Toronto, ON – February 8, 2018: Aecon Group Inc. (TSX: ARE) announced today that NouvLR General Partnership (“NouvLR”) has been selected by CDPQ Infra Inc. (“CDPQ Infra”), a procurement agent for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, as the preferred proponent for the engineering, procurement, and construction of the Réseau express métropolitain (“REM”). NouvLR is a consortium comprised of: Groupe Aecon Québec Ltée, Dragados Canada Inc., EBC Inc., Pomerleau Inc., and SNC-Lavalin Grands Projets Inc.
“This project is a key component of Canada’s unprecedented transit build-out and a transformational project for the Greater Montréal Area,” said John M. Beck, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aecon Group Inc. “For Aecon, this is another historic selection that confirms our strong position in the transit sector. We are pleased to be working together with our partners on the full design and construction scope of this world-class project.”
Aecon Group Inc. (TSX: ARE) is a Canadian leader and partner-of-choice in construction and infrastructure development. Aecon provides integrated turnkey services to private and public-sector clients in the Infrastructure, Energy and Mining sectors and provides project management, financing and development services through its Concessions segment. For more information, please visit www.aecon.com and follow us on Twitter at @AeconGroup.