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Amec snaps up US engineering firm

Construction and engineering services group Amec has bought the assets of US firm Smith Williams Consultants for £3.1 million in cash.

The purchase comes as part of Amec’s strategy to expand its presence in the earth and environmental business.

Colorado-based engineering firm SWC focuses in geotechnical consulting for the US mining sector. Amec

Amec expects SWC to provide additional expertise to its existing business, particularly in the western US.