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16 August 2001

The commission of inquiry set up by order of the Enterprise Section of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal to investigate the policy pursued by HBG since 1 January 2000 presented its findings in a report on Friday, 3 August.

15 August 2001

Ritchies has recently completed a £0.10 million contract for O’Rourke [Scotland] on the new Scottish Parliament Building in Edinburgh. O’Rourke [Scotland] is undertaking the concrete superstructure works package on behalf of construction manager Bovis Lend Lease.

14 August 2001

Teijin Twaron, Tebodin and Stork ICM have concluded an agreement on the expansion of Teijin Twaron’s production facilities in Delfzijl, the Netherlands. The agreement specifies the responsibilities of the parties with respect to detailed engineering, purchasing, and construction work.

13 August 2001

At Benicia-Martinez, HBG Constructors crews are down to 50 people from a peak of about 220. This reflects 89 percent completion of the base contract to strengthen the 10 main spans of the bridge over the Carquinez Strait, which is one of the most heavily traveled in California. The massive seismic retrofit started in June 1998.

12 August 2001

HBG Steel structures [part of HBG Civiel] has won an order for the detail design and construction of a transformer platform for an offshore wind farm in Denmark. This wind farm, comprising 80 turbines, will be located in the North Sea more than 15 kilometres off the coast near Esbjerg.

11 August 2001

HBG Construction remains successful in Centennial Park in Elstree, north of London.

10 August 2001

Peacehaven infants got a sneak preview of their new school recently with a tour of the site. Hosted by site manager Tony Gaynor [left], the childeren were shown the location of their new classrooms, library and other school facilities.

9 August 2001

Nuttall has secured the innovative Pathfinder contract on the A500 in Stoke on Trent.

8 August 2001

Foundations have now been laid for HBG's latest contract at Bury College in Lancashire – a £2.1 million project for a new technology block on the town centre campus. Construction manager Ged Flanagan helped the college's acting principal Nancy Cookson lay the first foundations during a special ceremony at the site.

7 August 2001

Doctors of the future will be able to learn abouth the work of the 21st century counterparts thanks to a time capsule buried beneath the newest building at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester. A burial ceremony was held at the £5.7 million education and research centre – a 59-week project which HBG is scheduled to complete by the autumn.

6 August 2001

Tebodin has been commissioned by the European Union to set up a Project Preparation Facility to assist the Polish government in carrying out some estimated 800 investment projects to be funded under the Social and Economic Cohesion Fund of the European Phare Programme.

5 August 2001

Edmund Nuttall Ltd has been awarded contracts totalling £6.2 million to undertake sludge digestion and phosphate dosing improvements across a number of sites operated by United Utilities Ltd.

5 August 2001

Construction on this $240 million design/build project on the northern coast of South Carolina is nearing the halfway mark. Of the 25 bridges on the project, three are 100 percent complete. The rest of the bridges are under construction at this time.

4 August 2001

Tebodin is involved in the upgrading, renovation and new construction of no fewer than 4,000 Shell stations across a large part of Europe. Tebodin has been involved in a similar operation in Central and Eastern Europe since 1997. The target was to complete 150 service stations a year over a period of five years. Now the contract has been extended to include the Benelux countries, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

3 August 2001

Asda, Britain's second largest supermarket chain, and HBG Construction share a long and successful track record in store construction and development over many years. Initially, the relationship began in Scotland, where serveral Asda supermarkets were built. This evolved until HBG Construction became one of four selected contractors to undertake Asda's UK-wide store development programme.

2 August 2001

FCI [part of HBG Constructors, USA] is tackling the seismic upgrading of 12 bridges throughout Monterey County. The project consists of two contracts, one for $2.42 million, and the other for $4.8 million.

1 August 2001

Edmund Nuttall Ltd has been awarded a contract valued at £4.2 million by the Highways Agency to undertake improvements to the communications infrastructure along sections of the M6 and M54 motorways in Staffordshire.

1 August 2001

At the University of Leeds, construction has less to do with a centre of educational learning and more to do with students' social life studies – the HBG team here is extending and modernising the Student's Union building, and providing new bars and a concert hall.

31 July 2001

HBG has gone back to college in Huddersfield where, for the second time in three years, its green hoarding has become a familiair sight on the University's town centre campus. The construction of a new three-storey teaching block for the School of Education and Professionl Development is well under way at a canalbank location.

22 July 2001

Rijswijk, the Netherlands – Brewaba, HBG's German dredging subsidiary, has been awarded three contracts with a combined value in excess of €40 million.

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