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AECOM awarded $17.4-million contract for the King Abdullah Financial District in Saudi Arabia
LOS ANGELES, Nov 25, 2008 (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 it has been awarded a US$17.4-million contract from Rayadah Investment Company, through AECOM's Tecsult subsidiary, to review the King Abdullah Financial District Master Plan and to design the infrastructure for a 160-hectare site in Saudi Arabia that is envisioned to become the Middle East's first new major financial district of the 21st century.

The 16-month contract includes validation and participation reviews of the master plan and detailed infrastructure design for roads and parking, systems for fire-fighting, storm water drainage and solid waste management; networks of sewage treatment and sanitary sewage, potable water supply, the supply and distribution of electricity and natural gas; as well as irrigation, pumping stations and other related facilities.

"AECOM is proud to play such a significant role in a project that will help the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia meet the goals of its financial modernization program," said AECOM President and Chief Executive Officer John M. Dionisio.


AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental and energy. With 43,000 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. AECOM serves clients in more than 100 countries and had revenue of $5.2 billion during its fiscal year 2008. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

Forward-Looking Statements: All statements in this press release other than statements of historical fact are "forward-looking statements" for purposes of federal and state securities laws, including any statements of the plans for future operations. 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, 2008, and our other reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. AECOM does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any forward-looking statement.

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SOURCE: AECOM Technology Corporation

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