Aegion Corporation (Nasdaq Global Select Market: AEGN) today announced that its subsidiary, Corrpro Companies, Inc. (“Corrpro”), has been awarded a two-year contract valued at up to $8.2 million for professional engineering services for the City of Houston’s Corrosion Prevention and Rehabilitation Program. The City also has the option to renew the contract for three additional years following the initial term. Corrpro has been providing professional engineering services and corrosion prevention solutions to the City of Houston and its surrounding areas since 1992 and performed approximately $1.7 million of work for the City in 2011.
Corrpro will provide corrosion prevention services for the City’s water and wastewater facilities, including buried steel, ductile iron and pre-stressed concrete water transmission pipelines. In addition, over 300 large-diameter, above-grade pipeline crossings, over 300 water production facilities and over 600 wastewater facilities and force mains will be evaluated.
Dorwin Hawn, Aegion’s Senior Vice President, Energy and Mining, said, “Corrpro’s technical capabilities and depth of engineering expertise lead the industry. The services provided over the coming years by Corrpro to the City of Houston and its citizens are critical to protecting valuable infrastructure. We are proud to provide this service throughout Houston and look forward to continuing our relationship with the City of Houston.”
Work on the project began immediately.
About Aegion Corporation
Aegion Corporation is a global leader in infrastructure protection, providing proprietary technologies and services to protect against the corrosion of industrial pipelines and for the rehabilitation and strengthening of sewer, water, energy and mining piping systems and buildings, bridges, tunnels and waterfront structures. More information about Aegion can be found on its internet site at
About Corrpro Companies, Inc.
Corrpro Companies, a subsidiary of Aegion Corporation, is the leading provider of corrosion protection systems and engineering services in North America and also has operations in Europe and the Middle East. Corrpro offers corrosion solutions for every industrial market including pipeline, refinery, above and underground storage tanks, water, wastewater, concrete, infrastructure, offshore and marine. More information about Corrpro can be found on its website at
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