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CH2M HILL welcomes HS2 Growth Taskforce appointments

CH2M HILL welcomes HS2 Growth Taskforce appointments

London, 31 July 2013. Commenting on today’s announcement by Commercial Secretary to the Treasury Lord Deighton and Transport Secretary Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP that senior figures from business, academia and local government have joined the HS2 Growth Taskforce, Mark Fallon, CH2M HILL’s European Managing Director said: 

“CH2M HILL welcomes today’s announcement by Lord Deighton on the appointment of the HS2 Growth Taskforce. Engineering and infrastructure is all about bridging the gap between our most basic needs and our highest aspirations ensuring that the UK maintains its competitive advantage on the world stage.

A project like the proposed High Speed 2 line represents a once-in-a-generation opportunity to connect the country in a way that will facilitate economic growth and competitiveness across the country.”

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Employee-owned CH2M HILL is one of the world’s leading consulting, design, design-build, operations, and programme management companies serving government, civil, industrial and energy clients, employing over 30,000 people worldwide.  Our work is concentrated in the areas of water, transportation, environmental, energy, facilities and resources.

Having operated in the UK for over 20 years, we acquired Halcrow in 2011 and continue to base our European headquarters in London, now employing over 3,300 people in the UK. CH2M HILL is working on some of the most iconic infrastructure programmes including High Speed 2, Thames Tideway Tunnels, the decommissioning of Dounreay and was one of the leading partners in CLM, Delivery Partner to the ODA for the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games. 

CH2M HILL is an active member of Business in the Community and the Employee Ownership Association. 

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