Aecon schedules second quarter 2008 financial results conference call



    TORONTO, July 31 /CNW/ - 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 www.sedar.com. 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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For further information:

For further information: Mitch Patten, Vice President, Corporate
Affairs, Aecon Group Inc., (416) 297-2615, aecon@aecon.com, www.aecon.com


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