Prorail has awarded the contract for the construction of the new OV (public transport) terminal in Breda to Ballast Nedam and Hurks. The intent to do so was published earlier on 5 September 2011.
At the time, the Ballast Nedam/Hurks combination entered the most competitive bid in the European call for tenders. The contract price is approximately EUR 130 million. The final contract will be signed on 9 March 2012.
Ballast Nedam has a leading position in construction and infrastructure. The company operates mainly in the Netherlands on integrated and other projects for companies, public authorities and housing consumers, in the fields of mobility, housing, employment, leisure and energy. Ballast Nedam operates internationally in various areas of expertise. Ballast Nedam supplies project, process and contract management in the development, implementation and management phases. The company also provides specialized know-how and skills, and semi-finished and finished products. Ballast Nedam is listed on NYSE Euronext in Amsterdam. The share is included in the Amsterdam Small Cap Index. For more information see http://www.ballast-nedam.com.
Hurks groep bv in Eindhoven is the mother organisation and binding force behind 15 Hurks subsidiaries that each operate in a specific segment of the construction sector. With a turnover of approximately EUR377 million and over 800 employees, the Hurks group is one of the ten largest construction companies in the Netherlands. The group is active in property development, project development and the supply of components for the construction industry. The operating companies are all independent and responsible for their own turnover and results. The subsidiaries collaborate and share their knowledge and expertise. Please see http://www.hurks.nl for more information.
Source: Ballast Nedam NV