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4 June 2020
Artist's impression Scheldetunnel

Antwerp, Belgium, 3 June 2020 - LANTIS, the project developer responsible for the prestigious ‘Oosterweel link’, which will complete the Antwerp Ring Road, has awarded the contract for the construction of the Scheldt tunnel to the Tijdelijke Handelsvennootschap Combinatie Oosterweeltunnel (THV COTU) consortium today, 3 June 2020.

3 June 2020
Composition Executive Committee

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 3 June 2020 – Mr R. Vollebregt MRICS, member of the Executive Committee of Royal BAM Group nv as COO for the business line Civil engineering, has announced that he wishes to pursue his career outside BAM.

29 May 2020
Thüringens Universitätsklinikum entwickelt sich weiter

Rohbau für Gebäude A5 steht | Modernste Infrastruktur für generationenübergreifende Krankenversorgung wird vervollständigt

(Pressemitteilung Universitätsklinikum Jena:) Jena (ukj / ane), 28. Mai 2020 - Vor dreieinhalb Jahren, im November 2016, ist am Universitätsklinikum Jena in Lobeda der zweite Bauabschnitt feierlich eröffnet worden. Heute sind für den noch ausstehenden Gebäudekomplex A5 des größten Krankenhauses im Freistaat Thüringens die Rohbauarbeiten offiziell abgeschlossen worden. Insgesamt werden 49 Millionen Euro investiert, der Freistaat Thüringen stellt dabei eine Fördersumme von 36 Millionen Euro zur Verfügung.

25 May 2020
Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG erhält Großauftrag zum Bau der neuen Stadtbahnlinie in Düsseldorf

Auftragsvolumen EUR 45 Mio. I Gesamtauftragsvolumen EUR 113 Mio.

Düsseldorf, 25. Mai 2020 – Die Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG hat von der nordrhein-westfälischen Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf den Auftrag für zwei Lose beim Bau der neuen Stadtbahnlinie U81 erhalten. Die U-Bahn-Linie U81 soll den Düsseldorfer Hauptbahnhof mit dem Flughafen verbinden. Die Messe Düsseldorf wird ebenfalls angebunden. Ein Teil des ersten Abschnittes der Strecke im Norden der Stadt führt über vorhandene Gleise vom Freiligrathplatz in Richtung Norden. Abzweigend von dieser Trasse soll die neue Strecke dann den Verkehrsknoten Nordstern in Hochlage überqueren und in Richtung Flughafen fortgesetzt werden, wo ein unterirdischer Bahnhof am Terminal geplant ist. Neben der verbesserten Anbindung des Flughafens soll die U81 auch dazu beitragen, den Verkehr in der Düsseldorfer Innenstadt zu minimieren.

20 May 2020
Sub-Antarctic island celebrates Shackleton Day with New Wharf for the RRS Sir David Attenborough
  • The completion marks the latest milestone for the £140m UK Antarctic Infrastructure Modernisation Programme commissioned by UKRI-NERC and undertaken by the British Antarctic Survey.
  • The new wharf and mooring dolphin provide the extra capability required to berth the new UK polar research vessel, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. The MV Pharos SG, fishery patrol and logistics support vessel, will also use the new wharf.
  • Sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia celebrates Shackleton Day on 20 May in South Georgia with a public holiday. Ernest Shackleton arrived on this day in 1916 at the whaling station in South Georgia after travelling from Elephant Island in Antarctica to South Georgia in an open boat.

(London, 20 May 2020 - Surrounded by spectacular scenery, dominated by mountains and glaciers, construction has completed on a new £11 million wharf, dolphin and slipway to serve the King Edward Point Research Station (KEP).

20 May 2020
BAM and Robertson Construction join hub South West as Tier-1 contractors

(Press release hub South West:) Strathclyde, 19 May 2020 - hub South West has welcomed BAM Construct UK and Robertson Construction to its stable of Tier 1 contractors as part of its 2020 supply chain refresh.

18 May 2020
Devon economy handed £3m boost with more to come as Network Rail commits to using local businesses where possible

(Press release Network Rail:) 14 May 2020 - Figures released today confirm that an additional £3m has been spent locally in south Devon between June 2019 and May 2020 by Network Rail and its contractors as a result of the government funded project to build a new sea wall at Dawlish.

14 May 2020
Management appointment BAM Nuttall

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 14 May 2020 – The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed A.P. (Adrian) Savory as Chief Executive of BAM Nuttall Ltd, effective 1 June 2020. Adrian Savory joined BAM Nuttall in 1995 and has been a member of its management board, as Managing Director, Infrastructure, since 2017.

13 May 2020
Femern Link Contractors receive Commencement Notice for world’s longest immersed road and rail tunnel

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 13 May 2020 – Femern A/S has issued the Commencement Notice to the Femern Link Contractors joint venture so they proceed with the execution of their contracts for the design and build of the world’s longest immersed road and rail tunnel, the Fehmarnbelt link between Denmark and Germany.

12 May 2020
University Hospital Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust commences major estates improvement programme

Hemel Hempstead, 12 May 2020 - University Hospital’s Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) has announced its construction partner for a major range of estates improvements over several years.

11 May 2020
2. Stammstrecke München Beginn der Schlitzwandarbeiten am Hauptbahnhof

München, 7. Mai 2020 – Rund elf Streckenkilometer, davon sieben Kilometer Tunnel und drei unterirdische Haltestellen – die 2. Stammstrecke München ist ein Infrastruktur-Großprojekt und für die gesamte Metropolregion von enormer Bedeutung. Die Deutsche Bahn hatte die ersten beiden Aufträge für die Hauptbaumaßnahmen  (VE 10 + VE 30) an die Firmen Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG, Max Bögl Stiftung & Co. KG , Ed. Züblin AG, und BAUER Spezialtiefbau GmbH, vergeben. Die Leistungen umfassen den Bereich „Oberirdisch West“ – von der Station Laim bis zur Donnersberger Brücke – und den Hauptbahnhof inklusive der Tunnelstrecke von der Donnersberger Brücke bis zum Marienhof.

7 May 2020
BAM continues operations at majority of sites, maintains strong liquidity position

First quarter 2020 trading update

BAM’s highest priority remains to preserve health, safety and wellbeing of all its stakeholders while continuing to protect liquidity. The performance in the first quarter of 2020 was held back by three businesses, where improvement measures continue to be a key focus. Covid-19 has led to lower activity levels and reduced operational efficiency as of mid-March. Looking ahead, Covid-19 will have a substantial impact on the construction industry and BAM’s performance.

  • First quarter results affected by underperforming businesses and include initial Covid-19 impact in Belgium
  • Strong liquidity position (€944 million, including drawn RCF) and trade working capital efficiency maintained
  • Order book strong and stable
  • Covid-19: major impact on project performance in second quarter; operational efficiency improving
  • Management response: focus on health and safety, reduction of cost and capex, and RCF extended to 2024
  • Outlook: material uncertainty persists regarding future evolution of Covid-19 and its impact on BAM’s financial performance

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6 May 2020
 Chorlton High School appoints BAM Construction and Pozzoni for new facilities

Hemel Hempstead, 6 May 2020 - Manchester’s newest school, Chorlton High School South, has appointed the region’s best known builders to create its new teaching facilities.

22 April 2020
BAM takes the world’s first electric road roller into service

Gouda, the Netherlands, 22 April 2020 - BAM Infra Nederland has built and commissioned the world’s first fully electric 10 to 12-tonne road roller. This unique and sustainable piece of equipment was created by BAM’s plant and equipment department, on the basis of an older model which was due for an overhaul. The conversion took place over a period of one and a half year. This week the emission-free road roller was put to work on its first project, in the city of Almere. Other projects will follow soon. With this electric road roller, BAM makes a significant contribution to the climate goals of its clients by providing cleaner construction methods.

22 April 2020
BAM hands over new NHS Nightingale Hospital Yorkshire and the Humber

Hemel Hempstead / Harrogate, 21 April 2020 - Less than three weeks since BAM Construction and its partners started work there, NHS Nightingale Yorkshire and the Humber opens today.

16 April 2020
New Antarctic wharf ready for the RRS Sir David Attenborough

16 April 2020 - For the first time, polar ships have moored at a new £40 million wharf at British Antarctic Survey’s (BAS) Rothera Research Station in Antarctica.  The RRS James Clark Ross used it to re-supply the station and pick up staff for return to the UK. Construction partners and designers of the wharf, BAM, with the support of Sweco and technical advisors, Ramboll, completed a second, six-month construction season, during the Antarctic austral summer. Turner & Townsend also provided cost management for the project.

15 April 2020
Eiffage and Kier receive Notice to Proceed for HS2, with their new partners, Ferrovial Agroman and BAM Nuttall

Camberley, 15 April 2020 - The Eiffage Kier joint venture, recently joined by two new partners Ferrovial Agroman and BAM Nuttall, is pleased that today (15 April), it has received Notice to Proceed (NTP) from HS2 Limited, enabling it to commence the full detailed design and construction of 80km of Phase 1 of the HS2 railway (the route from London – Birmingham).

10 April 2020
Asphalting at night

Gouda, 10 April 2020 – BAM’s sustainable process to produce low-energy asphalt concrete (LEAB, after its Dutch name) has received the official seal of approval of CROW, the Dutch technology platform for transport, infrastructure and public space. This certification by the experts of CROW’s asphalt quality steering group validates our claims regarding reduced CO2 emissions, costs of environmental impact (‘MKI’), civil engineering qualities and processability. In essence, this paves the way for 100% application of sustainable asphalt in future road projects.

8 April 2020
Rothera Research Station, Summer View © Hugh Broughton Architects

(Press release British Antarctic Survey (BAS):) Cambridge, 7 April 2020 - British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has announced exceptional plans to repatriate scientists, support teams and construction workers as they complete their Antarctic summer field season work.

8 April 2020
BAM Nuttall signs contract for new Falkland Islands Port

Camberley, 7 April 2020 - The Falkland Islands Government announced on Monday that it has completed and signed a contract with BAM Nuttall for the design and build of a new port in Stanley Harbor.