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5 September 2002

Dubai is to get district cooling, thanks to Tebodin. Tucked away behind the glistening skyscrapers on Sheikh Zayed Road – the main artery through the city – the group company is building a chilled water plant designed to ensure comfortable temperatures in the chic hotels.

4 September 2002

In Brentford, West London, HBG Construction has completed an office building for Green Property Development.

3 September 2002

Frankfurt is not short of tall buildings, but there’s always room for one more. Müller-Altvatter starts work this month on the construction of the Skyper Project. An office block towering over 150 metres is to be built immediately behind one of the city’s listed buildings. The tower will have 42 floors, including basement parking on three levels. For those not keen on stairs there will be seven lifts, three of them serving the parking garage.

2 September 2002

Interbeton succeeded in acquiring a new contract in Ghana. The contract is a design-and-construct type and consists of the extension quay 2 at Tema Port with 200 meters.

1 September 2002

Edmund Nuttall Ltd has been awarded a contract valued at £81 million to carry out strengthening and upgrading work on the Tinsley Viaduct in Sheffield. The scheme, which was awarded by the Highways Agency will allow the viaduct to be restored to three lanes in each direction.

31 August 2002

The Malaysian Ministry of Transport has awarded Ballast Ham Dredging and its Malaysian joint venture partner Integrated Marine Works [IMW] the contract for the execution of the dredging works for the second phase of the container terminal in the port of Tanjung Pelepas in Malaysia.

29 August 2002

HBG Properties has pre-sold its 28,000 sq ft office block development at Broxden Business Park in Perth to Mackay Properties.

26 August 2002

Eine Arge unter Federführung der Wayss & Freytag Schlüsselfertigbau erhielt Auftrag für Wohn- und Bürohaus 'Oval am Baseler Platz' in Frankfurt

13 August 2002

The Executive Board of Koninklijke BAM NBM nv (Royal BAM NBM) has taken cognisance of the advice of the Minister of Economic Affairs concerning his request to the European Commission to allow the clearance of the proposed takeover of Hollandsche Beton Groep nv (HBG) to be dealt with by the Netherlands Competition Authority (NMa).

6 August 2002

Rotterdam, the Netherlands – The Malaysian Ministry of Transport has awarded Ballast Ham Dredging and its Malaysian joint venture partner Integrated Marine Works (IMW) the contract for the execution of the dredging works for the second phase of the container terminal in the port of Tanjung Pelepas in Malaysia.

22 July 2002

Edmund Nuttall Ltd has been awarded a contract valued at £81 million to carry out strengthening and upgrading work on the Tinsley Viaduct in Sheffield.

6 July 2002

The Brussels Metro is being extended and CEI Construct has a slice of the action. The Belgian subsidiary of HBG Civiel has regularly been involved in metro projects in the Belgian capital in the past, and has built up an excellent track record.

5 July 2002

At the end of this year it should be over at last. Then peace and quiet will reign once again in Clapham, which lies about 90 kilometres north of London. At the moment more than 20,000 vehicles rumble through the village every day. Over 85 percent of these will soon be able to make use of the bypass that Nuttall is building to the west of the village.

4 July 2002

There are prestigious projects aplenty in Dubai – hotels, towering office buildings, golf courses and stadiums – pomp and circumstance wherever you look. But only one of those projects is visible from the moon: Palm Island. Ballast Ham Dredging is working in joint venture with Van Oord ACZ on this unique land reclamation project.

3 July 2002

HBG Construction is working on a colossal project in Canterbury, involving the design and construction of more than 30 shops, including two department stores, as well as apartments, a multistorey car park and a library.

2 July 2002

Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau has secured a contract for the expansion of Dortmund’s ‘Stadtbahn’ light rail system. The contract value is more than €26 million. The project involves the construction of a tunnel 1,400 metres long, the Ostentor [‘Eastgate’] Station and a platform 220 metres long. The entire project will be completed by the end of 2005.

1 July 2002

Rohcon has successfully completed the construction of new offices and laboratories for the Environment Protection Agency on a site provided by University College Dublin, at their campus in Belfield.

30 June 2002

Tebodin Middle East Ltd. has been awarded a Local Design Service Contract for Petroleum Development Oman L.L.C

20 June 2002

Rijswijk, the Netherlands - HBG Flatiron, Inc. [a division of HBG Constructors, Inc.] in joint venture with Lane Construction Co, was awarded a contract to build 11 miles of six-lane freeway and 23 bridge structures near Raleigh, North Carolina. The joint venture is 60% HBG Flatiron and 40% Lane Construction Co.

9 June 2002

The expectation is justified that Royal BAM NBM and Grupo Dragados will reach agreement on the acquisition of HBG by Royal BAM NBM. The proposed acquisition is unanimously supported by the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board of HBG. Royal BAM NBM intends to acquire all of the shares in HBG held by Grupo Dragados for €20.10 per share in cash, implying an equity value of €715 million for the whole of HBG.

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