Downtown Miami to expand sewer system capacity with new contract

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NORWALK, CT, March 17, 2014 -- Miami Dade County awarded a contract to Poole & Kent Company of Florida, a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) -- a specialist in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services -- for construction of its Master Pump Station No. 3.

Poole & Kent will be responsible for all aspects of construction related to Miami Dade's Pump Station No. 3 -- a pumping facility that will help expand downtown Miami's sewer capacity. The project includes constructing two multilevel structures: a pump station housing four 300-horsepower centrifugal pumps and a generator building with a 1,500-kilowatt standby emergency diesel generator.

Additional work includes installation of mechanical and yard piping, a hydraulic reservoir system, mechanical controls, fuel systems, switchgear, transformers, motor control centers, fiber optic cables, and electrical and instrumentation for a complete and operating facility.

See also: "Miami-Dade agrees to $1.6B sewer system upgrade"

About EMCOR Group, Inc.

A Fortune 500 company with estimated 2013 revenues of ~$6.45B, EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) is a leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and facilities services. A provider of critical infrastructure systems, EMCOR gives life to new structures and sustains life in existing ones by its planning, installing, operating, maintaining, and protecting the sophisticated and dynamic systems that create facility environments. For more information, visit www.EMCORGroup.com

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