Canadian Manufacturing

Quebec firm wins $35M utility construction contract

The company will provide construction and maintenance services on the electricity distribution network for a U.S. customer



DRUMMONDVILLE, Que.—Power transmission engineering and construction firm NAPEC Inc.’s United States subsidiary has won awarded a $35.8 million blanket contract from an unnamed U.S. utility company.

The subsidiary, Riggs Distler & Co., Inc., will provide construction and maintenance services on the aerial electricity distribution network for the customer, which serves the mid-Atlantic U.S.

The three-year contract includes two optional one-year extensions.

“This most recent contract confirms RDC’s solid reputation as a leading supplier of high-quality services to utility service providers across the eastern United States,” said Pierre L. Gauthier, president and CEO of NAPEC.

Gauthier said in the past month, RDC has obtained four multi-year blanket contracts representing an aggregate value of $105 million.

NAPEC and its subsidiaries build and maintain electrical transmission and distribution grids, as well as networks for gas utilities.

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