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Meinhardt Australia Acquires Murchie Consulting

Victoria (May 16, 2016).  Meinhardt Group, a leading global engineering, planning and management company, today announced the acquisition of Murchie Consulting – another leading Building Services and ESD consultancy based in Victoria, for an undisclosed sum.

As a renowned MEP engineering services consultancy in Australia, Murchie Consulting is known for its expertise in ESD, Mechanical, Electrical, Hydraulics, Vertical Transportation and Fire Engineering Services for high-rise buildings.

Their core services include specialist building services for hospitals, data centres, educational, institutional and public buildings, in addition to high-rise buildings.  The Company is currently working on some of Melbourne’s most iconic developments including Aurora for UEM Sunrise, Victoria One (pictured) and Sky One for Golden Age, Avant for Aspial and Myriad for Tong Eng.

Meinhardt Group International with 42 offices and 4,000 staff is arguably one of the very rare Australian companies with such extensive global coverage and highly enviable track record in buildings of all types, especially high-rise buildings and complex infrastructure projects including environment, metros, airports, highways and bridges.  The Group provides integrated planning, engineering and management services delivered seamlessly under one roof from all its global offices.

Meinhardt Australia MD, Denis Young said, “This acquisition, which has been a year in the making will significantly strengthen our integrated delivery platform in Australia with enhanced capabilities in all disciplines, especially MEP, Civil & Structure and Infrastructure engineering.  It is in line with Meinhardt’s long-term strategic goal to cement its position as one of the premier integrated engineering services provider in Australia and indeed globally”.

Meinhardt Australia has been involved in many major developments in Australia including Rialto Towers and Box Hill Hospital in Melbourne, Cove Apartments, Stamford Plaza and World Square in Sydney and is currently working a number of major high-rise developments across Queensland.  The Group itself has been involved in numerous landmark projects throughout Australasia, Middle East, Africa and Europe.

Slav Angelovski, Murchie Consulting’s Managing Principal commented, “combining with Meinhardt will enable Murchie Consulting to benefit from Meinhardt’s integrated engineering services platform, especially its strong presence in many states in Australia.  Meinhardt is well known for delivering designs that are highly cost-effective, innovative and focused on buildability.”

Omar Shahzad, the Group CEO concluded, “we want to build on our reputation as the best bet for designing complex engineering projects, especially in the high-rise, healthcare, education and aviation sectors.  Innovation and smart engineering solutions will continue to remain at the heart of our business.”