ATCO Structures & Logistics Awarded Contract for Department of National Defence
Includes facilities and operations management of 45 sites
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/15/13 --
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ATCO Structures & Logistics (ATCO) announced today that it has been
awarded a facilities and operations management contract with Defence
Construction Canada (DCC), which provides construction contract
management and related infrastructure services to the Department of
National Defence (DND). ATCO will provide site services to 45 DND
sites located in southwestern and northern Ontario, as well as the
Greater Toronto Area. The five-year contract begins in April 2013
with an option to be extended for an additional five years.
The contract comes after a successful 10 year relationship with DCC
in which ATCO provided similar services on a smaller scale. This
larger contract was awarded after a competitive bid process that
sought to consolidate the operations and maintenance of DND
infrastructure across multiple locations, ensuring a consistent
delivery of services. ATCO Structures & Logistics will now manage a
gross total building area of 226,974 square metres.
"We are delighted to continue our relationship with DCC and to assume
the responsibility for the operation and maintenance of these
critical DND assets," said George Lidgett, Executive Vice President,
ATCO Structures & Logistics. "We are committed to the upkeep of these
important facilities which include armouries, vehicle maintenance
facilities and rifle ranges, and to ensuring the safety of all
occupants and visitors."
ATCO will be responsible for roads and grounds maintenance, building
safety, equipment maintenance, document management, environmental
management, capital planning and range and training area control.
ATCO will also implement and manage a health and safety program that
is in compliance with all health and safety and environmental
ATCO Structures & Logistics offers modular buildings, site services
and industrial noise control solutions worldwide. With manufacturing
facilities in North America, South America and Australia, and
operations on six continents, the company has the expertise to
deliver a rapid, turnkey solution anywhere it is needed. To learn
more, visit www.atcosl.com.
ATCO Structures & Logistics is part of the ATCO Group of Companies.
ATCO Group, with more than 8,800 employees and assets of
approximately $14 billion, delivers service excellence and innovative
business solutions worldwide with leading companies engaged in
structures & logistics (manufacturing, logistics and noise
abatement), utilities (pipelines, natural gas and electricity
transmission and distribution), energy (power generation, natural gas
gathering, processing, storage and liquids extraction) and
technologies (business systems solutions). More information can be
found on www.atco.com.
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