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