ATCO Ltd.
TSX : ACO.X
TSX : ACO.Y

ATCO Ltd.
ATCO Structures & Logistics Ltd.

ATCO Structures & Logistics Ltd.

December 09, 2014 16:30 ET

ATCO Wins NATO Fire Protection Contract in Kosovo

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY--(Marketwired - Dec. 9, 2014) - ATCO Structures & Logistics (ATCO) has won a contract to provide around-the-clock fire protection services to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) troops, known as Kosovo Force, at the 700-person Camp Novo Selo near Pristina. The five-year contract commences January 2015.

"We look forward to providing our services in support of the men and women serving in the Kosovo Force as they carry out their duties to build peace and stability in the area," said George Lidgett, President, ATCO Structures & Logistics. "Our previous experience in high-precision military environments and knowledge of Kosovo will help us support the safety of troops in Camp Novo Selo."

ATCO will be responsible for identifying and training fire wardens, developing first-response plans for a variety of incidents such as hazardous materials risks, water shortage and fuel and chemical spills. ATCO will also supply the necessary emergency equipment including a fire truck, tanker truck and portable water reservoirs.

ATCO also supports NATO and its International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan. Specifically, ATCO provides first responder services at the Kandahar Airfield. In Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, the company provides communications and information services to approximately 2,500 NATO and European Forces troops.

ATCO Structures & Logistics offers modular buildings, site and camp services and industrial noise and emissions control solutions worldwide. With manufacturing facilities in North America and Australia, a global supply chain, and operations on five continents, the company has the expertise to rapidly deliver a turnkey solution anywhere it is needed. To learn more, visit www.atcosl.com.

With more than 9,000 employees and assets of approximately $18 billion, ATCO is a diversified global corporation delivering service excellence and innovative business solutions through leading companies engaged in Structures & Logistics (manufacturing, logistics and noise abatement), Utilities (pipelines, natural gas and electricity transmission and distribution) and Energy (power generation and sales, industrial water infrastructure, natural gas gathering, processing, storage and liquids extraction). More information can be found at www.atco.com.

Forward-Looking Information:

Certain statements contained in this news release may constitute forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as "anticipate", "plan", "expect", "may", "will", "intend", "should", and similar expressions. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements. The Corporation believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, but no assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct and such forward-looking statements should not be unduly relied upon.

The Corporation's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of regulatory decisions, competitive factors in the industries in which the Corporation operates, prevailing economic conditions, and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of the Corporation.

The forward-looking statements contained in this news release represent the Corporation's expectations as of the date hereof, and are subject to change after such date. The Corporation disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable securities regulations.

Contact Information

  • For media inquiries or further information, please contact:
    Alisa Charkova
    Senior Advisor, External Communications
    ATCO Structures & Logistics
    Tel. +1 403 292-7769
    Mob. +1 403 826-0961