ARCADIS and its Wholly-Owned Subsidiary, Malcolm Pirnie, to Share Industry Expertise at Nation’s Largest Remediation Conference

May 23, 2010

DENVER, May 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — ARCADIS (Euronext: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, announced today it will be the single largest participant at Battelle’s “International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds,” with more than 50 presentations from its renowned remediation experts.

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The bi-annual conference, held May 24-27, in Monterey, Calif., will include a 4-hour short course, more than 26 platform presentations and a number of poster presentations from ARCADIS and Malcolm Pirnie experts. The team of environmental remediation experts will shed light on a variety of topics from groundwater cleanup, bioremediation and biostimulation approaches, vapor intrusion sampling and assessment, environmental impact to biofuels, site closure and exit strategies to using an experimental demolition enclosure, and green and sustainable remediation.

“The quality and quantity of our presentations represent the depth of ARCADIS’ expertise in the remediation arena and also reflects our pre-eminent position as industry leader in in situ remediation,” said Suthan Suthersan, Chief Technical Officer, Environmental Division for ARCADIS U.S.

As the convener of the largest remediation conference in the country, Battelle annually brings together more than 1,750 environmental professionals representing universities, government site management and regulatory agencies, and other firms from 32 countries, to address timely remediation concerns. This year’s program focuses on the innovative application of existing or new technologies to address the challenges of characterization, treatment, and monitoring of chlorinated and other recalcitrant compounds in various environmental media.

For more information, please contact Jeanna Blatt of ARCADIS at 303.471.3485 or e-mail Jeanna.Blatt@ARCADIS-US.com.

About Battelle:

As the world’s largest, independent research and development organization, Battelle provides innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing needs through its four global businesses: Laboratory Management, National Security, Energy Technology, and Health and Life Sciences. It advances scientific discovery and application by conducting $5.2 billion in global R&D annually through contract research, laboratory management and technology commercialization. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Battelle oversees 20,400 employees in more than 130 locations worldwide, including seven national laboratories which Battelle manages or co-manages for the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and two international laboratories — a nuclear energy lab in the United Kingdom and a renewable energy lab in Malaysia.


ARCADIS is an international company providing consultancy, design, engineering and management services in infrastructure, environment and buildings. We aim to enhance mobility, sustainability and quality of life by creating balance in the built and natural environment. ARCADIS develops, designs, implements, maintains and operates projects for companies and governments. With more than 15,000 employees and over $2.8 billion in revenues, the company has an extensive international network that is supported by strong local market positions. Visit us on the internet at: www.arcadis-us.com.


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