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26 February 2018
BAM publishes 2017 Integrated Report

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 26 February 2018 – Royal BAM Group nv announces that its Integrated Report 2017 including the annual accounts is published today, 26 February 2018, on BAM’s website: www.bam.com.

23 February 2018
Microsoft’s hi-tech HQ at Leopardstown

Dublin, 22 February 2018 - An Taoiseach, Mr Leo Varadkar TD, was joined by Ms Peggy Johnson, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Corporation, and Ms Cathriona Hallahan, MD, Microsoft Ireland, for the official opening of Microsoft’s new 34,000m2 campus, at One Microsoft Place, Leopardstown, Co. Dublin.

23 February 2018
Afsluitdijk

(Translation of original Dutch news release Rijkswaterstaat:) Utrecht, the Netherlands, 22 February 2018 - Rijkswaterstaat (part of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment and responsible for the design, construction, management and maintenance of the main infrastructure facilities in the Netherlands) intends to award the reinforcement of the Afsluitdijk and increasing the water discharge capacity to Levvel bv (in formation). A joint venture of BAM PPP PGGM Infrastructure Coöperatie U.A. / Van Oord Aberdeen Infrastructure Partners B.V. / RebelValley B.V. will be responsible for designing, building and pre-financing the project.

21 February 2018
BAM reports full year adjusted result before tax of €63.3 million
  • Full year adjusted result margin at 1%; excluding previously announced loss at sea lock IJmuiden at 2%
  • Construction and Property: improved margins due to prior restructuring in the Netherlands and Germany
  • Civil engineering: loss mainly due to the Netherlands; partly offset by UK, Ireland and Germany
  • PPP: strong performance from existing portfolio; 50% tender hit rate
  • Increased order book; 84% of revenue in hand for 2018
  • Impairment of deferred tax assets triggered by past underperformance in the Dutch fiscal entity
  • Dividend per share proposal of €0.10 (2016: €0.09) with scrip alternative and buy-back to offset dilution

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21 February 2018
Composition Executive Board

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 21 February 2018 - The Supervisory Board of Royal BAM Group nv has decided to nominate Mr E.J. (Erik) Bax (60) for re-appointment as member of the Executive Board at the Annual General Meeting on 18 April 2018. This reappointment will be for a term of one year.

16 February 2018
Tim Hesketh

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 16 February 2018 – The Executive Board of BAM PPP bv has appointed Tim Hesketh to the position of Managing Director of BAM PPP UK & Ireland, with effect from 3 April 2018. Tim Hesketh previously held the position of Commercial Director at Hochtief PPP Solutions (UK) Ltd and has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry, half of which has been spent within the PPP market, giving him a depth of experience covering numerous accommodation and major infrastructure projects.

16 February 2018
Artists impression

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 16 February 2018 - The consortium consisting of BAM-PGGM and HABAU has reached financial close on the Availability Model A10 / A24 AS Neuruppin to AD Pankow in Germany. The construction volume is €650 million.

12 February 2018
Simon Neville, LTHT Director of Strategy and Planning, meets with sponsors, clinicians who will be using the new complex, BAM Construction team and those involved in bringing the new theatre to life.

(Press release Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust:) Leeds, 12 February 2018 - Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has started work on a new children’s cardiac hybrid theatre and intra-operative MRI facility. This new development will create a dedicated environment at Leeds Children’s Hospital for paediatric cardiac surgery and paediatric neurosurgery, supporting the internationally recognised work of these expert teams.

12 February 2018
Rockspring and Sterling select BAM for 103 Colmore Row

(Press release Rockspring and Sterling:) Birmingham, 12 February, 2018 - The construction of Birmingham’s most anticipated new office development, 103 Colmore Row, has taken a major step forward. Rockspring Property Investment Managers LLP (Rockspring) and Sterling Property Ventures (Sterling), the development team behind Birmingham’s tallest office tower, have selected BAM for the £80 million build contract. The contractor begins site surveys today (12 February), alongside an intense period of pre-construction design. The main substructure works commence in early June, with completion of the 26-storey building set for Q3 2020.

9 February 2018
BAM Nuttall creates virtual experience for ICE exhibition

Camberley / London, 8 February 2018 - With the launch of a new 3D virtual walkthrough application, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is inviting young people and families from across the country to explore the Invisible Superheroes exhibition from wherever they are this half-term. The exhibition features real-life engineers as cartoon superheroes who are battling to save the planet from dangers such as climate change, flooding, and the spread of disease.

7 February 2018
Development of Grade A office space at Atlantic Square, Glasgow to start in March for major UK Government hub

Glasgow, 7 February 2018 - BAMTCP Atlantic Square, a joint venture between BAM Properties and TCP Developments, and LGIM Real Assets (Legal & General) have confirmed that work will begin in March 2018 on the development of circa 284,000 sq. ft. of Prime Grade A office space at Atlantic Square in Glasgow, 187,000 sq. ft. of which will house the next UK Government hub, and will be funded by Legal & General Retirement with BAM TCP Atlantic Square funding the remaining 97,000 sq. ft. of speculative space.

6 February 2018
Town Centre Securities hails Merrion House as major redevelopment completes

Leeds / Hemel Hempstead, 5 February 2018 - Town Centre Securities’ (TCS) flagship Merrion House building in Leeds has achieved practical completion of its refurbishment and extension works under one of the biggest public and private sector partnerships agreed in recent years.

29 January 2018
£30 million construction scheme brings Preston man ‘back home’

Hemel Hempstead, 29 January 2018 - A former University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) student from Preston has had the unusual distinction of returning to his former place of learning – to help re-build it. Mark Hardisty, now a senior site manager with BAM Construction in Salford, has returned after ten years to work on the first phase of University’s £200 million masterplan, the Engineering Innovation Centre.

23 January 2018
Boston Barrier tidal flood defence construction begins

(News release Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Environment Agency:) 22 January 2018 – Floods Minister Thérèse Coffey has marked the start of works on the £100 million Boston Barrier flood defence, breaking ground on an Environment Agency scheme that will protect 14,000 homes and businesses from tidal flooding.

23 January 2018
BAM celebrates great safety performance at Museum of the Future in Dubai

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 23 January 2018 – BAM employees are celebrating two million hours worked lost time injury free at the building site for the Museum of the Future in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This achievement is thanks to the professionalism and continuous commitment from those on the project, who have worked tirelessly to ensure the site remains harm free.

22 January 2018
Composition Executive Board

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 22 January 2018 – The Supervisory Board of Royal BAM Group nv announces that Mrs T. (Thessa) Menssen MBA will step down as CFO and member of the Executive Board of the Company effective 1 July 2018. This decision has been reached by mutual agreement as the further implementation of the strategic agenda requires a different fulfillment of the CFO role. The process to find a successor has been started.

19 January 2018
Museum opening and first exhibition

(Press release V&A Dundee:) Dundee, 18 January 2018 - V&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum, will open to the public on Saturday 15 September 2018.

17 January 2018
BAM considered a perfect fit for Edinburgh Airport

Glasgow, 17 January 2018 - BAM Construction has been awarded a £10 million contract to fit-out the new terminal extension at Edinburgh Airport.

16 January 2018
Artists impression

Hemel Hempstead, 16 January 2018 - The ESFA has appointed BAM Construction to deliver £16 million new teaching facilities for Helston Community College in Cornwall. BAM’s appointment follows a competitive procurement process. The scheme is funded through the regional priority school building programme of the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) which managed the process.

16 January 2018
BAM sponsors Synchro Software’s’ Digital Construction Conference

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 16 January 2018 - Royal BAM Group is sponsoring Synchro’s digital construction conference in Amsterdam, 14-16 March 2018, which will feature an exciting programme of activities including a Hackathon (9-11 March ), VIP meeting, conference and two days of training.

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