URS To Provide Construction Services for Mine Tailings Project in Arizona

  URS To Provide Construction Services for Mine Tailings Project in Arizona

             Contract Has a Maximum Value of $104 Million to URS

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- November 29, 2012

URS Corporation (NYSE:URS) today announced that the Company has been awarded a
contract by Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. to provide construction
services for a mine tailings facility at the Morenci mine in southeast
Arizona. The contract has a maximum value of approximately $104 million to

Under the terms of the new contract, URS is responsible for the construction
of a new tailings facility, including a pumping station, tailings dam and
seepage collection system. The project is scheduled to be completed in
September 2015.

Commenting on the contract, Robert W. Zaist, President of Energy &
Construction for URS, said: “We are pleased to continue our long-term
relationship with Freeport-McMoRan and to have the opportunity to support the
expansion of the Morenci mine.”

URS Corporation (NYSE: URS) is a leading provider of engineering, construction
and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around
the world. The Company offers a full range of program management; planning,
design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance;
construction and construction management; operations and maintenance;
information technology; and decommissioning and closure services. URS provides
services for power, infrastructure, industrial, oil and gas, and federal
projects and programs. Headquartered in San Francisco, URS Corporation has
more than 57,000 employees in a network of offices in nearly 50 countries
(http://www.urs.com ).


URS Corporation
Sam Ramraj, (415) 774-2700
Vice President, Investor Relations
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