3 May 2007
Ad hoc - The Board of HeidelbergCement AG (“HeidelbergCement”) notes the recent movements in Hanson’s share price
HeidelbergCement is currently reviewing its options with respect to its interest in Hanson, including the possibility of seeking to acquire the Company.
However, there can be no certainty that an acquisition will result or what the terms of such an acquisition may be.
A further announcement will be made as appropriate in due course.
Ad hoc announcement pursuant to § 15 German Securities Trading Act (WpHG)