Royal BAM Group

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Koninklijke BAM Groep N.V.
Naamloze vennootschap
Traded as EuronextBAMNB
Industry Construction
Founded 1869
Headquarters Bunnik, 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]
Profit €(187.4) million (2012)[1]
Number of employees
26,840 (FTE, average 2010)[2]

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


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]


The company's major operations include:[7]

  • BAM Utiliteitsbouw - Non-residential construction
  • BAM Woningbouw - Residential construction
  • BAM Civiel - Civil engineering
  • BAM Infratechniek - Utilities
  • BAM Wegen - Environmental engineering
  • 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]


External links[edit]

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