Ocean Steel breaks into the Western Canadian market, shipping steel to Fort McMurray, Alberta
FCC Construction builds New Brunswick’s first LEED Gold Certified building for Commercial Properties. The building is located at Somerset Square, in Saint John.
FCC Construction finishes work as Project Manager for Centerbeam Place; a National Award-Winning heritage restoration project, located in Saint John, NB.
Strescon completes its largest precast concrete parking garage to date, at the Halifax International Airport. The largest parking garage in Atlantic Canada, the facility holds 2300 cars. The project also goes on to win a PCI award for its striking basket weave façade.
Strescon’s Bedford plant installs a new, efficient, QuickWater® heating system, replacing the boiler system used to heat water during the production process.
Strescon’s Saint John plant installs a new 200 ton cement silo for their precast and ready-mix operations, to increase efficiency and carry larger cement inventories.
OSCO Construction Group completes the purchase of the Nova Scotia-based Pennecon Group of companies, which includes ready-mix concrete, precast concrete, rebar and aggregate production. On the ready-mix end, five new concrete plants were added, including Sackville Concrete, Bedford Ready-Mix, Annapolis Valley Ready-Mix, Glenholme Ready-Mix and TriStar Concrete Services.
As part of the integration of these companies, the Ready-Mix operations take on a new identity separate from Strescon Rebranded as OSCO Concrete, each plant also retains its historical name for local continuity.
The acquisition also includes Borcherdt Concrete, a precast plant in Yarmouth, NS.
The Pennecon purchase also adds a second rebar operation to the steel division, with AllStar Rebar, based in Bedford, NS.