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30 September 2020
BAM announces major restructuring programme

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 30 September 2020 – Royal BAM Group nv announces a major restructuring programme in order to mitigate lower revenue caused by Covid-19 and selective tendering.

28 September 2020
TBM Rachel breaks through after 7 km journey from Fulham to Acton

(Press release Tideway:) London, 24 September 2020 - A giant tunnel boring machine (TBM) building part of London’s new super sewer has today completed its journey, marking another crucial step toward a cleaner, healthier River Thames.

24 September 2020
Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen completes construction in preparation for museum’s big move

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 24 September 2020 - Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen, the first publicly accessible art depot in the world designed by MVRDV and built by BAM Bouw en Techniek, has completed construction. Located in Rotterdam’s Museumpark, the depot features a new type of experience for museum visitors: a sturdy engine room where the complete collection of 151,000 objects is made accessible to the public. In addition to the various storage and care areas, the depot has a restaurant and an award-winning rooftop forest at a height of 35 metres. The construction completion paves the way for interior furnishings and the long process of moving the museum’s complete collection into their new storage facility.

21 September 2020
One of Scotland’s largest contractors appoints new commercial director

Hemel Hempstead, 21 September 2020 - One of Scotland’s largest contractors, BAM Construction, has appointed Mark Nicol as its new Commercial Director.

15 September 2020
Hexham MP Guy Opperman is shown around Ponteland Flood Scheme. Image: Environment Agency.

Ponteland Flood Alleviation Scheme is the first project to get off the ground out of the 22 flood defence projects to benefit from a government funding boost.

Press release Environment Agency:) London, 14 September 2020 - A North East MP has seen first-hand the start of vital work to improve flood defences in a Northumberland town.

8 September 2020
HS2 heralds formal start of construction as a 22,000 ‘jobs boost’ for Britain
  • Major milestone for Europe’s largest infrastructure project as it moves from enabling works to full construction following Government’s approval for Notice to Proceed in April
  • HS2 Ltd and its Tier One contractors expect to recruit for around 22,000 roles in the coming years to build the Phase One route – offering people a path back into work after the pandemic
  • HS2 Ltd CEO Mark Thurston: “the reality of high speed journeys joining up Britain’s biggest cities in the North and Midlands and using that connectivity to help level up the country has just moved a step closer”
  • NEW HS2 animations, infographics, drone footage and more available at this link:

(Press release HS2 Ltd:) London, 4 September 2020 - HS2 Ltd has today (4 September 2020) announced the formal start of construction on the project, highlighting the large number of jobs the project will be recruiting for in the coming months and years.

4 September 2020
Interior Health Innovation Campus

The first phase of the new Health Innovation Campus at Lancaster University has been completed by BAM Construction North West.

2 September 2020
Ian Phillpot

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 2 September 2020 - The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Ian Phillpot, BEng as finance director of BAM Nuttall Ltd, effective 7 September 2020. He is currently finance director for Structure Tone (Ireland, UK), a member of the US head quartered STO Building Group Inc, a leading global construction management and general contracting provider.