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11 October 2021
Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau and Züblin receive contract to construct new mine water drainage tunnel in Ibbenbüren
  • More than 7 km of tunnelling
  • Contract value in the three-digit million range

Frankfurt/Stuttgart, 11 October 2021 - On 4 October 2021, RAG Aktiengesellschaft awarded a bidding consortium consisting of Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG (50%, technical lead) and Ed. Züblin AG (50%, commercial lead) the contract for the construction of a new mine water drainage tunnel for dewatering the Ibbenbüren mine - one of the last German coal mines - which was closed down in 2018. The contract has a construction volume in the three-digit million range; the multi-year construction work is scheduled to start in November of this year.

7 October 2021
The Esther Simpson Building is complete

Leeds, 5 October 2021 - The Esther Simpson building is the new home of the University’s business school. Completed by BAM this summer, it provides collaborative and inclusive learning spaces to better equip students for working in a global environment.  

6 October 2021
Richtfest für das neue Laborzentrum des UKSH am Campus Kiel

Stuttgart / Kiel, 5 Oktober 2021 - Am Montag den 4.Oktober wurde, genau nach einem Jahr Bauzeit, das Richtfest für den Rohbau des neuen Laborzentrums des Universitätsklinikums Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH) am Campus Kiel gefeiert.

6 October 2021
BAM’S Medical School scheme in Lincoln wins regional sustainability award

Hemel Hempstead, 4 October 2021 - BAM’s University of Lincoln Medical School project has been declared Sustainable Development of the Year at Business Link Magazine’s Brick Awards. The awards recognise the companies behind the changing landscape of the East Midlands region and this award also acknowledges BAM’s commitment to sustainable development.

5 October 2021
Dawlish sea wall wins at ICE South West Awards 2021

Camberley, 4 October 2021 - BAM Nuttall’s work to rebuild Marine Parade in Dawlish on behalf of Network Rail has won the 'Project over £8 million Re-engineered’ Award at the ICE South West Civil Engineering Awards.

5 October 2021
Electric vehicles deployed on Hebden Bridge Flood Alleviation Scheme

(Press release Environment Agency:) London, 4 October 2021 - The Environment Agency and BAM Nuttall have introduced electric vehicles to carry out early flood defence work in Hebden Bridge and the wider Calder Valley, as part of the project’s ambition to cut carbon emissions.

4 October 2021
Footbridge installed at the new Reston station

Camberley, 30 September 2021 - Network Rail has installed a footbridge over the East Coast Mainline as part of the new £20 million Reston station development.

1 October 2021
Emily Hoggins at the award ceremony

London, 1 October 2021 – Risky and delicate work around three Grade-II listed rail tunnels to create London’s newest offices, at Kings Cross, have won Emily Hoggins a coveted construction industry ‘Oscar’ at her first attempt.

29 September 2021
BAM logo

Hemel Hempstead, 29 September 2021 - BAM – one of the most sustainable UK contractors – has become a founding member of a new online tool to bring social suppliers and contractors together.

28 September 2021
Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau wins JV-contract to extend Rothensee waste-to-energy plant

Frankfurt, 28 September 2021 – Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG has been awarded the contract to build the extended shell of the third block for thermal waste utilisation at the Rothensee waste-to-energy plant in Magdeburg in Germany. The client is Müllheizkraftwerk Rothensee GmbH. The contract value is €30 million (of which 50 per cent for Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau).

27 September 2021
Another Major Milestone achieved for the new children’s hospital project with the substantial completion of the Outpatient & Emergency Care Unit, CHI at Tallaght

(Press release NPHDB:) Tallaght, 24 September 2021 – NPHDB hands over the new facility to Children’s Health Ireland for commissioning of services

The new facilities in CHI at Tallaght to be open for services by mid-November

23 September 2021
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(Press release Leeds College of Building:) Leeds, 22 September 2021 - This week, Leeds College of Building welcomes its first degree apprenticeship cohort to South Bank Campus.

22 September 2021
Artist's impression

Camberley, 22 September 2021 - A significant step towards the delivery of the Cross Tay Link Road has been made with the appointment of BAM Nuttall to deliver stage one (detailed design and advance work) for the project.

22 September 2021
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(Press release Environment Agency:) Ponteland, 21 September 2021 - More than 250 homes and businesses in Ponteland are better protected from flooding now Environment Agency work on a £2.7 million flood scheme has been completed.

21 September 2021
Digging out platform

Bristol, 21 September 2021 - Working on behalf of Network Rail, BAM Nuttall has substantially completed its first key phase of work to create a new entrance at Bristol Temple Meads, providing passengers with a gateway to the east of the city and the new Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone.

20 September 2021
Group photo

(News release Leeds City Council:) Leeds, 17 September 2021 - On 16 September Stourton park and ride was officially opened by the Minister for future of transport and environment, Minister Rachel Maclean MP. Minister Maclean was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Transport on 14 February 2020.

14 September 2021
Management appointment BAM Nuttall

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 14 September 2021 – The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Ian Parish as Interim Managing Director of BAM Nuttall Ltd, effective 1 October 2021. Ian Parish rejoined BAM Nuttall in 2020 as Managing Director, Major Projects, and has more than 37 years combined experience during his three periods with the company.

13 September 2021
Fungi could help to prevent landslips

(News release University of Strathclyde:) Glasgow, 9 September 2021 - The role of fungi in helping to prevent landslips is being investigated in research led at the University of Strathclyde.

9 September 2021
New occupier signs up for Atlantic Square Building 2

Glasgow, 8 September 2021 - BAM TCP Atlantic Square has secured Atkins Limited as the first occupier for Building 2 at Atlantic Square. 2 Atlantic Square is a speculatively built Grade A office development situated in the heart of Glasgow’s International Financial Services District.

9 September 2021
BAM sells German building company BAM Deutschland to Zech Group and Gustav Zech Foundation

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 9 September 2021 – Royal BAM Group nv has reached agreement to sell the shares of its German operating company BAM Deutschland (including subsidiaries BAM Immobilien-Dienstleistungen and BAM Sports) to Zech Group SE and Gustav Zech Foundation. The transaction, which is subject to approval of the competition authorities, is expected to close in October. Financial details of the transaction are not being disclosed.