Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has announced that four companies have been selected to bid on future repair, replacement and refurbishment work for large control gates at OPG’s hydroelectric generating stations.
The four companies selected as a Vendor of Record (VOR) were Andritz Hydro Canada, Canmec Industrial Inc, Groupe LAR Inc, and a partnership of Stuart Olson Industrial Constructors Inc. and Mecan Hydro Inc (partnership).
The total amount of work available for bidding over the five-year contract is approximately $100 million.
“As Ontario’s economy begins to rebuild, OPG is advancing many of our critical infrastructure projects and initiatives that will help support economic development and a clean energy future at our hydroelectric facilities,” said Ken Hartwick, OPG’s President and CEO. “It also provides us with the opportunity to help local businesses, such as Andritz, prosper during these uncertain times.”
“Andritz is pleased by this selection and we welcome the opportunity to support work on upgrading OPG’s hydroelectric generating assets,” said Daniel Carrier, CEO of Andritz Hydro Canada. “Our skilled tradespeople will ensure that project work is completed to a very high standard.”