Bird Construction Inc. announces that it has been awarded a fixed-price contract to construct the Seton Recreational Facility located in southeast Calgary


TORONTO, Feb. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Bird Construction Inc. announced today that the City of Calgary has awarded the Company a fixed-price contract to construct the Seton Recreational Facility located in southeast Calgary.

The 30,940-square-metre facility will offer leisure, sports, arts, cultural and recreational amenities for individuals and families, as well as competitive sport venues for groups and organizations. Several features include: a 50-metre, 10-lane competition pool, a leisure pool, two multi-purpose ice rinks, three gymnasiums and a 2,325-square-metre library. Construction of the facility is expected to commence shortly with an expected completion date scheduled for the fall of 2018.

Mr. Ian Boyd, Bird's President and CEO, stated "We are excited to be awarded to build the new facility situated in the heart of a vibrant urban centre in southeast Calgary. Projects like the Seton Recreational Facility and the soon to be completed, Quarry Park Recreational Centre are vital to our communities and Bird is proud to be successfully delivering them to the City of Calgary and ultimately, the communities that they serve."

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: I.J. Boyd, President & CEO or S.R. Entwistle, CFO Bird Construction Inc., 5700 Explorer Drive, Suite 400, Mississauga, ON L4W 0C6, Phone: (905) 602-4122 Fax: (905) 602-1516


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