Strongco Corporation will be expanding its presence in northern Alberta.
The company is planning on building a new branch in Fort McMurray, Alta. It has already entered into a contract to buy six acres of land in the city.
Strongco is planning on building a 23,000-sq.-ft. facility, with construction beginning in August 2012 and a completion date of February 2013.
The new branch will offer a full line of products from Volvo Construction Equipment as well as Manitowoc, National and Grove crane products.
The Fort McMurray location will have a total capital cost of $16.5 million.
Strongco Corporation sells, rents and services equipment to various sectors, including construction, infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, utilities, municipalities, waste management and forestry. It has 25 branches across Canada and another five in the U.S.