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Hamilton, Bermuda, December 4, 2017 – Aecon Group Inc., a partner in the redevelopment of Bermuda’s airport, announced today the awarding of the electrical and communications work to Update Contracting Bermuda Airport Limited (Update Contracting) and the Baggage Handling System contract to Glidepath Systems Limited.
Update Contracting, a Dublin-based company registered in Bermuda, is a multidisciplinary provider of mechanical, engineering and plumbing services with experience in providing building services engineering to a wide range of client sectors.
For the electrical systems contract, Update Contracting will be working with Bermudian sub-contractors to complete the following work:
- Electrical distribution will be completed by NOESIS Energy Solutions / Options Electrical
- The IT scope of work will be handled by SITA and Switchworx
The Baggage Handling Systems contract has been awarded to Glidepath Systems Limited. Glidepath has engaged Koba Industries Limited as project administrators and will announce additional sub-contractors at a later date.
Frank Ross, Aecon’s Executive Director, Infrastructure, said: “We are pleased to be working with many local companies on the airport redevelopment project. This latest round of contracts will ensure the electrical, communications and security work will be state of the art and modern. We look forward to working with these contractors.”
The construction of the new airport terminal is expected to take 40 months to complete and will be finished in 2020.
The redevelopment of L.F. Wade International Airport is being implemented under a Government-to-Government framework agreement between the Governments of Canada and Bermuda. In terms of the agreement, Bermuda Skyport Corporation Limited will oversee the overall development and implementation of the project, and the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC), through a subcontract to Aecon, will deliver the construction component of the project.
About Bermuda Skyport Corporation Limited
Bermuda Skyport Corporation Limited is a special-purpose Bermudian company wholly-owned by Aecon Concessions. Skyport operates and maintains Bermuda’s airport for a 30-year term. For more information, please visit the About Skyport page.
About Aecon Group Inc
Aecon Group Inc.(TSX: ARE) is a Canadian leader in construction and infrastructure development providing integrated turnkey services to private and public sector clients through its Concessions division. Aecon has successfully completed large-scale projects such as the Quito International Airport, the Cross Israel Highway and Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. Aecon is a pioneer in Public Private Partnerships (P3). For more information, please visit www.aecon.com .
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