Ritchies, the specialist geotechnical division of Edmund Nuttall Ltd currently undertaking the £14.2m contract to decommission the East Side Water Catchments in Gibraltar for Defence Estates, has added a new mobile drill rig to an already impressive fleet of seven units operating on the famous landmark.
The Hague, the Netherlands – Tebodin, Consultants & Engineers, 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.
On Tuesday, 26 June, after the close of trading in Amsterdam, the construction and the dredging groups Ballast Nedam and HBG signed the contract merging their two dredging companies. The merger creates a business with revenues of 635 million euros and a workforce of around 2,000. The company’s name will be Ballast HAM Dredging, and it will rank among the leading players in the international dredging market.
Rijswijk, the Netherlands – HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, is convening an informative shareholders' meeting, to be held at the HBG head office, Generaal Spoorlaan 489, Rijswijk, the Netherlands, at 10.00 a.m. on Tuesday, 26 June 2001.
Things have come to an end for project manager John Montgomerie and the Nuttall team. They were based on the south bank of the Thames for ten months with a view of the famous Tower of London and in the shadow of the equally famous Tower Bridge. A spectacular site for the spectacular office of the Greater London Authority [GLA], which can be reached via a Nuttall tunnel.
HBG Construction has been awarded a two-phase contract by Asda Stores for the demolition of an existing structure and construction of a new Asda Wal-Mart in the Almondvale Shopping Centre, Livingston [near Edinburgh].
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.
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.
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.