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Rueil-Malmaison, Hauts-de-Seine, France, 2021/09/30 - VINCI Construction, via its subsidiary Bessac (Soletanche Bachy) has won the contract to build the Fairbank-Silverthorn Storm Trunk Sewer System for the city of Toronto - Bessac.com / EBCinc.com / VINCI.com. CAC 40; Euronext 100
• Construction of a gravity storm trunk sewer system;
• Contract value C$184 million, or approximately €124 million.
VINCI Construction, via its subsidiary Bessac (Soletanche Bachy) (soletanche-bachy.com), specialised in tunnel and microtunnel construction, in a consortium with Canadian company EBC (ebcinc.com), has won the contract to build the Fairbank-Silverthorn Storm Trunk Sewer System for the city of Toronto.
The project, worth C$184 million (approximately €124 million) includes the construction of the main gravity storm trunk sewer, built with a tunnel boring machine designed and manufactured by Bessac (bessac.com). It also comprises the building of 21 access shafts and several other works (sections of local storm sewers by microtunnelling, open-trench construction of a storm sewer section, construction of a storm drain outfall for the release of water in the natural environment).
Work is expected to last 31 months.
This project is part of the City of Toronto Basement Flooding Protection Programme. It will reduce the impacts of heavy rainfall and sewer backups for more than 4,600 homes over an area of 140 hectare.
VINCI (vinci.com) is a global player in concessions, construction and energy businesses, employing more than 217,000 people in some 100 countries. We design, finance, build and operate infrastructure and facilities that help improve daily life and mobility for all. Because we believe in all-round performance, we are committed to operating in an environmentally, socially responsible and ethical manner. And because our projects are in the public interest, we consider that reaching out to all our stakeholders and engaging in dialogue with them is essential in the conduct of our business activities. Based on that approach, VINCI’s ambition is to create long-term value for its customers, shareholders, employees, partners and society in general.