Golder Announces Asset Purchase Agreement for UK Based Alan Auld Group to Expand Expertise in Complex Shafts and Tunnels

PALM BEACH, FLORIDA — Golder, a leading global engineering and consulting company, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the assets and ongoing operations of the Alan Auld Group of Companies. Headquartered in Doncaster, U.K., with offices in the U.K., Canada and the U.S., Alan Auld Group is a global provider of specialized engineering design and construction services for underground structures and is recognized for their expertise in complex shafts and tunnels.

“Like Golder, the Alan Auld Group has built a strong reputation for developing practical solutions to complex challenges,” said Dr. Hisham Mahmoud, Golder CEO. “The Group’s skills and resources are highly complementary to ours and will allow us to expand our leadership position and offer greater expertise to our clients globally.”

The Alan Auld Group had its beginnings serving the mining sector in the design of mine shafts and has been involved in the design of many of the complex mine shafts sunk around the world in the past 20 years. The Group also provides tunnel and shaft design, rehabilitation and project management services for the power, water and transportation markets.

“We at Alan Auld Group are excited to be joining Golder,” said John Elliott, Managing Director for Alan Auld Group. “We see a tremendous opportunity to leverage our expertise and Golder’s global footprint and resources to better serve our clients.”

The transaction is expected to close by mid-November 2017.

About Golder
Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading global specialized engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. Employee-owned, with 165 offices in over 40 countries, Golder’s professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment, and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil & gas, manufacturing and power sectors. Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, excel, grow professionally, and build enduring relationships in a strong culture of ownership.

About Alan Auld
The Alan Auld Group are structural and civil engineers and designers headquartered in Doncaster, U.K., with offices in the U.K., Canada and the U.S. Alan Auld Group has a wealth of experience in the design of underground structures serving both the civils and mining sectors, and holds a leading market position in complex shafts and tunnels.


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