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30 June 2002

Tebodin Middle East Ltd. has been awarded a Local Design Service Contract for Petroleum Development Oman L.L.C

20 June 2002

Rijswijk, the Netherlands - HBG Flatiron, Inc. [a division of HBG Constructors, Inc.] in joint venture with Lane Construction Co, was awarded a contract to build 11 miles of six-lane freeway and 23 bridge structures near Raleigh, North Carolina. The joint venture is 60% HBG Flatiron and 40% Lane Construction Co.

9 June 2002

The expectation is justified that Royal BAM NBM and Grupo Dragados will reach agreement on the acquisition of HBG by Royal BAM NBM. The proposed acquisition is unanimously supported by the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board of HBG. Royal BAM NBM intends to acquire all of the shares in HBG held by Grupo Dragados for €20.10 per share in cash, implying an equity value of €715 million for the whole of HBG.

8 June 2002

The name Brooklands used to be synonymous with speed. Located in Weybridge, Surrey, just to the south-west of London, the world’s first car racing circuit was opened in 1907. The remains of the racetrack now form the backdrop to a prestige business park. And work on this kind of project can move at quite a pace, too, as HBG Construction is demonstrating.

7 June 2002

Woodside Energy Ltd awarded a €10.5 million contract to Westham Dredging Company Ltd, in which Ballast Ham Dredging holds an interest of fifty percent for a shelf expansion project at the Australian coast.

6 June 2002

Twenty years of planning and preparation and a referendum among the Swiss population preceded the project: the construction of a new rail link between Bern and Zurich. Today, however, the implementation of all the associated sub-projects is in full swing. The most spectacular part is the Oenzberg passage, where Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau is involved in the excavation work.

5 June 2002

Construction work is now at an advanced stage on the site for the new 960-pupil John Hanson School in Andover. HBG Construction started work on the new school last June, with the aim of completing the whole complex by the start of the new term next September.

4 June 2002

The construction of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link has been divided into a number of separate contracts by the client Union Railways. Either alone or as part of a consortium, Nuttall is involved in projects on four sections of the line.

3 June 2002

Ascon, in joint venture with Spie Capag, was awarded the contract for the construction of a major section of the gas pipeline to the West. The signing of the contract on 20 March saw the commencement of this hugely significant infrastructural project in Ireland.

2 June 2002

The flag of Ballast Ham Dredging, incorporating HAM and Ballast Nedam Baggeren, is already flying worldwide. More and more of the dredging giant's vessels are sporting the BHD logo as, for example, here in Hong Kong, where the trailing suction hopper dredger Amsterdam is discharging sand for the major Penny's Bay land reclamation project.

1 June 2002

Delta Marine Consultants, the hydraulic engineering design office of HBG Civiel, took just three weeks to produce a draft design for a dam at the planned new harbour Yangshan Port, near Shanghai.