SNC-Lavalin, Stantec and WSP report on financial highlights and challenges during the second quarter to complete the picture for the first six months of the year for the Canadian-headquartered triumvirate. Their experiences mark a US market proving a little slower in recovery than other COVID-impacted regions.
Sector hits all-time high of £1.9bn in 2019 before pandemic forces decline last year; Jacobs confirmed new market leader, then RSK, WSP, AECOM and RPS; demand for climate change & energy services surges as net zero and climate resilience efforts ramp up
Canadian player reassures new strategic direction is delivering to de-risk and improve balance sheet after settling bribery case and continuing exit from fixed-price construction contracts. Firm still mulling options for resources business.
Environment Analyst speaks to Atkins’ new environment practice director for UK and Europe, Vicky Hutchinson, just six weeks into her tenure about her vision for the business and plans to develop the team’s social value offering
Infrastructure & development opportunities create healthy demand for EC services, according to latest global sector report from Environment Analyst. AECOM, Jacobs and Tetra Tech retain position as top three EC providers worldwide as other challengers ascend rankings
Media speculation putting Temasek - the Singapore-based investment firm and owner of SMEC/Surbana Jurong - in frame to buy Atkins flatly rejected by SNC-L; firm tells Environment Analyst Atkins remains ‘core element’