Aecom lands roles on South African contracts worth $2bn

29 October 2013

Aecom Technology Corporation has been awarded a three-year contract worth $30m in fees to provide engineering, procurement and construction management for up to 15 infrastructure projects in South Africa together worth more than $2bn.

The proposed projects include constructing rail and material-handling infrastructure, new port buildings and carrying out numerous building upgrades and expansions.

Aecom will deliver infrastructure projects in Cape Town (pictured), Saldanha and Postmasburg (Wikimedia)

Each venture, including some project-close-out services, is worth around $150m, giving a total construction value of $2.25bn, Aecom says.

Teams working for Aecom in Africa, Australia and North America will work for Transnet, a South African state-owned company responsible for freight rail, port and other major infrastructure improvements.

John M. Dionisio, Aecom chairman and CEO said: "Building on our ongoing relationship with Transnet from projects such as the proposed Durban Digout Port, our integrated team is eager to continue partnering with this key client to implement critical infrastructure improvements."

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