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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.

22 July 2021
Sighthill M8 bridge

(Press release Glasgow City Council:) Glasgow, 22 July 2021 - The main span of the new cyclist, pedestrian and wheeler bridge over the M8 connecting Sighthill and the nearby city centre will be installed overnight on 31 July / 1 August.

21 July 2021
Artist's impression Three New Bailey

Hemel Hempstead, 21 July 2021 - BAM North West team has been appointed by HMRC to fit-out the new UK Government Hub at 3 New Bailey, which will become home for some 2,000 staff during next year.

19 July 2021
HS2 designers cut carbon with pioneering new viaduct design

(News release HS2:) London, 19 July 2021 - HS2 has today [Monday 19th July 2021] revealed that its designers are on track to more than halve the amount of embedded carbon in one of the high speed rail project’s viaducts.

19 July 2021
5PRING, BAM Nuttall and AE Aerospace invite innovators to win an opportunity helping UK manufacturing lead 5G revolution

Birmingham/Wolverhampton/Solihull, 19 July 2021 - 5PRING – the consortium behind the UK’s first 5G commercial application accelerator – has announced a new manufacturing-themed accelerator programme. The programme sees leading civil engineers BAM Nuttall, and aerospace manufacturer AE Aerospace, working with 5PRING, to set a series of challenges for innovative start-ups and small-medium sized enterprises (SMES) to solve using 5G.

16 July 2021
BAM is gold sponsor of Construction News Decarbonising Construction conference

Hemel Hempstead, 15 July 2021 - BAM is proud to be the gold sponsor of the Construction News Decarbonising Construction conference. Taking place on 21-22 July, the conference will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn how net zero will impact businesses in the short to long term.

16 July 2021
Construction begins on first hub South West public-private partnership in Scotland

Hemel Hempstead, 16 July 2021 - Ground has been broken on BAM Construction’s first project with hub South West, the Scottish public-private partnership of local authorities and leading Tier 1 building contractors.

14 July 2021
Artist's impression

Stuttgart, 14 Juli 2021 - Unser Projekt EDGE Grand Central hat die Auszeichnung 'Europe Award for Excellence‘ des Urban Land Institute Europe (ULI) gewonnen.

13 July 2021
Update on transforming the A61 south bus corridor

(Press release Leeds City Council:)  Leeds, 12 July 2021 - Work will complete in late summer / early autumn on the A61 south bus corridor from Leeds to Wakefield, via Stourton and Hunslet.

12 July 2021
BAM Construction engaged by W.RE re at its high spec St Pancras Campus

BAM Construct UK signs £95 million contract for the creation of the 230,000 sq ft W.RE’s St Pancras Campus in Camden

Hemel Hempstead, 9 July 2021 - The St Pancras Campus will transform an underutilised industrial estate that sits on a 1.2 acre self-contained ‘island’ block near St Pancras Hospital into offices, retail and two separate residential buildings as well as replacing the current industrial use on site. The various buildings are linked together by a common basement and will be serviced by an internal street that runs through the main commercial building. The scheme will also introduce a new micro park to the neighbourhood.

6 July 2021
Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau receives Deutsche Bahn supplier rating

Berlin, 6 July 2021 – Deutsche Bahn AG awarded Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG the Deutsche Bahn Supplier Award as a top supplier. Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG received the award in the ‘Infrastructure’ category for excellent civil engineering for the Gateway Gardens project, among others. Thomas Fiedler, Head of Wayss & Freytag Central Division, received the award in person from Ronald Pofalla, Member of the Deutsche Bahn Management Board responsible for Infrastructure, at the Bahntower in Berlin.

1 July 2021
Team appointed to deliver £51m Housing Infrastructure Fund works – including new City River Park

Victoria North, 1 July 2021 – A multi-disciplinary consulting and contracting team has been assembled to support the delivery of key infrastructure works that will unlock the early residential development potential within the Victoria North regeneration area - Manchester’s largest ever regeneration project.

25 June 2021

Hemel Hempstead, 24 June 2021 - 14 volunteers have joined together to transform a garden at Tedworth House, Wiltshire, a recovery centre for Wounded Injured and Sick Serving Military Personnel.

23 June 2021
Solid Main Award Digital & BIM for A10/A24

Berlin / Frankfurt am Main, 23. Juni 2021 - HABAU Ges.mbH and Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG were awarded the main prize in the Digital & BIM category of the Solid BautechPreis Austria 2021 for the A10/A24 availability model project. Together with the partners of the Arge Havellandautobahn, Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau is constructing a total of around 64 kilometres of motorway between the Pankow interchange and the Neuruppin junction while the motorway remains in operation.

23 June 2021
Construction's first industry-wide flexible working pilot finds wellbeing soars

Rates of wellbeing improve across the board - with no negative impact on budget or deadline -

  • Results from the Timewise Construction Pioneers programme are published today.
  • Programme has been led by industry body Build UK and designed by flexible working consultancy Timewise
  • Tested different forms of flexible working onsite with construction workers over the course of 18 months.
  • With 4 major employers (the Pioneers): BAM Construct UK, BAM Nuttall, Skanska UK and Willmott Dixon.
  • Participants recorded large increase in feelings of wellbeing.
  • ALL projects were completed without any negative impact on deadline or budget.
  • Long term goal is to help the industry enhance working patterns in order to attract a more diverse workforce and tackle persistent skills shortages.

London, 22 June 2021 - Timewise, the flexible working consultants today publish the results of their ground-breaking Timewise Construction Pioneers programme – an 18 month project that has re-designed shift patterns in onsite roles, to enable more flexible working, enhanced wellbeing and a better work-life balance.

21 June 2021
BAM adopts plant-based fuels to help slash UK carbon emissions

Use of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) set to reduce net CO2 emissions from construction machinery by up to 90%

Camberley / Hemel Hempstead, 21 June 2021 - BAM has committed to running all of its UK construction machinery using recycled cooking oil, contributing to goals focused on reducing carbon emissions from its activities.