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1 February 2019
Pupils capture time ahead of new school opening

Glasgow, 1 February 2019 - Representatives from BAM Construction and hub West Scotland joined Garscadden & Scotstounhill Councillor, Chris Cunningham, in helping pupils from Blairdardie Primary School mark the next step in the construction of their new school by burying a time capsule.

29 January 2019
BAM commissioned two electric Renault commercial vehicles at Schiphol, including the first electric Renault Master ZE with solar panels in the Netherlands. BAM Infra Energie & Water uses the electric vehicles for its works for lot 4.

Schiphol, the Netherlands, 29 January 2019 - Schiphol has signed long-term contracts with BAM, Heijmans and VolkerWessels. The construction companies can carry out works at Schiphol for a maximum period of nine years with a total estimated value of €2.5 to €3.5 billion over this period. The majority of the works are for maintaining and investing in existing infrastructure at the airport.

25 January 2019
© Société du Grand Paris / Julie Bourges.

(English translation based on the original French-language press release from Société du Grand Paris:) Saint-Denis, France, 24 January 2019 - Société du Grand Paris [the semi-public company entrusted with the development of the Grand Paris Express] has awarded the first of three civil engineering contracts for the development of line 17 (North) of the Grand Paris Express. It was awarded to a consortium of European companies, called 'Avenir' and formed by Demathieu Bard Construction (coordinator), Impresa Pizzarotti & CSPA, Implenia France SA, Implenia Switzerland Ltd, Implenia Spezialtiefbau GmbH, [and the three BAM companies] BAM Contractors SA, Galère SA and Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG (consortium partners).

25 January 2019
Engineering Innovation Centre

State-of-the-art facility will be integrated teaching and research space

(Press release University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan):) 24 January 2019 - New drone photography showing the progress of the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) £35 million Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC) has been released.

25 January 2019
Group photo

Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan / Kill, Co. Kildare, Ireland / Bunnik, the Netherlands, 25 January 2019 – Royal BAM Group’s Irish operating company has acquired a non-controlling share in leading modular homes provider Modern Homes Ireland (MHI). MHI constructs quality assured steel-framed homes and commercial buildings within a precision-controlled environment with units being up-to 95 per cent constructed before leaving the factory. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed.

23 January 2019
First international project with XblocPlus

Gouda, 23 January 2018 - Delta Marine Consultants has signed a license agreement with Swiss company SEL AG for the use of XblocPlus in the Marina Porto Albania Project.

21 January 2019
Glasgow health projects reach major milestone

Glasgow, 21 January 2019 - BAM Construction has reached Financial Close on two healthcare projects which are being delivered for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde by hub West Scotland.

17 January 2019

(Press release Network Rail:) London, 17 January 2019 - Network Rail has announced further multi-million-pound contract awards for Control Period 6 (2019-2024), worth a total of £467m.

15 January 2019
Henri Ernst

Chaudfontaine, Belgique, le 15 janvier 2019 - Comme annoncé précédemment, nous vous confirmons le changement qui a eu lieu dès ce 15 janvier 2019 au sein de la direction de Galère.

10 January 2019
Greatham South Flood Alleviation Scheme reaches completion, UK

(News release Mott MacDonald:) London, 8 January 2019 - The £16 million Greatham South Flood Alleviation scheme has been completed. The BAM Nuttall Mott MacDonald joint venture (JV) was commissioned by the Environment Agency in 2017 to design and build the second and final phase of the management scheme which addresses flooding concerns in Port Clarence and Greatham South area in the north of England.

10 January 2019
Third River Crossing contractor announced

(Press release Norfolk County Council:) Norfolk, 10 January 2019 – Norfolk County Council has awarded the contract for Great Yarmouth’s Third River Crossing to BAM Farrans – a joint venture between two construction industry leaders.

9 January 2019
computer model

Construction of a multi-million pound scheme to protect thousands of homes and businesses in Hull from flooding from the Humber has been given the go ahead.

(Press release Environment Agency:) London, 9 January 2019 - The £42 million flood alleviation scheme, approved by Hull’s planning committee earlier this month on the fifth anniversary of the tidal surge that caused devastation to the city, has now had final sign off from the Secretary of State for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

8 January 2019
Lena Euwens, director Trees for All, and Rob van Wingerden, CEO Royal BAM Group, sign the collaboration agreement for planting 150,000 trees on the occasion of BAM’s 150th anniversary.

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 8 January 2019 – In 2019 Royal BAM Group nv turns 150. To underline the Group's commitment to sustainability, the European construction company will plant 150,000 trees throughout 2019. More information about the history of BAM and the various jubilee activities can be found on

3 January 2019
Voyage delivers wharf-building equipment to Antartica

(Press release British Antartic Survey:) London, 29 December 2018 – A huge cargo ship loaded with 4,500 tonnes of steel and construction equipment required to build a new Antarctic wharf has arrived at British Antarctic Survey’s Rothera Research Station.

2 January 2019

Eindhoven / Bunnik, the Netherlands, 2 January 2019 - Eindhoven Airport and construction company BAM have reached an agreement for the financial settlement of the incident of 27 May 2017, when the parking garage at Eindhoven Airport partially collapsed. Fortunately no casualties occurred in the incident.

21 December 2018

(Press release Network Rail:) London, 20 December 2018 - Network Rail has announced the award of three multi-billion-pound contracts for the South of England, worth up to £7bn for Control Period 6 (2019-2024).

17 December 2018
Ambitious office development at King’s Cross takes next step with contractor appointment

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 17 December 2018 - The spectacular transformation of King’s Cross led by the King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership (KCCLP) has taken yet another forwards step as KCCLP appoints BAM Construction in London to deliver 11-21 Canal Reach.

11 December 2018
BAM recruits Director and brings framework team up to full strength

Hemel Hempstead, 11 December 2018 - Karen Davenport has recently been appointed Framework Director by BAM Construct UK.

10 December 2018
BAM errichtet A5-Gebäude am Standort Lobeda / Baubeginn im Sommer 2019

Thüringens Universitätsklinikum wächst weiter: Gebäude A5 vervollständigt modernste Infrastruktur für generationenübergreifende Krankenversorgung

(Pressemitteilung Universitätsklinikum Jena:) Jena (ukj/ane),  7. Dezember 2018 - Thüringens größtes Bauprojekt geht in die nächste Phase: Am Universitätsklinikum Jena (UKJ) wurde am heutigen 7. Dezember der Vertrag zwischen dem Universitätsklinikum und der BAM Deutschland AG zur Errichtung des A5-Gebäudes unterzeichnet. Damit sind die Weichen für den noch ausstehenden Gebäudekomplex des größten Krankenhauses im Freistaat gestellt worden.

6 December 2018
BAM changes top structure to maximise focus on business lines

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 6 December 2018 – Royal BAM Group nv will change the top structure of the company in the first quarter of 2019. BAM will establish an Executive Committee in addition to a two-person Executive Board, consisting of CEO R.P. (Rob) van Wingerden, MBA and CFO L.F. (Frans) den Houter, RC.