LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 29, 2013--
AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of
professional technical and management support services for public and
private clients in more than 140 countries around the world, announced
today that it has been awarded a program management contract for the
Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR) in Gujarat, India, for the
Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC).
The US$30-million contract has a base period of five years, with an
option to extend for additional five-year terms.
AECOM will provide full program management services for the DSIR as part
of the DMIC Development Corporation’s new cities infrastructure program.
The program aims to transform India’s manufacturing and service base by
developing a number of smart, sustainable and industrial cities along
the DMIC — a 921-mile long corridor between Delhi and Mumbai. The
347-square-mile DSIR township will be the first city implemented under
“AECOM is honored to play a part in this key program as it works to
expand India’s manufacturing and services base, as well as contributes
to the development of the DMIC into a global manufacturing and trade
hub,” said John M. Dionisio, AECOM chairman and chief executive officer.
“We look forward to the opportunity to draw on AECOM’s global expertise
in order to build a smart, sustainable city.”
The Dholera region comprises 22 villages that will be incorporated as
part of the master plan. AECOM’s project scope consists of implementing
all base infrastructure, including water supply, sewerage, roads,
highways, power and rail; performing extensive flood-control and
drainage measures to protect the future city; and overseeing the
development and execution of all public-private partnership delivered
projects, such as the rail connecting Ahmedabad to Dholera, industrial
(tertiary) wastewater treatment and potable water treatment plant.
The DSIR will be built in three phases with the estimated construction
value for the Phase 1a (2013-2018) base infrastructure to be worth more
than US$2 billion.
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 140 countries and had revenue of $8.2
billion during the 12 months ended March 31, 2013. More information on
AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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