Jacobs Receives Contract from Hong Kong Special Administration Region
Supporting Government Program to Prevent and Mitigate Landslips
PASADENA, Calif. -- September 17, 2013
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it received a
contract from the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’s
Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD) to provide services for
its Landslip Prevention and Mitigation Program.
Company officials did not disclose the contract value.
The CEDD’s Landslip Prevention and Mitigation Program seeks to manage
landslide risks associated with both natural hillside catchments and man-made
Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is providing studies, detailed design
and tender supervision for hazard mitigation works on natural terrain hillside
catchments. Jacobs’ scope of work also includes stability assessment and
detailed design for upgrade works on man-made slopes in the public sector and
stability assessment of man-made slopes in the private sector.
Jacobs Group Vice President Tom Quinn said, “Our relationship with CEDD on its
landslip preventive measures program extends to almost 20 years since the
inception of the program in 1995. We are pleased to continue to support CEDD
with this important program seeking to contain landslip risks in Hong Kong.”
Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical,
professional, and construction services.
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Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Michelle Jones, 626-578-6968
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