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23 June 2022
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Kill, Co. Kildare, Ireland, 23 June 2022 - Kier BAM Joint Venture (JV) has secured a place on Northern Ireland Water’s £1.2 billion Major Project Partnership Framework (MPPF). The JV has been appointed to Lot 2, the highest value Lot on the framework.

22 June 2022
Grace & Green organic bamboo pads

Camberley, 21 June 2022 ­­- BAM has teamed up with new supplier Grace & Green to provide plastic free sanitary products to help provide better workplace environments for women in construction.

22 June 2022
Competition to name the new Carrigaline Western Relief Road

(Press release Cork County Council:) Cork, Ireland, 21 June 2022 - The new Carrigaline Western Relief Road will be named by the local community, following a proposal by the Elected Members of Carrigaline Municipal District. Children attending schools in Carrigaline together with members of the public are invited to submit their proposed name, which should recognise the links to Carrigaline’s past while also considering the towns future.

21 June 2022
Delta Marine Consultants to explore feasibility of modular coastal protection system in Singapore

Modular system is based on DMC’s proven XblocPlus solution for coastal protection, which will be tailored to suit Singapore’s wave climate and local site conditions

Singapore, 20 June 2022 – Delta Marine Consultants (DMC) will work with national coastal protection agency PUB to assess the feasibility of implementing its modular system, XblocPlus, along suitable sections of Singapore’s coastline to tackle sea level rise.

21 June 2022
BAM confirmed for net zero carbon in operation school in Wigan

Hemel Hempstead, 20 June 2022 - BAM has been appointed through the Department for Education’s high value framework to redevelop Fred Longworth High School in Tyldesley, in Wigan, Greater Manchester. The £24 million contract will see BAM create a three-storey teaching block, to be handed over in September 2023. It will be Net Zero Carbon in Operation.

21 June 2022
BAM agrees to sell German infrastructure company Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau to ZECH Building

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 21 June 2022 - Royal BAM Group nv has reached agreement on the sale of the shares of the German operating company Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau to ZECH Building SE, in which all construction activities of the Zech Group are bundled. The transaction is subject to approval by the competition authorities and is expected to be completed in the third quarter.

13 June 2022
HS2 starts work on first pioneering ‘Green Tunnel’

(Press release HS2:) London, 10 June 2022 - First of five HS2 ‘green tunnels’ that, when complete, will be covered by earth and host trees and shrubs to fit in with the surrounding countryside

9 June 2022
Topping out ceremony for the Fehmarnbelt link’s tunnel factory

(Press release Femern A/S:) 8 June 2022 - The installation of the roof on the first of the three production halls for the Fehmarnbelt tunnel’s concrete elements is now complete. A topping out ceremony at the Rødbyhavn construction site marked the event for the 1,000 workers.

7 June 2022
Artist's impression

Hemel Hempstead, 7 June 2022 - A leading UK construction, facilities management and property developer has been confirmed as the construction partner for phase one of Nuneaton town centre’s Abbey Street development.

7 June 2022
'Topping out’ ceremony marks major milestone in The Shipping Office project

Dublin, 3 June 2022 - Marlet Property Group and BAM recently celebrated the ‘topping out’ of The Shipping Office on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay. The completion of the structure marks a major milestone for the development that will become a landmark for Dublin’s South Docklands due to its exceptional location and unique design.

7 June 2022
BAM is the gold sponsor of this year’s Construction News Decarbonising Construction Conference

Hemel Hempstead, 5 June 2022 - BAM is proud to be gold sponsor of the Construction News Decarbonising Construction Conference. The Conference which will be held online on 14-15 June, will focus on the practical steps that the industry can take to strengthen its journey to net zero.

31 May 2022
British Antarctic Survey field season has finished; RRS Sir Attenborough returns to UK after seven months

(News release British Antarctic Survey:) London, 30 May 2022 - RRS Sir David Attenborough departed Rothera Research Station for the final time earlier in May and is now making its way back to the UK, marking the end of the BAS Antarctic summer field season.

27 May 2022
New Stubbington Bypass receives seal of approval

(Press release Hampshire County Council:) 26 May 2022 - After 28 months of construction work, Hampshire County Council has completed the 5.5 kilometre (3.5 mile) bypass around Stubbington

26 May 2022
£20 million community hub taking shape

(Press release North Lanarkshire Council:) 25 May 2022 - The state-of-the-art Newmains and St Brigid’s community hub is making excellent progress.

20 May 2022

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 20 May 2022 - Royal BAM Group nv has taken note of the letter that Minister Harbers of Infrastructure and Water Management sent to the Dutch Parliament on 20 May regarding the Afsluitdijk project. BAM has been in constructive dialogue with the client Rijkswaterstaat and supports the agreements on compensation for additional works and the change of project assignments.

20 May 2022
Aerial photo

(Press release Network Rail:) 20 May 2022 - Network Rail has completed the construction of Reston station.

19 May 2022
HS2 completes first stage of 50 mile temporary access road in Bucks

(Press release HS2:) 18 May 2022 - HS2 has opened the first stage of a 50-mile-long (80 km) temporary access road that will link construction sites across Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire and South Warwickshire and take pressure off local roads.

18 May 2022
Forty Dutch multinationals embrace new Tax Governance Code

(Press release VNO-NCW:) The Hague, the Netherlands, 18 May 2022 – More than 40 major Dutch multinationals are embracing the new Tax Governance Code, which the Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers (VNO-NCW) is presenting today. This concerns a large group of listed companies, including 20 of the 25 companies listed on the AEX. A few high-profile unlisted cooperatives and family businesses are also embracing the new code. The Tax Governance Code was announced as part of the new course that the employers organisation has set (Doing business to create broad welfare). More companies are expected to join the code in the near future.

17 May 2022
5G connectivity helps robot become construction’s best friend

On a large and remote construction site in Shetland, where the team is battling the elements, covering large distances every day, the Trimble and Boston Dynamics integrated robot solution has become man’s newest four-legged friend.

16 May 2022
BAM appoints Group Communications Director

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 16 May 2022 – The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Pim Gillissen as Group Communications Director. Based in Bunnik, he will join on 1 June 2022 and will report to CEO Ruud Joosten.