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TransCanada Corporation has awarded Bonatti Group a construction contract for a portion of the Coastal GasLink Project

20th June 2018

TransCanada corporation conditionally awarded Pacific Atlantic pipeline construction Ltd, a company of the Bonatti group, construction contract for portion of Coastal GasLink Project

Pending a positive investment decision by the partners of LNG Canada for the the construction of a natural gas liquefaction facility in Kitimat, British Columbia (B.C.), Canada.

The whole 670 km long 48” pipeline, which is intended to feed the LNG facilities in Kitimat, will cross renowned mountain ranges in British Columbia. This is a climate-challenging region, with rich flora and fauna, which is subject to stringent regulations.

The scope of work of Bonatti encompasses construction and testing of 2 out of 8 sections of the pipeline, for an estimated value of 500 M $CAD.

Bonatti was chosen based on TransCanada’s core principles of safety, environmental stewardship and stakeholder engagement along with its financial strength, technical design expertise, and contract competitiveness

TransCanada has emphasized the importance of this milestone for the Coastal GasLink Project. The Project will create significant employment opportunities for Indigenous communities in Northern B.C. as well as local skilled labourers and businesses.

Bonatti will be directly responsible for hiring a projected 700 workers over the Project construction period, with special emphasis placed on hiring locally first, giving priority to qualified local and Indigenous businesses in Northern B.C.