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28 February 2000

Rijswijk, the Netherlands – The Board of Management of HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, announces that the foundation ‘Stichting HBG’ established at Rijswijk decided on 27 February 2000 to exercise the right granted to it by the company in an agreement dated 11 August 1997 to acquire protective preference shares of the company.

25 February 2000

Rijswijk – HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, has been advised by Royal Boskalis Westminster nv of its intention to make an offer for the shares of HBG.

24 February 2000

Rijswijk, the Netherlands – HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, confirms to be in exploratory conversations with Royal Boskalis Westminster nv, as well as with the Belgian company Ackermans & Van Haaren nv, to discuss possible forms of co-operation.

17 February 2000

Frankfurt, Germany – Mr Kurt Brink [53] has been appointed member of the Vorstand of Wayss & Freytag AG as of 1 April 1999.

15 February 2000

Edmund Nuttall Ltd has won four separate contracts in South Wales with a combined value of £12 million.

14 February 2000

Ein neues Zentrum für Industrie und Handel, das German Centre Mexico, wird unter technischer und kaufmännischer Federführung von Wayss & Freytag in der lateinamerikanischen Hauptstadt im Auftrag der Landesbank Baden-Württemberg gebaut.

2 February 2000

Frankfurt am Main/Kaiserslautern - In festlichem Rahmen erhielten die Studierenden Nadine Pikolleck, Steffen Giese und Mario Pott am 2. Februar 2000 den Conrad-Freytag-Preis der Wayss & Freytag AG, der alle zwei Jahre in Erinnerung an den Pfälzer Firmengründer Conrad Freytag verliehen wird.

31 January 2000

Gelsenkirchen, Germany – HBM Bau GmbH, a German subsidiary of the European construction group HBG, is building a multifunctional arena seating 52,000 in Gelsenkirchen for on of the top German football teams Schalke '04.

14 January 2000

Rotterdam - HAM, dredging and marine contractors launched its brand-new trailing suction hopper dredger and baptised it HAM 317 on 14 January 2000.

13 January 2000

HBG Construction has achieved commercial and financial close on the Private Finance Initiative [PFI] project for a new campus for West Lothian College.

4 January 2000

Edmund Nuttall Ltd has been awarded a £14.2 million contract by the Ministry of Defence for the decommissioning of the East Side Water Catchments in Gibraltar. Nuttall's specialist geotechnical division, Ritchies, will manage the contract.

18 November 1999

Capelle aan den IJssel – HAM Dredging Ltd commissioned the building of a large new trailing suction hopper dredger from shipbuilder IHC Holland N.V. The new vessel, to be called HAM 318, will have a hopper capacity of 23,700 cubic meters and a deadweight capacity of 36,450 tons.

8 November 1999

Rijswijk, Niederlande – HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, überträgt die Unternehmensaktivitäten der Torkret GmbH in Essen zum 1. November 1999 dem jetzigen Geschäftsführer.

8 November 1999

Rijswijk, the Netherlands – HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, is to transfer the assets of Torkret GmbH, Essen [Germany], to the present managing director with effect from 1 November 1999.

1 November 1999

Edmund Nuttall Ltd has been awarded a contract by the Roads and Highways Department of the Ministry of Communications, the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, to design and construct a major bridge over the River Meghna, near Bhairab. The £67.99 million project, which will start shortly, has a contract duration of 33 months.

17 October 1999

Edmund Nuttall Ltd has acquired East Anglian civil engineering contractor John Martin Construction Ltd through a rescue agreement with the latter’s creditors.

12 October 1999

Rijswijk, the Netherlands – Mr Kerst K. Troost [47] – currently Financial and commercial director at Shell UK – will join HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, as of 2 January 2000.

1 September 1999

Rijswijk, die Niederlande – HBG, Hollandsche Beton Groep nv, erzielt im ersten Halbjahr 1999 ein Ergebnis aus gewöhnlicher Geschäftstätigkeit nach Steuern in Höhe von NLG 56 Millionen [NLG 54 Millionen] beziehungsweise NLG 1,61 [NLG 1,61] je Aktie. Der Reingewinn entspricht mit NLG 59 Millionen dem des ersten Halbjahres 1998. Der Reingewinn pro Aktie beläuft sich auf NLG 1,71 [NLG 1,76].

10 August 1999

Rotterdam, The Netherlands – HAM, dredging and marine contractors, has acquired two new marine engineering works in Malaysia and Singapore with a total value of approximately NLG 300 million.

7 July 1999

Rijswijk, the Netherlands / Longmont, Colorado – The European construction group HBG has consolidated its activities in the North American market under the new group company HBG Constructors, Inc., headquartered in Longmont, Colorado.

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