Kentz wins telecoms deal in Canada

Engineering and construction group Kentz Corporation has been awarded a multi-year telecommunications contract for the Fort Hills Oil Sands Project in Canada, under which it will become the main telecom contractor for the project.

Engineering and construction group Kentz Corporation has been awarded a multi-year telecommunications contract for the Fort Hills Oil Sands Project in Canada, under which it will become the main telecom contractor for the project.

The scope comprises of engineering and procurement services for the temporary and permanent information technology infrastructures.

The project will be executed out of Kentz's Calgary engineering centre of excellence, Alberta, one of five regional centres.

Michael Murphy, the Chief Operating Officer of Technical Support Services, said: "Kentz is delighted to be adding Suncor to our blue-chip client base and this award demonstrates the strength of our Canadian business.

"Since entering the Canadian market in 2008, we have built a strong Technical Support Services (TSS) business in the region and are currently providing a range of TSS services to many of the projects in the oil sands region, including the Kearl oil sands project."

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