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15 August 2022
Scope 3 emissions guidance provides big step forward for achieving net zero buildings

Hemel Hemstead, 15 August 2022 - Guidance has been issued for the first time setting out how the emissions of buildings in operation can achieve net zero carbon.

11 August 2022
Partners behind Birmingham’s highest office building hand over £22,500 to support families of ill children

Birmingham, 11 August 2022 - The construction and development partners behind 103 Colmore Row, the recently completed building which became the tallest offices outside London, have raised £22,500 to support the families of poorly children.

8 August 2022
Invesis drives US market push with first US appointment

8 August 2022 - Leading global investor and developer Invesis has today appointed Carlos Lopez Vilardell as Vice President of Business Development in the United States as part of its strategy to become a leading player in the US infrastructure investment market. The appointment of Lopez cements the United States as the firm’s number one new market priority.

4 August 2022
University Hospitals Schleswig-Holstein

Kiel/Lübeck, Germany, 4 August 2022 - On 4 August 2022 Invesis successfully completed the acquisition of DIF Capital Partner’s 45% stake in the University Hospitals Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH) project from the DIF Infrastructure III fund. This brings the Invesis shareholding in the project to 95%.

4 August 2022
Award ceremony

Camberley, 3 August 2022 - The Transpennine Route Upgrade West Alliance has won the Digital Construction Excellence Award at the Construction News Awards 2022. Described as a standout adoption of cutting-edge technology by the judges. The TRU digital construction team used innovative smart construction techniques to deliver the project safely and efficiently, aligning it with the Government’s ‘Construction 2025’ strategy and Digital Built Britain agenda. It really sets the standard for the way digital is deployed on infrastructure projects in the UK, with the CN judges commenting how it provided ‘Productive and quality driven benefits with scalability’.

3 August 2022

(Press release Leeds City Council:) Leeds, 3 August 2022 - The A647 Stanningley Road bus infrastructure improvements to ease congestion in peak times along the Leeds to Bradford route is complete.

1 August 2022
Tunnel Boring Machine Jill - Source: Riverlinx

(News release Riverlinx:) London, 28 July 2022 - The cutter head for the Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) for Silvertown Tunnel was carefully lowered into the shaft last week – making another milestone for the project.

28 July 2022
BAM launches EV Charging Solutions for businesses

London, 27 July 2022 - BAM Charging Solutions launches today! It delivers an end-to-end EV charging infrastructure solution for businesses, which support our clients on their road to zero emissions.

27 July 2022
Reduction in sickness absence noted one year on from ground-breaking flexible working pilot

Hemel Hempstead, 27 July 2022 - Enhanced performance, reduced stress, increased well-being and greater job satisfaction were also noted from BAM and other partners in Timewise flexible working trial.

26 July 2022
Excitement builds as new Frenchay Primary School nears completion

(Press release South Gloucestershire Council:) Bristol, 22 July 2022 - Even as staff and students look forward to the summer holidays, a group from Frenchay Church of England Primary School have visited the site of their brand new facilities to take a last peek before building work is completed over the break. They will move in at the start of the new school year in September.

21 July 2022
HS2 reveals first rural footbridge design

New lightweight footbridge design for Bucks, Oxon and West Northants

(Press release HS2:) London, 20 July 2022 - HS2 today revealed the first images of the bridges that will carry rural footpaths and bridleways across the new high speed railway as it passes through Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and West Northants.

20 July 2022
Successful Full-Scale Trial Cast of Tunnel Element

(Press release Femern A/S:) 13 July 2022 - The contractor consortium FLC has completed a full-scale trail casting of a segment of a tunnel element at the construction site at Rødbyhavn.

19 July 2022
BAM Nuttall and Motive Fuels awarded funding as part of Government scheme to help industry move away from red diesel

Camberley, 19 July 2022 - BAM Nuttall and Motive Fuels have been awarded more than £350,000 of funding to help develop hydrogen-fuelled construction equipment as part of a government competition to help the sector adapt to the red-diesel ban.

19 July 2022
Kier BAM Joint Venture appointed by Babcock International Group to support delivery of Devonport Royal Dockyard 10 Dock Refurbishment Project

Camberley, 19 July 2022 - Kier BAM Joint Venture (KBJV) has been appointed by Babcock International Group to support in the delivery of a refurbishment project at Devonport’s 10 Dock facility in Plymouth, Devon.

18 July 2022
Start construction Marga Klompé Building on Tilburg University campus

(Press release Tilburg University:) Tilburg, the Netherlands,: 15 July 2022 - On July 15 2022, the first foundation pile went into the ground for the new educational building at Tilburg University, the Marga Klompé Building. The building, with independent study places, fourteen lecture halls, and a foyer will be constructed on the site of the former parking lot between Tias building and CUBE.

15 July 2022
Inspiring the next generation of engineers in Great Yarmouth

(Press release Norfolk County Council:) Norfolk, 14 July 2022 - Pupils living closest to the site of the Great Yarmouth Third River Crossing took part in a bridge building workshop on Monday as part of their school’s ‘Aspiration Week’.

12 July 2022
Group photo

Massive achievement as one million tonnes of aggregate delivered by rail to HS2 construction sites in Buckinghamshire, taking the equivalent of 100,096 HGV journeys off Britain’s roads and cutting 11,399 tonnes of carbon emissions

(Press release HS2:) London, 12 July  2022 - HS2 today confirmed that more than a million tonnes of construction material have been delivered by rail to the high speed rail’s work sites across Buckinghamshire, taking the equivalent of 100,096 HGV journeys off local roads.

12 July 2022
aerial photo of the construction site

Hemel Hempstead/Leeds, 12 July 2022 - BAM has begun above-ground construction work on the new state-of-the art pathology laboratory at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, which is set to serve patients across West Yorkshire and Harrogate.

7 July 2022
BAM Construct UK and BAM Nuttall file 2021 annual accounts

Commitment to sustainable improvement underpins strong 2021 results for BAM’s UK operations

Hemel Hempstead /  Camberley, 7 July 2022 - BAM’s civil and construction businesses in the UK – BAM Nuttall and BAM Construct UK – have reported a strong performance for 2021. Royal BAM Group published UK results on 17 February.

1 July 2022

(Press release Invesis:) Brussels, 1 July 2022 - Quality education goes hand in hand with quality infrastructure and the Flemish Government is committed to investing in school infrastructure. Through project-specific Design, Build, Finance and Maintain (DBFM) agreements which provide an alternative financing option with the private sector, Agion, an independent agency for Infrastructure in Education established by the Flemish Government, has created a programme for public-private investment to deliver brand new and renovated schools. This DBFM programme includes 42 projects scattered over 13 clusters and will create a total of 250,000 m² of new school buildings. The Egied Van Broeckhoven school in Brussels, Belgium, is the first project within this programme.