Engineering firm selected for arena renovations in Glace Bay, N.S.


A tender for the engineering design work for the Bayplex in Glace Bay, N.S., has been awarded to I.B. Storey Inc. of Vaughan, Ont.

The firm, with an Atlantic Canada office in Charlottetown, P.E.I., won the competition with a bid of $336,850.

The federal, provincial and municipal governments confirmed in August their commitment to each fund one-third of the $9.75-million renovation project, said the Cape Breton Post.

Major repairs include extending the ice pad, a new ammonia plant, modifying existing geothermal system, an improved building layout, a roof replacement and cladding upgrades, electrical and lighting improvements and plumbing system fixes.

The initial target date to reopen was September 2019 but that has since been pushed back by a year.


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