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Aecon and Six Nations form joint venture

Apr 13, 2015

Brantford, ON – April 13, 2015: Aecon Group Inc. (TSX: ARE) and the Six Nations Elected Council through its entity Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation (Six Nations) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a joint venture agreement.  A signing ceremony was held today to formally celebrate and recognize the completion of the joint venture agreement. 

Under the agreement, the joint venture will perform a broad range of utilities related work, including clearing right-of-ways, completing restoration contracts, as well as conducting meter hazard avoidance and out-of-date meter programs. Work will be located within the Haldimand Tract area of southwestern Ontario that is of historical interest to Six Nations. 

“Forming strategic partnerships is a core component of Aecon’s business strategy and we are pleased to begin this new joint venture with the Six Nations Elected Council,” said Teri McKibbon, Aecon’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Aecon Group Inc.

“A partnership of this nature with a prominent company such as Aecon exemplifies the capability of the Six Nations people to collaborate and participate in the economic opportunities that exist within the Haldimand Tract and beyond,” said Ava Hill, Chief of Six Nations Elected Council. 

Six Nations of the Grand River is comprised of the Mohawk, Seneca, Oneida, Cayuga, Onondaga and Tuscarora nations, representing the largest population of all First Nations in Canada.

Aecon Group Inc. is a Canadian leader in construction and infrastructure development providing integrated turnkey services to private and public sector clients. Aecon is pleased to be consistently recognized as one of the Best Employers in Canada.