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MACTEC WINS $950,000 CONTRACT FROM CALIFORNIA INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT BOARD

SAN DIEGO, CA, May 22, 2006 - MACTEC Engineering & Consulting (MACTEC E&C) has been retained by the California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB) to provide engineering and technical assistance to help increase the use of Rubberized Asphalt Concrete (RAC) by local governments. Bruce C. Coles, president of MACTEC E&C and chairman & CEO of MACTEC, Inc., the holding company (www.mactec.com) - made the announcement.

CIWMB is part of the California Environmental Protection Agency and is the designated state agency that oversees and manages more than 76 million tons of waste resources generated each year. CIWMB promotes a sustainable environment where resources are not wasted but can be reused or recycled through measurable and innovative programs. The Board provides grants and loans in order to help California's cities, counties, businesses and organizations meet the state's reduction, reuse and recycling goals.

According to MACTEC Project Manager Andrew Brigg, the firm is providing RAC technology transfer to local governments, engineering design consultation, construction management, technical assistance, oversight and will conduct research investigations. In addition, MACTEC will utilize web-based training products developed by the company to facilitate audio and web conferencing.

"The RAC technology transfer program, for example, will provide local government personnel with construction, inspection and manufacturing processes; material sampling and analysis techniques," Brigg said. "We're developing and implementing seminars to promote RAC and also review and critique technical standards and specifications for materials and construction. "

Briggs said MACTEC will also coordinate their efforts with the Northern and Southern California Rubberized Asphalt Concrete Technology Centers.

MACTEC, based in Alpharetta, GA, is a $436 million environmental, engineering, construction management, and infrastructure services firm with 3,000 employees in over 100 offices nationwide. The firm has operated in San Diego since 1987, serving a wide variety of public and private sector clients.

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