HDR has acquired the business of DKS Consulting Engineers, Spring Hill, Australia. Financial terms of the asset purchase agreement were not disclosed. Going forward, DKS Consulting Engineers will do business as HDR|DKS. “We see Australia as a long-term market for HDR,” said Eric Keen, president, HDR Engineering, Inc. “We support many clients in resource development and public infrastructure, and DKS gives us a strong Queensland presence that we can build upon.”

“DKS has an outstanding reputation with their clients,” said David Bell, HDR’s managing director of Australian operations. “Its highway design practice is considered one of the best in Queensland. We couldn’t be more pleased they decided to join HDR.”

“Everyone at DKS is very excited about the additional strength HDR brings to our client base,” said Mark Dykman, senior partner at DKS Consulting Engineers. “We’re also excited about the personal and professional growth opportunities HDR makes possible.”