Serco to continue Canadian base support
Serco has received a contract from Public Services and Procurement Canada to continue providing site support services at the 5 Wing Canadian Forces Base in Goose Bay, the company announced on 27 September.
The $115 million contract includes two base years and two additional one-year options. The contract will see the company continue performing the majority of the non-military operation and maintenance functions at the base.
Work includes aviation services, including air traffic control and NavAids and logistics services, warehouse operations, snow and ice removal, environmental protection, hazardous waste management and material control. Other services include facilities management services, which cover engineering, telecomm/IT, electrical and airfield distribution systems, water treatment, central heating plant operations, grounds maintenance and security services. Food services and janitorial services are also provided.
The base has two runways and more than 200 buildings covering nearly 275,000 square metres. It also has a training area of 130,000 square kilometres.
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