TORONTO, July 7, 2021 /CNW/ - Aecon Group Inc. (TSX:
ARE) announced today that Red River Solutions, a 50/50 joint
venture between Aecon and Oscar Renda Contracting of Canada Inc.
has been awarded a $272 million
design-build contract by the City of
Winnipeg for the North End Sewage Treatment Plant (NEWPCC)
Upgrade: Headworks Facilities Project in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Aecon's share of the
contract was added to its Construction segment backlog in the
second quarter of 2021.
The scope of work includes the design and construction of a new
headworks facility that will include a raw sewage pump station, a
micro-tunnel extension of existing interceptor sewers, a grit
removal system, a main control room, fine screens and compactors,
and a plant emergency generator facility. The project is the first
of three projects for upgrading the NEWPCC.
Construction is expected to commence in the third quarter of
2021, with expected completion in the second quarter of 2025.
"The NEWPCC is one of the largest wastewater infrastructure
projects in North America and this
critical upgrade will enable efficient wastewater treatment
capabilities to meet the needs of a growing population in
Winnipeg and surrounding
communities," said Jean-Louis
Servranckx, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aecon
Group Inc. "We look forward to working with our partner to bring
our industry-leading water infrastructure and industrial expertise
to successfully and safely deliver this sustainable project for the
City of Winnipeg."
Further information about the project is available on the
City of Winnipeg's website.
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About Oscar Renda Contracting of Canada
Oscar Renda Contracting of Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Southland Holdings, LLC. Southland Holdings LLC., is also the
parent company of Johnson Bros.
Corporation, American Bridge Company, Oscar Renda Contracting,
Southland Contracting, Mole Constructors, Southland Mole of
Canada and Heritage Materials.
With the combined capabilities of these subsidiaries, Southland
Holdings has become one of the largest, most diversified, industry
leaders within the infrastructure construction space. Southland
Holdings LLC. is a privately held organization with operations in
38 U.S. states, three Canadian provinces, Scotland, Aruba and Puerto
Rico with approximately 3,000 employees. To learn more
about Southland Holdings, visit www.southlandholdings.com.
Statement on Forward-Looking Information
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, as discussed in greater detail in Section 13 –
"Risk Factors" in the Management's Discussion and Analysis filed on
February 25, 2021. 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, except as required by applicable law.
SOURCE Aecon Group Inc.