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8 September 2021
Emotive suicide prevention video released to help construction workers; the sector suffers two suicides every working day

Hemel Hempstead, 8 September 2021 - Almost 500 construction workers take their own lives every year in the UK and Ireland. An wordless, emotive video has been released as a free resource to highlight the issue and provide guidance for anybody affected, ahead of Friday 10 September which is World Suicide Prevention Day.

1 September 2021
Aerial view

Unique scheme to improve and maintain 240km of flood defences in the Norfolk Broads, one of Europe’s most important wetland areas

(Press release Environment Agency:) 1 September 2021 - A host of environmental benefits and flood defences for towns and villages around the Norfolk Broads are the result of a 20 year project reaching its conclusion.

27 August 2021
Flood scheme team member and Quinn in the garden

(Press release Environment Agency:) London, 26 August 2021 – Teams from BAM Nuttall, the Environment Agency and Bury Council have completed their ‘Helping Quinn’ Project.

20 August 2021
BAM's John McCarthy with the developers and financers of 103 Colmore Row.

Hemel Hempstead, 20 August 2021 - The social value of developing the four newest major commercial buildings in the centre of Birmingham has been revealed by BAM, the contractor that has built them all.

19 August 2021
Artist's impression

(Press release Transport for London:) London, 19 August 2021 - A new virtual public exhibition about the Silvertown Tunnel project has launched today on the Riverlinx website.

19 August 2021
BAM logo

Royal BAM Group nv reports for the first half-year of 2021 an adjusted EBITDA of €157 million versus an adjusted EBITDA of negative €54 million in the same period of 2020. All activities contributed to the operational improvement, with the exception of Dutch Civil engineering. The convertible bond (€120 million) and revolving credit facility (RCF; €400 million) were repaid in the period and the cash position remains solid. The order book of €13.8 billion remains high. BAM is making good progress with its new strategy, with continued focus on restructuring the portfolio, de-risking, increasing profitability and creating a sustainable platform for future growth. For 2021, BAM anticipates an adjusted EBITDA margin of around 3.5 per cent.

18 August 2021
Aerial picture

Camberley, 18 Auguts 2021 - Railway passengers in Greater Manchester moved one step closer to faster, more frequent, and more reliable trains this weekend after major railway upgrades were completed on time between Manchester Victoria, Rochdale and Stalybridge as part of the multi -billion-pound Transpennine Route Upgrade.

17 August 2021
Work on the slopes

Camberley, 17 August 2021 - BAM Nuttall, working on behalf of Network Rail, has completed a nine-day blockade in Bearsted to prevent rock fall onto the track.

17 August 2021
Learners working at the forging future campus

Leeds, 16 August 2021 - CEG and construction partner BAM are seeking an apprentice site manager for the Globe Point development on Water Lane in Leeds.

12 August 2021
Existing sewage works

(Press release Thames Water:) London, 11 August 2021 - Thames Water has announced the BAM Nuttall and Doosan Enpure joint venture will carry out the relocation of Guildford sewage treatment works.

11 August 2021
BAM helps local residents get a taste of construction

Hemel Hempstead, 10 August 2021 - Eleven residents who live near the Sky Studios Elstree site attended BAM’s Get into Construction Taster, which was held in partnership with Job Centre Plus (Department for Work and Pensions) and Clarion Residents, Housing association.

11 August 2021
Making a garden with a social conscience

Hemel Hempstead, 10 August 2021 - When June Wilkinson, one of BAM’s Education and Community co-ordinators, was approached about creating an outdoor seating area for the workforce at the Sky Studios, Elstree site, she knew it was the perfect opportunity to partner with some great social enterprises and charities.

11 August 2021
Cross River Rail breaks through at Roma Street

(News release Cross River Rail Delivery Authority:) Brisbane, 10 August 2021 - TBM Else, the first of Cross River Rail’s two massive Tunnel Boring Machines has broken through a rock wall into the huge underground cavern beneath Roma Street, marking the biggest milestone yet for this transformational project.

10 August 2021
HS2 takes extra 24,000 HGVs off Bucks roads as new rail freight depot opens

(News release HS2:) 10 August 2021 - HS2 this week opened a new railhead near the village of Calvert which will help the high speed rail project continue to deliver construction material by rail to its biggest Buckinghamshire site without putting extra lorries on local roads.

4 August 2021
Danielle (Danni) Aberg

Hemel Hempstead, 4 August 2021 - Danielle (Danni) Aberg has been appointed as BAM Construct UK’s Head of Social Impact. The newly created role reports directly to Chief Executive, James Wimpenny.

3 August 2021
key exchange

(News release Fife Council:) 2 August 2021 - Fife Council has officially taken ownership of the new Madras College in St Andrews. The keys were handed over to new Rector, Ken Currie, North East Fife Area Convener, Cllr. Donald Lothian and Cllr. Craig Walker, Convener of the Education and Children’s Services Sub-Committee from BAM’s Construction Director for Scotland, Martin Cooper.

2 August 2021
M8 footbridge pirouettes into place

Glasgow, 2 August 2021 - Drivers using Scotland's busiest motorway on Sunday morning were the first to drive under the new iconic footbridge successfully installed by BAM Nuttall over the weekend.

2 August 2021
Another brick in the wall – key milestone reached in Dawlish

(Press release Network Rail:) 2 August 2021 - The new sea wall at Dawlish is one step closer to completion following the successful installation of the concrete wall panels.

28 July 2021
BAM team at Aintree Hospital.

Hemel Hempstead, 27 July 2021 – BAM has completed work on the first phase of rejuvenating Aintree University Hospital, by creating a new main entrance and state-of-the-art tower block.

23 July 2021
Aerial view

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 23 July 2021 – BAM Ireland has been appointed as the main contractor for a significant Newmarket Square project in Dublin 8. The exciting new 29,570 sqm mixed-use development will consist of a 151-bed hotel and 413 apartments on the site of the former IDA Ireland Small Business Centre in the heart of the historic Liberties area of the city centre.