EarthCon Joins WSP

MARIETTA, GA – February 23, 2021 – EarthCon Consultants, Inc. (including EarthCon Consultants CA, Inc. and Petra Analytics, LLC) is pleased to announce that the companies have been acquired by WSP USA (“WSP”).

WSP’s ultimate parent company, WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) is one of the world’s leading professional services firms, providing technical expertise and strategic advice to clients in the Environmental, Water, Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors. Additionally, WSP offers highly specialized services in project delivery and strategic consulting. Combining the collective expertise of WSP and EarthCon will enable WSP to strengthen its presence in the Environmental sector in the United States, particularly in the Southeast.

Earl Scott, EarthCon’s Chief Executive Officer, commented, “Joining WSP will present exciting opportunities for our employees and clients. We look forward to leveraging WSP’s broad national and international networks to better serve our clients and offer greater opportunities for our people.”

“This transaction will enable us to fulfill our strategic ambitions of strengthening our activities in the Southeast Region of the United States, while further securing our position as a leading environmental consulting firm,” noted Lou P. Cornell, President and CEO of WSP USA.

“By drawing on EarthCon’s expertise and local presence, this acquisition will expand our service offering and value for our clients in the United States, while also highlighting our commitment to sustainability matters and our environmental sector,” noted Alexandre L’Heureux, WSP’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

About EarthCon Consultants, Inc.

EarthCon is a national environmental consulting and engineering firm with approximately 90 scientists, engineers, data management specialists, and field technicians. The firm is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with additional offices in in Memphis, TN; Jackson, MS; Anaheim, CA; and Houston and Corpus Christi, TX. EarthCon provides multi-media assessment and remediation, compliance and permitting, civil and environmental engineering, data management, due diligence, and innovative and proprietary Groundwater Plume Analytics® services. For additional information please visit earthcon.com.

ABOUT WSP 

As one of the world’s leading professional services firms, WSP provides engineering and design services to clients in the Transportation & Infrastructure, Property & Buildings, Environment, Power & Energy, Resources and Industry sectors, as well as offering strategic advisory services. WSP's global experts include engineers, advisors, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, environmental specialists and surveyors, in addition to other design, program and construction management professionals. Our talented people are well positioned to deliver successful and sustainable projects, wherever clients need us. For more information about WSP, please visit wsp.com

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