Industry Leader Commits to Utilize Local, Minority-Owned Enterprises for at least 25% of Project
ST. LOUIS, August 4, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Aegion Corporation (NASDAQ:AEGN) today announced that its subsidiary, Insituform Technologies, LLC, has been awarded a wastewater rehabilitation contract valued at more than $4 million from Baltimore County, Maryland.
Insituform will rehabilitate 78,000 linear feet of sanitary sewer main utilizing trenchless technology, including 8-inch to 18-inch cured-in-place (CIPP) pipe, in the community of Essex. The “no-dig” rehabilitation method reduces costs for the County and minimizes disruptions to area residents. Crews will also perform 3,200 vertical feet of manhole rehabilitation and complete 322 lateral seals using full circumferential CIPP liner.
Insituform has won the last three large-scale projects presented for bid in Baltimore County. As part of Insituform’s latest winning proposal, at least 25% of the work will be performed with support from local, minority-owned enterprises. The project is expected to begin this fall and conclude by the end of 2021.
About Aegion Corporation (NASDAQ: AEGN)
Aegion combines innovative technologies with market-leading expertise to maintain, rehabilitate and strengthen infrastructure around the world. Since 1971, the Company has played a pioneering role in finding transformational solutions to rehabilitate aging infrastructure, primarily pipelines in the wastewater, water, energy, mining and refining industries. Aegion also maintains the efficient operation of refineries and other industrial facilities. Aegion is committed to Stronger. Safer. Infrastructure®.
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