SNC-Lavalin has been selected by Graham Capital Partners LP as the facility manager for the Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford, a provincial psychiatric facility.
In a news release issued Wednesday, SNC Lavalin stated the 30-year contract includes responsibilities for the building’s electro-mechanical systems, elevators, help desk, utilities management, emergency management, road maintenance, snow removal, landscaping, building automation systems as well as the replacement and refurbishment of assets, to name a few.
“The Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford is significant to the community and SNC-Lavalin is pleased to join the team to help ensure this facility delivers its essential role in mental health care,” said Dale Clarke, Executive Vice-President, Operations and Maintenance, SNC-Lavalin. “We look forward to delivering services and collaborating with Graham and its partners. The community can be confident knowing we have a very experienced team to ensure long-term success and achieve the greater goal of a first class facility that provides quality health care.”
Adam Burk, Graham’s Vice-President, Concessions and Infrastructure Finance, said, “As the owner of Access Prairies Partnership, Graham is proud to work in partnership with the Saskatchewan Government and Saskatchewan Health Authority to deliver this modern and innovative facility to the communities in this province. We look forward to collaborating and leveraging our collective expertise with SNC-Lavalin to operate and maintain SHNB for years to come.”
Wednesday’s release described SHNB is the newest and most advanced mental health treatment centre in Canada. The facility has 284 beds, 96 of which are secure beds for male and female offenders living with mental health issues.
SNC-Lavalin’s O&M offers long-term and performance-based turnkey solutions with minimal operational and asset lifecycle risk to clients, states its release – “Our advanced proprietary technologies and processes deliver benefits in areas of cost savings, energy efficiency, regulatory compliance and enhanced asset productivity. SNC-Lavalin O&M is ISO 9001:2015 certified with robust quality management procedures and policies.”
Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin describes itself as a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure.