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25 February 2019
Premier Inn signs for First Street

(Press release Ask Real Estate:) Manchester, 25 February 2019 - Ask Real Estate, in a joint venture with the Richardson family and PATRIZIA, has exchanged a pre-let agreement with Whitbread for a 200-bedroom Premier Inn hotel at First Street, Manchester.

25 February 2019
Bentley Systems Introduces Mixed Reality App for Infrastructure Construction Projects Using Microsoft HoloLens 2 at Mobile World Congress Event

Bentley’s SYNCHRO XR brings the benefits of mixed reality to users in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry.

(Press release Bentley Systems:) Exton, Pa., 24 February 2019 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, presented SYNCHRO XR, its app for immersively visualizing 4D construction digital twins with the new Microsoft HoloLens 2, which Microsoft announced during a press conference at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

21 February 2019
OpenIJ successfully renegotiates financing schedule with banking syndicate

(Press release OpenIJ:) IJmuiden, the Netherlands, 21 February 2019 – The OpenIJ consortium finalised the discussion with its banking syndicate regarding the rescheduling of the financing for the construction of the world’s largest sea lock. OpenIJ can resume drawing from its banking facilities in line with the agreed new schedule with immediate effect.

20 February 2019
Composition Supervisory Board

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 20 February 2019 – The Supervisory Board of Royal BAM Group nv announces that Mrs C.M.C. Mahieu and Mr K.S. Wester will step down as member of the Supervisory Board following the Annual General Meeting on 17 April 2019, in connection with the end of their second four-year term of appointment.

20 February 2019
BAM delivers 2018 outlook with adjusted pre-tax result of €153.2 million
  • Adjusted pre-tax margin of 2.1% despite the impact of sea lock IJmuiden project (OpenIJ)
  • Construction and Property: good result benefiting from Dutch residential property, UK and Ireland
  • Civil engineering: strong performance in UK and Ireland, mainly offset by the Netherlands
  • PPP: solid performance from the existing portfolio
  • Order book growth driven by multi-year projects with firm focus on tender discipline
  • Positive cash flow with strong inflow in second half 2018
  • Non cash impairments on Dutch regional property positions in Q3 and Dutch deferred tax asset in Q4
  • Dividend proposal of €0.14 (2017: €0.10) per share with scrip alternative and buy-back to offset dilution

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19 February 2019
Doors open to show Jedburgh Campus progress

(Press release Scottish Borders Council:) Melrose, 15 February 2019 - Next month members of the public will get the chance to see how the new Jedburgh Intergenerational Community Campus is progressing. The project is taking part in Open Doors Day on Thursday 21 March, when the site will be opened up to the public.

19 February 2019
BAM plants 9,000 trees around Ireland as part of 150-year celebration

Kill, Co. Kildare, 15 February 2019 - Royal BAM Group commits to planting 150,000 trees worldwide this year to highlight sustainability agenda. BAM Ireland marked its international 150-year anniversary this weekend. Staff and their families were joined by ‘Trees on the Land’ as they volunteered to help plant, 9,000 trees at four locations across the island of Ireland.

19 February 2019
UK Timber praises ‘Woodland Hero’

Hemel Hempstead, 19 February 2019 -  The organisation campaigning to protect Britain’s forests has named John Cosford its Woodland Hero 2018.

18 February 2019
BAM Belgium est la deuxième entreprise de construction belge certifiée BIM Level 2

Bruxelles, le 18 février 2019 - BAM Belgium, avec ses entités BAM Contractors, Galère et Interbuild, est la deuxième entreprise de construction en Belgique certifiée BIM Level 2.

12 February 2019
Artist's impression

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 12 February 2019 - BAM Deutschland, the German non-residential construction company of Royal BAM Group nv, tendering in joint venture with Max Bögl Stiftung & Co. KG has won the contract for the second phase of the business campus of Wüstenrot & Württembergische AG in Kornwestheim, in the southern German state of Baden-Württemberg. Wüstenrot & Württembergische (W&W) is a listed provider of financial services and insurance.

8 February 2019
A proposed design solution – this may change.

Hemel Hempstead, 8 February 2019 - Bath and North East Somerset Council has appointed BAM Construction’s Western team to create a transformational development in the heart of historic Bath city.

6 February 2019
BAM wins new design and build contract in Denmark

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 6 February 2019 – The municipality of Høje-Taastrup, twenty kilometers west of Copenhagen, has awarded BAM Danmark a design and build contract for a community school for the new urban expansion district, the suburb of Nærheden. The contract value is approximately €40 million.

1 February 2019
Pupils capture time ahead of new school opening

Glasgow, 1 February 2019 - Representatives from BAM Construction and hub West Scotland joined Garscadden & Scotstounhill Councillor, Chris Cunningham, in helping pupils from Blairdardie Primary School mark the next step in the construction of their new school by burying a time capsule.

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.