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1 November 2002

The builders of the New Carquinez Bridge in California have completed another phase of the project: the spinning of the cables. The New Carquinez Bridge is being built by a consortium of HBG Constructors, Interbeton and Cleveland Bridge, but the construction of this fixed link over 1,000 metres long is in fact a global operation.

24 October 2002

Bunnik, the Netherlands - The Executive Boards of Koninklijke BAM NBM nv [Royal BAM NBM] and Hollandsche Beton Groep nv [HBG] announce that the Netherlands Competition Authority [NMa] has determined that no licence is required for Royal BAM NBM’s acquisition of HBG’s construction activities in the Netherlands.

2 October 2002

Edmund Nuttall Ltd has launched a major training initiative valued at £1.38 million, designed to deliver vocational qualifications to the site workforce on two significant civil engineering contracts based in London.

19 September 2002

Schiedam, The Netherlands – Oil company Clyde Petroleum Exploratie bv, based in The Hague, has awarded HBG Steel Structures a contract to construct an offshore gas production platform. The contract value is €15 million.

11 September 2002

Rijswijk, the Netherlands – HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, is to acquire the one-third interest of Ballast Nedam nv in the jointly owned dredging company Ballast Ham Dredging following Ballast Nedam’s intention to exercise its put option.

9 September 2002

On 3 September 2002, the European Commission formally decided to declare the consolidation in the industry resulting from the acquisition of HBG's activities outside the Netherlands compatible with the EU's common market.

8 September 2002

At the end of this month, Palmetto Bridge Constructors will start pouring the concrete base for the first pier of the Cooper River Bridge in Charleston, South Carolina. Construction of the pier will commence immediately after that.

7 September 2002

Wayss & Freytag Schlüsselfertigbau is currently working on the renovation of more than a thousand flats in Nuremberg. The majority of these homes, in the St. Johannis District, were built between 1926 and 1932.

6 September 2002

HBG Utiliteitsbouw and Ballast Nedam Bouw have started work at Schiphol Airport on the extension of the South Lounge – departures and arrivals concourse – as well as the construction of a baggage basement. This is the first part of a major order worth around €40 million.

5 September 2002

Dubai is to get district cooling, thanks to Tebodin. Tucked away behind the glistening skyscrapers on Sheikh Zayed Road – the main artery through the city – the group company is building a chilled water plant designed to ensure comfortable temperatures in the chic hotels.

4 September 2002

In Brentford, West London, HBG Construction has completed an office building for Green Property Development.

3 September 2002

Frankfurt is not short of tall buildings, but there’s always room for one more. Müller-Altvatter starts work this month on the construction of the Skyper Project. An office block towering over 150 metres is to be built immediately behind one of the city’s listed buildings. The tower will have 42 floors, including basement parking on three levels. For those not keen on stairs there will be seven lifts, three of them serving the parking garage.

2 September 2002

Interbeton succeeded in acquiring a new contract in Ghana. The contract is a design-and-construct type and consists of the extension quay 2 at Tema Port with 200 meters.

1 September 2002

Edmund Nuttall Ltd has been awarded a contract valued at £81 million to carry out strengthening and upgrading work on the Tinsley Viaduct in Sheffield. The scheme, which was awarded by the Highways Agency will allow the viaduct to be restored to three lanes in each direction.

31 August 2002

The Malaysian Ministry of Transport has awarded Ballast Ham Dredging and its Malaysian joint venture partner Integrated Marine Works [IMW] the contract for the execution of the dredging works for the second phase of the container terminal in the port of Tanjung Pelepas in Malaysia.

29 August 2002

HBG Properties has pre-sold its 28,000 sq ft office block development at Broxden Business Park in Perth to Mackay Properties.

26 August 2002

Eine Arge unter Federführung der Wayss & Freytag Schlüsselfertigbau erhielt Auftrag für Wohn- und Bürohaus 'Oval am Baseler Platz' in Frankfurt

13 August 2002

The Executive Board of Koninklijke BAM NBM nv (Royal BAM NBM) has taken cognisance of the advice of the Minister of Economic Affairs concerning his request to the European Commission to allow the clearance of the proposed takeover of Hollandsche Beton Groep nv (HBG) to be dealt with by the Netherlands Competition Authority (NMa).

6 August 2002

Rotterdam, the Netherlands – The Malaysian Ministry of Transport has awarded Ballast Ham Dredging and its Malaysian joint venture partner Integrated Marine Works (IMW) the contract for the execution of the dredging works for the second phase of the container terminal in the port of Tanjung Pelepas in Malaysia.

22 July 2002

Edmund Nuttall Ltd has been awarded a contract valued at £81 million to carry out strengthening and upgrading work on the Tinsley Viaduct in Sheffield.

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