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William Press and Son

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William Press and Son, public works contractors, of London

1913 William Press and Son was founded in London

1960 Established Costain and Press to provide mechanical services to oil companies overseas[1]

1966 Whessoe formed joint venture with William Press and Sons to provide engineering and maintenance services for the petro-chemical industries[2].

1982 William Press and Son and Fairclough construction groups merged to form AMEC plc

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. [1] Wood Group
  2. The Times, 17 February 1966
  • AMEC plc website