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30 October 2007

London, 30 October 2007 - Caroline Cook, former Director of Development and Business Support at Business in the Community, has been appointed as HBG UK's new Head of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

16 October 2007

London, 16 October 2007 - HBG Construction was awarded Main Contractor of the Year at this years' prestigious Builder and Engineer awards.

16 October 2007

London, 16 October 2007 - An 'Excellent' BREEAM rating has been awarded to IVG UK's 46,400 sq ft Interpoint office making it the only speculative Edinburgh office development completing in 2007 and 2008 that will achieve this exceptional standard. The building is being developed by HBG Properties.

9 October 2007

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Soccer City during a two-day visit to South Africa. It is considered to be the most important stadium for the 2010 World Championships. Interbeton bv (the operating company of Royal BAM Group nv, active outside Europe) is in the process of constructing the stadium in joint venture with the South-African construction company Grinaker-LTA.

3 October 2007

London, 2 October 2007 - Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust nominated its contractor HBG Construction as best healthcare contractor for the annual Building Better Healthcare awards for its work in constructing the prestigious Essex Cardiothoracic Centre at Basildon University Hospital.

3 October 2007

London, 1 October 2007 - HBG UK Ltd has appointed Adrian Padley as its first Education Director. He will be based in HBG's new office in Sovereign Street in Leeds city centre.

1 October 2007

Brussels (Neder-over-Heembeek), Belgium, 28 September 2007 – The Dialink consortium, consisting of CEI-De Meyer and Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau (both Royal BAM Group operating companies), as well as CFE, Vinci Construction Grands Projets and Smet Tunneling, was awarded the contract to construct the Diabolo heavy rail system in Zaventem, Belgium, today. Clients are nv Northern Diabolo, serving as the special purpose vehicle (SPV) organisation for the railway infrastructure, and nv Via-Zaventem, as the SPV for the road infrastructure. The contract value amounts to over €300 million, half of which was awarded to BAM. The project is initiated by Infrabel, the manager of the Belgian railway infrastructure.