WSP Global Inc. completed the acquisition of Calibre Professional Services One Pty Ltd in Australia. The addition of Calibre’s 800 professionals brings WSP’s mining team to 5,200 professionals globally, including 1,400 in Australia.

WSP said the combined team will support clients with strong ESG commitments. “We have the opportunity to play a pivotal role at a time when mining companies are making bold commitments towards decarbonizing their operations and infrastructure, while providing the critical minerals required for the green transition,” said CEO Alexandre L’Heureux.

The development caps two decades of focus on becoming the consultant of choice for major mining projects, Calibre said. “Joining WSP enables our talent to leverage the scale, capabilities, and expertise of a global company with 67,000 professionals,” said Executive General Manager Adrian Chapman.