deliver the award winning Design Engineer Construct! (DEC) learning programme in schools and sixth form centres through the national ‘Adopt A School’ programme. BAM employs around 175 people in the region plus around a thousand sub-contractors from its office based in Thorpe Park.

24 October 2017
From left: Minister for Health - Simon Harris TD, Mayor of Fingal – Cllr. Mary McCamley, An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, Chairperson National Paediatric Hospital Development Board, Tom Costello and BAM Ireland Chief Executive, Theo Cullinane.

Connolly, Ireland, 24 October 2017 - An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD and Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD joined representatives of the Children’s Hospital Group and National Paediatric Hospital Development Board for the official sod turning ceremony at Connolly Hospital, where a new paediatric outpatients and urgent care centre is to be constructed by BAM.

18 October 2017
BAM wins joint venture contract for wharf in Kitimat, BC, Canada

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 18 October 2017 – BAM International (the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside Europe) together with JJM Construction (Canada) and Manson Construction (USA) has been awarded the contract to build the new Rio Tinto Aluminium BC Works wharf on behalf of LNG Canada. This wharf will replace the existing Rio Tinto Terminal B, used for import and export of raw materials and finished products for Rio Tinto’s ongoing operations, that needs to be relocated due to the planned LNG export terminal in Kitimat, British Columbia (approximately 600 km northwest of Vancouver).

18 October 2017
Artists impression

West Perth, Australia, 16 October 2017 - Engineering and Construction Company Clough is pleased to announce the BAM Clough Joint Venture has been awarded a contract to provide technical support and constructability input during Front-End Engineering Design works for the Ship Lift and Marine Industries Project in Darwin, Northern Territory.

17 October 2017
IMC-BAM-Atkins consortium providing safe water supply in Sierra Leone

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 17 October 2017 - In consortium with IMC Worldwide and Atkins, BAM has been awarded the design and construction contract to rehabilitate the water supply in Sierra Leone’s capital city, Freetown. The contract will develop the scheme through feasibility studies, engineering and detailed design and construction using NEC target cost contracts to demonstrate value and cost for each stage. BAM’s part of the project will amount to approximately €25 million.

17 October 2017
BAM at Digital Construction Week

London, 16 October 2017 - Join BAM at Excel in London from 18-19 October for this year’s digital construction week and find out how we are building the present creating the future.

16 October 2017
Jedburgh intergenerational community campus plans unveiled

(News release Scottish Borders Council:) Newtown St. Boswells, 16 October 2017 - Exciting plans to create a new intergenerational community campus in Jedburgh have been submitted.

13 October 2017

The Hague, the Netherlands, 13 October 2017 - BAM International bv – the operating company of Royal BAM Group nv, active outside Europe – has been awarded a design and construct contract to build road infrastructure worth €14.5 million for global trade enabler DP World at their flagship Jebel Ali Port and Free Zone in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

12 October 2017
BAM Properties and Hermes to deliver prime Capital Square office development in Edinburgh

Edinburgh, 12 October 2017 - BAM Properties in partnership with Hermes Investment Management, the £30.1 billion manager, has announced that it is set to develop what is currently Edinburgh’s largest speculative office development.

11 October 2017
BAM Nuttall/University of Strathclyde to research how bacteria can solidify soil, without the use of concrete

Camberley, 9 October 2017 - Professor Rebecca Lunn MBE of the University of Strathclyde has extended her well-established partnership with BAM Nuttall by taking up the five-year post of BAM Nuttall / RAEng Research Chair in Biomineral Technologies for Ground Engineering.

11 October 2017
Zweite Röhre des Tunnels Bad Cannstatt durchgeschlagen

Über 80 Prozent der relevanten Bereiche im Anhydrit sicher durchfahren

(Pressemitteilung DB:) Stuttgart, 10 Oktober 2017 - Die DB Projekt Stuttgart–Ulm GmbH hat im Beisein von Tunnelpatin Simone Herrmann den Durchschlag in der zweiten Röhre – der Weströhre – des Tunnels Bad Cannstatt gefeiert. Damit sind nach rund dreieinhalb Jahren die beiden Röhren der Zuführung Bad Cannstatt vom Nordkopf des künftigen Stuttgarter Hauptbahnhofs bis zum Zwischenangriff Rosenstein komplett aufgefahren, insgesamt rund 5.100 Tunnelmeter. Dazwischen liegt der Zwischenangriff Nord, von wo aus der Vortrieb in beide Richtungen erfolgt ist. „Ich habe größte Hochachtung vor den Menschen, die hier arbeiten, ob nun als Ingenieure, Mineure, Elektriker, in der Werkstatt oder im Lager. Tunnelbau kann nur gelingen, wenn alle mitziehen und zusammenarbeiten. Ich finde es immer wieder schön zu spüren, dass sich hier alle Beteiligten als Gemeinschaft verstehen“, sagte Tunnelpatin Simone Herrmann.

10 October 2017
Artists impression

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 10 October 2017 - BAM Construction, based in Gateshead, has been appointed as preferred bidder for the batch of five secondary schools following a competitive process under the framework.

9 October 2017
BAM wins contract for two Möbius office towers in Brussels

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 9 October 2017 - - Interbuild nv – an operating company of Royal BAM Group nv, active in Flanders and Brussels for non-residential and residential projects – has won the contract for the two exclusive Möbius offices in Brussels’ northern district. Interbuild will deliver the two office towers for client IMMOBEL, the largest listed property development group in Belgium. The contract value is €83 million.