The leading technical professional services provider Jacobs was awarded a framework contract by the Swedish Transport Administration. Jacobs as per contract will provide strategic consultancy services for the new high-speed railway lines planned between Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö in Sweden.
The consultancy company will provide technical advice and services across planning, system, design and delivery of the projects. The new high-speed railway lines are expected to increase capacity and resiliency in the railway system, create more sustainable travel and freight transport and, promote regional development and greater access to international markets.
The major contracts and acquisitions by Jacobs are mention below:
January 2020: Jacobs has been selected by the Queensland Government to deliver the rail, integration and systems work package for the Cross River Rail project in Brisbane, Australia. The company will help to deliver major Australian Rail Infrastructure Project on time with existing rail networks.
October 2019: Jacobs has acquired a 50% share in U.K.-based organization Simetrica, which specializes in social value measurement and wellbeing analysis. Under the new partnership, Simetrica will provide its cutting-edge expertise to increase existing capabilities and offerings in the areas of socio-economics, sustainability and environmental services.
August 2019: Jacobs signed an agreement to acquire John Wood Group’s Nuclear business for an enterprise value of approx. $300 million on a debt-free, cash-free basis.
Jacobs headquartered at Dallas in Texas, United States, is a global professional services provider. The company has a talent force of more than 50,000 people across the globe. The company provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management for business, commercial, industrial, government and infrastructure sectors.