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30 May 2000

Rijswijk, the Netherlands – HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, announces that – in relation to the payment of the stock dividend over the reporting year 1999 – 997,111 new ordinary shares in HBG were issued.

24 May 2000

Ascon Ltd, Ireland's largest Civil Engineering company has been awarded the Glen of the Downs Contract by Wicklow County Council.

14 May 2000
  • Merger creates powerful and well-positioned international construction and dredging group with a market capitalisation of EUR 1.2 billion [NLG 2.5 billion]
  • Substantial profit growth for the coming years
  • Statutory merger
  • Boskalis and HBG Shareholders each to own 50% of the new company
  • Substantial synergies in dredging, with no compulsory redundancies
  • Strong balance sheet and cash flow provide platform for accelerated growth
  • Abundant career development opportunities for employees

Papendrecht, Rijswijk, The Netherlands – Royal Boskalis Westminster nv and Hollandsche Beton Groep nv intend to effect a merger of equals. Boskalis and HBG expect to reach full agreement.

4 May 2000

The Museum in Docklands has appointed HBG Construction as the main contractor for the museum project at West India Quay, London E14 in a contract worth £7.4 million.