Atco enters contract to service armed forces sites in Canadian North
By Jillian MorganHVAC Systems Plumbing
Atco has been selected to provide facility maintenance and support services at Canadian Armed Forces sites in the Northwest, Yukon and Nunavut Territories.
Under the contract, Atco will provide facility inspection, maintenance and repair, new construction and upgrades, trade services and environmental services. Facility maintenance includes HVAC and plumbing services and support.
The initial five-year contract is valued at $79 million, with an option for a five-year extension.
“We are tremendously proud to provide these essential services in support of the brave men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces,” said Jim Landon, senior vice president and general manager of Atco’s Frontec division.
Atco was selected by Defense Construction Canada, a procurement partner of the Department of National Defense (DND).
Site locations include Yellowknife and Inuvik, NWT, Whitehorse, YT and Rankin Inlet and Iqaluit, NU.
“We are committed to supporting local communities at each site location through procurement, employment and training opportunities,” said Landon.
Atco has delivered other operational support services to military camps, as well as airfield and logistics services. The company has also built modular facilities for the DND in Nanisivik, NU, and provided maintenance services at the NATO flying training centre in Moose Jaw, SK.
“With investments and partnerships across the region, we recognize the importance of working collaboratively with our partners in business, government and Indigenous communities to realize the shared economic promise of Canada’s North,” said Landon. www.atco.com