Trenchless Technology magazine, the leading publication covering the worldwide trenchless marketplace, released its annual ranking of trenchless consulting firms in its December 2014 issue. The 18th annual “Top 50 Trenchless Design Firms” is topped by AECOM Technology Corp., which reported $169.2 million in trenchless billings for 2013. (AECOM’s totals also include those of URS Corp., which it recently acquired.)
Rounding out the Top 10 Trenchless Design Firms from No. 2 to No. 10 (with reported trenchless billings) are: Hatch Mott MacDonald ($147.850 million); CH2M Hill ($123.200 million); Black & Veatch Corp. ($79 million); CDM Smith ($65.4 million); MWH Global ($57.624 million); Arcadis U.S. ($51.810 million); Stantec ($51.044 million); Brown and Caldwell ($36.600 million) and Cardno ($36.055 million).
To see the entire Top 50, visit trenchlessonline.com.
Total trenchless billings for 2013, as reported by the firms who are listed in the Top 50, are more than $1.141 billion — which is more than $194.13 million over 2012’s totals. All trenchless and overall billings represent work in North America only. The results show a dramatic uptick in trenchless billings. Since 2003, billings have increased from a total of $288 million to more than 1.1 billion (total billings of the top 50).