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TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Bird Construction Inc. announced today
that it has recently been awarded new contracts totalling approximately
$400 million. The projects involve civil and building construction
activity to serve the needs of industrial and institutional clients
across the country, including a large project to design and construct
numerous non-process buildings at the Fort Hills oil sands project
located north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Construction of the projects
will commence immediately with expected completion dates extending into
the spring of 2016. The contracts will be added to the Company's
backlog in the fourth quarter of 2013.
"These new awards add to Bird's growing work program and will further
reflect a sector mix trend towards the industrial market as previously
indicated" said Tim Talbott, Bird's President and CEO. He went on to
state that "the significant project awards in northern Alberta, coupled
with previously secured work in this area, are indicative of increased
activity which Bird is well-positioned to participate in going
forward. We are appreciative of the confidence our repeat clients
continue to put in Bird's ability to successfully execute these
challenging projects to meet their objectives."
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number of risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and
depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. Many factors
could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from
those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.
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SOURCE: Bird Construction Inc.
For further information:
T.J. Talbott, President & C.E.O. or
S.R. Entwistle, C.F.O.
Bird Construction Inc.
5700 Explorer Drive, Suite 400
Mississauga, ON L4W 0C6
Phone: (905) 602-4122 Fax: (905) 602-1516