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2010-12-16 01:37:00

NIEUWEGEIN, December 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Management is increasing its 2010 forecast to an operating profit of EUR 15 million to EUR 20 million, due to the progress of a number of procedures. In this forecast, we have taken into account the progress of claims on a limited number of projects, the fine imposed by the English competition authorities in 2009 and a settlement with persons associated with a former director in long year civil proceedings. In...

2010-09-14 00:59:00

NIEUWEGEIN, The Netherlands, September 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management of the Netherlands Rijkswaterstaat has named A-Lanes A15 - a joint venture between Ballast Nedam, John Laing, Strabag and Strukton - preferred bidder for the public-private partnership (PPP) project A15 Maasvlakte - Vaanplein (MaVa). A-Lanes A15 has submitted the most economical bid for the design, construction, financing and maintenance of the capacity...

2010-09-14 00:59:00

NIEUWEGEIN, The Netherlands, September 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management of the Netherlands Rijkswaterstaat has named A-Lanes A15 - a joint venture between Ballast Nedam, John Laing, Strabag and Strukton - preferred bidder for the public-private partnership (PPP) project A15 Maasvlakte - Vaanplein (MaVa). A-Lanes A15 has submitted the most economical bid for the design, construction, financing and maintenance of the capacity...

2010-09-01 02:01:00

NIEUWEGEIN, The Netherlands, September 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management (VWS) has informed the parties concerned of its intention to indicate the consortium A-Lanes A15 as a preferred candidate for the A15 Maasvlakte-Vaanplein project. Ballast Nedam participates in the consortium A-lanes A15. It is expected the ministry will finalize its indication of the preferred candidate in about two weeks. SOURCE Ballast Nedam NV


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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