Royal BAM Group

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Koninklijke BAM Groep N.V.
Naamloze vennootschap
Traded asEuronextBAMNB
IndustryConstruction
Founded1869
HeadquartersBunnik, Netherlands
Key people
Rob van Wingerden(CEO), W.K. Wiechers (Chairman of the supervisory board)
Revenue€7.404 billion (2012)[1]
€107.1 million (2012)[1]
€(187.4) million (2012)[1]
Number of employees
26,840 (FTE, average 2010)[2]
Websitewww.bam.eu

Koninklijke BAM Groep ("Royal BAM Group") is a Dutch construction-services business with headquarters in Bunnik, Netherlands.

History[edit]

The company was founded by Adam van der Wal as a joiner's shop in 1869.[3] It was renamed Bataafsche Aanneming Maatschappij van Bouw- en Betonwerken ('BAM') in 1927 and expanded through acquisition buying Interbuild in 1998,[4] NBM-Amstelland in 2000[5] and Hollandsche Beton Groep (later HBG) in 2002.[6]

Operations[edit]

The company's major operations include:[7]

  • BAM Utiliteitsbouw - Non-residential construction
  • BAM Woningbouw - Residential construction
  • BAM Civil - Civil engineering
  • BAM Infratechniek - Utilities
  • BAM Wegen - Environmental engineering
  • BAM Ritchies - geotechnical
  • BAM Construct UK (comprising BAM Construction and BAM Properties)
  • BAM Sports - Sports venues, headquartered in Germany
  • BAM Nuttall - Civil engineering in the UK
  • BAM Contractors - Building, Civil Engineering, Facilities Management, PPP, Property and Rail in Ireland
  • BAM International - Marine, Tunneling, Building, Civil Engineering Construction outside of Europe

Major projects[edit]

Road Construction by BAM Groep
Construction equipment from Koninklijke BAM Groep in Madurodam in typical green-orange livery
BAM towercrane in Groningen

Projects completed by the company include the Amsterdam Arena football stadium for AFC Ajax in Amsterdam completed in 1996,[8] the Antwerp Law Courts completed in 2005[9] and the Euroborg football stadium for FC Groningen in Groningen completed in 2006.[10] The company was part of the Infraspeed consortium which handed over the HSL-Zuid high-speed railway line for commercial use in 2009.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Preliminary Results 2012" (PDF). Koninklijke BAM Groep. Retrieved 1 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Annual Report 2010" (PDF). Koninklijke BAM Groep. Retrieved 2 April 2011.
  3. ^ Royal BAM Group: History Archived 2010-12-16 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Company profiles: Interbuild Archived 2011-07-10 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ BAM buys NBM's construction arm Archived 2011-07-24 at the Wayback Machine. Hebels, 1 September 2000
  6. ^ Royal BAM NBM completes takeover of HBG Archived 2011-07-10 at the Wayback Machine. Europe Real Estate, 15 November 2002
  7. ^ Royal BAM Group: Operating companies Archived 2015-10-09 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved: 21 September 2015.
  8. ^ The making of Amsterdam Arena Archived 2010-12-03 at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ Antwerp Law Courts (Interbuild are part of Royal BAM Group) Archived 2011-07-19 at the Wayback Machine.
  10. ^ 10 million euro orders for Olympic Stadium in Berlin and Euroborg Stadium in Groningen Archived 2010-12-28 at the Wayback Machine. Imtech, 8 April 2004
  11. ^ HSL-Zuid Organisation Archived 2008-02-14 at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]

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