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A low-level nuclear waste management facility in Cumbia, United Kingdom, is part of the U.K.'s nuclear deterrence program. Photo courtesy of AECOM

AECOM selected by AWE plc to deliver key project as part of the U.K’s nuclear deterrence program

AECOM (NYSE:ACM), a premier, fully integrated infrastructure firm, and AWE plc. have signed a contract naming AECOM as the delivery partner to AWE for its Nuclear Capability project, a key component of the U.K. government’s nuclear deterrence program.

The scope of the contract includes the decommissioning and demolition of current facilities, the completion of new facilities and the management and transportation of material across sites. The contract, for an initial commitment of £2 million (approximately USD$3 million) until 2020, has a potential expenditure of £360 million (approximately USD$500 million) expected to span at least 12 years. The value of AECOM’s contract was included in AECOM’s backlog in the first quarter of fiscal 2019.

[Photo] A low-level nuclear waste management facility in Cumbia, United Kingdom, is part of the U.K.'s nuclear deterrence program. Photo courtesy of AECOM.

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