Golder Receives Canada’s Highest Accolade for Business Performance

February 18, 2010 – Golder Associates Ltd. is proud to announce that it has received Canada's highest accolade for business performance - national recognition as a "2009 Best Managed Platinum Club Member."

"We are extremely proud to maintain the status of one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies in 2009. Our people are the driving force of our success, and this year's recognition is a tribute to our people and their dedication to service excellence," said Mark Brightman, President of Golder Associates in Canada.

Platinum Club status is in acknowledgment of those outstanding companies that have sustained a standard of excellence and leadership in all areas of their business practices, and have qualified in the award program for at least six consecutive years - during some of the toughest and most competitive market conditions.

Attributes of Platinum Club members include the ability to anticipate their clients' future needs, develop the right services at the right time, successfully manage growth over time, expand operations nationally and internationally, and attract and retain the right talent.  These companies also continue to demonstrate an entrepreneurial agility, responding nimbly to shifting opportunities and market demands.

Golder Associates is a global company specializing in ground engineering and environmental services.  Employee owned since its formation in 1960, Golder now employs over 7,000 people who operate from more than 160 offices located throughout Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America and South America.  http://www.golder.ca/

For more information, please contact:
Name: Olga Kalinchuk
Title: Media Relations Manager
Golder Associates Ltd.
Tel: +1 403 299 5600       Cell: +1 403 604 0018      E-mail: olga_kalinchuk@golder.com
Website: http://www.golder.com/

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