Contract includes accommodation for 550 and multiple facilities
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 5, 2011) -
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ATCO Structures Logistics (ATCO) is providing a temporary camp for Canadian military exercises under way near Resolute Bay in Nunavut. ATCO was also the prime contractor for similar operations held last year.
"The Nanook 2011 project bolsters ATCO's long-standing reputation for providing our military with reliable and comfortable facilities in challenging environments," said Harry Wilmot, President and Chief Operating Officer, ATCO Structures Logistics. "It's gratifying to once again support Canada's military during these critical training operations."
Operation Nanook 2011 is the centrepiece of three major sovereignty operations conducted every year by the Canadian Forces in Canada's North. The facilities provide accommodation for 550 persons and include an operations centre, two warehouses, a fire hall with fire equipment storage area, dining room and kitchen, office complexes, washrooms and shower facilities, and all utilities.
"The construction of this temporary camp in Resolute Bay is a very key component to the Canadian Forces conducting sovereignty operations during Operation Nanook 2011," said Major David Burbridge, Camp Project Manager, Canadian Operational Support Command (CANOSCOM). "A contributing element to the successes we have had in Arctic sovereignty operations is in part due to the partnerships we have made with industry to complement our capabilities in the far north."
The temporary facilities support the exercises conducted by the Canadian Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Canadian Coast Guard and other government departments and agencies in Canada's North. The camp is operational for a six-week period from mid-July to the end of August 2011.
ATCO Structures Logistics offers modular buildings and operational support solutions worldwide. With manufacturing facilities in North America, South America and Australia, and operations on five continents, the company has the expertise to deliver a rapid, turnkey solution anywhere it is needed. To learn more visit www.atcosl.com.
ATCO Structures Logistics is part of the ATCO Group of Companies. ATCO Group, with more than 8,000 employees and assets of approximately $11 billion, delivers service excellence and innovative business solutions worldwide with leading companies engaged in Utilities (pipelines, natural gas and electricity transmission and distribution), Energy (power generation, natural gas gathering, processing, storage and liquids extraction), Structures Logistics (manufacturing, logistics and noise abatement) and Technologies (business systems solutions). More information can be found at www.atco.com.
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