In the news
Good half-year results for AMEC; strong performance continues
Bloomberg TV 'City Central', 9 August 2012
AMEC plc Chief Executive Officer Samir Brikho discusses geographical expansion and staffing levels at the oil and gas engineer. He talks with Guy Johnson of Bloomberg Television.
Brikho Says AMEC Has Resources for 'Large' Acquisitions (Video)
Bloomberg, 21 February 2012
Samir Brikho, chief executive officer of AMEC plc, discusses the company's business performance, acquisitions and outlook. The UK-based oil and gas engineer said the company will buy back 400 million pounds ($630 million) of shares after posting a 12 percent jump in full-year earnings. He speaks with Mark Barton on Bloomberg Television's "On the Move."
Canada should look to Asia as gas-export market
Globe & Mail, 25 December 2011
As demand for natural gas in the U.S. declines, AMEC chief sees enormous opportunity in China. Samir Brikho heads AMEC PLC, a London, England-based engineering and consulting giant that, in its operating focus, is about as Canadian as oil sands and potash. AMEC's engineering services for oil sands and potash projects are a major factor in generating Canadian revenue of about $1.5-billion a year, and a Canadian work force of 7,000 (including 2,600 in Alberta).
U.K. Growth Plan Is 'Good News' for AMEC, Says CEO
Bloomberg, 30 November 2011
Samir Brikho, chief executive officer of AMEC Plc, the U.K.-based oil and gas engineer, discusses Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne's economic growth plan. He speaks with Maryam Nemazee on Bloomberg Television's "The Pulse."
Rise of the Superfirm
Civil Engineering, August 2011
Engineering firms with thousands — sometimes tens of thousands — of employees have spent the past several years purchasing other firms with thousands of employees, creating enormous consultancies that offer an ever expanding array of services to clients of all kinds, all over the world. Why is this happening and what does it mean for practicing engineers ...
Global Giant AMEC To Acquire Engineer MACTEC
Engineering News Record, 18 May 2011
AMEC has agreed to buy MACTEC, the Atlanta area engineer and environmental services firm ...
In my view...
Industry Link: The Magazine of the UK Nuclear Industry Association, Spring 2011
Editor John McNamara talks to Mike Saunders about the part engineering giant AMEC play in nuclear’s future ...
Ancient artifacts found near Burlington waterfront
Hamilton Spectator, 24 February 2011
Archaeologists assessing an expansion site for the Burlington wastewater treatment plant have excavated thousands of artifacts believed to date back as far as AD 700 ...
Environmental consultancy prospects for 2011
Environmental Analyst, January 2011
Will this year be marked by greater stability and healthy growth, or will volatile and weak demand make the next twelve months as challenging as the last?
Taking care of the next generation
Biofuels, November 2010
Advanced biofuel projects require more than just a traditional engineering package ...
Green issues top oilsands concerns
Calgary Herald, 6 October 2010
Solving questions concerning energy and water use, as well as greenhouse gas and other emissions, is essential to establishing a sustainable industry, said Samir Brikho, chief executive of AMEC ...
AMEC Considers Asian, South American Acquisitions, Chief Executive Says
Bloomberg, 14 September 2010
AMEC plc, a U.K.-based energy- engineering company, will consider acquisitions in regions including Asia and South America after the global recession reduced asset prices, Chief Executive Officer Samir Brikho said ...
Currie Barracks goes green: Low-impact development turns fields into greenscape
Calgary Herald, 10 September 2010
Developers of a residential neighbourhood in Southwest Calgary have turned part of the former military base into a model of eco-friendly innovation: the 81 hectare future neighbourhood includes an award winning stormwater management system created by AMEC ...