Oil tank replacement completed
St. John’s - Joan Burke, Minister of Human Resources, Labour and
and Minister Responsible for Newfoundland and Labrador Housing
(NLHC), today announced the completion of a $59,000 fuel oil tank
project in Labrador.
on NLHC units is Labrador
“This project is part of the corporation’s overall provincial
which has been underway for the last two years, to replace all fuel oil
tanks of a 2,500 litre capacity or less by April 1, 2007, as required
government regulations,” said Minister Burke. This work was also
as a proactive move to reduce potential oil leaks or damage to the
and included the removal of abandoned oil tanks”.
Through a tender awarded to CBM Construction Ltd., 29
were replaced on non-profit social housing units throughout various
in Labrador. The work included three single, one four-unit and
two-unit buildings in Hopedale; nine units in Nain; four single units
Makkovik and a single unit in Rigolet. The project which began in June
2005 has recently been completed.
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