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15 February 2021
Royal Cornwall Hospital makes key appointment to deliver Truro’s new Oncology Haematology and MRI facilities

Hemel Hempstead, 15 February 2021 - New health facilities to improve the treatment experience of West Country patients for a range of conditions have taken a major step forward in Cornwall.

11 February 2021
Council appoints BAM to upgrade the Snugborough Interchange

(Press release Fingal County Council:) Swords, Co Dublin, 9 February 2021 - Following a competitive tender process, Fingal County Council has appointed BAM Civil Ltd to undertake the construction of the Snugborough Interchange Upgrade Scheme in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.

10 February 2021

(Press release Leeds College of Building:) Leeds, 9 February 2021 - Leeds College of Building and construction partner, BAM, is celebrating student diversity figures as they join the rest of the country in marking National Apprenticeship Week (#NAW2021), taking place between 8 and 14 February 2021.

8 February 2021
BAM Sports und BAM Deutschland erhalten Zuschlag für den Um- und Ausbau des Heinz-Steyer-Stadions

Dresden, 5. Februar 2021 - Am 28.01.21 wurde der endgültige Zuschlag durch den Stadtrat erteilt. Im Sommer beginnen die Abrissarbeiten.

8 February 2021
BAM Construct UK launches national charity partnership with the British Heart Foundation

Hemel Hempstead, 8 February 2021 - BAM Construct UK has chosen the British Heart Foundation (BHF) as its national charity partner for the next two years.

3 February 2021
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(Press release Ask Real Estate:) Newcastle, 3 February 2021 - BAM Construction has started work on One Strawberry Lane, the 70,000 sq ft head office for Home Group in the St James area of Newcastle City Centre.

2 February 2021
Launch of Highways England RDP Supply Chain Sustainability School

Hundreds of businesses learn how to build a sustainable future with Highways England

(Press release Supply Chain School and Highways England:) London, 2 February 2021 - Highways England, in partnership with the Supply Chain School have launched a sustainability support programme to accelerate learning, knowledge and performance improvement across its Regional Delivery Partnership (RDP) Framework.

2 February 2021
Baubeginn für das Femern-Projekt, den längsten Absenktunnel der Welt, der Dänemark und Deutschland verbinden soll

Das Joint Venture Femern Link Contractors hat mit den Arbeiten für den längsten Absenktunnel der Welt begonnen. Der bis zu 9 m hohe und 43 m breite, 18 km lange kombinierte Straßen- und Eisenbahntunnel, der Deutschland und Dänemark verbindet, wird den Handel und den Tourismus in Nordeuropa fördern. Auf dänischer Seite haben die Arbeiten mit dem Bau des Werks begonnen, in dem die 200 Meter langen Betonfertigteilträger für die feste Verbindung zwischen der dänischen Region Lolland Falster und dem deutschen Bundesland Schleswig Holstein hergestellt werden. In der Hochphase des Projekts werden 2.000 Mitarbeiter beschäftigt sein. Diese neue Infrastrukturprojekt, eines der ambitioniertesten laufenden Projekte in Europa, wird die Reisezeit zwischen der deutschen und der dänischen Küste auf nur 7 Minuten mit dem Zug und 10 Minuten mit dem Auto verkürzen - gegenüber der derzeitigen Reisezeit von einer Stunde mit der Fähre oder einem Umweg von 160 km mit dem Auto! Die Fertigstellung ist für Mitte 2029 geplant.

2 February 2021
Start of construction of the Femern project, the world’s longest immersed tunnel, set to connect Denmark and Germany

The Femern Link Contractors joint venture began work on the world's longest immersed tunnel. Up to 9-meter high and 43-metre wide, the 18 km-long combined road and rail tunnel linking Germany and Denmark will foster trade and tourism in Northern Europe. Works have started on the Danish side, with the construction of the factory that will manufacture the 200-metre precast concrete box girders that will be immersed to form the fixed link between Denmark’s Lolland Falster region and Germany’s Schleswig Holstein Land. The project will have a workforce of 2,000 employees at the peak of activity. This new infrastructure facility, one of the most ambitious ongoing projects in Europe, will shorten the journey between the German and Danish coasts to just 7 minutes by train and 10 minutes by car from the current travel time of one hour by ferry or a 160 km detour by car! Delivery is scheduled for mid-2029.

1 February 2021
BAM appointed to build Sky Studios Elstree

Ambition to create the world’s most sustainable film and TV studio
Working with Job Centre Plus to create local employment opportunities

Hemel Hempstead, 1 February 2021 - BAM has been appointed by Legal & General, Sky and NBCUniversal to create Sky Studios; the most sustainable film and TV studio in the world.

29 January 2021
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Hemel Hempstead, 29 January 2021 - BAM Construction is to return to Middlesborough’s digital zone after being asked by Middlesbrough Council to create the new Boho X building. BAM will initially operate under a pre-construction services agreement working closely with the developer, Beijing Construction Engineering Group.

28 January 2021
Major new hospital construction programme to get underway next month

Salford / Hemel Hempstead, 28 January 2021 - Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group, has appointed BAM Construction to build a new hospital to support its role as the major trauma centre for Greater Manchester.

26 January 2021
BAM in full contract at Central House in London following 18 months of enabling works

Hemel Hempstead, 26 January 2021 - BAM Construction is progressing with the second phase of the redevelopment and extension of Central House, Whitechapel, London. BAM has been working for around 18 months under an extensive PCSA (pre-contract service agreement).

25 January 2021
Animation shows how £16 million Connecting Leeds project will improve A647

(Press release Leeds City Council:) Leeds, 22 January 2021 - Connecting Leeds have released an animation which shows how a multi-million pound project will improve a key corridor that connects Bradford and Leeds.

22 January 2021
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Hemel Hempstead, 22 January 2021 - BAM Construction has been appointed to create a £29 million high school in Dartford, Kent. Stone Lodge School is now making good progress on site following a pre-construction period. The team has already conducted ecological investigations, translocated wildlife and diverted public rights of way.

22 January 2021

Sustainable construction methods deliver increased flexibility for Docklands airport

London, 21 January 2021 The quieter skies brought about Covid19 travel restrictions have given BAM the chance to complete their part in a £500m investment in London City Airport, one of the largest inland marine projects in Western Europe.

13 January 2021
BAM set to participate in £28 million to trial innovative new uses of 5G to improve people’s lives

13 January 2021 - BAM will be part of a government-funded trial to explore the potential of 5G to improve people’s lives and help build back better from the pandemic.

12 January 2021
Construction team clearing snow to start work on building the new scientific support facility.

(Press release British Antarctic Survey:) London, 11 January 2021 - The next stage of building a scientific support facility in Antarctica begins this week [11 January 2020]. To avoid the risk of introducing COVID-19 to British Antarctic Survey’s Rothera Research Station, the construction team spent two weeks in quarantine and had three Covid-19 tests prior to making the almost 11,000 kilometre voyage by ship.

8 January 2021
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Hemel Hempstead, 7 January 2021 - BAM Properties, the development business within BAM Construct UK, has sold two significant sites to the west of Leeds city centre to HUB Group, in partnership with sustainable and social impact investor Bridges Fund Management, for £12 million.

6 January 2021
PPP consortium Poort van den Bosch transfers A59 Rosmalen-Geffen to the Dutch Province of North Brabant

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 6 January 2021 - The Poort van den Bosch consortium has transferred the A59 motorway between Rosmalen and Geffen to the province of North Brabant as of 31 December 2020. Rijkswaterstaat (part of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management and responsible for the design, construction, management and maintenance of the main infrastructure facilities in the Netherlands) is now responsible for the management and maintenance of the road.