AECOM was ranked No. 1 tunneling consultant in Asia, No. 2 consultant in the world and No. 4 in Australasia, by Tunnels & Tunnelling International magazine in its 2011 Annual Listings.
AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, was ranked No. 1 tunneling consultant in Asia, No. 2 consultant in the world and No. 4 in Australasia, by Tunnels & Tunnelling International magazine in its 2011 Annual Listings.
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“Our team of dedicated professionals has unrivalled presence in the tunneling market through our work on high profile projects such as the Chongming South Channel Tunnel in Shanghai, China, and the Bangkok MRT Blue Line Extension in Thailand,” said AECOM’s Bob Frew, global practice leader, tunneling. “We are thrilled to be publicly recognized for our leadership in this area, as we continue to advance our capabilities worldwide.”
With more than 6,000 professionals within its Asia operations, AECOM is the largest engineering consulting practice in Asia and has been actively expanding its footprints into new regions.
“We have achieved significant presence in rapidly developing markets such as India, where a vast amount of underground development is underway or being planned,” said Patrick Chao, senior vice president, Geotechnical, Asia. “We have recently secured tunnel projects for railway links in the states of Manipur and Sikkim in India, further shaping the country’s infrastructure network.”
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