Last year, Tech Construction Ltd was awarded a $411,000 contract by
to start a roof replacement program for 43 duplex, bungalow-style units
in the Oakes subdivision of Corner Brook. Recently, Tech Construction
was awarded a $35,000 contract to complete roofing repairs to this
The $35,000 contract now concludes the roof replacement program. The
was made today by Oliver Langdon, Minster responsible for Newfoundland
and Labrador Housing Corporation (NLHC).
Roofing Repairs in Corner Brook Complete
Earlier this year, Tech Construction Ltd. also completed
20, Oakes II two-storey units valued at $78,000. In addition, NLHC
from the Corner Brook regional office are currently completing
and improvement work on four units at Oakes II. This work includes
siding and door replacement, and minor repairs on roofs and landings at
an estimated cost of $66,000.
"The roof replacement program is part of the corporation's
commitment to extend the life of its housing properties," said Minister
Langdon. "This expenditure and others like it enhance the value of
housing within the community and assists in providing much-needed
stimulus throughout the province."
For further information, contact:
Jenny Bowring, Corporate Communications
Telephone: (709) 724-3055