Bird Construction Inc. announces execution of a bulk excavation and associated civil works contract with Nalcor Energy for the Muskrat Falls Hydroelectric Generating Station


TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Bird Construction Inc. announces that its wholly-owned H.J. O'Connell subsidiary of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador is part of the IKC-ONE Earthworks Constructors consortium, which includes the participation of the Labrador Innu, that has been awarded the bulk excavation and civil works construction contract by Nalcor Energy at its Muskrat Falls Hydroelectric Generating Station located on the lower Churchill River in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

The construction contract consists of overburden and rock excavation of the intake, powerhouse, spillway, separation wall, switchyard and converter stations, and dams at the site of the 824 megawatt hydroelectric generating station in central Labrador. IKC-ONE Earthworks has mobilized personnel and equipment to the Muskrat Falls Project construction site and will commence site excavation and civil works shortly.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve a 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.

The Toronto Stock Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE: Bird Construction Inc.

For further information:

T.J. Talbott, President & C.E.O. or
S.R. Entwistle, C.F.O.
Bird Construction Inc.
5403 Eglinton Avenue West
Toronto, ON   M9C 5K6
Phone: (4l6) 620-7122 Fax: (416) 620-1516

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