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29 January 2019
BAM commissioned two electric Renault commercial vehicles at Schiphol, including the first electric Renault Master ZE with solar panels in the Netherlands. BAM Infra Energie & Water uses the electric vehicles for its works for lot 4.

Schiphol, the Netherlands, 29 January 2019 - Schiphol has signed long-term contracts with BAM, Heijmans and VolkerWessels. The construction companies can carry out works at Schiphol for a maximum period of nine years with a total estimated value of €2.5 to €3.5 billion over this period. The majority of the works are for maintaining and investing in existing infrastructure at the airport.

25 January 2019
© Société du Grand Paris / Julie Bourges.

(English translation based on the original French-language press release from Société du Grand Paris:) Saint-Denis, France, 24 January 2019 - Société du Grand Paris [the semi-public company entrusted with the development of the Grand Paris Express] has awarded the first of three civil engineering contracts for the development of line 17 (North) of the Grand Paris Express. It was awarded to a consortium of European companies, called 'Avenir' and formed by Demathieu Bard Construction (coordinator), Impresa Pizzarotti & CSPA, Implenia France SA, Implenia Switzerland Ltd, Implenia Spezialtiefbau GmbH, [and the three BAM companies] BAM Contractors SA, Galère SA and Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG (consortium partners).

25 January 2019
Engineering Innovation Centre

State-of-the-art facility will be integrated teaching and research space

(Press release University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan):) 24 January 2019 - New drone photography showing the progress of the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) £35 million Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC) has been released.

25 January 2019
Group photo

Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan / Kill, Co. Kildare, Ireland / Bunnik, the Netherlands, 25 January 2019 – Royal BAM Group’s Irish operating company has acquired a non-controlling share in leading modular homes provider Modern Homes Ireland (MHI). MHI constructs quality assured steel-framed homes and commercial buildings within a precision-controlled environment with units being up-to 95 per cent constructed before leaving the factory. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed.

23 January 2019
First international project with XblocPlus

Gouda, 23 January 2018 - Delta Marine Consultants has signed a license agreement with Swiss company SEL AG for the use of XblocPlus in the Marina Porto Albania Project.

21 January 2019
Glasgow health projects reach major milestone

Glasgow, 21 January 2019 - BAM Construction has reached Financial Close on two healthcare projects which are being delivered for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde by hub West Scotland.

17 January 2019

(Press release Network Rail:) London, 17 January 2019 - Network Rail has announced further multi-million-pound contract awards for Control Period 6 (2019-2024), worth a total of £467m.

15 January 2019
Concrete printing facility

Gouda, 15 Janurary 2019 - After realising the world’s first 3D-printed concrete bridge, partners BAM Infra and Weber Beamix are now operating Europe’s first commercial, industrial-scale 3D concrete printing facility in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The bicyle bridge in Gemert, also in the Netherlands, marked the end of the experimental stage. Now the partners have scaled up their operation to the commercial and industrial level, printing prefab elements for the construction market.

15 January 2019
Henri Ernst

Chaudfontaine, Belgique, le 15 janvier 2019 - Comme annoncé précédemment, nous vous confirmons le changement qui a eu lieu dès ce 15 janvier 2019 au sein de la direction de Galère.

10 January 2019
Greatham South Flood Alleviation Scheme reaches completion, UK

(News release Mott MacDonald:) London, 8 January 2019 - The £16 million Greatham South Flood Alleviation scheme has been completed. The BAM Nuttall Mott MacDonald joint venture (JV) was commissioned by the Environment Agency in 2017 to design and build the second and final phase of the management scheme which addresses flooding concerns in Port Clarence and Greatham South area in the north of England.

10 January 2019
Third River Crossing contractor announced

(Press release Norfolk County Council:) Norfolk, 10 January 2019 – Norfolk County Council has awarded the contract for Great Yarmouth’s Third River Crossing to BAM Farrans – a joint venture between two construction industry leaders.

9 January 2019
computer model

Construction of a multi-million pound scheme to protect thousands of homes and businesses in Hull from flooding from the Humber has been given the go ahead.

(Press release Environment Agency:) London, 9 January 2019 - The £42 million flood alleviation scheme, approved by Hull’s planning committee earlier this month on the fifth anniversary of the tidal surge that caused devastation to the city, has now had final sign off from the Secretary of State for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

8 January 2019
Lena Euwens, director Trees for All, and Rob van Wingerden, CEO Royal BAM Group, sign the collaboration agreement for planting 150,000 trees on the occasion of BAM’s 150th anniversary.

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 8 January 2019 – In 2019 Royal BAM Group nv turns 150. To underline the Group's commitment to sustainability, the European construction company will plant 150,000 trees throughout 2019. More information about the history of BAM and the various jubilee activities can be found on

3 January 2019
Voyage delivers wharf-building equipment to Antartica

(Press release British Antartic Survey:) London, 29 December 2018 – A huge cargo ship loaded with 4,500 tonnes of steel and construction equipment required to build a new Antarctic wharf has arrived at British Antarctic Survey’s Rothera Research Station.

2 January 2019

Eindhoven / Bunnik, the Netherlands, 2 January 2019 - Eindhoven Airport and construction company BAM have reached an agreement for the financial settlement of the incident of 27 May 2017, when the parking garage at Eindhoven Airport partially collapsed. Fortunately no casualties occurred in the incident.