Amec Foster Wheeler secures position on $500m USAF contract


British engineering and project management firm Amec Foster Wheeler has secured a position on a $500m contract to provide support to the US Air Force's (USAF) architect-engineering environmental services.

Awarded by the Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC), the new indefinite-delivery / indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) Architect-Engineering (A-E) 2013 environmental services contract will see the company manage and execute design, and oversight for environmental projects.

Additionally, the seven-year global contract covers provision for planning and programming, restoration, quality, including compliance and pollution prevention, and conservation work.

"As a trusted partner we continue to support them in the execution of their important environmental work, bringing together our global expertise to deliver services safely, efficiently and sustainably."

Amec Foster Wheeler Americas president Simon Naylor said: "We are pleased to have been selected by AFCEC once again.

"As a trusted partner we continue to support them in the execution of their important environmental work, bringing together our global expertise to deliver services safely, efficiently and sustainably."

The latest contract follows AFCEC's announcement of the awards for design services for military construction and military family housing.

Along with Amec Foster Wheeler, eight other companies also secured a place on the contract.

Work under the contract is expected to be completed by 2023 at multiple government locations that will be determined by the situation, said the company.