About Us

We at BAM IRIDIUM are delighted to have been appointed by Transport Infrastructure Ireland – formerly the National Roads Authority – to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the new M11 Gorey to Enniscorthy PPP Scheme.

Our consortium brings together two market leading construction services organisations, The Royal BAM Group and ACS Group, both of whom have a long history and tradition in Ireland. Together we offer the strength and backing of international companies whilst also providing in-depth experience and knowledge of the Irish market place.

Bam PPP Company Profile

bam-pppBAM PPP manages all phases of Public Private Partnership projects, from design, construction and financing through to operations and maintenance to provide our public sector customers with a first class service. Partnership and long-term relationships define every project within BAM PPP.

Our in-house expertise is amongst the broadest in the industry, the integration of expertise makes BAM one of the few companies of its kind that can offer a locally provided service truly backed by European expertise.

Combining the investment and management skills with the design, construction and operational resources available within Royal BAM Group, we are uniquely equipped to deliver PPP projects. This breadth allows our public sector partners to gain the advantages of working with a single supplier, to deliver fully integrated whole life solutions.

Iridium Company Profile

iridiumIridium Concesiones de Infraestructuras, S.A. is the ACS Group company which develops, finances, invests in, manages, operates, administrates, maintains, conserves, restores and equips all types of government concessions involving transport and public works infrastructure.

Since 1967, when it ran the concession for the Bay of Cádiz Bridge, the ACS Group has been involved in infrastructure concessions. Since then it has run over 120 concessions for all types of transport and public works infrastructure in eighteen countries on four continents, gaining recognition as a world leader in the execution of these types of contract. These projects have involved a total material investment of over €47.7 billion and a commitment to invest over €5 billion.

Design and Construction

The design and construction activities will be delivered by a fully integrated joint venture between BAM Civil Ltd and DRAGADOS Ireland Ltd. For this project, BAM Civil Ltd and DRAGADOS Ireland Ltd. have come together to form M11 Enniscorthy Joint Venture (M11 EJV). Together BAM and DRAGADOS joint ventures have successfully delivered over 75km of motorway plus associated national and regional roads in Ireland to date. BAM and DRAGADOS have access to vast internal resources, robust parent company support and an extensive external supply chain with the skills, capabilities and resources required for successful delivery of this project.

M11 EJV has appointed a design joint venture of Arup and RPS Group to provide the permanent design for the project. Both companies are market leaders in the infrastructure sector and bring to the table extensive experience in Irish road schemes.

BAM Ireland Company Profile

bam-irelandEstablished in 1958, BAM (formerly Ascon), is the largest civil engineering and public works contractor in Ireland.
BAM Ireland is a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal BAM Group of the Netherlands, which had a turnover in excess of €7.3 Billion for 2014 and employs in excess of 23,000 people worldwide.

BAM Ireland’s operating companies include: BAM Building; BAM Civil; BAM Fit-out; BAM Property; BAM M&E Services; BAM PPP; BAM FM; BAM Specialist Works and BAM Rail. BAM Ireland employ over 2000 people directly and indirectly and turnover for 2014 was €353 million.

BAM Civil prides itself on delivering quality projects safely, on time and within budget. Innovative solutions, engineering ingenuity, adherence to the highest safety and quality standards and professional construction management are the hallmarks of BAM contracts.


DRAGADOS Ireland Ltd Company Profile

dragadosDragados Ireland Ltd is part of the Dragados Group – a key construction arm of the world-leading ACS Group. The ACS Group, first overall on the 2014 ENR 250 Global Contractor List, operates in 68 countries.

The company history stretches back more than 70 years from its founding in 1941. Since then it has grown into a worldwide group with unmatched experience in infrastructure, bridge, highway, tunnel, dam and marine projects. Over the last 70 years the company has built almost 13,500 kilometres of highways, 1,500 bridges, nearly 1,350 kilometres of tunnels, 230 dams, 850 kilometres of railways, 500 kilometres of high speed rail numerous rail facilities and airports.

Dragados follows the strictest safety and quality standards on its construction sites and is certified ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14000 and OSHA 18000.