LÉVIS, Quebec, March 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Supermétal Structures Inc. (Supermétal), based in Lévis, QC is beginning to erect structural steel at the new Niagara Falls Entertainment Centre (NFEC) in Southern Ontario. The company was recently awarded this Design-Assist contract from Bird Construction Inc. based on Supermétal’s in-house design capability and past examples of adhering to tight project schedules.
“The NFEC project is significant as it represents the company’s first complete commercial project in Ontario in a number of years,” says Jean-Francois Blouin, Supermétal’s President and CEO. “Our commitment to the region is stronger than ever, and we will strive to collaborate and construct the NFEC to the best of our proven capabilities.”
The NFEC features a performance space with multiple stage configurations and provides seating for over 5,000 patrons. Additional features include a public lobby and gathering spaces, box offices, bar and concessions. The project site is located adjacent to the Fallsview Casino Resort, next to the existing Hilton Hotel.
Close to 4,000 metric tonnes of structural steel are currently in various stages of engineering and fabrication at the company’s world-class facilities in Lévis and Sherbrooke, Québec. In addition to the structural steel scope of work, Supermétal will be installing metal decking and providing the tower cranes. The company anticipates completion of this phase of the NFEC construction in late summer 2018.
Supermétal is a well-established manufacturer that operates four facilities in North America. Based in Lévis, Québec, the award-winning company specializes in the production and installation of structural steel for commercial and industrial buildings and employs over 400 people. For more information, visit: www.supermetal.com
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