VANCOUVER, Sept. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - WesternOne Inc. ("WesternOne") (Toronto Stock Exchange: WEQ, WEQ.DB, WEQ.DB.B and WEQ.DB.C) today announced that its Britco Division has entered into a contract for approximately $100 million with a major energy company to design and build accommodations for a large workforce housing project in Northern Alberta.
The workforce accommodations will be comprised of over 1,500 rooms that will be built in Britco's modular construction facilities in British Columbia.
Work on the project will start in the fourth quarter of 2013. The project is scheduled to be completed and fully commissioned in December of 2015.
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Forward-looking information contained in this press release is based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by WesternOne, including, without limitation, expectations and assumptions respecting: the outlook of WesternOne's business and the economy in Western Canada, the supply and demand for WesternOne's products and services and management's assessment of future plans and operations. Although the forward-looking information contained in this press release is based upon what the WesternOne's management believes to be reasonable assumptions, WesternOne cannot assure investors that actual results will be consistent with such information. Forward-looking information reflects current expectations of management regarding future events and operating performance as of the date of this press release. Such information involves significant risks and uncertainties, should not be read as guarantees of future performance or results, and will not necessarily be accurate indications of whether or not such results will be achieved. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking information, and a description of these factors can be found under "Risk Factors" in WesternOne's Annual Information Form dated March 28, 2013 and Management's Discussion and Analysis dated August 14, 2013, which are available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com).
The forward-looking information contained herein is expressly qualified in its entirety by this cautionary statement. Forward-looking information reflects management's current beliefs and is based on information currently available to WesternOne. The forward-looking information is made as of the date of this press release and WesternOne assumes no obligation to update or revise such information to reflect new events or circumstances, except as may be required by applicable law.
WesternOne seeks to acquire and grow businesses in the construction and infrastructure services sectors in order to generate stable and growing dividends to its shareholders and to achieve capital appreciation.
With over 1,000 employees in Australia, Canada, and the United States, Britco is one of the largest modular construction companies in the industry.
Britco provides temporary and permanent residential and commercial modular buildings and offers leading design-build capabilities as well as turn-key construction project management services for a wide range of customers in the infrastructure, construction, energy and resource sectors.
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