NIEUWEGEIN, The Netherlands, September 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
A consortium consisting of Ballast Nedam and BAM has been selected by the principals ProRail, the Municipality of Arnhem and Dutch Railways (NS) to take part in final contract negotiations for the Public Transport Terminal tender in Arnhem.
The project comprises the construction of the transfer hall in line with the following criteria expressed by the commissioning parties: working on the basis of the design supplied by UN Studio and within a budget of 37.5 million euros. Ballast Nedam/BAM produced a design in response to the tender. A jury which included the three principals, the rail architect, the chief government architect and the project architect assessed the offer of Ballast Nedam/BAM as the best.
The transfer hall connects to the bicycle parking facility and the passenger tunnel, and also serves to link the car park, taxi rank and bus station.
Ballast Nedam/BAM has already delivered a platform tunnel that was recently opened to the public at the same location.
The Municipality of Arnhem, ProRail and NS aim to open the new transfer hall in late 2013.
Ballast Nedam is a leader in the field of construction and infrastructure. In the Netherlands, the company is engaged in integrated projects in the areas of mobility, housing, employment, recreation and energy for business, government and residential consumers. Internationally, Ballast Nedam is active in several areas of expertise. Ballast Nedam provides design, process and contract management in the development, construction and management phase. In addition, the company delivers specialized knowledge, products and product components. Ballast Nedam is listed on NYSE Euronext in Amsterdam. The fund is included in the Amsterdam Small Cap Index. For more information please visit http://www.ballast-nedam.nl/.
Royal BAM Group is a successful European constructor and property services enterprise with operating companies in five home markets. The Group's administrative centre is in the Netherlands and it is listed on the Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange. BAM operates in the construction, property, civil engineering, public private partnership, electrical and mechanical contracting, consultancy and engineering and facility management sectors. The Group ranks among the largest construction companies in Europe. BAM is the market leader in the Netherlands and has strong market positions in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Belgium and Germany. The Group is involved in specialist construction and civil engineering projects in niche markets worldwide. BAM also provides consultancy and engineering services to global clients. http://www.bam.eu.
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Further details can be obtained from:
Ballast Nedam N.V., Adrie van Kessel, telephone +31(0)30-285-41-61 or +31(0)6-22-45-71-85
Royal BAM Group nv, Christie Veldhuizen LL.M., telephone +31(0)30-659-87-53 or +31(0)6-31-79-84-15
ProRail, Jouke Schaafsma, Telephone +31(0)88-231-77-73 or +31(0)6-31-64-31-99
SOURCE Ballast Nedam NV