17 April 2013 — SLR Consulting has acquired California-based Strategic Engineering and Sciences and Johannesburg-based Synergistics Environmental Services Limited.

The acquisitions further extend SLR’s international capabilities in the energy and mining sectors, where the company has secured a number of global master service contracts and work on major international projects.

SES, which employs 22 consultants in Irvine and Oakland, California, is a leading provider of consultancy services in mine waste and water resource management, site restoration and geotechnical engineering to clients in the mining, waste, industry, planning and development sectors. With revenues of almost US$5 million, SES is currently involved in projects in the US, Canada, Mexico and South America.

Synergistics is a top 20 South African environmental consultancy with a client base including Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Exxaro Resources and waste management operator, EnviroServ.