CVTech Group wins transmission contracts worth more than $77 million

CVTech Group Inc. and its units won several new contracts representing a total value of about $77.4 million. All amounts are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated.

First, Ontario-based unit Riggs Distler Inc. has obtained five contracts totaling $24.5 million.

·      A $9.6 million contract for the construction of a large-scale underground substation in downtown Toronto. Work will be carried out between July 2013 and December 2014. In addition to RDI, recently-acquired unit B.G. High Voltage Systems will also be involved on this project.

·      A $3.4 million contract for electrical and civil work on Toronto’s electricity distribution network. Work will be spread out until December 2013.

·      A two-year contract valued up to $4.0 million to carry out work on a municipal utility company’s aerial electricity distribution network. The contract covers the period from June 2013 to May 2015.

·      A contract valued at $3.6 million to install an underground collector system and substation at a new wind farm located near Shelburne. Work is expected to begin in July 2013 and be completed in December 2013.

·      A $3.9 million contract to perform electrical and civil work for the relocation of a Toronto Transit Commission track in downtown Toronto. Work is expected to begin in June 2013 and be completed in December 2013.

Second, U.S. unit Riggs Distler & Co. Inc. won several contracts valued at $45.4 million.

·      A contract valued at $14.0 million for the installation of piping and equipment at a new power generating facility in New Jersey. Work is expected to begin in June 2013 and extend over a period of six months.

·      Another contract worth US$3.4 million for a turn-around project to complete mechanical maintenance work at a major refinery in New Jersey. Work is expected to be carried out between July and November 2013.

·      A long-term contract totaling up to US$16.0 million awarded by a major Mid-Atlantic utility company to provide construction and maintenance services on its overhead electricity distribution network in Washington, DC and Southern Maryland. The contract covers the period from June 2013 to July 2015.

·      Two contracts from a major solar energy system integrator for the installation of two ground mounted solar systems totaling 25.9 MW in New Jersey. The contracts have an aggregate value of $12.0 million and work is expected to be completed by the end of 2013.

Finally, Thirau ltàƒ©e was awarded a contract valued at about $5.8 million by Hydro-Quàƒ©bec for the construction of 315-kV and 120-kV electricity transmission lines to connect the new Lachenaie, Pierre-Le Gardeur and Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville substations, in the Greater Montreal area, to the network. Execution of the contract is expected to begin in June 2013 and be completed by the end of September 2013.

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