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31 May 2001

HBG Bouw en Vastgoed and HBG Civiel are launching the PARKgarage. This is a multi-storey car park design offering added value in that the roof can be planted up to form a park. The idea is based on a parking garage built in Australia 30 years ago.

30 May 2001

Rotterdam, The Netherlands – HAM, dredging and marine contractors has launched and christened its new trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 on 25 May 2001 at the shipyard of van der Giessen – de Noord in the Dutch town of Krimpen aan den IJssel.

30 May 2001

Rijswijk, the Netherlands – HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, this morning advised Royal Boskalis Westminster nv that the sale of HBG's dredging activities [or surrender in any other way of HBG's controlling interest in the dredging company HAM] is not consonant with a policy aimed at securing the interests of the company and its stakeholders in the long term.

30 May 2001
  • Leading player in international dredging market
  • Good starting position for further growth
  • New company Ballast HAM Baggeren bv (Ballast HAM Dredging) expects a turnover in 2001 of 635 million euros and has a workforce of approximately 2,000
  • HBG to hold 2/3 of the shares, Ballast Nedam 1/3
  • Fleets complementary, substantial synergy benefits
  • Better positioning for major infrastructure works (dredging + construction)
  • Attractive employer
  • Creation shareholder value for HBG and Ballast Nedam
22 May 2001

Rijswijk, the Netherlands – The Supervisory Board and the Board of Management of HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, have been considering the bid made by Boskalis for group company HAM on 7 May.

15 May 2001

Nuttall and Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau have been awarded a Channel Tunnel Rail Link [CTRL] contract worth £115 million.

14 May 2001

Müller-Altvatter, part of HBG Bau, has started work in Hamburg on the construction of a prison. The complex comprises three L-shaped wings containing a total of 384 cells.

13 May 2001

HBG Utiliteitsbouw is to 'fill in' the two southern corners of the PSV Stadium in Eindhoven with stands as well.

12 May 2001

HAM has started capital dredging of a basin for the marina of Porte de Plaisance de L'Etang Z'Abridots in the bay of Fort de France on the Caribbean island Martinique.

11 May 2001

In Liège Galère, part of HBG Civiel, has started work on the construction of a new station on the high-speed rail link between Paris and Cologne. The project is being carried out by a joint venture on behalf of Belgian Railways. The construction period will last five years.

10 May 2001

Cork is finally getting a proper system for disposing of its sewage. Wastewater is currently discharged at various points, almost untreated, into the River Lee, which runs through the heart of this city on the southern Irish coast. Thanks to the efforts of Ascon and Nuttall, among others, this situation will soon be a thing of the past.

9 May 2001

The work goes on day and night, year in, year out. An international armada of dredgers will be busy expanding the land area of Singapore until 2006. Millions of cubic metres of sand and clay fill are being transported and placed to meet the huge requirement for industrial development land. Companies are lining up for sites on which to build their factories. The new land has already been parcelled out even before it breaks the surface ...

8 May 2001

HBG Construction Ltd is part of a consortium that has been awarded a £9.5 million PFI contract by Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council for the construction and operation over a 25-year period of fully serviced offices and a business centre.

8 May 2001

On a large, 19 hectare site close to Junction 4a of the M3 motorway near Camberley, IT giant Sun Microsystems is in the process of establishing a major office and laboratory complex. And HBG Construction is busy working on the second and third of the three-phase project, having completed Phase I in September 2000.

7 May 2001

HBG Construction Ltd has been awarded a contract by Prudential to ‘design and construct’ an office building, health club and crèche on Plot 13 at GreenPark, Prudential's 180-acre business park near Reading.

7 May 2001

HBG Construction Ltd has been awarded a £5.3 million contract for the extension and renewal of an existing superstore in the Owlcoates Shopping Centre, Pudsey in Leeds by Asda Stores Ltd as part of its nationwide stores improvement and expansion programme for 2001.

7 May 2001

When the minaret loudspeakers broadcast the call to morning prayers in the village of Ashuganj - on the banks of the River Meghna - it's time to wake up for 50 expatriates in the Nuttall camps. Along with over a thousand local Bangladeshis, they get ready for another day's work on the Bhairab Bridge.

6 May 2001

Rijswijk, the Netherlands – HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, confirms that the company has today received a cash bid of €570 million for HAM, Hollandsche Aanneming Maatschappij bv, from Royal Boskalis Westminster nv. HBG will be studying this bid carefully, taking account of the interests of all stakeholders.

6 May 2001

Interbeton has finally shut down the ground freezing equipment in Boston now that a 116 metre long tunnel has been pushed into position.

5 May 2001

HBG Construction has been awarded two further contracts, valued together at over £5.0 million, at The Thistles Shopping Centre, a city centre-shopping mall in Stirling. The awards follow on from the recent £6.9 million-mall refurbishment project carried out by HBG Construction for the same client, Standard Life Investments, at the same location.

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