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22 December 2021
Arrival RRS Sir David Attenborough

(Press release British Antarctic Survey:) London, 17 December, 2021 - Britain’s new polar research vessel, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, has travelled to Antarctica on its maiden voyage, with its first call today (17 December) at Rothera Research Station – the UK’s largest Antarctic research station on the continent.

15 December 2021
BAM sells German quarry to Remex

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 15 December 2021 – Royal BAM Group nv has reached agreement to sell the quarry Großtagebau Kamsdorf (a subsidiary of Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG) to Remex Gmbh. Remex is a subsidiary of the German recycling, industrial services and water management company Remondis. Financial details of the transaction are not disclosed.

15 December 2021

London, 15 December 2021 - The Riverlinx Construction Joint Venture (BAM Nuttall, Ferrovial Construction and SK ecoplant) delivering the design and build of the Silvertown Tunnel on behalf of Transport for London (TfL) has announced the factory acceptance test of the giant Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) which will be delivering the new river crossing’s tunnelling works.

15 December 2021
Artist impression NewcastleGateshead Quays

(Press release Gateshead Council:) 15 December 2021 - Hoardings have been erected and enabling works begun on the NewcastleGateshead Quays arena, conference and exhibition centre scheme.

9 December 2021
Scottish Borders Council appoints BAM to deliver priority school campus rebuild in Peebles

Hemel Hempstead, 9 December 2021 - BAM Construction has been appointed by Scottish Borders Council to deliver the £46 million full-rebuild of Peebles High School in Peeblesshire.

9 December 2021
BAM scoops prestigious ‘Constructing Excellence’ awards for landmark construction projects

Hemel Hempstead, 3 December 2021 - BAM Construction is celebrating success at the 2021 Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber Awards after two landmark projects delivered by its North East team were recognised with a number of awards.

7 December 2021
Colin Richardson (left) and Andy Swift
  • Major contract win for Derbyshire-based Stanton Precast set to create up to 100 local jobs at new production facility in Ilkeston.
  • Three ‘green tunnels’ to be built off-site and assembled at Chipping Warden, Wendover and Greatworth.
7 December 2021
CDP Climate A list company

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 7 December 2021 – For the third consecutive year, Royal BAM Group nv has been commended for its climate action, achieving a place on CDP's prestigious ‘A List’ for climate change.

2 December 2021
BAM sells operating company BAM Galère to Thomas & Piron Group

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 2 December 2021 – Royal BAM Group nv has reached agreement to sell the shares of its operating company BAM Galère (including its subsidiary BAM Lux and BAM Galère’s plant and equipment, managed by BAM Mat) to the Belgian construction company Thomas & Piron Group. The transaction, which is subject to approval of the competition authorities, is expected to close in the first quarter of 2022. Financial details of the transaction are not being disclosed.

1 December 2021
Ground Engineering awards 2021

Glasgow, 30 November 2021 - BAM Ritchies, BAM’s ground engineering specialists, scooped three awards and was highly commended for another at the Ground Engineering awards 2021. The Ground Engineering Awards bring together the leaders of the industry to celebrate the achievements of projects, people and businesses across the ground engineering sector.

1 December 2021

Camberley, 1 December 2021 - BAM's rail team delivered a major bridge installation in Moy, Scottish Highlands this weekend, despite contending with extreme weather conditions. The BAM team, working in collaboration with Network Rail, successfully completed the installation of the 670-tonne structure despite the challenges presented by Storm Arwen which brought winds of up to 90mph along with temperatures of -8C.

30 November 2021
From Scotland to Antarctica: trial construction of new Antarctic communications tower in Kintore

(News release British Antarctic Survey:) London, 7 December 2021; AIMP - A full trial assembly of a specialist air communications tower for a British Antarctic Research Station has been constructed this autumn in Scotland, ahead of its shipping to Antarctica this month.

30 November 2021
Sunderland Station poised for transformation following appointment of BAM

29 November 2021 - One of Europe’s largest construction companies has been appointed to build the new southern entrance of Sunderland’s railway station.

30 November 2021
Politiker und Vorhabenträger feiern Start der Bauarbeiten in Puttgarden

Erster Spatenstich für den Fehmarnbelt-Tunnel in Deutschland:

(Pressemitteilung Femern A/S:) Kopenhagen, 29.November.2021 - Eine Region wächst zusammen: Im Rahmen einer Spatenstich-Zeremonie wurde heute der Start der Bauarbeiten für den Fehmarnbelt-Tunnel auf deutscher Seite gefeiert. Zu diesem Anlass kamen Politiker, Vorhabenträger und Weggefährten des Projektes auf der Tunnelbaustelle bei Puttgarden zusammen.

30 November 2021
Funding secured for new £5.2 million flood scheme in Hexham

(Press release Environment Agency:) London, 29 November 2021 - An Environment Agency scheme to better protect businesses and homes from flooding on two industrial estates in Hexham is taking a step forward with the Final Business Case approved and funding secured for the £5.2million Flood Alleviation Scheme.

26 November 2021
BAM logo

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 26 November 2021 – Effective 1 January 2022, Royal BAM Group nv will implement a new organisation structure to further improve effectiveness and access to growth opportunities.

25 November 2021
Outdoor classroom

Glasgow, 25 November 2021 – PUPILS of St Andrew’s RC Secondary School in Glasgow’s East End have been involved in a community investment project, delivered as part of the £60m investment in the new North East Hub Health and Care Centre for NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde.

25 November 2021
Access for All at Canterbury East!

New £4.8m access scheme ensures passengers with mobility issues can get to and from trains without using stairs

(News release Network Rail:) 23 November 2021 - As part of the Department for Transport's inclusive Transport Strategy - Access for All Programme, Network Rail have upgraded Canterbury East station to make it accessible to hundreds more passengers.

18 November 2021
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge wins at 2021 Structural Awards

17 November 2021 - The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge wins the ‘Vehicle Bridges’ award at the 2021 Structural Awards. BAM Civil Ltd and Dragados Ireland Ltd are delighted to have been the Principal Contractors on this project.

16 November 2021
Add social value when you create new buildings, says BAM, or stop winning work

Cardiff, 16 November 2021 - If you cannot deliver added social value and demonstrate this, you will cease to win as much work, says leading contractor BAM on the opening day of the Welsh Government’s Social Value Conference (Tuesday 16 November).