LOS ANGELES, Sep 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of
professional technical and management support services for government
and commercial clients around the world, announced today that the U.S.
Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded it a US$50-million
task order under the Support Which Implements Fast Transitions III
(SWIFT III) Indefinite Quantity Contract (IQC).
USAID's Sudan Transition and Conflict Mitigation (STCM) program will
reinforce post-conflict Sudan's capability to address the causes and
consequences of political conflict, armed violence and resulting
instability. At the direction of USAID, AECOM will work closely with
governmental and non-governmental institutions and other groups
committed to the successful implementation of Sudan's Comprehensive
Peace Agreement (CPA).
STCM represents an extension of AECOM's ongoing USAID-funded work in
Sudan, where, since 2007, the company has been building the capacity of
local government, civil society and communities to promote peace and
stability in war-affected areas. This includes supporting local
reconciliation, mitigating natural resource-based conflict and
supporting key aspects of the CPA, such as civic education on popular
AECOM is one of a number of companies filling task orders under the
SWIFT III IQC, which has a US$1.5-billion order ceiling through 2013.
AECOM (NYSE: ACM) 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 47,000 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 enhance and sustain the world's built,
natural, and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM
serves clients in more than 100 countries and had revenue of $6.3
billion during the 12-month period ended June 30, 2010. More information
on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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other than statements of historical fact are "forward-looking
statements" for purposes of federal and state securities laws, including
any statements of plans for future operations, expected revenue or
earnings per share.Actual results could differ materially from
those projected or assumed in any of our forward-looking statements.Important
factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our
forward-looking statements are set forth in our quarterly report on Form
10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2010, and our other reports
filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.AECOM
does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any
SOURCE: AECOM Technology Corporation
Paul Gennaro, 212-973-3167
SVP & Chief Communications Officer