Maple Reinders Constructors, a Top 50 Employer, Leads Construction of Expanded Terminal for Porter Airlines



    TORONTO, April 28 /CNW/ - Maple Reinders Constructors has undertaken the
challenge of leading the construction of a $45 million expansion of Porter
Airlines' terminal at Toronto City Centre Airport. Maple Reinders has
commenced building a new 150,000 square foot passenger terminal which will be
capable of handling over 1 million passengers annually by its completion in
Spring 2010. The new terminal includes a mix of retail, food services,
duty-free, car rentals and other services. Standard complimentary Porter
amenities, including business centers, lounge-style seating, beverages and
Wi-Fi enhance the new facilities.
    This critical job creation announcement in tough economic times was made
yesterday at a ceremony on Toronto Island and attended by The Hon. Jim
Flaherty, Minister of Finance and Minister Responsible for the GTA; The Hon.
John Baird, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities; The Hon.
Michael Bryant, Minister of Economic Development for Ontario; Mark McQueen,
Chair of the Toronto Port Authority, Porter Airlines executives, as well as
executives from Maple Reinders Constructors.
    The project will generate 300 construction jobs by the time it is fully
completed in 2010, with Porter Airlines expected to increase their employees
from the current 600 to approximately 1,000 employees.

    
    About Maple Reinders
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    Founded in 1967, Maple Reinders is a full-service Design/Build,
Construction Management and General Contracting group specializing in
industrial and commercial facilities, municipal infrastructure and
environmental projects across Canada. The company is positioned in the Top 30
contractors in Canada in terms of construction revenue. The company has
successfully completed over 1,500 projects. Current annual volume of
construction work on heavy civil and buildings is projected to exceed $200
million with individual project values ranging from $15,000 to $60 million.
    For additional information, please visit www.maple.ca or call
1-888-416-2753.





For further information:

For further information: For media inquiries, please contact: Harold
Reinders, VP, Maple Reinders Constructors Ltd., Phone: (905) 821-4844 Ext.
223, Toll Free: 1-888-416-2753 Ext. 223, Email: haroldr@maple.ca


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