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May 16, 2008 | General

EDMONTON — Edmonton Airports today announced the group of engineering consultants selected for the first phase of the $200 million expansion and rebuilding of the Edmonton International Airport’s Air Terminal Building. The firms chosen were Associated Engineering Alberta Ltd., UMA Engineering Ltd. and Reid Crowther.

Associated Engineering Alberta Ltd. will be responsible for the Apron Expansion portion of the redevelopment, UMA Engineering Ltd. will oversee the Underground Utility Services and Reid Crowther has been selected for the Terminal Roads and Parking portion of the project.

“The selection of these firms once again demonstrates the depth of ability in the Edmonton area,” said Michael Carter, Project Manger for the ATB ReProject. “This project continues to provide jobs for Edmontonians, as well as the opportunity for local companies to obtain valuable and applicable experience working on a truly unique and world-class project.”

Associated Engineering Alberta Ltd. is an Alberta based international multidisciplinary engineering company with a full service office in Edmonton. Recent experience includes numerous airport projects including the installation of a new runway as part of the expansion at the Vancouver International Airport completed in the fall of 1996.

UMA Engineering Ltd. is an international company with a strong presence in Edmonton and Northern Alberta. Recent experience includes projects completed at the Canadian Forces Base at Namao and ongoing work at the Vancouver International Airport.

Reid Crowther is the oldest continuously operating engineering firm in Western Canada, originally incorporated in 1906. Reid Crowther has a strong Alberta presence and a wealth of airport experience including work at Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton International Airports.

An expanded Air Terminal Building at Edmonton International is expected to take four to five years to construct.