Aecon Group Inc. has announced that SA Energy Group, a 50/50 joint venture between Aecon and Robert B. Somerville Co. Ltd., has been awarded a $282 million contract by Enbridge Pipelines Inc. for Spreads 8 and 9 of the Line 3 Replacement Phase 2 project in Manitoba.
The scope of work includes constructing 92.2 km of pipeline in the area of Brandon, Manitoba, for Spread 8, and constructing 96.5 km of pipeline near Morden, Manitoba, for Spread 9 extending to the Canada–U.S. border.
Construction is expected to commence in August 2018, with anticipated substantial completion by the end of 2018. Recently, under Phase 1 of the Line 3 Replacement project, SA Energy Group successfully completed Spreads 3 and 4 (261 km), in Saskatchewan.
"This award, combined with Aecon's recent major project wins, will see backlog reach record levels in the second quarter of 2018 and demonstrates our proven capabilities delivering a diverse range of projects through Aecon's Industrial segment," said John M. Beck, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aecon Group Inc.
"SA Energy Group's experience executing Spreads 3 and 4 with outstanding safety and quality performance, engagement of Indigenous Peoples and regulatory compliance, highlights the joint venture's proven capability to deliver key components of this project," said Mark Scherer, Executive Vice President, Aecon Industrial. "The award of Spreads 8 and 9 solidifies SA Energy Group as a partner-of-choice for Enbridge and Aecon looks forward to further mobilizing pipeline capabilities while working with our partners on this important project."