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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.

31 July 2017

(Press release Powys County Council:) Powys, 1 July 2017 - Plans for the new Brecon High School can now be seen at the town’s library following a special drop-in evening last week.

27 July 2017
BAM Nuttall sponsor WISE resource to encourage girls into construction

Camberley, 25 July 2017 - As the construction industry works hard to recruit its target one million workers by 2020, a new career resource pack has been launched to increase the number of girls choosing construction, sponsored by BAM Nuttall and other industry leaders.

27 July 2017
Work to commence on £100 million M5 viaduct repairs

Camberley, 27 July 2017 - A three-way joint venture between BAM, Morgan Sindall and VolkerFitzpatrick has secured the £100 million-plus project to refurbish the Oldbury viaduct on the M5 in the Midlands.

24 July 2017
From left: Sana Iqbal - President of the Student Union, Michael Ahern – COO, Dave Smith - Director of Capital Projects and BAM's Project Manager Simon Atkinson.

(Media release University of Central Lancashire:) Preston, July 2017 - Construction of the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) £30 million-plus Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC), a major milestone within the £200 million Campus Masterplan, is underway.

20 July 2017
New School in Tonbridge 'leaves lasting impression' says Inspector

Hemel Hempstead. 18 July 2017 - The team behind a brand new school building in Tonbridge has been praised for 'leaving a positive and lasting impression' on the local area.

14 July 2017
The Queen officially opens New Scotland Yard

(Press release Metropolitan Police:) London, 13 July 2017 - Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, has today, Thursday 13 July officially opened New Scotland Yard, the Metropolitan Police Service headquarters on Victoria Embankment.

11 July 2017

(Press release EDF Energy Renewables:) 11 July 2017 - A pioneering wind farm development off the coast of Blyth has reached a notable milestone, with the first turbine foundation making its journey up the River Tyne on route to its final destination.

10 July 2017
CALA Homes World Heritage Site selects BAM for landmark development

Edinburgh, 10 July 2017 – The lead contractor for a landmark development within Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site has been confirmed. Following the signing of a contract worth more than £30 million, BAM Construction will deliver the main shell and core structure of The Crescent by CALA Homes, a sweeping curve of 84 glass-fronted, contemporary new residences set within one of the Scottish capital’s most iconic locations. CALA’s own team will carry out the fit out of the apartments.

6 July 2017
BAM Nuttall helps to shape the future of women's construction clothing

Camberley, 5 July 2017 - Leading construction and engineering company BAM Nuttall is rolling out a range of work clothing nationwide, specifically designed for women, following trials on a number of its sites in London, Leeds, Newcastle and Scotland.

5 July 2017
BAM wins joint venture contract for government buildings in Berlin

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 5 July 2017 - BAM Deutschland, the German building company of Royal BAM Group nv, has been awarded (in joint venture with Hochtief) the contract for the refurbishment of two listed government buildings in central Berlin. The client is the German Building Agency (Bundesanstalt für Immobilienaufgaben, BImA). The future user of the buildings is the German Ministry of Health (Bundesministerium für Gesundheit, BMG). After completion of the construction works by the end of 2020, the joint venture will also be responsible for operation and maintenance of the Ministry building for a period of 25 years.

3 July 2017
The complex includes 38,959 m2 stadium, offices, retail, restaurants, a four-star hotel and leisure facilities.

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 3 July 2017 – AM Real Estate Development, part of Royal BAM Group nv, has sold its stadium complex Zwolle, the Netherlands, to investors ‘de Zwolse Lenferink Groep’.