Innovation and Diversification Keys to Ledcor's Third Top 10 Best Companies to Work For in Canada Award

VANCOUVER, Feb. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - The Ledcor Group of Companies is pleased to announce that it has been named one of the Financial Post's Top 10 Best Companies to Work For in Canada in 2013, the third year in a row that the company received the honour.

"We are extremely proud to be recognized once again by the Financial Post with this prestigious national designation, " said Ron Stevenson, President and CEO, Ledcor Industries.  "It is wonderful to have our company, our unique culture and our employee programs distinguished with such an important award on our 65th Anniversary."

Ledcor was founded in Leduc, Alberta in 1947.  Ledcor has become one of North America's most diversified construction companies, serving the building, oil & gas, transportation, infrastructure, mining, power and telecommunications sectors.  Ledcor also owns operations in property investment, forestry, transportation services and wastewater treatment.

"This award is especially satisfying because Ledcor's over 8,000 dedicated employees have very diverse experience and skill sets, and they are working in many different geographic regions across the continent," said Jeannette McAffer, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Ledcor.  "Innovation has given us the flexibility we need to keep our talented teams working steadily within many different industries, including those which are cyclical."

"Ledcor is growing, and we are hiring.  We have many great jobs on offer, we currently have over 450 openings," continued McAffer.  "The careers section of our web-site tells the Ledcor story and helps visitors learn more about our opportunities, people and culture, and why we are great place to work."

Ledcor's mission is to build lifetime clients through accountability, innovation, quality and sustainability. For 65 years Ledcor has continually found new and innovative ways to support the needs of its clients, while also maintaining the highest safety standards in the industry.

About Ledcor

Ledcor employs over 8000 people across 20 offices. Since 1947 we have been growing with our clients and partners: Forward. Together. Find out how at www.ledcor.com

SOURCE: Ledcor Industries

For further information:

Sue Melik
sue.melik@ledcor.com
780-395-4032