Aecon JV awarded John Hart Generating Station civil construction contract

Aecon JV awarded John Hart Generating Station civil construction contract 
TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Aecon Group Inc. (TSX: ARE) announced today 
that a joint venture of Aecon (60%) and SNC-Lavalin Constructors Pacific Inc. 
(40%) has been awarded a contract by SNC-Lavalin Inc. for the civil 
construction scope of the John Hart Generating Station replacement project in 
British Columbia. 
The Aecon/SNC-Lavalin Constructors joint venture scope of work for the project 
involves the construction of a new water intake at the existing John Hart 
Spillway Dam, replacement of three 1.8 kilometre long above ground penstocks 
with a 2.1 kilometre long tunnel, the construction of a new underground 
generating station, and a water bypass facility. Aecon's portion of this scope 
is expected to represent approximately $225 million. 
"Aecon looks forward to working on this significant hydroelectric project with 
SNC-Lavalin for B.C. Hydro," says Teri McKibbon, President & Chief Operating 
Officer, Aecon Group Inc. "We are proud of our portfolio of hydroelectric 
projects and are pleased to be working on the John Hart project which will 
help maintain a reliable power supply for the region." 
Work on the project is expected to commence in the second quarter of this year 
and is scheduled for completion by the end of 2018. An Aecon/SNC-Lavalin joint 
venture is also currently working on the Waneta Dam power plant expansion 
project in British Columbia. 
Aecon Group Inc. is a Canadian leader in construction and infrastructure 
development providing integrated turnkey services to private and public sector 
clients. Aecon is pleased to be consistently recognized as one of the Best 
Employers in Canada. 
The information in this press release includes certain forward-looking 
statements which are subject to risks and uncertainties.  In addition to 
events beyond Aecon's control, there are factors which could cause actual or 
future results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those 
expressed or inferred herein including, but not limited to: the timing of the 
project, unanticipated costs and expenses, general market and industry 
conditions and operational and reputational risks, including large project 
risk and contractual factors. Readers are referred to the specific risk 
factors relating to and affecting Aecon's business and operations as filed by 
Aecon pursuant to applicable securities laws.  Except as required by 
applicable securities laws, forward-looking statements speak only as of the 
date on which they are made and Aecon undertakes no obligation to publicly 
update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new 
information, future events or otherwise.

SOURCE  Aecon Group Inc. 
 Vince Borg Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs Aecon Group Inc. 
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