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6 January 2020
£15 million of school expansions another landmark in ambitious programme

(Newsroom Somerset County Council:) Taunton/Bridgwater, Somerset, 6 January 2020 - Work to create nearly 600 new secondary places in Somerset is progressing apace with this January seeing the completion of the first of two major projects.

3 January 2020

Hemel Hempstead, 2 January 2020 - BAM has been appointed to three additional lots of the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Framework.

19 December 2019
Antarctica: Getting Ready for RRS Sir David Attenborough

19 December 2019 - A major modernisation programme at British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Rothera Research Station begins its second ‘summer season’ this month with the arrival of a 40-plus person team from BAM. Construction work on a new 74m long wharf resumes, and initial groundworks for a new science and operations building begins. The works will improve operational efficiency and ensure that BAS is fit for the future.

17 December 2019
Artist’s impression Jean Monnet 2

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 17 December 2019 - BAM Lux, a subsidiary of BAM’s Walloon company Galère, has won four contracts with a combined construction value of more than €25 million.

17 December 2019
Composition Supervisory Board

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 17 December 2019 – The Supervisory Board of Royal BAM Group nv announces that Mr R. Provoost is stepping down as member of the Supervisory Board of the company, due to personal circumstances. Mr Provoost was member of the Board since 6 November 2019.

16 December 2019
Construction company help create forest school at local primary

Hemel Hempstead, 15 December 2019 - A team from BAM Construction have helped Heath Primary School to create an engaging forest school learning environment.

13 December 2019
Documents

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 13 December 2019 – All operating companies of Royal BAM Group nv are BIM Level 2 certified. With BAM International’s recent certification to ISO 19650 is Royal BAM Group one of the first fully certified international construction companies.

11 December 2019
University’s new building reaches its summit

(News release University of Leeds:) Leeds, 4 December 2019 - The construction of the new Sir William Henry Bragg building at the University of Leeds celebrated a milestone today, as the building reached its tallest point.

11 December 2019
BAM plants last of 150,000 trees to mark end of 150th anniversary

Hemel Hemsptead / Camberley, 10 December 2019 - One of Europe’s leading construction firms, Royal BAM Group, is capping-off its 150th anniversary year by planting its 150,000th tree.

10 December 2019
Dutch Analytics secures 2-million-euro investment from Global Founders Capital and BAM

(Press release Dutch Analytics:) The Hague, the Netherlands, 10 December 2019 - Dutch Analytics has raised a 2-million-euro investment led by Global Founders Capital, one of the leading venture capital (VC) firms in Europe. The funding round is also backed by the Dutch construction company BAM.

10 December 2019
Construction company plants 150,000th tree in North West, releases archive photos of schemes across region

Manchester, 8 December 2019 - A major construction company that operates across the North West and is behind significant developments such as Manchester City’s Football Academy, and Unilever’s Advanced Manufacturing Centre in Port Sunlight, Merseyside, has revealed its photo archive one day ahead of a ceremonial tree planting event to mark its 150th anniversary.

9 December 2019
In knapp 10 Minuten mit der S- Bahn von der Frankfurter City nach Gateway Gardens am Flughafen

S-Bahnanschluss für 18.000 Beschäftigte • Planmäßiger Betrieb startet am 15. Dezember • Rund 13.000 Fahrten täglich vom Auto auf die Schiene verlagert • 300 Millionen Euro investiert

Frankfurt am Main, 9. Dezember 2019 - Entlastung für die Straßen und die Umwelt: Nach nur drei Jahren Bauzeit wird am 15. Dezember die S-Bahn-Anbindung des neuen Stadtteils Gateway Gardens am Frankfurter Flughafen pünktlich in Betrieb gehen. Das Gewerbegebiet mit künftig 18.000 Arbeitsplätzen in Büro- und Konferenzgebäuden, Hotels, Gastronomie und Einzelhandel ist dann mit den Linien S8 und S9 in nur noch knapp zehn Minuten vom Frankfurter Hauptbahnhof aus erreichbar. Prognosen zufolge werden dank der neuen Schienenanbindung rund 13.000 Fahrten täglich vom Auto auf die Schiene verlagert. Für das angrenzende Straßennetz wird eine Entlastung von rund 27 Prozent erwartet. Das Investitionsvolumen der S-Bahn-Anbindung Gateway Gardens beträgt 300 Millionen Euro.

9 December 2019
Early festive delivery for Grassmarket Community Project as Hub South East hands over £20,000

(Hemel Hempstead), 6 December 2019 - Hub South East, Development Partner to public sector bodies in Edinburgh, the Lothians and Borders, this week presented an early Christmas present to the Grassmarket Community Project, handing over £20,000 thanks to a Charity Golf Day held earlier this year.

4 December 2019
One of Wales’ largest contractors marks two anniversaries by releasing its photo archive

Cardiff, 3 December 2019 - One of the largest construction companies operating in Wales is celebrating its 30th anniversary of being based in Cardiff, and its 150th year of trading internationally. BAM Construction – which was recently appointed to refurbish Port Talbot’s derelict Plaza Cinema and which operates across the South of Wales from its offices at Newport Road – has delivered over 100 schemes in the country since its very first way back in 1877. The company has released a list of its jobs and a set of historical photos.

28 November 2019
Winners Of The Big 5’s Women In Construction Awards And The Start-Up City Awards Announced

Entrepreneurial spirit and diversity & inclusion policies recognised on day three of the region’s largest and most influential event for the construction industry

(Press release The Big5:) Dubai, UAE, 27 November 2019 - The region’s brightest and most forward-thinking companies and individuals were recognised on the third day of The Big 5 as the winners of both the Women in Construction (WIC) Awards and the Start-up City Pitch Competition were announced. As Middle East and Africa’s largest and most important meeting place for the global construction community, The Big 5 mega-event recognised those making a positive impact on the sector by fostering collaboration, supporting best practices, and provide effective solutions to today’s industry challenges.

28 November 2019
Converge launch world’s first commercial machine learning program for concrete

London, November 2019 - Converge has built the world's first artificial intelligence (AI) concrete strength prediction engine. This was made possible by Converge’s unique access to a huge concrete performance data set, paving the way for the first commercial application of Machine Learning to monitor and predict material performance in a live project. The strength prediction engine was developed in collaboration with BAM Nuttall, using funding from an Innovate UK grant awarded in 2018, and is already being utilised on BAM Nuttall’s London City Airport expansion project.

25 November 2019
  • RiverLinx consortium signs contract with Transport for London on the Silvertown Tunnel, the first major road investment in this part of London in 30 years.
  • The signing of contracts will allow RiverLinx to appoint sub-contractors and suppliers to support delivery of the project, and begin the process of obtaining local stakeholder, government and environmental consents for this project.
  • The project is the UK’s first road tunnel to have dedicated bus lanes, and from day one passengers will be able to cross the river on one of around 37 buses an hour during peak periods. This is a significant upgrade to public transport in the area.
  • When it opens in 2025, the tunnel will support future population growth in this part of London – and minimise the growing delays through the 122-year-old Blackwall Tunnel.

London, 25 November 2019 – Transport for London (TfL) and the RiverLinx consortium – comprising Macquarie Capital, Cintra, Aberdeen Standard Investments, BAM PPP PGGM, and SK E&C – have announced that they have reached financial close with Transport for London on the Silvertown tunnel project.

22 November 2019
Group photo

(News release Paradise Birmingham:) Birmingham, 21 November 2019 - Birmingham’s largest development project, Paradise, has handed over its first completed building to office occupier PwC.

19 November 2019
BAM wins new design and build contract for Danish school. Artist’s impression: RUBOW arkitekter.

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 19 November 2019 – The City of Copenhagen has commissioned BAM Danmark to design and build a community school with sports hall and swimming pool in the Arena Quarter in Ørestad. Ørestad is a developing urban area in Copenhagen, located on the island of Amager, south of the city centre of Denmark’s capital. The contract value is more than €60 million.

18 November 2019
Metro Mayor recognises local workers and regional firms on completion of new raildepot

(Press release Liverpool City Region:) 14 November 2019 - Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, has marked the completion of the new Stadler Rail depot in Kirkdale by thanking local workers for their efforts in helping to bring new state-of-the-art trains to the Liverpool City Region.

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