OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 3, 2012) - The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, today announced eight contract awards for general maintenance at Canadian Forces Base Edmonton. The overall value of the contracts is over $2.4 million.
"I'm proud to announce these contract awards and I look forward to the new job opportunities it will create in and around Edmonton," said Minister MacKay. "These defence projects are excellent news for the Canadian Forces, while also boosting the economies of local communities across Canada."
"Investments such as these ones announced today demonstrate our Government's commitment to our men and women in uniform, and to the economic growth of our community", said Brian Storseth, Member of Parliament for Westlock - St. Paul.
The contract awards for general maintenance include
- roof upgrades for building 405 which was awarded to K-Rite Construction Limited for $459 525;
- the replacement of siding and roofing on row garages which was awarded to Tri-Tec Project Management Incorporated for $349 990;
- the construction of a storage shed for the local Ranger Patrol Group which was also awarded to Tri-Tec Project Management Incorporated for $451 490;
- the replacement of gas detectors which was awarded to Multigas Detection for $218 500;
- the repair and partial replacement of the roof for building 400 which was awarded to Western Weather Protector Limited for $293 337;
- window replacement in building 201 which was awarded to Northview Windows and Doors Incorporated for $280 000;
- improvements to the interior insulation of basements of various residential housing units which was awarded to Flex-Co Construction Corporation for $96 577; and
- the installation of pre-engineered mezzanines at the Steele Barracks site which was awarded to R.W.K. Construction Co (1995) Limited for $323 660.
The Canadian Forces is a first-class, modern military delivering excellence at home and is a strong and reliable partner in the defence of North America making meaningful contributions to international security.
The Government of Canada conducted open, fair, and transparent competition processes to award contracts for these projects.