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23 October 2001

Rijswijk, the Netherlands – Interbeton bv – the group company of HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, operating outside Western Europe – has been awarded the contract for the extension of a jetty and the realisation of a cool water installation for new production facilities of the Qatar Fertiliser Company [QAFCO] in the city of Mesaieed, approximately forty kilometres south of Doha. The contract value amounts to US$ 20 million.

17 October 2001

HBG Construction Ltd has been awarded a contract by the University of Liverpool, to build a new biosciences research centre and renovate other facilities on the campus.

12 October 2001

HBG Construction has been awarded a £1.7 million design and construct contract by Slough Estates Plc for a new office building at the Centennial Park development in Elstree, Herts.

11 October 2001

Interbeton has been awarded the contract for the internal upgrade of the new Sheikh Rashid Terminal at Dubai International Airport. Client is the Department of Civil Aviation Dubai. The contract value is € 10 million.

10 October 2001

Rijswijk, the Netherlands – HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, has decided to commence appeal proceedings in the Supreme Court of the Netherlands against the Decision by the Enterprise Section of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal on 19 September 2001.

10 October 2001

Nuttall is in the process of transforming a derelict site along the banks of the Grand Union Canal near Uxbridge into a 120-berth marina and nature reserve complex.

9 October 2001

Brewaba, HBG's German dredging subsidiary, has been awarded three contracts with a combined value in excess of £25 million.

8 October 2001

HBG Construction Ltd is to build a new supercentre for Asda Stores Ltd at the Asda Sportscity development in Eastlands, Manchester.

8 October 2001

HBG Construction Ltd, which today has a portfolio of work representing over £148 million in the education sector [including £92 million in university work], has been awarded a design and build contract to provide a large new teaching facility for New College Nottingham [ncn].

8 October 2001

HBG Construction has started work on the design and construction of a new office development in Forbury Square, close to the centre of Reading. The £22 million scheme involves two main office buildings, a large basement car park and a new public square being constructed on the site of an old abbey and bounded by existing offices.

7 October 2001

HBG Construction has been awarded a new contract to design and build shops and apartments behind a retained façade at Queens Road, Clifton in Bristol.

6 October 2001

Flatiron Structures [a subsidiary of HBG Constructors] has acquired a joint venture design and build contract for a cable-stayed bridge over Cooper River between Charleston and Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. When completed in 2005, the bridge will be the longest cable-stayed bridge in North America. The contract value amounts to US$531 million, of which 40% is for HBG.

5 October 2001

HBG Construction has been appointed to build and fit-out a three-storey office development at Parkside in Coventry, its third project at the business park.

4 October 2001

Rohcon Ltd, one of Ireland’s largest building contractors has been named as the winning main contractor by the Office of Public Works for the total refurbishment of the Government Buildings at The Glen, Waterford.

4 October 2001

When Ritchies received a telephone call from the BBC asking if they could do a bit of spray concreting they didn't bat an eyelid. The conversation continued 'We would like to construct a concrete igloo in a back garden and wondered whether you might be able to help.'

3 October 2001

HBG Construction has been awarded a £50.5m design and construction contract by property developer Helical Bar and the Prudential Assurance Company for an office development by the former racing track at Brooklands, near Weybridge in Surrey. Construction began in september with completion scheduled for spring 2003.

2 October 2001

Rijswijk, the Netherlands – Mr J.S.T. Tiemstra [48] – currently senior vice president corporate finance at Unilever Plc. – will join HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, as of 15 October 2001.

2 October 2001

Ritchies, currently undertaking the £14.2 million 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. In total some 9,000 ground nails will be drilled, installed and grouted as part of the two-year slope stabilisation contract.

1 October 2001

The project to strengthen the Medway Bridge has been shortlisted as a potential BCIA [British Industry Construction Award] winner. The project is up against some stiff competition from around the UK construction industry and we will find out later this year whether HBG has been successful.

1 October 2001

Ritchies, the specialist geotechnical division of Edmund Nuttall Ltd, has been awarded a new framework agreement by Railtrack in Scotland for slope stabilisation works throughout the Scottish Zone.