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Bird Construction Inc. announces $235M in awarded contracts


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May 11, 2012 by Andrew Snook

Bird Construction Inc. announced that it has been awarded seven construction contracts throughout western and eastern Canada, with a total value of approximately $235 million.

The contracts awarded include the following:

–  Work for the Early Works Civil Program at the Suncor-operated Voyageur Upgrader Project located north of Fort McMurray, Alta.; including earthworks, concrete foundations and underground piping (Expected start date of May 2012 with a completion date of spring 2013).

– A unit price contract for building a residue storage area for Vale Inco at its nickel processing plant, located in Long Harbour, Nfld. The contract also includes the construction of dams, spillways, diversion channels and the building and maintenance of access roads piping (Construction is expected to begin shortly and be completed in late 2012).

– A fixed-price contract to build two 160-bed, four storey residences on the campus of St. Francis Xavier University, located in Antigonish, N.S. The contract also includes the construction of common lounges, lobbies and laundry facilities (Construction is expected to begin shortly and be completed in spring 2013).

– A fixed-price contract with Manitoba Health to renovate a Special Services for Children and Youth facility in Winnipeg, Man. (Construction is expected to begin shortly and be completed in spring 2013).

– A fixed-price contract with Wal-Mart to expand and renovate one of its existing stores in Winnipeg, Man. (Construction recently began and is expected to be complete by early 2013).

– A fixed-price contract with Canad Inns to build and renovate its Metropolitan Theatre facility in Winnipeg, Man. (Construction recently began and is expected to be complete in late 2012).

– A fixed-price contract with the City of Airdrie, Alta. to construct the Genesis Recreation Centre Phase III, which includes twin hockey rinks, stadium seating, change rooms and ancillary facilities (Construction is expected to begin shortly and be completed in spring 2013).

***All the above awards will be added to Bird’s backlog in the second quarter of 2012.

With files from CNW Newswire


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