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16 March 2000


  • 30% annual profit growth forecast for 2000-2002
  • 1999 result slightly higher
  • heavy losses in Germany, but improvement in sight
  • excellent results in other sectors

Rijswijk – Net profit of HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, increased in 1999 to NLG 138 million [NLG 132 million], which equates to NLG 4.06 per share [NLG 3.93]. As forecast at the time of publication of the half-year figures, profits were adversely affected by the very heavy losses in Germany. The HBG group companies in all other sectors – particularly in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Ireland and in the dredging sector – achieved very good results.

14 March 2000

Rijswijk, the Netherlands – The Court at Bonn has ruled that HBG bears partial responsibility for the damage which occurred to the Schürmann Complex when the River Rhine overflowed its banks in December 1993.

14 March 2000

Rijswijk, die Niederlande – Das Gericht in Bonn sieht HBG als mitverantwortlich für den Schaden an, der infolge des Rheinhochwassers im Dezember 1993 am Schürmann-Bau entstanden ist.