EDMONTON, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Aecon Group Inc. (TSX: ARE) announced today
that it has been awarded approximately $100 million in key mining contracts,
to be booked in the second quarter of 2014.
Aecon has been awarded a contract by K+S Potash Canada for work on their
Legacy mining project in Saskatchewan for early cavern development which
involves mechanical, electrical, piping and instrumentation work. This work
is expected to be complete in the last quarter of 2014.
Additionally, Aecon was awarded a contract by Lafarge Canada for the erection
of a preheater tower, rotary kiln and cooler equipment for the Exshaw
Expansion project in Alberta. The project involves structural, mechanical and
civil work. Work will begin this month, with expected completion in the first
quarter of 2015.
"We are very pleased to be awarded these significant mining projects," said
Teri McKibbon, Aecon's President & Chief Operating Officer. "Aecon's diverse
service offering, which includes heavy civil and mechanical expertise, is
ideally suited for these projects."
Aecon will hold its Annual General Meeting this morning at The Westin Hotel in
Edmonton, Alberta. Visit aecon.com to tune in to the live webcast at 9 a.m. MT.
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. These "forward-looking" statements are based on currently
available competitive, financial and economic data and operating plans but 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 projects,
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. Forward-looking statements may
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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.,
416-297-2615, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.aecon.com
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