Layne Christensen Co. has announced that chief executive officer Rene Robichaud will commemorate Layne's 130th anniversary by ringing the Opening Bell at The NASDAQ Stock Market on Aug. 30. Robichaud will be joined by members of Layne's executive team and board of directors.

Robichaud comments, "Our NASDAQ listing has been an important part of Layne's growth, and we are honored to ring the Opening Bell. Since our founding in 1882 as a regional water resource provider, Layne has grown and evolved into a global water management, construction, and drilling company. As we move ahead under our One Layne operating philosophy, we will continue to invent, propose, and deliver responsible solutions to the world's water, mineral and energy challenges."

In addition to being broadcast on national business television at 9:30 a.m. ET, the bell-ringing ceremony will be webcast live on NASDAQ's website and on the NASDAQ MarketSite Tower in New York City's Times Square.