AECOM awarded US$80-million framework agreement by Qatar’s Public Works
LOS ANGELES -- October 24, 2012
AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional
technical and management support services for public and private clients in
more than 130 countries around the world, announced today that it has been
selected to provide general engineering consultancy services for local roads
and drainage projects in the south of Qatar.
ASHGHAL, the country’s Public Works Authority (PWA), awarded AECOM the
contract for southern Qatar as part of a larger US$14-billion program to
develop the city’s infrastructure, local roads and drainage.
AECOM will provide the following services: data collection; planning;
coordination; liaising with stakeholders; permit review; inspection of traffic
diversions; option studies; design; construction supervision; and other
“We are delighted to expand our involvement as visionaries and thought leaders
in Qatar, as well as continue our partnership with ASHGHAL to improve the
country’s infrastructure,” said AECOM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
John M. Dionisio. “This is an exciting time for Qatar and its residents. Our
talented team of transportation experts takes great pride in collaborating to
solve the challenges that a project of this scale and complexity will demand.”
Work on the contract is set to begin immediately.
AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support
services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities,
environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 45,000
employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that
it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation
and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and
sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. A Fortune 500
company, AECOM serves clients in more than 130 countries and had revenue of
$8.3 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2012. More information on
AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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