HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR–(Marketwired – March 26, 2015) – ATCO Structures & Logistics (ATCO) announced today that Torngait Services Inc. (TSI), a partnership between ATCO and the Nunatsiavut Group of Companies (NGC), has been awarded a contract by Valard Construction LP to operate five workforce accommodations lodges in Newfoundland and Labrador.
The 36-month, occupancy-based contract, will see TSI provide catering, janitorial and commercial laundry services to five 100 to 300-person lodges housing workers constructing the Muskrat Falls Transmission Project. The contract is valued at approximately CAD$40-45 million.
“We are very pleased to have the opportunity to expand TSI’s operations in Atlantic Canada and bring our catering services to Newfoundland and Labrador,” said George Lidgett, President, ATCO Structures & Logistics. “TSI will provide top quality services for lodge residents, while partnering with local Aboriginal groups, residents and businesses to deliver on this important project.”
TSI, an Aboriginally-owned business, provides logistics and support services to the mining and exploration companies in Labrador, with expertise in water treatment, road maintenance, fuel and hazardous materials management, site support and core drilling services.
NGC is wholly owned by the Labrador Inuit Capital Strategy Trust, an Aboriginal company with a mission to create wealth in trust for Nunatsiavut beneficiaries by owning profitable sustainable businesses. Its business lines include marine transportation, air transportation, commercial real estate, civil works, remote camp operations, and logistics. NGC brings capacity and expertise to projects in Labrador and beyond.
For information on the Muskrat Falls Project visit www.muskratfalls.nalcorenergy.com. To learn about job opportunities, labour requirements, and for union and contractor contacts, visit the Muskrat Falls online employment database at www.muskratfallsjobs.com.
ATCO Structures & Logistics offers modular buildings, site and camp services and industrial noise and emissions control solutions worldwide. With manufacturing facilities in North America and Australia, a global supply chain, and operations on five continents, the company has the expertise to rapidly deliver a turnkey solution anywhere it is needed. To learn more, visit www.atcosl.com.
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