MARKHAM, Ontario, Jan 06, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AECOM has been recognized for its involvement in 31 overall and 7 of the top 10 projects featured in the 2012 "Top 100 Infrastructure Projects" annual report on Canadian infrastructure activity by ReNew Canada magazine. The 31 projects have an aggregate construction value of more than C$50 billion, or approximately 44 percent of the $114 billion of current infrastructure investments represented by this year's Top 100 Projects.
The report, widely considered to be the leading source on Canadian infrastructure trends and data, suggests that AECOM is among the most active architectural and engineering design firms in Canada for large-scale infrastructure projects. AECOM received one of three Platinum Elite badges awarded by ReNew Canada to firms with more than 20 projects in the Top 100 Projects.
Projects involving AECOM as a professional services provider placed at or near the top for most of the primary industry sectors considered by the report. These sectors include Transit (Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit Project), Transportation (Turcot Interchange), Energy (Romaine Complex A Renewable Energy Project), Water and Wastewater (Woodward Avenue Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion and Upgrades) and Health Care (Centre hospitalier de l'université de Montréal Redevelopment).
"We are very proud of AECOM's role in delivering Canada's most significant and valuable infrastructure," said Michael Della Rocca, Chief Executive, North America, AECOM. "The range of our projects in this year's Top 100 Projects list reflects how AECOM's multidisciplinary and collaborative approach is helping clients address the need for reliable, innovative and safe infrastructure."
The complete list of AECOM's projects can be found on Renew Canada's Top 100 website.
AECOM 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 45,000 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 create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 130 countries and had revenue of $8.0 billion during its fiscal year 2011. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at http://www.aecom.com.
Micheal Fountain, 905-206-8121
Manager-Canada Regions, Americas Communications