Geotechnical and multi-disciplinary firm GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA) recently announced the acquisition of Vieau Associates Inc. (Vieau), an environmental services firm founded in Minneapolis-St. Paul over 20 years ago. Vieau provides a variety of environmental services to property buyers, owners, lenders, and developers in both the private and public sectors. GZA is a 700 person firm with 31 offices in New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Great Lakes Regions of the US.
URS Corp. has completed the buyout of Washington Group International Inc. for $3.1 billion in cash and stock. I saw the buyout listed as $3.2 billion somewhere else…hey, what’s another $100 million, right? Read more about the deal.
I used to work for URS, and we used to joke about their seemingly continuous acquisition of companies. Hence the Borg reference in the image I created at left.
"We are URS. You will be assimilated. Your engineering and technological distinctiveness will be added to our own." — Martin Koffel (just kidding)
Terracon has acquired Mayes Testing Engineers based in Lynnwood (Seattle) Washington. Mayes is a 115 person firm specializing in welding, concrete, soils, masonry, asphalt, and non-destructive testing in the Pacific Northwest. From the Terracon Press […]