Canadian Arctic: Naval Base Tendering Begins

CBC News
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

The federal government is looking for a company to build the proposed Nanisivik naval facility.

The government has issued a 'Request for Qualifications  — the first step in the tendering process as it seeks a company with experience of building in the Arctic, reports CBC News.

The document estimates the cost of the construction to be $56 million, but it is not clear whether that will cover all the work, and the federal government has already budgeted more than $100 million for the facility.

The project has been fraught with setbacks since it was first announced in 2007.

Source: CBC News


 

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