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11 November 2021
Sky Studios Elstree celebrates topping out milestone
  • Rt. Hon Oliver Dowden MP attends ceremony to mark completion of the highest structure on the 27.5-acre site ahead of 2022 opening
  • Green bolt used to secure the final steelwork, symbolising Sky Studios Elstree’s ambition to be the world's most sustainable film and TV studio.

10 November 2021 - Construction at Sky Studios Elstree, Sky’s new state-of-the-art film and TV studio, reached a major milestone this week as the final steelwork was installed on the highest structure on site.

10 November 2021
Artist's impression

(Press release Rolls-Royce SMR:) Derby, 8 November 2021 - Following a successful equity raise, the Rolls-Royce Small Modular Reactor (SMR) business has today been established, to bring forward and deliver at scale the next generation of low cost, low carbon nuclear power technology.

9 November 2021
Official opening of the new water treatment plant at Vartry Reservoir

Kill, Co. Kildare, Ireland, 9 November 2021 - The new water treatment plant at Vartry Reservoir was officially opened on Friday by Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Daragh O’Brien, Cathaoirleach of Wicklow County Council Shay Council, and Irish Water Managing Director Niall Gleeson. The improvement works on the Vartry scheme include the new treatment plant, a new covered reservoir in Stillorgan and lining to the old stone tunnel from Vartry to Carrowhill.

9 November 2021
Circular innovation The Pallet Loop adopted by BAM to cut waste

Hemel Hempstead, 9 November 2021 - BAM has become the first adopter of a sustainable supply chain initiative to make our use of pallets become circular and cut waste. The initiative is set to become widespread in the industry during 2022.

4 November 2021
N26 River Moy Bridge beam installation

Kill, Co Kildare, Ireleand, 3 November 2021 - The video shows the installation of the four main structural steel beams of the new River Moy Bridge on the N26 Realignment project at Swinford Co Mayo in October 2021. The beams are 85m long and 3.30m high and were installed over two lifts, each lift was 270t.

4 November 2021
BAM reports third quarter adjusted EBITDA of €66 million, outlook reiterated

First nine months 2021 trading update

Royal BAM Group nv reports for the first nine months of 2021 an adjusted EBITDA of €223 million versus an adjusted EBITDA of €38 million in the same period of 2020. In the third quarter there was a strong performance from Dutch Construction and Property, and a satisfactory contribution from most other activities. The large contracts division of Dutch Civil engineering continues to underperform. The order book of €13.5 billion remains high. BAM is making good progress with its new strategy: a continued focus on rebalancing of the portfolio, further de-risking, increasing profitability and creating a sustainable platform for future growth. For 2021, BAM reiterates the outlook of an adjusted EBITDA margin of around 3.5 per cent.

3 November 2021
Built environment bodies get behind new decarbonisation standard for FM industry

(Press release SFMI and BAM FM:) 3 November 2021 - SFMI and BAM FM are delighted to announce that five industry bodies have been helping to develop a framework for a standardised approach for the FM community to measure the emissions generated by its services, and support organisations with their zero carbon journey.

3 November 2021
Hastings line

(News release Network Rail:) 2 November 2021 - Rail passengers are returning to the Hastings line following a seven-day closure that saw over a hundred engineers carrying out landslip prevention work along the 160-year old route. The line was handed back on time for the start of services on Saturday.

3 November 2021
Department for Education appoints BAM to create net-zero pathfinder school to shape future school design

Hemel Hempstead, 3 November 2021 - As COP26 is taking place, the Department for Education has appointed leading school contractor BAM to create a ‘pathfinder’ college that develops sustainable design for building new schools. The teaching and communal building is Southam College in Warwickshire’s which has 1,652 students.

1 November 2021
Newcastle contractors awarded £100,000 regeneration project, creating local jobs

Newcastle, 1 November 2021 - £100,000 has been awarded for regeneration projects in Newcastle communities, raised by contractors BAM and developers Ask Real Estate, and housing association Home Group.

28 October 2021

Hemel Hempstead, 28 October 2021 - INOVYN ChlorVinyls (part of the INEOS Group), the European-wide chemical manufacturing giant, has completed the move of its staff into a newly completed office building in Runcorn.

26 October 2021
BAM Glasgiven JV awarded D&B contract for four new national schools in Dublin and Cork

26 October 2021 - BAM Ireland has been awarded the Design & Build (D&B) contract for four new national schools in Dublin and Cork as part of a Department of Education’s Design and Build Framework Schools Bundle in a joint venture with Glasgiven Contracts.

21 October 2021
BAM FM schools receive high rating by independent sustainability body

Hemel Hempstead, 21 October 2021 - Two of BAM FM’s PFI contracts – for Somerset Schools and West Dunbartonshire – achieved fourth and seventh place respectively in the latest GRESB assessments of infrastructure management and performance.

21 October 2021
BAM’s UWE School of Engineering building named Project of the Year at British Construction Industry Awards

Hemel Hempstead, 14 October 2021 - BAM had a successful night at the 2021 British Construction Industry Awards, taking home ‘Project of the Year’ and being Highly Commended or a Finalist in six categories.

21 October 2021
Plans to develop Sheffield Hallam University’s city campus approved

Hemel Hempstead, 20 October 2021 - Plans to develop Sheffield Hallam University’s city campus, providing a key gateway to the city centre, have been approved.

19 October 2021
Management appointment BAM Nuttall

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 18 October 2021 – The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Richard Prime Managing Director, Major Projects of BAM Nuttall Ltd, effective 18 October 2021.

18 October 2021
BAM moves its Welsh premises to Caerphilly after 30 years in Cardiff as it prepares to sponsor Wales’ National Social Value Conference

Hemel Hempstead/Caerphilly, 18 October 2021 - One of Wales’ most progressive built environment firms – BAM – has re-located its offices from Cardiff to Caerphilly.

18 October 2021
Sale of BAM Deutschland to Zech Group and Gustav Zech Stiftung successfully completed

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 18 October 2021 - Royal BAM Group nv has sold its German operating company BAM Deutschland (including subsidiaries BAM Immobilien-Dienstleistungen and BAM Sports) to Zech Group and Gustav Zech Stiftung. The transaction, announced on 9 September 2021, has been successfully completed. Financial details of the transaction are not being disclosed.

15 October 2021
BAM logo

Works to begin onsite in the coming weeks

(Press release Kildare County Council:) Naas, Co. Kildare, Ireland, 14 October 2021 - Kildare County Council has confirmed the main works contract for the Athy Distributor Road has been awarded to BAM Civil Limited. The successful contractor for the development of the 3.4 km link road has been appointed following an extensive tender process and recent confirmation of funding for the project by the Department of Transport as part of Project Ireland 2040.

14 October 2021
Hardt Hyperloop has been awarded €15 million from Brussels's first hyperloop investment package

It is a clear acknowledgement by the European Commission that the hyperloop is seen as a sustainable means of transport

(Press release Hardt Hyperloop:) Delft, the Netherlands, 14 October 2021 - Hardt Hyperloop, the Dutch company working on the development of the hyperloop, has been awarded €15 million by the European Commission. It is the first time that a hyperloop company has received such financial support from Brussels. The EIC Accelerator funds were awarded by the European Innovation Council and will help Hardt and its public and private partners to accelerate the development of the hyperloop. This award demonstrates the European Commission's recognition of the hyperloop as an important key to achieving Europe's sustainability goals.