Layne Christensen Company is a global water management, construction and drilling company. It provides solutions for water, mineral and energy resources. Its customers include Government agencies, investor-owned utilities, industrial companies, global mining companies, consulting engineering firms, heavy civil construction contractors, oil and gas companies, power companies and agribusiness. It operates on a geographically dispersed basis, with approximately 100 sales and operations offices located throughout North America, Africa, Australia, Brazil, Uruguay and Italy. It also operates through its affiliates in other Latin America countries. The Company�s business segments consist of Water Resources, Inliner, Heavy Civil, Geoconstruction, Mineral Services and Energy Services.