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8 July 2020
Management appointment BAM Infra Nederland

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 8 July 2020 - The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Mrs C. (Carla) Rodenburg-Verschuur, MBA as managing director of BAM Infra Nederland bv, effective 1 October 2020. Currently, Mrs Rodenburg is member of the Global Management team of technical services provider Stork, a Fluor company, as Vice President Europe.

6 July 2020
Tunnel Boring Machine Charlotte completes connection tunnel drive

(Press release Tideway:) London, 2 July 2020 – The super sewer became one step closer to cleaning up the River Thames yesterday as tunnelling machine Charlotte completed her journey to Fulham, finishing a vital connection tunnel beneath the river.

6 July 2020
 BAM nominates Ruud Joosten as new CEO

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 6 July 2020 – The Supervisory Board of Royal BAM Group nv has decided to nominate Ruud Joosten as CEO and chairman of the Executive Board as per 1 September 2020. Joosten (55) has a long-standing career at AkzoNobel, where he has held numerous leadership positions. The last eight years he was member of the Executive Committee and since 2017 Chief Operating Officer, responsible for business performance.

3 July 2020
Artist's impression

(Gemeinsame Medienmitteilung von BAM Swiss AG / BAM Deutschland AG, Implenia und Marti:) 3. Juli 2020 – Die Arbeitsgemeinschaft (ARGE) für den Spitalneubau Dreiklang des Kantonsspitals Aarau (KSA) auf Ebene Totalunternehmer setzt sich neu aus BAM Swiss AG / BAM Deutschland AG und Implenia zusammen.

2 July 2020
BAM expects significant H1 loss and announces to wind down BAM International

Trading update for the first half of 2020, including Covid-19 impact

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 2 July 2020 – The extraordinary circumstances caused by the Covid-19 crisis have a considerable impact on Royal BAM Group nv. In addition, the company’s performance in the first half year is impacted by continued losses at BAM International, the recently announced Cologne metro settlement and to a lesser extent by underperformance of the German construction and Dutch civil engineering business. Due to these developments, the company expects a first half year adjusted loss before tax of approximately €130 - €150 million. The Executive Committee has decided to start the process of winding down BAM International, active outside BAM’s European home markets, given the lack of a positive outlook.

30 June 2020
Settlement North/South metro project, Cologne (2009)

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 30 June 2020 – The City of Cologne, Cologne Public Transport (KVB) and the joint venture (‘Arge’) that constructed a section of Cologne’s North/South metro line have reached an agreement to settle all outstanding claims with regard to this project, including damages caused by the collapse of the building of the City archives on 3 March 2009.

22 June 2020
Benton Park Secures Planning Permission for State of the Art New School

Hemel Hempstead, 22 June 2020 - Benton Park School has received formal planning permission approval for its £28.5 million new school building to proceed. Commissioned by Leeds City Council, the contract to build the new school was awarded to BAM Construction via the City Council’s LEP process, against strong competition. BAM is now on site with preliminary works and with full covid-19 protocols in force.

19 June 2020
Work starts again to improve flood defences in Lower Bootham

(Press release Environment Agency:) London, 18 June 2020 - Work is back on track to improve flood protection in a section of the York Flood Alleviation Scheme

19 June 2020
Construction site Bury

(Press release Environment Agency:) London, 18 June 2020 - Phase 2 of a multi-million pound scheme to reduce flood risk to more than 800 homes and businesses across Radcliffe and Redvales will get underway in the coming weeks.

17 June 2020
Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen: Accessible for three days

(Press release Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen:) Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 15 June 2020 - Construction of the Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen - the world’s first publicly accessible art depot - is almost complete. From September 25-27 the Depot will open its doors to the public for the first time.

15 June 2020
BAM at Aintree Hospital

Hemel Hempstead, 15 June 2020 - Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Fazakerley, Liverpool) is moving ahead with its plan to transform the main entrance and tower block of Aintree Hospital, by appointing a contractor to commence work.

10 June 2020
Hyperloop can play major role in Schiphol becoming the envisioned sustainable multi-modal hub

(Press release Hardt:) Delft, the Netherlands, 10 June 2020 - Amsterdam Airport Schiphol will expand its involvement in hyperloop by continuing the partnership with Dutch hyperloop company Hardt Hyperloop, that was first announced in 2018. Since then, the parties have conducted a joint study, that shows hyperloop can play a major role in Schiphol becoming the envisioned sustainable multi-modal hub. The study predicts that hyperloop can substitute up to 12.5 million of the passengers that will travel through Schiphol by 2050.

10 June 2020
Mr Bob Elfring and Mrs Denise Koopmans

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 10 June 2020 – The Supervisory Board of Royal BAM Group nv intends to nominate Mr Bob Elfring and Mrs Denise Koopmans for appointment to the Supervisory Board at an Extraordinary General Meeting (date to be determined) for a period which will end with the Annual General Meeting in 2024. The nomination of Mr Elfring relates to the vacancy that will arise from the already announced retirement of Mr Noy. Mr Noy will hand over the chair of the Supervisory Board to Mr Rottinghuis after the Extraordinary General Meeting. The nomination of Mrs Koopmans is in anticipation of the retirement of Mrs Mahieu in relation to the expiration of her third term of appointment.

8 June 2020
New generation of solar panels incorporated into facades

(Press release TNO:) Delft, the Netherlands, 6 June 2020 - After years of research, experimentation and testing, a new generation of solar panels comes onto the market that can be unwitnessed incorporated into large surfaces. This week, the solar-powered facade panels were installed in the facade of BAM's head office in Bunnik. They can be fabricated in any size and colour pattern, and will help to make the built environment energy-neutral in an attractive way.

5 June 2020
Group photo

(Press release Sheffield Hallam University:) Sheffield, 4 June 2020 - Sheffield Hallam University has appointed three partner suppliers to form the Hallam Alliance, a ground-breaking new construction industry procurement and delivery model which aims to inspire change in the industry.

4 June 2020
Artist's impression Scheldetunnel

Antwerp, Belgium, 3 June 2020 - LANTIS, the project developer responsible for the prestigious ‘Oosterweel link’, which will complete the Antwerp Ring Road, has awarded the contract for the construction of the Scheldt tunnel to the Tijdelijke Handelsvennootschap Combinatie Oosterweeltunnel (THV COTU) consortium today, 3 June 2020.

3 June 2020
Composition Executive Committee

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 3 June 2020 – Mr R. Vollebregt MRICS, member of the Executive Committee of Royal BAM Group nv as COO for the business line Civil engineering, has announced that he wishes to pursue his career outside BAM.

29 May 2020
Thüringens Universitätsklinikum entwickelt sich weiter

Rohbau für Gebäude A5 steht | Modernste Infrastruktur für generationenübergreifende Krankenversorgung wird vervollständigt

(Pressemitteilung Universitätsklinikum Jena:) Jena (ukj / ane), 28. Mai 2020 - Vor dreieinhalb Jahren, im November 2016, ist am Universitätsklinikum Jena in Lobeda der zweite Bauabschnitt feierlich eröffnet worden. Heute sind für den noch ausstehenden Gebäudekomplex A5 des größten Krankenhauses im Freistaat Thüringens die Rohbauarbeiten offiziell abgeschlossen worden. Insgesamt werden 49 Millionen Euro investiert, der Freistaat Thüringen stellt dabei eine Fördersumme von 36 Millionen Euro zur Verfügung.

25 May 2020
Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG erhält Großauftrag zum Bau der neuen Stadtbahnlinie in Düsseldorf

Auftragsvolumen EUR 45 Mio. I Gesamtauftragsvolumen EUR 113 Mio.

Düsseldorf, 25. Mai 2020 – Die Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG hat von der nordrhein-westfälischen Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf den Auftrag für zwei Lose beim Bau der neuen Stadtbahnlinie U81 erhalten. Die U-Bahn-Linie U81 soll den Düsseldorfer Hauptbahnhof mit dem Flughafen verbinden. Die Messe Düsseldorf wird ebenfalls angebunden. Ein Teil des ersten Abschnittes der Strecke im Norden der Stadt führt über vorhandene Gleise vom Freiligrathplatz in Richtung Norden. Abzweigend von dieser Trasse soll die neue Strecke dann den Verkehrsknoten Nordstern in Hochlage überqueren und in Richtung Flughafen fortgesetzt werden, wo ein unterirdischer Bahnhof am Terminal geplant ist. Neben der verbesserten Anbindung des Flughafens soll die U81 auch dazu beitragen, den Verkehr in der Düsseldorfer Innenstadt zu minimieren.

20 May 2020
Sub-Antarctic island celebrates Shackleton Day with New Wharf for the RRS Sir David Attenborough
  • The completion marks the latest milestone for the £140m UK Antarctic Infrastructure Modernisation Programme commissioned by UKRI-NERC and undertaken by the British Antarctic Survey.
  • The new wharf and mooring dolphin provide the extra capability required to berth the new UK polar research vessel, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. The MV Pharos SG, fishery patrol and logistics support vessel, will also use the new wharf.
  • Sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia celebrates Shackleton Day on 20 May in South Georgia with a public holiday. Ernest Shackleton arrived on this day in 1916 at the whaling station in South Georgia after travelling from Elephant Island in Antarctica to South Georgia in an open boat.

(London, 20 May 2020 - Surrounded by spectacular scenery, dominated by mountains and glaciers, construction has completed on a new £11 million wharf, dolphin and slipway to serve the King Edward Point Research Station (KEP).