ARCADIS Contract Partner in $500 Million Framework for U.S. Department of Defense

Mar 24, 2011, 12:56 ET from ARCADIS

DENVER, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy, design, engineering and management services company, announced today that the company has been awarded a contract by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAFVAC) San Diego, California. ARCADIS is one of only six parties that was awarded this Department of Defense contract of which the maximum shared value is $500 million in a five year timeframe. ARCADIS was already awarded the first $0.4 million task order under the contract with which the work has commenced immediately.

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Under the contract ARCADIS will predominantly perform environmental tasks, including engineering and consulting work related to the cleanup of contaminated sites. Most of the work is to be executed in the Southwestern United States with the vast majority to be performed in California. A small portion of the projects is to be performed in Alaska and the Northwestern states. ARCADIS has a longstanding relationship with the U.S. Department of Defense for environmental work and is already a party to several global and national framework contracts for the department.

Steve Blake, member of the Executive Board of ARCADIS and CEO for its U.S. business said: "ARCADIS has a strong reputation and excellent skills in performance based environmental remediation which have proven time and again to be of added value in Department of Defense contracts. I have no doubt that our prior performance was an important element in our win of this contract. This further strengthens our position in the important California environmental market."

For more information, please contact Jeanna Blatt of ARCADIS at 303.471.3485 or outside office hours at 303.910.6504 or e-mail Jeanna.blatt@arcadis-us.com

About ARCADIS:

ARCADIS is an international company providing consultancy, design, engineering and management services in infrastructure, water, environment and buildings. We enhance mobility, sustainability and quality of life by creating balance in the built and natural environment. ARCADIS develops, designs, implements, maintains and operates projects for companies and governments. With 16,000 employees and over $2.7 billion in revenues, the company has an extensive international network supported by strong local market positions. ARCADIS supports UN-HABITAT with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. Visit us at: www.arcadis-us.com.

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