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Acquisition Strengthens SLR's Mining and Waste Sector Capabilities

Mar 25 2013 12:00AM

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SEATTLE, WASHINGTON -- (Marketwire) -- 03/25/13 -- SLR Consulting (SLR) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Strategic Engineering & Science, Inc. (SES) effective March 2013. SES is a leader in providing tailings management, water resource management, site restoration and geotechnical engineering services to clients in the mining, waste, industry and planning and development sectors. SES has offices in Irvine and Oakland, California and employs 22 professionals who are working at sites in the U.S., Canada and throughout South America.

Kevin Rattue, SLR's Director for the Americas, commented, "SES is a leader in providing advisory services to clients in the mining and waste management sectors focused on the design of facilities, securing permits to operate, and the preparation and implementation of post-closure reclamation plans. These capabilities will allow SLR to broaden our technical service offerings to new and existing clients and will also allow us to further develop our business interests in Central and South America."

Richard Johnson, SLR's Chief Operations Officer for Canada, added, "Coupled with the appointment of Vancouver based Steve Morison (SLR's North America Director of Mining), the SES acquisition allows us to expand and further diversify our services to clients in the mining and waste management sectors. Our tailings, water management and mine design capabilities are impressive and we look forward to working with our local, national and international clients to help them achieve their business objectives."

The Company

SLR Consulting is an international environmental consultancy, with U.S. operations based near Seattle, Washington and Canadian operations in Vancouver, BC. SLR has over 1000 employees based in 70 offices around the world with over 350 employees in North America. It is a leading provider of consulting services to clients in the mining, energy, waste, industry and infrastructure sectors. In addition to expanding our technical services in remediation and environmental services, the SLR and SES teams' combined resources provide expanded planning and engineering solutions to the global mining sector.

www.slrconsulting.com



Contacts:
Lauren Stolzman
SLR International Corporation
lstolzman@slrconsulting.com
22118 20th Ave., SE, Suite G202
Bothell, WA, 98021, USA
415-402-8800

Cheryl Robinson
SLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd.
crobinson@slrconsulting.com
200-1620 West 8th Avenue
Vancouver, BC, V6J 1V4, Canada
604-742-3894





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