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1 May 2001

HAM Dredging has ordered large trailing suction hopper dredger from IHC Holland. The vessel will have a hopper capacity of 23,700 m3 and a dead weight of 40,360 tons.

30 April 2001

Rohcon successfully completed the construction of the new headquarters for Bord Gais Eireann in Cork. The building was recently formally opened by the Taoiseach [head of government] Bertie Ahern.

19 April 2001

Rijswijk, the Netherlands – Their terms of office having expired, it will be the turn of the members of the Supervisory Board Mr W. de Kleuver, Mr A. van der Velden and Mr H.H.F. Wijffels to retire by rotation on the General Meeting of Shareholders on 23 May 2001.

16 April 2001

Rijswijk, the Netherlands – CEI Construct nv and Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG – both group companies of the European construction group HBG – have been awarded the contract for a bored railway tunnel in Antwerp, in joint venture with French and Belgian contractors.

10 April 2001

Kill, Co. Kildare, Ireland – HBG Ascon Ltd has acquired Thomas Logan and Sons Ltd. Thomas Logan is a specialist earthworks company.

4 April 2001

Ascon and Rohcon have committed their support to the Science, Technology and Engineering Programme for Schools [STEPS], an initiative to encourage teenagers into engineering as a career.

2 April 2001

Rijswijk, the Netherlands – HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, has transferred its interest of 29 per cent in NEM bv [based in Leiden, the Netherlands] to L. & C. Steinmüller GmbH in Oberhausen.

1 April 2001

Almere / Amstelveen / Rijswijk, the Netherlands – NV Sportcomplex Almere has reached agreement with the joint venture comprising Ballast Nedam Ontwikkelingsmaatschappij and HBG Vastgoed on the further development and construction of the Omniworld sports and entertainment centre in Almere. The Almere Municipal Council yesterday approved the construction of Omniworld.

1 April 2001

Rijswijk, Niederlande – Das Oberlandesgericht Köln hat heute das Urteil in dem Berufungsverfahren, welches im Zusammenhang mit dem Prozess über den sogenannten Schürmann-Bau in Bonn sowohl durch HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, wie auch durch den deutschen Staat gegen das Urteil des Landgerichtes Bonn vom 14.03.2000 eingeleitet wurde, verkündet.

1 April 2001

Rijswijk, the Netherlands – The Higher Regional Court in Cologne, Germany, today gave its judgment in the appeal brought by both HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, and the German government against the judgment of the Court at Bonn on 14 March 2000 in the case concerning the Schürmann Complex in Bonn.

21 March 2001
  • Betriebliche Erträge + 8,4%: von € 5 Milliarden auf € 5,4 Milliarden
  • Rückstellungen in Höhe von € 154 Millionen verursachen einen Reinverlust von € 67 Millionen
  • Dividende unverändert: € 0,73 je Stammaktie
  • Qualitativ ausgezeichneter Auftragsbestand erreicht Rekordstand: € 5,9 Milliarden
  • Prognose 2001: Reingewinn in Höhe von circa € 90 Millionen
  • Einschneidende Neustrukturierung durch Maßnahmen zur Verbesserung der Projektakquisition und -durchführung, zur Gesamtkostensenkung und für koordinierten Einkauf
  • Verbesserte Risikomanagementsysteme umfassend eingeführt

Rijswijk – Infolge einmaliger Rückstellungen in Höhe von € 154 Millionen hat HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, das Geschäftsjahr 2000 mit einem Reinverlust in Höhe von € 67 Millionen [1999: € 48 Millionen Reingewinn] beziehungsweise € 1,92 negativ [€ 1,41] je Aktie abgeschlossen.

21 March 2001
  • Revenues + 8.4%: from €5 billion to €5.4 billion
  • Provisions of €154 million cause net loss of €67 million
  • Dividend unchanged: €0.73 per ordinary share
  • Order book of excellent quality at record level: €5.9 billion
  • Prospects for 2001: net profit of approximately €90 million
  • Drastic restructuring involving programmes for improving contract acquisition and execution, reducing overheads and coordinating purchase activities
  • Improved risk management systems implemented across the board

Rijswijk – Owing to non-recurring provisions amounting to €154 million, HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, closed the year 2000 with a net loss of €67 million [1999: €48 million net profit], or €1.92 negative [€1.41positive] per share.

12 March 2001

Micheál Martin TD, Minister for Health and Children, has officially opened the new southern regional office of Ascon and Rohcon at Euro Business Park, Little Island, Co. Cork.

5 March 2001

Edmund Nuttall Ltd has been awarded a contract valued at £6.1 million by the Highways Agency to enhance the CCTV network along the M25 motorway.

5 March 2001

HBG Construction Ltd will commence work this month on the design and construction of a 5,866 sq.m [63,141sq.ft] office development on Highlands Road, Solihull.

22 February 2001

Capelle aan den IJssel – HAM Dredging Ltd has ordered a large trailing suction hopper dredger from IHC Holland N.V.

20 February 2001

HBG Construction Ltd has been awarded a £22.5 million contract to construct two new buildings for Sun Microsystems Ltd at its prestigious Guillemont Park Development at Fleet on the Surrey/Hampshire borders.

13 February 2001

Bunnik/Rijswijk – GTI nv and HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, have reached definitive agreement on GTI’s acquisition of HCG industrieservice bv in Rijswijk.

3 February 2001

Rohcon Ltd successfully completed the construction of the new headquarters for Bord Gais in Cork, one of the largest office developments ever to take place in the city. The building was formally opened by the Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, on Friday, 2nd February 2001.

29 January 2001

A number of senior management changes have been announced within Edmund Nuttall Ltd designed to allow increased focus on producing the highest level of service to clients, whilst accommodating the planned business growth.