MONTREAL, June 6, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Dessau Inc. would like to make the
following clarification regarding the construction of a swimming pool
and service building at the Dominique-Savio Youth Centre. Dessau and
its urban planning and landscape architecture subsidiary, Plania,
carried out a contract for the design and engineering of the project,
as well as for the development of the aquatic facilities following a
public call for tenders.
The item broadcast on Tuesday, June 5 on TVA Nouvelles implies that
there was collusion between the companies in order to rig the tender
Dessau and Plania diligently performed the work and are willing to
participate, should it be deemed necessary, in the verifications
requested by the Minister for Social Services, Véronique Hivon.
Furthermore, the Dominique-Savio Youth Centre has been informed of this
The reporter from TVA Nouvelles never requested any comments from Dessau
or Plania prior to broadcasting the story. Under normal circumstances,
media outlets are required to verify their information.
Founded in 1957, Dessau is the sixth largest engineering-construction
firm in Canada and ranks among the top 60 firms worldwide. Dessau
employs 5,000 people, including 433 company shareholder-owners. The
firm is active coast to coast in Canada and has offices in Algeria,
Chile, Colombia and Peru.
SOURCE: DESSAU INC.
For further information:
Advisor, External Communications
Tel.: 514.281.1033, ext. 2032