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26 April 2018
First glimpse of UWE Bristol's new multimillion pound engineering building

(Press release UWE Bristol, University of the West of England:) Bristol, 25 April 2018 - The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has unveiled how its new state-of-the-art engineering building could look.

25 April 2018
L. F. (Frans) den Houter

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 25 April 2018 – The Supervisory Board of Royal BAM Group nv has decided to nominate Mr L.F. (Frans) den Houter RC for appointment by the general meeting as member of the Executive Board of the Group in the role of Chief Financial Officer as of 1 August 2018, for a period of approximately four years until the general meeting in 2022. This nomination will be submitted to shareholders for approval at an extraordinary general meeting to be convened on Tuesday 26 June 2018. The proposed appointment of Mr Den Houter relates to Mrs T. Menssen MBA stepping down as Chief Financial Officer effective 1 July 2018.

24 April 2018
Improvement work on the Afsluitdijk

Bunnik/Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 24 April 2018 - Innovative concrete blocks. Natural discharge if possible, pumping if necessary. An opening for a fish migration river. These are just a few of the innovations for the Afsluitdijk in the next few years. Together with Levvel – a consortium comprising Van Oord, BAM, and Rebel – Rijkswaterstaat (part of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment and responsible for the design, construction, management and maintenance of the main infrastructure facilities in the Netherlands) will launch the project at the end of 2018. On Monday 23 April 2018, the Rijkswaterstaat and Levvel presented the designs to the media and to a large group of stakeholders who have been closely involved in planning in the past few years.

19 April 2018
Network Rail awards £10 million Highland mainline contract

(Press release Network Rail:) London, 18 April 2018 - Network Rail has awarded BAM Nuttall a contract for upgrade works to the Highland mainline – to help reduce journey times for customers.

17 April 2018
BMV JV M5 Oldbury Viaduct Scheme wins Highways England Award

Camberley, 16 April 2018 - Joint venture BMV (BAM Nuttall, Morgan Sindall and VolkerFitzpatrick) has been awarded a Highways England Supplier Recognition Scheme Award for their work on the M5 Oldbury Viaduct Major Renewal Scheme.

16 April 2018
Argent confirms BAM’s role on new Kings Cross building

Hemel Hempstead, 16 April 2018 - Developer Argent and contractor BAM have confirmed they are working together on a new building at London’s transformation of Kings Cross.

13 April 2018
Offical Opening of Waterford Courthouse

Kildare, Ireland,  9 April 2018 - Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD and Chief Justice Frank Clarke, officially opened Waterford Courthouse today – one of seven courts projects being delivered by BAM Ireland under a Public Private Partnership (PPP).

13 April 2018
Ian Fleming (left) presents BAM’s safety award to Reds Joinery’s Director, Mark Jarvis.

Hemel Hempstead, 12 April 2018 - Two Liverpool firms have been singled out for special praise by one of the UK’s largest contractors.

5 April 2018
BAM confirmed as University of Southampton's contractor for £35 million scheme

Hemel Hempstead, 5 April 2018 - BAM Construction is creating the Centre for Learning and Teaching for the University of Southampton. The new building which has commenced construction, will include a 250 seat lecture theatre, a range of seminar and teaching rooms, independent study space, a computer suite and a café. The seven storey building is set across two wings.

5 April 2018
Queen Elizabeth Hall And Purcell Room reopen with fresh new architectural design and features

(Press release Southbank Centre:) London, 5 April 2018 - Southbank Centre’s Brutalist arts venues, the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room, will reopen on Monday 9 April, following over two years of refurbishment and redesign.

4 April 2018
Paul Cleminson

Hemel Hempstead, 4 April 2018 - The NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has appointed a major contractor to deliver the redevelopment of Whitby Hospital for Hambleton, Richmond and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group.

26 March 2018
New IAA Air Traffic Control Tower at Dublin Airport will facilitate Parallel Runway Operations by 2021 and be one of the Tallest Structures in Ireland

(Press release Irish Aviation Authority:) Dublin, 23 March 2018 - The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has commenced the construction of a new 86.9 metre-high air traffic control (ATC) tower at Dublin Airport, which is required to facilitate parallel runway operations by 2021.

26 March 2018
BAM confirmed as contractor for 100 Embankment

Salford, 26 March 2018 - BAM Construction has been appointed as lead contractor to deliver 100 Embankment, the second and final phase of the Embankment scheme in Salford’s Greengate neighbourhood.

23 March 2018
Artists impression

(News release Paradise Birmingham:) Birmingham, 23 March 2018 - Work on One Chamberlain Square at Paradise Birmingham has restarted after the appointment of a new main contractor.

22 March 2018
University of Leeds selects preferred contractor to deliver their flagship and innovative Sir William Henry Bragg Building

Hemel Hempstead, 21 March 2018 - The University of Leeds has named BAM Construction as their preferred contractor to deliver the Sir William Henry Bragg Building, the new home for the schools of Computing and Physics & Astronomy. The new building will also incorporate the Bragg Centre for Materials Research, bringing together researchers from across the university campus to create an environment generating ground-breaking, interdisciplinary, research and to deliver an accelerated impact of research to society.

16 March 2018
Rijkswaterstaat awards Afsluitdijk project to Levvel consortium

Rotterdam/Bunnik/Utrecht, the Netherlands, 16 March 2018 - Rijkswaterstaat (part of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment and responsible for the design, construction, management and maintenance of the main infrastructure facilities in the Netherlands) has awarded the Afsluitdijk project to the Levvel consortium. This joint venture is formed by Van Oord Aberdeen Infrastructure Partners B.V. (46%), BAM PPP PGGM Infrastructure Coöperatie U.A. (46%) and RebelValley B.V. (8%). Levvel will be responsible for design, build, finance and 25 years maintenance of the strengthened Afsluitdijk. Construction works are expected to start in the autumn of 2018. In 2023, works on the Afsluitdijk will be completed. The net present value of the project is approximately €550 million.

9 March 2018
Launch of Chambers Ireland CSR Awards 2018

Kill. 6 March 2018 - Chambers Ireland today (6 March 2018) launched the Corporate Social Responsibility Awards 2018. The CSR Awards, sponsored by BAM Ireland, offer the business community a chance to promote and highlight the best practice CSR activities taking place in companies of all sizes across Ireland. The Awards showcase projects that help to improve the workplace for the benefit of all employees; that engage with and help to improve the communities in which business operate and that are environmentally responsible.

8 March 2018
BAM International supports International Women’s Day 2018

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 8 March 2018 – Today, BAM International celebrated International Women’s Day 2018 – themed ‘#Press for Progress’ – at its sites and offices around the world and in its head office in The Hague, the Netherlands. The objective of the event was to support the growing diversity in BAM International’s own workforce and to support women in their career paths to higher positions worldwide, both of which are among BAM International’s key targets.

6 March 2018
West London scheme gives eight young people an apprenticeship

Hemel Hempstead, 6 March 2018 - As the UK’s national apprenticeship week launches (5-9 March), it has emerged that eight young people have gained their first taste of construction at a brand new West London multi-faith school which is preparing to open. Nishkam School in Isleworth gave the students their big break, thanks to construction company BAM.

5 March 2018
BAM appointed by Balliol College, Oxford to create new student accommodation

Oxford, 5 March 2018 - The world’s oldest college, Balliol College in Oxford, has appointed BAM Construction to create the student accommodation for the first phase of its Master’s Field masterplan.