EMCOR Group, Inc. Subsidiary Awarded Contract For Construction Of New Effluent Pump Station
NORWALK, CONNECTICUT, February 9, 2010 - EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses, announced that its Poole and Kent Company of Florida subsidiary has received a general construction contract from the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department for the South District Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Miami, Florida.
Poole and Kent's work will involve construction of a new Effluent Pump Station at the High Level Disinfection Facility at the Miami South District WWTP. This multi-level facility will require extensive dewatering below sea level, and installation of a steel cofferdam and a concrete tremie seal. Poole and Kent will also be responsible for the installation of large diameter piping, surge tanks, duct banks, and extensive electrical, switchgear, and variable frequency drives, as well as six 20.5 million gallon per day vertical pumps.
The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department's, South District Wastewater Treatment Plant is one of the largest deep bed sand filter systems in the United States. It helps set the stage for future water reuse and reclamation in one of Florida's most populated areas.
"We are very excited to be working on this project which is an essential component of South Florida's infrastructure designed for a more sustainable, efficient processing and reuse of water," said Steve Jordan, President & CEO of Poole and Kent. "Application of Poole and Kent's expertise to this important project ensures that the very best resources have been brought to bear toward conservation and reuse of our limited water resources so as to promote the vitality of the area and well-being of its residents."
About EMCOR Group, Inc.
A Fortune 500 company with estimated 2009 revenues of $5.5 - $5.6 billion, EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) is a global leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services. A leading provider of critical infrastructure systems, EMCOR gives life to new structures and sustains life in existing ones by its planning, installing, operating, maintaining, and protecting the sophisticated and dynamic systems that create facility environments---such as electrical, mechanical, lighting, air conditioning, heating, security, fire protection, and power generation systems---in virtually every sector of the economy and for a diverse range of businesses, organizations and government. EMCOR represents a rare combination of broad reach with local execution, combining the strength of an industry leader with the knowledge and care of 170 locations. The 26,000 skilled employees of EMCOR have made the company, in the eyes of leading business publications, amongst the "World's Most Admired" and "Best Managed". EMCOR's diversity---in terms of the services it provides, the industries it serves and the geography it spans---has enabled it to create a stable platform for sustained results. The Company's strong financial position has enabled it to attract and retain among the best local and regional talent, to undertake and complete the most ambitious projects, and to redefine and shape the future of the construction and facilities services industry. Additional information on EMCOR can be found at www.EMCORGroup.com.