AMEC announces favourable vote at GRD Limited shareholder meeting


Perth, Australia (10 November 2009) AMEC plc, the international engineering and project management company, announces that, at a meeting held today in Perth, Australia, the vote by shareholders of GRD Limited (GRD) was overwhelmingly in favour of the proposed acquisition by AMEC via a scheme of arrangement.

Samir Brikho, AMEC Chief Executive said:
"We are delighted that GRD shareholders have approved the transaction. The capabilities and geographic coverage of GRD are highly complementary with AMEC’s existing business and we look forward to welcoming GRD employees to AMEC."

Tony Cruddas, President, Growth Regions, AMEC’s Natural Resources Division, added:
-The acquisition of GRD, and the calibre of people within the company, allows AMEC to expand its Natural Resources business across Australasia and Africa whilst further enhancing our Mining presence and capability in South America."

Subject to court approval, the scheme is due to become effective on 16 November and to be implemented on 30 November 2009.

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