M&R subsidiary buys project, construction management group
Murray & Roberts (M&R) subsidiary Cementation Canada has completed the acquisition of project and construction management services group Merit Consultants International.
Merit has worked with global clients in the mining and resource industry, successfully participating in projects in the US, Canada, Australia, China, Turkey, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Chile, Guyana, Myanmar, Peru and Portugal.
M&R said the acquisition would establish a Canadian West Coast presence for Cementation Canada to provide further access and support to the mining industry in the region.
The transaction would also provide Merit with a depth of engineering and technical support and its clients with the option of additional services.
M&R CEO Henry Laas added that the acquisition supported the strategy to grow the group’s engineering capability in the business platforms focused on the natural resources market sectors.