AECOM wins US$60-million Kai Tak redevelopment project in Hong Kong

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5, 2009 -- In effort to transform the old Kai Tak Airport site into a vibrant community, the L.A.-based engineering firm won the bid to provide infrastructure design and construction supervision consulting services for the landmark project, including drainage and sewerage works; sewage pumping stations; water supply systems...

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Kai Tak Airport, Hong Kong [Source: Creative Commons]
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5, 2009 -- AECOM Technology Corp., a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that it has won key contracts worth US$60 million from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to provide infrastructure design and construction supervision consulting services for the landmark Kai Tak redevelopment project.
The aim of the effort is to transform the old Kai Tak Airport site into a vibrant community supported by a variety of commercial, social and recreational facilities. AECOM's work will encompass urban design; landscape, road, drainage and sewerage works; sewage pumping stations; water supply systems; and dredging and treatment of contaminated sediment.
"We are proud to contribute our expertise to this landmark project," said John M. Dionisio, AECOM president and chief executive officer. "This exciting project provides an excellent example of how AECOM is able to leverage our global expertise and presence to serve our clients."
Construction is scheduled to be implemented in phases during 2011. The project's public park is expected to be completed during 2012, while the overall effort is scheduled to be completed during 2018.
AECOM (www.aecom.com) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental and energy. With 44,000 employees around the world, it's a leader in all key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation, and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. The Fortune 500 company serves clients in more than 100 countries and had revenue of $6.1 billion during the 12-month period ended June 30, 2009.
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