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AECOM wins contract for Abu Dhabi's Masdar Institute Neighborhood

Carbon-neutral, zero-waste city to be 100% powered by renewable energy

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 18, 2009-- 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 contract to provide project, design and construction management as well as construction supervision for the Masdar Institute Neighborhood (MIN) development in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi.

Masdar City is a 1,729-acre, US$22-billion development and the future home of the International Renewable Energy Agency. It is designed to be a carbon-neutral, zero-waste city.

“We take pride in the fact that sustainability is at the heart of every project, so we are delighted to be part of this project,” said AECOM President and CEO John M. Dionisio.

AECOM’s contract fee was not disclosed.

In order to meet its sustainability objectives, the MIN development will use 100% renewable energy sources, advanced design and technology integration of building and infrastructure systems, and a fundamental shift in day-to-day behavior towards maintaining a sustainable community.

The MIN development is adjacent to the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology and will include residential, hospitality, commercial and retail developments as well as parks and playgrounds.

Masdar is an Abu Dhabi-based energy company that develops low-carbon solutions. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mubadala Development Company.


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 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 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 $6.1 billion during its fiscal year 2009. 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 plans for future operations or expected revenue. 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, 2009, 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

AECOM Technology Corporation
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