Aecon awarded $100 million in key mining contracts
Aecon Group Inc. has announced that it has been awarded approximately $100 million in key mining contracts, to be booked in the second quarter of 2014.
Aecon has been awarded a contract by K+S Potash Canada for work on their Legacy mining project in Saskatchewan for early cavern development which involves mechanical, electrical, piping and instrumentation work. This work is expected to be complete in the last quarter of 2014.
Additionally, Aecon was awarded a contract by Lafarge Canada for the erection of a preheater tower, rotary kiln and cooler equipment for the Exshaw Expansion project in Alberta. The project involves structural, mechanical and civil work. Work will begin this month, with expected completion in the first quarter of 2015.
"We are very pleased to be awarded these significant mining projects," said Teri McKibbon, Aecon's President & Chief Operating Officer. "Aecon's diverse service offering, which includes heavy civil and mechanical expertise, is ideally suited for these projects."
Aecon held its Annual General Meeting at The Westin Hotel in Edmonton, Alberta.