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1 May 2019

(News release UK Green Building Council:) London, 30 April 2019 - The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has today unveiled a framework for the UK construction and property industry to transition new and existing buildings to become net zero carbon by 2050, in line with the ambitions of the Paris Climate Agreement.

24 April 2019
Artist's impression Kantonsspital

Stuttgart, 23 April 2019 - The Board of Directors of Kantonsspital Aarau AG (Aarau Cantonal Hospital or KSA) has selected the proposal of a Marti / BAM joint venture for the construction of the new Aarau cantonal hospital. The ‘Dreiklang’ building concept impresses with its integrating functionality, the clear separation of outpatient and inpatient medicine as well as its flexibility. The ‘Dreiklang’ concept is based on short distances for staff and patients. Aarau is the capital of the northern Swiss canton of Aargau. KSA is the largest hospital in the canton of Aargau and, next to the Swiss university hospitals, one of the largest medical centres in Switzerland. Final project approval is expected in the third quarter of 2019; construction will start in spring 2020. According to plan, the new hospital will be operational in 2024.

24 April 2019

(Press release Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL):) Dounreay, 23 April 2019 - Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL) has opened the door to dozens of companies to play an active role in supporting the delivery of Scotland’s largest decommissioning project.

18 April 2019
Environment Agency announces new green legacy for £2.6bn flood and coastal risk management programme

(Press release Environment Agency:) London, 17 April 2019 - The Environment Agency has announced a set of new supplier arrangements and partnerships which will increase efficiency, value for money and the green legacy of its £2.6 billion capital investment programme.

15 April 2019
BAM appoints Chief Business Excellence Officer; Executive Committee complete

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 15 April 2019 – The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Mr S. (Simon) Finnie as Chief Business Excellence Officer. This appointment completes the Executive Committee, as previously announced.

10 April 2019
Progress video Museum of the Future, Dubai

Dubai, UAE, 5 April 2019 - BAM International and BAM Ireland are together constructing with the Museum of the Future in Dubai, a unique initiative by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum that explores the future of science, technology and innovation and will be located near the Burj Khalifa.

10 April 2019
Bäume für Bärenstein

Erste Baumpflanzungen von BAM Deutschland, BAM PPP und Wayss & Freytag Ingenierbau in Bärenstein

Stuttgart / Frankfurt am Mainz, 9. April 2019 - In diesem Jahr feiert BAM 150-jähriges Jubiläum. Unter dem Motto „Wir feiern die Zukunft!“ möchten wir einen Beitrag zum Erhalt unseres Planeten leisten und im Laufe dieses Jahres 150.000 Bäume auf der ganzen Welt pflanzen.

4 April 2019
Pulse Consortium selected preferred proponent for tunnel and stations package Cross River Rail, Brisbane, Australia

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 4 April 2019 - The Pulse consortium, comprising BAM PPP PGGM, Pacific Partnerships, Ghella, DIF, BAM International, CPB Contractors, Ghella Investments and Partnerships, and UGL, has been selected by the Cross River Rail Delivery Authority (CRRDA) as the preferred proponent to deliver the Tunnel, Stations and Development (TSD) package of Brisbane’s Cross River Rail Project.

2 April 2019
BAM chosen to deliver new £36 million Jesus College Oxford scheme

Hemel Hempstead, 2 April 2019 - Jesus College in Oxford has appointed BAM to deliver the redevelopment of its £36 million Northgate site.

29 March 2019
Christian Parton, project manager for BAM (left), with Craig Taylor, gateman (right).

Hemel Hempstead, 29 March 2019 - The construction team behind the new Centre for Student Life for Cardiff University is helping to rehabilitate a prisoner serving a five-year jail term for drugs offences. Craig Taylor, 37, from Builth Wells, has been taken on as one of four gatemen at the massive £35 million scheme in the very heart of Cardiff.

26 March 2019
BAM back in Bradford for Bronte Girls School

Hemel Hempstead, 26 March 2019 - BAM Construction is now underway on works for a new city secondary academy close to the heart of Bradford.

25 March 2019
Mr M. Aupers

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 25 March 2019 – The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Mr M. Aupers as Manager Investor Relations, effective 1 April 2019.

18 March 2019
Construction company celebrates 150th birthday by planting over 5,000 trees in Warwickshire and Worcestershire

Hemel Hempstead, 18 March 2019 - The construction group BAM has started planting 5,500 new trees in the Midlands to celebrate its 150th birthday. Twenty volunteers from the company - which includes BAM Construction, BAM PPP and BAM Nuttall - joined the Heart of England Forest team to plant the first 500 trees in a single day (Wednesday, 13 March). The remaining trees - the majority - will be planted in the November planting season.

15 March 2019
Lowering the first frame into place

(News release British Antarctic Survey:) London, 13 March 2019 - A major milestone has been reached on the new Antarctic wharf project at Rothera Research Station. Following two months of deconstructing the old Biscoe wharf, the first frame of the new 74-metre long structure has been lowered into place. 

15 March 2019
Joost Nelis and Roel Vollebregt

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 15 March 2019 – Royal BAM Group nv will establish an Executive Committee, in addition to the two-person Executive Board consisting of CEO R.P. (Rob) van Wingerden and CFO L.F. (Frans) den Houter, effective 1 April 2019.

12 March 2019
BAM donates trees to Euronext at sixty years listing

Bunnik, 12 March 2019 – Today Frans den Houter, CFO of Royal BAM Group nv, opened the Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange with the traditional gong beat. The construction group's share was listed on the Amsterdam stock exchange for sixty years on 9 March 2019. Following the gong strike, Frans den Houter offered CEO Maurice van Tilburg and Head of Listing Rene van Vlerken from the Euronext Board sixty so-called one-two-tree-packages, enabling the planting of sixty trees in the Netherlands and sixty trees elsewhere in the world by Trees for All. BAM is working closely with this organisation, which will plant the 150,000 trees, marking BAM's 150th anniversary this year. The 120 trees donated to Euronext will come on top of the previously announced 150,000 trees.

11 March 2019
Miral marks a major step towards Yas Bay Arena’s completion

(Press release Miral:) Abu Dhabi, UAE,6 March 2019 – Miral, Abu Dhabi’s creator of destinations, marked a significant construction milestone at the Yas Bay Arena development with the installation of the arena’s longest roof truss. HE Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Miral, and Eng. Mohamed Abdalla Al Zaabi, CEO of Miral, marked the occasion by leaving their signatures on the roof truss of the arena before it was lifted into place.

6 March 2019
Mr E. van Zuthem

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 6 March 2019 – The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Mr E. van Zuthem as director of BAM International bv, effective 1 April 2019. Eric van Zuthem (50), is currently Area Director North America and Africa at BAM International. As from 1 June 2019, Eric van Zuthem will succeed Mr G.K. Mazloumian BSc (Hons), CEng, MICE as chairman of the Board of BAM International, who will retire at the end of June 2019.

6 March 2019
Van Oord and BAM International complete state-of-the-art container terminal in Costa Rica

6 March 2019 - A consortium of Van Oord and BAM International completed the construction of the APM Terminals Moín in Costa Rica. Last week’s inauguration of the container terminal will enable products to be shipped on transatlantic routes to European and Asian markets without transshipment.

4 March 2019
BAM to open doors to projects during UK initiative

4 March 2019 - BAM Construction is ‘opening the doors’ on four construction projects as part of the UK-wide ‘Open Doors’ initiative this month.