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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.

6 January 2021
BAM wins design and build contract for new school in Kødbyen (Copenhagen)

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 6 January 2021 - The City of Copenhagen has awarded BAM Danmark a design and build contract for a community school in Kødbyen. Originally home to Copenhagen’s meat businesses, Kødbyen has changed into a lively and creative district with galleries, nightlife and restaurants. The contract value is approximately €37 million.

23 December 2020
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Bunnik/Zeist, 23 December 2020 - The transaction between Royal BAM Group and PGGM Infrastructure Fund announced on 23 November 2020 has been completed. PGGM Infrastructure Fund has acquired a 50% interest in BAM PPP, one of Europe's leading developers and managers of PPP concessions.

22 December 2020
BAM helps Leeds Children’s Hospital by stepping in to save Christmas for young patients

Hospital teams up with BAM Construction to help Santa Claus visit children and young people

Leeds / Hemel Hemsptead, 21 December 2020 - Patients at Leeds Children’s Hospital will received a special visit from Santa Claus today (21 December) when the festive favourite was elevated up to the windows of the inpatient wards at the Clarendon Wing.

21 December 2020
Construction team donates £1000 of gifts to Redcar nursing home

Residents and staff at the Mulroy Seaview Nursing Home in Redcar were presented with £1000 of unexpected Christmas gifts this week, courtesy of friendly contractors BAM, who are working on the new Redcar Cinema next door.

18 December 2020
HS2 removes over 12,500 lorries from UK roads as first freight train rolls into Bucks site

The first freight train has arrived at HS2’s main construction compound in Buckinghamshire, as work continues to prepare for the start of construction across the central section of Britain’s new high-speed railway.

18 December 2020

Press release East Riding of Yorkshire Council:) 17 December 2020 - Work on the South Withernsea Coastal Defence Scheme, off Withernsea Bay beach, has now been completed.

18 December 2020
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Hemel Hempstead, 17 December 2020 - BAM Construct UK has secured two significant slots on the new Construction and Minor Works Framework Agreement from NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS). The new Framework will be used by a range of bodies from across the public sector.

18 December 2020
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(Press release University of Plymouth:) Plymouth, 17 December 2020 - The University of Plymouth has been granted permission to create an iconic new facility that will inspire and educate the next generation of engineers and designers.

17 December 2020
Flood scheme team bring Christmas smiles to many thanks to appeal

(Press release Environment Agency:) 17 December 2020 - Teams from the Environment Agency, Bury Council and BAM Nuttall have helped boost a charity appeal which means more children in Radcliffe and Redvales will now have a smile put on their faces this Christmas.

17 December 2020
Works due to begin on Great Yarmouth’s Third River Crossing

(Press release Norfolk County Council:) Norfolk, 16 December 2020 - Great Yarmouth’s Third River Crossing is one of Norfolk County Council’s most significant infrastructure development projects in recent years and will integrate with several other local development projects set to transform the town of Great Yarmouth.

16 December 2020
Construction team conducts beach clean at seafront in Redcar

Hemel Hempstead, 16 December 2020 - A small team of friendly construction professionals has carried out the first of what will be several beach cleans on the beach at Redcar.

14 December 2020
Hertfordshire building giant donates 500 items of surplus furniture as it re-locates from St Albans to Hemel Hempstead

St Albans / Hemel Hempstead, 14 December 2020 - Over 500 items of surplus furniture is being donated to NHS trusts, charities and schools as Hertfordshire construction giant, BAM, re-locates its South East operations from St Albans to Hemel Hempstead.

11 December 2020
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Hemel Hempstead, 11 December 2020 - BAM Construct UK today announces it will ensure all its direct operations and all buildings it develops or directly controls, will achieve net zero carbon in operation by 2030.

11 December 2020
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Camberley, 10 December 2020 - BAM Nuttall is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with inclusion change-makers WISE (campaign for Women in Science and Engineering). This partnership strengthens BAM Nuttall's existing relationship with WISE and our commitment to gender parity.

8 December 2020
BAM backs new Construction Playbook – creating a more financially resilient, lower carbon industry, building a better future

Hemel Hempstead / Camberley, 8 December 2020 - BAM today strongly welcomes the UK Government’s new commitment to a more productive, lower carbon and more profitable construction and building management industry.

8 December 2020
Work starts on the largest committed speculative office development in Southern England this year

200,000 sq ft development gets underway in Bristol

(Press release CEG:) Bristol, 7 December 2020 - CEG’s 200,000 sq ft EQ development in the heart of Bristol City Centre broke ground on the main construction phase this week, becoming the largest speculative office development currently underway in the south of England.