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31 May 2022
British Antarctic Survey field season has finished; RRS Sir Attenborough returns to UK after seven months

(News release British Antarctic Survey:) London, 30 May 2022 - RRS Sir David Attenborough departed Rothera Research Station for the final time earlier in May and is now making its way back to the UK, marking the end of the BAS Antarctic summer field season.

27 May 2022
New Stubbington Bypass receives seal of approval

(Press release Hampshire County Council:) 26 May 2022 - After 28 months of construction work, Hampshire County Council has completed the 5.5 kilometre (3.5 mile) bypass around Stubbington

26 May 2022
£20 million community hub taking shape

(Press release North Lanarkshire Council:) 25 May 2022 - The state-of-the-art Newmains and St Brigid’s community hub is making excellent progress.

20 May 2022

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 20 May 2022 - Royal BAM Group nv has taken note of the letter that Minister Harbers of Infrastructure and Water Management sent to the Dutch Parliament on 20 May regarding the Afsluitdijk project. BAM has been in constructive dialogue with the client Rijkswaterstaat and supports the agreements on compensation for additional works and the change of project assignments.

20 May 2022
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(Press release Network Rail:) 20 May 2022 - Network Rail has completed the construction of Reston station.

19 May 2022
HS2 completes first stage of 50 mile temporary access road in Bucks

(Press release HS2:) 18 May 2022 - HS2 has opened the first stage of a 50-mile-long (80 km) temporary access road that will link construction sites across Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire and South Warwickshire and take pressure off local roads.

18 May 2022
Forty Dutch multinationals embrace new Tax Governance Code

(Press release VNO-NCW:) The Hague, the Netherlands, 18 May 2022 – More than 40 major Dutch multinationals are embracing the new Tax Governance Code, which the Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers (VNO-NCW) is presenting today. This concerns a large group of listed companies, including 20 of the 25 companies listed on the AEX. A few high-profile unlisted cooperatives and family businesses are also embracing the new code. The Tax Governance Code was announced as part of the new course that the employers organisation has set (Doing business to create broad welfare). More companies are expected to join the code in the near future.

17 May 2022
5G connectivity helps robot become construction’s best friend

On a large and remote construction site in Shetland, where the team is battling the elements, covering large distances every day, the Trimble and Boston Dynamics integrated robot solution has become man’s newest four-legged friend.

16 May 2022
BAM appoints Group Communications Director

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 16 May 2022 – The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Pim Gillissen as Group Communications Director. Based in Bunnik, he will join on 1 June 2022 and will report to CEO Ruud Joosten.

13 May 2022

Hemel Hempstead, 13 May 2022 - Merseyside Police has appointed BAM FM – the facilities management business of BAM UK and Ireland – to provide hard facilities management services at its state-of-the-art headquarters in Liverpool, and a further 78 buildings in and around Merseyside.

12 May 2022
Wandsworth Park’s role in making a healthier River Thames celebrated with jubilee trees

Camberley, 10 May 2022 - An area of King George’s Park in Wandsworth celebrated the start of spring with new trees, as part of the Queen’s Green canopy initiative.

11 May 2022
BAM FM secures place on NHS shared business services framework agreement

Hemel Hempstead, 11 May 2022 - BAM’s facilities management business has been appointed by NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS), to its Hard Facilities Management framework agreement (Hard FM). BAM was awarded a place for eight main lots, and places on 23 sub lots. The full list is below.

10 May 2022
BAM’s commitment to tech start-up improves site safety

Camberley, 10 May 2022 - Following BAM’s initial introduction to Eave smart ear-defenders at our Nine Elms Remediation site in 2017, BAM Nuttall has been busy trialling the latest evolution of the hearing protection at our East Croydon demolition project in recent months.

10 May 2022
Building of the entrance to the Fehmarnbelt tunnel is underway

(Press release Femern A/S:) Copenhagen, Denmark, 5 May 2022 - On 5 May 2022, work started on the Fehmarnbelt tunnel’s Danish portal building, where train and road traffic will descend and drive through the 18-km-long tunnel to Germany.

10 May 2022
BAM appointed to St James Quarter’s W Edinburgh

Construction and design firm BAM will help fit out the interiors of the 244 stylish guest rooms at the 12 storey W Edinburgh

Edinburgh, 9 May 2022 - Nuveen Real Estate has appointed BAM Construction Scotland to deliver the interiors of W Edinburgh – the centrepiece of St James Quarter, the £1bn retail-led lifestyle district in Edinburgh. BAM will be the contractor fitting the 244 stylish guest rooms and public areas across the three buildings that make up the hotel.

5 May 2022
Sale of BAM Contractors bv to Stadsbader successfully completed

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 5 May 2022 – Royal BAM Group nv has sold its Belgian operating company BAM Contractors bv to the Belgian construction company Stadsbader Group. The transaction, announced on 15 February 2022, has been successfully completed. Further financial details of the transaction are not being disclosed.

5 May 2022
BAM reports €97 million adjusted EBITDA in first quarter

First quarter 2022 trading update

Royal BAM Group nv had a strong operational performance in the first quarter of 2022, including the sea lock IJmuiden (OpenIJ) settlement and an exceptional contribution from the PPP joint venture. BAM’s cash position and order book remain solid. For 2022, BAM expects an improvement of the adjusted EBITDA margin, compared to the full-year 2021 of 3.8 per cent.

2 May 2022
Students from The Misbourne in Great Missenden name HS2 mini-TBM ‘Lizzie’

(Press release HS2:) London, 29 Apr 2022 – HS2 today confirmed that the first of two mini tunnelling machines that will be used near Great Missenden will be named ‘Lizzie’ after the name was chosen by students from the nearby The Misbourne school.