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collector replacement. It has used innova- ■ Algonquin Power Corp. Located just north of New Liskeard,
tive techniques incorporating liquid ■ Barrick Gold Ontario, on Highway 11, the company
nitrogen to allow press arm shafts and ■ Canadian Hydro Consultants operates a 15,000-square-foot facility on
bearings to be changed with minimal ■ Louisiana Pacific an 18-acre site.
downtime. ■ CNRL “This location is ideally suited to serve
■ Cochrane Power the primary resource industries of north-
Civil Division ■ Domtar ern Ontario and Québec, and is also with-
In the civil division, Wabi says its crews ■ Drayton Power Corp. in easy driving distance of southern
can “meet, and usually surpass all client ■ C.N. Rail Ontario,” the company says.
requirements, ranging from complicated ■ Grant Forest Products Inc.

concrete foundations to pre-engineered ■ Central Louisiana Electric Co. PCAC Member


building installations.” ■ Norbord Inc Wabi is a member of the Progressive
Its civil projects have included ventila- ■ Ontario Hydro Contractors Association of Canada
tion fan footing and foundations, wet ■ Ontario Northland Railway (PCAC), an association dedicated to pro-
electrostatic precipitator foundations, ■ Placer Dome Mines moting progressive labor relations legis-
industrial concrete work and pre-engi- ■ Rid Algom Mines lation and polices. PCAC was established
neered building. ■ Uniboard Canada in 2000. The group says it seeks to pro-
Wabi says it maintains design engineer- ■ Weyerhaeuser vide a common voice to the construction
ing and shop fabrication facilities to broad- ■ Cameco Corp. industry on the benefits of open site con-
en the services it offers clients. ■ C.V.R.D INCO struction.
“Using modern computer-aided design ■ Xtrata Falconbriige Today, PCAC represents open site con-
techniques, innovative solutions are ■ Tolko Industries tractors across Canada. “The Members of
passed on to our shop for fabrication,” ■ Thyssen Krupp PCAC encourage all open site contractors
the company says. With 900 employees, Wabi operates an with similar labor relations structures to
apprentice program for training. “The add their voice to PCAC and show the
Client Satisfaction retention and training of people is the Canadian construction industry that
Wabi’s clients include: toughest part of construction today,” the there is a better way to build Canada,”
■ Ainsworth company says. PCAC states. ■

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