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Bondfield signs $80.5-M contract for Pan/Parapan Games venues


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September 11, 2012 by On-Site staff

Bondfield Construction Company Limited will build and finance three venues for the Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games.

Infrastructure Ontario announced that the Concord, Ont.-based construction firm has signed an $80.5-million contract to build and finance the Markham Pan Am Centre, which will feature a 50-metre Olympic-sized pool and host the Games’ water polo, table tennis and badminton competitions; a two-field Pan American Field Hockey Centre on the University of Toronto’s St. George campus; and perform renovations and improvements to the Etobicoke Olympium facility, which will serve as a training site for swimming, water polo, diving and synchronized swimming.

The projects are expected to create and support hundreds of jobs, including approximately 200 construction workers expected to be on-site daily.

Construction of the Markham Pan Am Centre is expected to start within the next few weeks. The Pan American Field Hockey Centre and Etobicoke Olympium projects is scheduled to begin construction in 2013.

Source: Infrastructure Ontario.