PASADENA, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it has been awarded a contract from the Civil Engineering and Development Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to provide managing and operating services for the Public Works Regional Laboratory (PWRL) in Tai Po, Hong Kong. This contract replaces Jacobs’ previous contract that was awarded in 2011.
Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is managing and operating the PWRL (Tai Po) for a period of four years. At the laboratory, Jacobs staff provides construction materials compliance testing services to support public works projects. In addition to the laboratory in Tai Po, Jacobs is currently providing management and operating services for another laboratory in Siu Ho Wan.
In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Kevin McMahon stated, “We are delighted to receive this contract. Our vast experience in providing testing services, plus the intimate knowledge we have acquired in Tai Po and Siu Ho Wan and the high standard of performance we have achieved working with the PWRL, enable us to continue adding value as we support the laboratory’s objectives to best serve the people of Hong Kong.”
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