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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.

4 May 2001

Ballast Nedam and HBG will merge their dredging activities into a new joint venture that will be made up of Ballast Nedam Baggeren bv [BNB] and Hollandsche Aanneming Maatschappij bv [HAM]. Ballast Nedam and HBG have signed a memorandum of understanding, as a result of intensive negotiations conducted in recent months. The Boards of Management and Supervisory Boards of HBG and Ballast Nedam, as well as the management of both dredging companies fully support the joint venture.

3 May 2001

Rohcon Ltd successfully completed the construction of the new Headquarters for Bord Gais Eireann in Cork on the 1st September 2000.

3 May 2001

In the Netherlands, too, HBG is involved in the construction of an entirely new high-speed rail link between Amsterdam and Brussels. HBG is one of the consortium partners on four out of the total of seven construction contracts involved.

2 May 2001

Misener Marine [HBG Constructors] has been awarded a $26.5 million design/ build contract by the Florida Department of Transportation to build a 915 metre long bridge and roadway approaches. The project is located near Stuart, Florida, approximately 200 kilometres north of Miami, in the Florida Turnpike, a toll road.

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.