Tuesday, June 1st, 2010
New Perth office serves construction, mining and energy businesses across Western Australia

PERTH, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire) - ATCO Structures & Logistics (ASL) has expanded its Australian operations through an agreement to acquire the assets of Arrow Holdings, based in Perth. The new Perth office provides space rental units and work camp solutions to construction, mining and energy businesses across Western Australia.

"Western Australia's vibrant economy provides an opportunity for our company to expand," said Michael Clennett, Managing Director, ATCO Structures & Logistics. "Purchasing Arrow Holdings provides ATCO the leverage it needs to offer current and future clients in Western Australia the highest level of products and services."

The Perth acquisition includes a manufacturing facility. It will be used for the construction of temporary or permanent site offices, lunchrooms, toilets, canteens, bunkhouses and cabins configured as single or multi-storey modular buildings. ASL has additional manufacturing capabilities in Townsville, Brisbane and Melbourne.

ATCO Structures & Logistics has been operating in Australia since 1961 and has a long history of providing quality modular solutions throughout Australia and Asia. Projects include a 600-person mining camp at the Koniambo nickel mine in New Caledonia; 300 temporary units at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, and a 20,000-person work-housing complex in the United Arab Emirates. The UAE complex supports the development of the multi-billion dollar Saadiyat Island tourism and cultural project.

ATCO Structures & Logistics, part of the ATCO Group, offers complete infrastructure solutions worldwide. With manufacturing facilities in North America, South America, Australia, and the Middle East and operations on six continents, the company has the expertise to deliver a rapid, full turnkey solution anywhere it is needed. To learn more visit www.atcosl.com.

ATCO Group, with more than 7,500 employees and assets of approximately $9.9 billion, delivers service excellence and innovative business solutions worldwide with leading companies engaged in Utilities (pipelines, natural gas and electricity transmission and distribution), Energy (power generation, natural gas gathering, processing, storage and liquid extraction), Structures & Logistics (manufacturing, logistics and noise abatement) and Technologies (business systems solutions). Full details can be found at www.atco.com.

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To view a picture of the ATCO Structures & Logistics' 600-person workforce housing project at the Koniambo Nickel Mine in New Caledonia, off the east coast of Australia, please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/531aco1


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New Perth office serves construction, mining and energy businesses across Western Australia



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