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10 September 2019
People's Choice Award

(Press release Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE):) London, 9 September 2019 - People in Scotland are urged to back the Stronelairg and Melgarve Substations project to win the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) People’s Choice Award, which celebrates the best civil engineering projects of the year that have made a positive impact for their local communities.

10 September 2019
Composition Supervisory Board

Bunnik, the Netherlands,  10 September 2019 – The Supervisory Board of Royal BAM Group nv intends to nominate Mr Rudy Provoost for appointment to the Supervisory Board at an Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders on 6 November 2019 for a period which will end with the Annual General Meeting in 2023. This nomination is related to the vacancy that has arisen due to the retirement of Mr Klaas Wester from the Supervisory Board (as announced on 20 February 2019), in connection with the end of his second four-year term of appointment.

9 September 2019
100 Embankment celebrates topping out as the building reaches full height

Salford City, 4 September 2019 - Dignitaries gathered today to mark a major milestone in the delivery of 100 Embankment, as this second and final building at this development reaches its highest point.

6 September 2019
Composition management BAM Deutschland

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 5 September 2019 – Royal BAM Group nv announces that Jan Wierenga will succeed Dr.-Ing. Markus Koch as Managing Director of BAM Deutschland AG, effective 6 September 2019.

6 September 2019
BAM wins design and build contract for Danish school

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 6 September 2019 – The City of Copenhagen has commissioned BAM Danmark to design and build a community school in the Sluseholmen district, located in the old port area, south of the historic city centre. The contract value is approximately €46 million.

5 September 2019

Erster Bürgermeister Jürgen Odszuck besuchte die Baustellen

(Pressemitteilung Stadt Heidelberg:) Heidelberg, 5. September 2019 - Seit knapp einem Jahr entsteht an der Speyerer Straße im Heidelberg Innovation Park (hip) eine neue Großsporthalle. Die multifunktionale Halle wird für den Schul- und Vereinssport zur Verfügung stehen, und es sollen Spiele der Basketball- und Handball-Ligen ausgetragen werden. Darüber hinaus werden hier kulturelle Veranstaltungen stattfinden. Um den Verkehr optimal anzubinden, baut die Stadt Heidelberg derzeit den Knoten an der Speyerer Straße / Mörgelgewann aus. Erster Bürgermeister Jürgen Odszuck besuchte beide Schauplätze im Rahmen seiner Baustellensommertour am Mittwoch, 4. September 2019.

4 September 2019
BAM delivers new Newton Mearns Primary School and Nursery

Glasgow, 4 September 2019 - BAM Construction has handed over the £15 million Maidenhill Primary School and Nursery in Newton Mearns to East Renfrewshire Council.

4 September 2019
Contractors get a learning experience from building new Bucks school

Hemel Hempstead, 3 September 2019 - Aylesbury’s newest school – St Michael’s Catholic School, which contractors completed just a few weeks ago [5 August] – has proven to be a learning experience for the team that built it. The school’s £24 million, 68-week construction has given an education to 14 young apprentices and achieved a massive 303 weeks of combined training experience.

3 September 2019
Inauguration de l’autoroute E420

(Communiqué de presse SOFICO:) 31 août 2019 - Ce samedi 31 août, le Gouvernement wallon, la SOFICO, le SPW Mobilité et Infrastructures, la Ville de Couvin et le Conseil Départemental des Ardennes, ont inauguré la deuxième phase du contournement autoroutier de Couvin, entre le Ry de Rome et Brûly (frontière française). Dans le courant de la première semaine de septembre, il sera possible de circuler sur cette toute nouvelle autoroute E420 de Frasnes à Brûly en Belgique, puis jusqu’à Charleville-Mézières (La Francheville) en France via l’A304.

3 September 2019
Wellington man Dermot shortlisted for UK construction honours

Hemel Hempstead, 3 September 2019 - A Wellington man has been shortlisted for the construction industry’s most prestigious prize – for his work on a major new building in Somerset. Dermot Parkinson, 52, who has lived in the West Country for almost 30 years and now lives in Wellington, has been shortlisted for the Construction Manager of the Year Awards (CMYA), for his work leading the construction of the UK Hydrographic Office.

2 September 2019
Essex firms reap £120 million as construction giant turns 150

Hemel Hempstead, 2 September 2019 - Firms in Essex have secured orders worth £120 million over the past 20 years – all through one construction firm.

22 August 2019
Attracta Mathews, Community Benefits Advisor of GRAHAM-BAM Healthcare Partnership, a joint venture between GRAHAM and BAM Contractors Ltd and Kelli Johnston from WOMEN’STEC are pictured with (l-r) Aibhne Mellon O’Halloran and Bronwyn Beatty from East Belfast.

20 August 2019 - GRAHAM-Bam Healthcare Partnership (GBHP), which delivers strategic healthcare projects on the island of Ireland, recently (16 August 2019) hosted a construction insight event at its Royal Victoria Hospital Maternity site, to support the WOMEN’STEC Summer Scheme for girls.

22 August 2019
BAM 2019H1: adjusted pre-tax loss of €27.2m; FY 2019 margin outlook of around 1% confirmed
  • As announced on 8 July, results were impacted by higher costs on a civil project and construction projects in Germany, and a BAM International project. The total impact is €94m.
  • Construction and Property: strong performance in the Netherlands and UK, offset by project losses in Germany and International
  • Civil engineering: negative result includes additional loss of €7.5m at OpenIJ project in 2019H1
  • PPP: strong performance and two new projects (one financial close and one preferred bidder)
  • Order book: stable compared to 2018 due to focus on quality over volume
  • Strong cash position with trade working capital efficiency at -9.1%

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21 August 2019
Pitlochry historic railway feature returned

Camberley, 15 August 2019 - Pitlochry community welcomed the return of an historic railway feature in celebration of the completion of the Highland Mainline project. The Pitlochry station fountain was restored to the platform following a full refurbishment.

20 August 2019
Aberdeen-Inverness line to reopen on-time for passengers

(Press release Network Rail:) 19 August 2019 - The railway between Aberdeen and Huntly will reopened as planned tomorrow morning (Tuesday, August 20) following the successful completion of a 15-week-long project to upgrade the line.

19 August 2019
Earlier artist’s impression of the new building and not complete representation of it.

Hemel Hempstead, 16 August 2019 - Southampton University NHS Trust has appointed contractors to deliver its £22 million brand new intensive care facilities – and it is the same firm that created the original hospital in 1973.

19 August 2019
Neubau geschafft! Umbau läuft: UKSH eröffnet sein Klinikum der Zukunft am Campus Kiel

(Pressemitteilung Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein:) Kiel, 16. August 2019 - Historischer Meilenstein am Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein: Mit einer Feierstunde und einem Tag der offenen Tür hat das Klinikum der Zukunft am Freitag, 16. August 2019, am Campus Kiel seine Pforten geöffnet. Mehr als 5000 Gäste und Besucher, darunter 700 Persönlichkeiten des öffentlichen Lebens, verschafften sich einen Eindruck vom neuen zentralen Klinikgebäude. Ministerpräsident Daniel Günther eröffnete gemeinsam mit Prof. Dr. Jens Scholz, Vorstandsvorsitzender des UKSH, und dem Kieler Oberbürgermeister Dr. Ulf Kämpfer eines der europaweit modernsten Medizinzentren, im Beisein von Wolfgang Kubicki, Vizepräsident des Deutschen Bundestages. Musikalisch wurde der Festakt vom Duo „Runge und Ammon“ des Schleswig-Holstein Musikfestivals und der Sängerin Sarah Connor untermalt.

13 August 2019
SeaRock provides protection to picturesque Dorset coast

(Press release Aggregate Industries:) 12 August 2019 - SeaRock – a new joint venture between Aggregate Industries and Earlcoate construction – has completed an impressive delivery of armour stone to protect Dorset’s picturesque West Bay, for principle contractor BAM Nuttall. The project was part of a £9 million coastal defence project, funded by Defra, West Dorset Council and Wessex Regional Flood Defence Committee.

9 August 2019
Dominic Cheetham

Hemel Hempstead, 8 August 2019 - Dominic Cheetham has been appointed as Director of Marketing and Communications for BAM Construct UK and becomes a member of its senior management team.

5 August 2019
Women in Engineering partnership up for top award

(News release University of Strathclyde:) Glasgow, 2 August 2019 - A partnership aimed at encouraging more women into engineering has been nominated for a prestigious award.