NORWALK, CONNECTICUT, January 15, 2008 - EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses globally, announced that its Canadian subsidiary, Comstock Canada, is making good progress on a major refurbishment of the Bruce A nuclear generating station in Tiverton, Ontario.
Comstock Canada has a contract with SNC-Lavalin Nuclear to provide mechanical and electrical construction services supporting the facility's Steam Generator Replacement Program on two of the Bruce A 750 MW generating units. The scope of work involves the replacement of sixteen of the plant's steam generators and includes the removal and reinstallation of pipes, cables and structural interferences to allow change out of the generators.
"As Canada phases out coal plants and other nuclear generators are reaching the end of their lifespan, the refurbishment of plants such as Bruce A is becoming increasingly important," said Geoffrey Birkbeck, CEO of Comstock Canada. "And as the province and country increasingly look to build and upgrade nuclear power facilities, which provide one of the only large-scale generation options that does not emit greenhouse gases, we are poised to play a vital role."
A Fortune 500 company with over $5.0 billion in annual revenues, EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) is a global leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services. EMCOR gives life to new structures and sustains life in existing ones by its planning, installing, operating and maintaining the sophisticated and dynamic systems that create facility environments---such as electrical, mechanical, lighting, air conditioning, heating, security and power generation systems---in virtually every sector of the economy and for a diverse range of businesses around the world. EMCOR represents a rare combination of global reach with local execution, combining the strength of an industry leader with the knowledge and care of 170 locations worldwide. The 28,000 skilled employees of EMCOR have made the company, in the eyes of leading business publications, amongst America's "Most Admired" and "Best Performing." EMCOR's diversity---in terms of the services it provides, the industries it serves and the geography it spans---has enabled it to create a stable platform for sustained results. The Company's strong financial position has enabled it to attract and retain among the best local and regional talent, to undertake and complete the most ambitious projects, and to redefine and shape the future of the construction and facilities services industry.
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