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8 April 2020
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(Press release British Antarctic Survey (BAS):) Cambridge, 7 April 2020 - British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has announced exceptional plans to repatriate scientists, support teams and construction workers as they complete their Antarctic summer field season work.

8 April 2020
BAM Nuttall signs contract for new Falkland Islands Port

Camberley, 7 April 2020 - The Falkland Islands Government announced on Monday that it has completed and signed a contract with BAM Nuttall for the design and build of a new port in Stanley Harbor.

8 April 2020
BAM Construct UK Covid-19 update

Hemel Hempstead, 7 April 2020 - BAM’s construction and FM teams continue to provide significant emergency support to the UK’s NHS, emergency services and local authorities as we all work together to defeat Covid-19.

6 April 2020
Professional team behind Harrogate’s emergency hospital draws on first-rate healthcare experience

Hemel Hempstead, 6 April 2020 - The professional team delivering the emergency Nightingale Hospital at Harrogate Hospital has been announced. The new circa-500-bed facility, part of the Government’s response to the covid-19 pandemic, involves converting Harrogate Convention Centre to accommodate the level three critical care beds in the existing Convention Centre's halls for the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. BAM Construction, ranked independently as Yorkshire’s largest contractor, is appointed as the main design and build contractor under the Government’s ProCure 22 framework for England, with the assistance of BAM Design, appointed to deliver structural engineering, and BAM’s specialist services engineering business.

6 April 2020
BAM FM delivers school lunches on wheels in Bristol

Hemel Hempstead / Bristol, 6 April 2020 - BAM FM was approached by Bristol City Council who were struggling to deliver the required amount of free school meals to local school children in the area. A kind-hearted team of five FM engineers rose to the challenge, clearing their vans of equipment to deliver 4,000 school meals (provided by Chartwells) to 66 schools.

2 April 2020
BAM, Populous, amongst heavyweight names forming Oak View Group project team to build world-class arena in Manchester

Royal BAM Group and Populous among key names making up project team that would build Manchester’s new arena

  • Royal BAM Group, famed for building stadiums and arenas around the world are the preferred contractor and has agreed a Pre Contact Services Agreement in relation to building the new venue in Eastlands
  • Populous, the leading sports and entertainment architect form whose projects include Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium, Manchester City’s stadium expansion, The O2, and Wembley Stadium announced as architect, with inclusivity, sustainability, and accessibility at the core of its designs
  • Host of other leading companies including BuroHappold, ME Engineers, Vanguardia, Turner & Townsend and Deloitte will form a full-scale project team behind new arena.

Manchester, 2 April 2020 - Oak View Group (OVG) has appointed Royal BAM Group (BAM) as its preferred construction partner, and Populous, a global architecture design firm, to lead the world-class team behind a new 23,500-capacity arena in Manchester. The venue would be the largest arena in the UK, bringing £350 million private direct investment into the city and significant economic benefit.

31 March 2020
Announcement BAM regarding Annual General Meeting 15 April 2020

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 31 March 2020 – Royal BAM Groep nv confirms that the Annual General Meeting of 15 April 2020 will take place at 14.00 hours, although the set-up has changed. In connection with the coronavirus outbreak and in order to align with government guidelines, a number of measures are being taken to minimise the risk of contamination and ensure the meeting is conducted in a responsible manner. There is an urgent appeal to shareholders not to be physically present, but to vote by proxy and/or ask questions in advance.

31 March 2020
BAM responding to Covid-19 challenges
  • Focus on cash: implementing programme to reduce costs and capital expenditure
  • Withdrawing dividend proposal (€0.02 per share) from AGM agenda
  • Withdrawing previous guidance for 2020

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 31 March 2020 – Royal BAM Group nv provides the following update in respect of Covid-19. Across BAM’s markets, the situation is variable and difficult to predict. BAM’s priorities are to preserve the health and wellbeing of employees, support the wider community, clients and suppliers, protect liquidity and profitability, and ensure business continuity. BAM is continuously analysing various scenarios and implementing mitigating measures.

30 March 2020
Updates statement about status of BAM sites: BAM building special Covid-19 facilities

Hemel Hempstead, 30 March 2020 - Following extensive checks and agreements with our project teams, clients and supply chain, we are re-starting work today at a number of sites across the UK including existing projects critical to the national Covid-19 effort. We are also starting work on new projects to build emergency Covid-19 wards.

26 March 2020
BAM pauses construction activity from tonight

Hemel Hempstead, 25 March 2020 - Construction activity at BAM Construct sites across the UK will pause from close of business on Wednesday 25 March to enable further detailed reviews of the working practices necessary to reduce the risks of Covid-19.

20 March 2020
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Bunnik, the Netherlands, 20 March 2020 - In compliance with the guidelines from the Belgian government, Royal BAM Group’s Belgian operating companies decided to close down their construction sites as of 18 March 2020. For all projects, contingency plans were established and the necessary measures were identified to preserve the interests of BAM and its clients.

20 March 2020
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Hemel Hempstead, 20 March 2020 - BAM Construct UK has become one of the first firms in the UK to become accredited to Kitemark standard for Building Information Modelling (BIM).

19 March 2020
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Hemel Hempstead, 19 March 2020 - BAM’s evolving Minor Works business has achieved a major win by being appointed to a new £2.5 billion national framework.

18 March 2020
Contractor appointed to build our new mental health inpatient facility in Highgate

The Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of BAM Construction Ltd to build its new mental health inpatient facility in Highgate.

17 March 2020
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Bunnik, the Netherlands, 17 March 2020 - In light of the evolving outbreak of Coronavirus, Royal BAM Group nv is closely monitoring the situation and is providing an update - based on current insights and measures from the Dutch governmental authorities - on its upcoming Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) to be held on 15 April 2020 in Bunnik.

17 March 2020
Network Rail to reopen Redhill-Tonbridge line early as Edenbridge landslip repairs speed ahead

(Press release Network Rail:) 10 March 2020 - Network Rail will reopen the railway between Redhill and Tonbridge two weeks earlier than expected once repairs to the Edenbridge landslip have been completed, on Monday, 16 March.

17 March 2020
Keys handed over to Jedburgh Grammar Campus

(News release Scottish Borders Council:) Jedburgh, 13 March 2020 - We have been given the keys to the newly completed Jedburgh Grammar Campus, a project delivered on time and on budget by its development partner Hub South East and main contractor BAM Construction.

17 March 2020
Construction work on Whitby Hospital set to start 23 March

News release NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby:) 16 March 2020 - The long-awaited remodelling of Whitby Hospital is set to begin this month. The ‘tower block’ part of the site in Springhill will be fully remodelled and modernised in a £13 million scheme funded by NHS England. Major contractor, BAM Construction, is leading the work.

16 March 2020
Start on site confirmed at £350 million Leeds City Centre development

(Press release CEG:) London, 16 March 2020 - CEG has appointed BAM Construction to deliver the first phase of its £350million development at Globe Road, Leeds, with a start on site confirmed for 30th March.

16 March 2020
A 20 bei Tribsees: Auftrag für Bau der westlichen Brückenhälfte vergeben

(Pressemitteilung Ministerium für Energie, Infrastruktur und Digitalisierung Mecklenburg-Vorpommern:) Schwerin, 4. März 2020 - Das Landesamt für Straßenbau und Verkehr hat zu Wochenbeginn dem Unternehmen Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG aus Hamburg den Zuschlag für den Bau des nordwestlichen Brückenteils der Autobahn 20 bei Tribsees in Richtung Rostock erteilt. Das Bundesverkehrsministerium hat der Vergabe mit einem Auftragswert von knapp 43 Millionen Euro zugestimmt.