Government Awards Tender Associated with CNA Heavy Equipment Centre of Excellence

The Provincial Government has awarded a tender associated with the Heavy Equipment Centre of Excellence at the Bay St. George Campus of College of the North Atlantic.

The successful $1.31 million (excluding HST) bid from Brook Construction Inc. of Corner Brook is for improvements to the heavy equipment maintenance garage.

In September 2016, the Provincial Government announced $9.25 million in funding for the Heavy Equipment Centre of Excellence, with the Federal Government providing a matching contribution through the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund.

The $18.5 million investment will provide students and faculty with a leading edge facility to support increased enrollment, partnerships with industry, and research. The Heavy Equipment Centre of Excellence will include a new classroom and shop building as well significant improvements to the large maintenance garage, carpentry shop, and associated site infrastructure.