Aecon Group Inc.

Aecon Group Inc.

July 31, 2008 17:35 ET

Aecon Schedules Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results Conference Call

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 31, 2008) -

Attention Business Editors:

Aecon Group Inc. (TSX:ARE) has scheduled a conference call for Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. ET to discuss Aecon's 2008 second quarter financial results. John M. Beck, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Scott Balfour, President and Chief Financial Officer, will be hosting the call.

Participants should dial 416-626-4100 or 1-800-558-5253 at least 10 minutes prior to the conference time and enter reservation number 21389955.

For those unable to attend the call, a replay will be available after 12:30 p.m. at 1-800-558-5253 or 416-626-4100 until midnight on August 13, 2008. The pass code is 21389955, followed by the number sign.

Aecon Group Inc. is Canada's largest publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company. Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public sector clients throughout Canada and internationally. Aecon is pleased to be recognized as one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada as published by Report on Business Magazine.

The information in this news release includes certain forward-looking statements. These statements are based upon assumptions that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties which are discussed in greater detail in the section entitled "Risk Factors and Uncertainties" in Management's Discussion and Analysis of operating results and Financial Condition for the year ended December 31, 2007 filed on SEDAR at Although Aecon believes that the expectations reflected in forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that the expectations of any forward-looking statements will prove to be correct.

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