EMCOR Group, Inc., a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses, announced that its subsidiary Harry Pepper Associates, Inc. (HPA) has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the demolition and reconstruction of elements of the Herbert Hoover Dike in Okeechobee and Palm Beach Counties, Florida.
Harry Pepper and Associates (HPA) will be responsible for the demolition and removal of two existing Herbert Hoover Dike Culverts (8 and 13) and the construction of new water control structures to replace them at their respective existing locations. Scope of work will include the installation of earthen cofferdams (a watertight enclosure pumped dry to permit construction work below the waterline) within Lake Okeechobee and steel sheet pile cofferdams at the landside of each culvert in order to dewater each construction site.
“We’re delighted to have again been selected to work with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in our region for this important work on the Herbert Hoover Dike,” stated David Pepper, President and CEO, HPA. "HPA's substantial and diverse experience performing this type of work enables us to provide the wide-ranging skills necessary to fulfill the rigorous specifications required of this project."
About EMCOR Group, Inc.
A Fortune 500 company with estimated 2013 revenues of ~$6.45B, EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) is a leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and facilities services. A provider of critical infrastructure systems, EMCOR gives life to new structures and sustains life in existing ones by its planning, installing, operating, maintaining, and protecting the sophisticated and dynamic systems that create facility environments---such as electrical, mechanical, lighting, air conditioning, heating, security, fire protection, and power generation systems---in virtually every sector of the economy and for a diverse range of businesses, organizations and government. EMCOR represents a rare combination of broad reach with local execution, combining the strength of an industry leader with the knowledge and care of 170 locations. The 29,000+ skilled employees of EMCOR have made the company, in the eyes of leading business publications, amongst the “World’s Most Admired” and “Best Managed”. EMCOR’s diversity---in terms of the services it provides, the industries it serves and the geography it spans---has enabled it to create a stable platform for sustained results. The Company’s strong financial position has enabled it to attract and retain among the best local and regional talent, to undertake and complete the most ambitious projects, and to redefine and shape the future of the construction and facilities services industry. Additional information on EMCOR can be found at www.EMCORGroup.com.