SNC-Lavalin wins contract to build facilities at Canadian Forces Base Halifax
MONTREAL, May 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin Inc. (TSX: SNC) is pleased
to announce that its joint venture with AECON Atlantic Group, a division of
AECON Construction Group Inc., has been awarded a $64.8-million contract by
the Government of Canada for the construction of a new housing and training
facility for Junior Ranks personnel at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Halifax.
SNC-Lavalin provided environmental, geotechnical and engineering design
services for the facility under a previous contract. Once the facility design
was delivered in February 2013, the fully integrated joint venture was awarded
the construction component of the contract.
The joint venture's mandate is to build a 12-storey tower consisting of 300
new residence rooms for training, as well as dining and mess facilities. The
new facilities are being designed to meet LEED® (Leadership in Energy and
Environmental Design) Silver standards.
"We are proud of our involvement in this project, which will help provide
Canada's military with modern, reliable and environmentally friendly
infrastructure to train their Junior Ranks and maintain operational
readiness," said Charles Chebl, Executive-Vice President, General
Construction, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the
world, and is a major player in the ownership of infrastructure and in the
provision of operations and maintenance services. Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin
has offices across Canada and in over 40 other countries around the world, and
is currently active in some 100 countries. www.snclavalin.com
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