Royal BAM Group

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Koninklijke BAM Groep N.V.
Naamloze vennootschap
Traded as EuronextBAMNB
Industry Construction
Founded 1869
Headquarters Bunnik, Netherlands
Key people
Nico de Vries (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 - Building in the UK
  • 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

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]

Media related to Royal BAM Group at Wikimedia Commons

  1. ^ Gemalto opgenomen in AEX-index, Aperam eruit, Trivano, 6 june 2013