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25 September 2018
Artist's impression

Edinburgh, 25 September 2018 - Pinsent Masons is the latest occupier to take space at Capital Square - Edinburgh’s largest speculative office building, being developed by BAM Properties in partnership with Hermes Investment Management, the £35.3 billion manager.

20 September 2018
The sea wall, protecting a row of properties on the seafront at Torcross.

An Environment Agency project in Devon has been shortlisted for an international engineering award

(Press release Environment Agency:) 20 September 2018 - Torcross sea defence repair is one of 10 projects worldwide nominated for the Institution of Civil Engineers People’s Choice Award 2018.

18 September 2018
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Bunnik, the Netherlands, 18 September 2018 – ETH Zürich (the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) has awarded BAM the contract for the construction of its new BSS laboratory and research centre (Biosystems Science) on the Schällemätteli campus in Basel. The contract value is more than €90 million. Construction works by a joint venture between BAM Swiss and BAM Deutschland have started recently and BAM expects to complete this project in the autumn of 2021.

12 September 2018
BAM wins wastewater tunnel contract in Munich, Germany

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 12 September 2018 – Münchner Stadsentwässerung (responsible for the construction, operation and administration of Munich’s sewer system and wastewater treatment plants) has awarded Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG the contract for the construction of two wastewater tunnels in Munich. The contract value is approximately €20 million. Construction works have started recently and Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau expects to complete this project in the spring of 2021.

11 September 2018
Ansicht von der Gabelung Klingelberg-/Schanzenstrasse. Nickl & Partner Architekten AG.

(Medienmitteilung ETH Zürich:) Zürich/Basel, 6.September 2018 - Heute feierte die ETH Zürich die Grundsteinlegung ihres Neubaus auf dem Campus Schällemätteli in Basel. Ab 2022 werden alle Forschungsgruppen des Departements für Biosysteme unter einem Dach und in direkter Nähe zu wichtigen Partnern vereint sein.

7 September 2018
Brynmenyn Primary School

Cardiff, 7 September 2018 - A Welsh construction company is celebrating getting over 3,000 pupils in South Wales into brand new accommodation in under two years. BAM Construction, which has had offices in Maindy Road Cardiff since the 1940s, has just handed over £9 million pound Pencoed Primary School in Bridgend.

7 September 2018
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Hemel Hempstead, 7 September 2018 - BAM Construction in the Midlands has commenced work on two new schools in Rugby, Warwickshire.

6 September 2018
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(News release London City Airport:) London, 3 September 2018 - A new video from London City Airport goes behind-the-scenes of the vast civil engineering project taking place in King George V Dock, as part of the £480 million City Airport Development Programme (CADP).

5 September 2018
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Edinburgh, 5 September 2018 - BAM Properties, in partnership with Hermes Investment Management, the £35.3 billion manager, has secured the first occupier at Capital Square - Edinburgh’s largest speculative office development, located within the Exchange business district.

5 September 2018
Handing over Great Western Academy tops £150 million Swindon milestone for BAM

Swindon, 5 September 2018 - One of Britain’s largest contractors has just reached £150 million of schemes delivered in the town of Swindon. Contractor BAM has handed over the £21 million Great Western Academy for its grand opening in September.

3 September 2018
Builders reveal why new theatre facilities at Leeds Children’s Hospital mean so much to them

Leeds, 3 September 2018 - Work on the new Leeds Children’s Hospital theatre is progressing well and on track to open in February next year. But the works, for Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, have a special significance for the two men leading the construction.

30 August 2018

(Press release Royal Schiphol Group:) Schiphol, the Netherlands, 30 August 2018 - Dutch construction firms will be able to carry out assignments at Schiphol with a total estimated value of 2.5 to 3.5 billion euros over a period of no more than nine years. The assignments will centre on maintaining and investing in existing infrastructure at the airport. The firms that Schiphol is taking through to the finalisation phase of the tendering process are BAM, Heijmans and VolkerWessels.

28 August 2018
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Leeds, 28 August 2018 - BAM’s North East construction team has been appointed by Leeds City Council to deliver the redevelopment of Leeds Playhouse. BAM has been developing the design from Glasgow-based architect Page\Park for the circa £15 million scheme.

28 August 2018
BAM realises two multifunctional projects in Brussels

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 28 August 2018 –, the public body responsible for the urban development of the Brussels-Capital Region, has awarded BAM the contracts for two new projects in the Brussels borough of Anderlecht. Both projects (with a combined value of €60 million) were jointly developed by the property development companies of BAM Belgium (Kairos and Immo BAM).

27 August 2018
Artist’s impression Cité Jean-Christophe. ©SNHBM.

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 27 August 2018 – BAM Lux, a subsidiary of BAM’s Walloon operating company Galère, has won a contract from the Luxembourg housing corporation SNHBM (Société Nationale des Habitations à Bon Marché) for the hull construction for 26 family homes in Hautcharage (in the southwestern part of Luxembourg). The contract value is approximately €3 million. BAM Lux will complete the works in the summer of 2019.

23 August 2018
BAM reports 1H18 adjusted pre-tax result of €57.8 million and reconfirms full year outlook
  • Construction & Property: Dutch residential property development drives margin improvement
  • Civil engineering: cost overrun IJmuiden largely offset by improved results outside the Netherlands
  • PPP: solid result from existing portfolio supported by project transfer to PGGM joint venture
  • Order book: stable and developing in line with markets
  • Higher cash outflow in first half 2018; trade working capital efficiency reduced from -11.1% to -10%
  • Adoption IFRS 15 accounting change: restatement 2017 opening shareholders’ equity and result

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21 August 2018

Glasgow, 17 August 2018 - BAM PPP, alongside our sister companies BAM Construct UK and BAM Nuttall, have joined forces with Building Equality, an alliance of 19 construction and construction-related companies working together to drive Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT+) inclusion in the construction industry.

15 August 2018
Cardiff and Vale College and the Clean Slate Cymru pilot project - preparing ex-offenders to enter the construction workforce

(Press release Cardiff and Vale College:) Cardiff, 14 August 2018 - Cardiff and Vale College is proud to partner with the Construction Youth Trust, BAM Nuttall, The Wallich BOSS project, Cardiff Prison, Acorn Recruitment and Careers Wales in the delivery of the Clean Slate Cymru pilot project.

14 August 2018
Sven Van de Wynkele

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 14 August 2018 – The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Mr S.J.J. Van de Wynkele, MSc as Director Human Resources with effect from 20 August 2018. Sven Van de Wynkele (1969) will succeed Rob Zuidema, who has accepted a position outside the Group.

10 August 2018
Strathclyde to lead science and engineering equality programme

(Press release University of Strathclyde:) Glasgow, 9 August 2018 - A programme for enhancing equality and diversity in science and engineering at universities is to be led by the University of Strathclyde.