April 29, 2016
(SAINT-GEORGES, QC) – St. Lawrence Erectors Inc., a Canam Group Inc. (TSX:CAM) subsidiary, announced today that it has signed agreements totalling $35M for the rehabilitation of the Jacques Cartier Bridge and the installation of the Lachine Canal Bridge as part of the Turcot reconstruction of main infrastructures project, in Montreal.
For the Jacques Cartier Bridge, St. Lawrence Erectors will act as the general contractor for the Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated. The contract is for strengthening the bridge, replacing existing chords and structural bearings with new ones, which will be provided by Goodco Z-Tech, a product of Canam-Bridges. The work will take place from April 2016 to May 2017.
The contract for the Lachine Canal Bridge installation was awarded by KPH Turcot, un partenariat S.E.N.C. It is for installing the structural steel and precast concrete slabs for the bridge deck and installing the mast and cables. The work will be done in two phases, from 2016 to 2019.
About Canam Group Inc. and St. Lawrence Erectors Inc.
Canam Group specializes in designing integrated solutions and fabricating customized products for the North American construction industry. Each year, Canam Group takes part in an average of 10,000 building, structural steel and bridge projects, which can also include the supply of preconstruction and project management services. The Corporation operates 22 plants across North America and employs 4,300 people in Canada, the United States, Romania, India and Hong Kong.
St. Lawrence Erectors specializes in the installation of structural steel for the commercial and industrial sectors as well as for bridge infrastructure. Since 2015, St. Lawrence Erectors has been part of Canam Group.
An architectural rendering of the Lachine Canal Bridge is available upon request.
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