SNC-Lavalin has been selected by Graham Capital Partners LP (Graham) as the facility manager for the Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford (SHNB), a provincial psychiatric facility, on a 30-year contract.
SNC-Lavalin’s contract includes responsibilities for the building’s electro-mechanical systems, elevators, help desk, utilities management, emergency management, road maintenance, snow removal, landscaping, building automation systems and the replacement and refurbishment of assets, among others.
“The Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford is significant to the community and SNC-Lavalin is pleased to join the team to help ensure this facility delivers its essential role in mental health care,” said Dale Clarke, executive vice president, operations and maintenance (O&M) at SNC-Lavalin, in a press release. “The community can be confident knowing we have a very experienced team to ensure long-term success and achieve the greater goal of a first-class facility that provides quality health care.”
“As the owner of Access Prairies Partnership, Graham is proud to work in partnership with the Saskatchewan Government and Saskatchewan Health Authority to deliver this modern and innovative facility to the communities in this province,” added Adam Burk, Graham’s vice president, concessions and infrastructure finance.
SHNB is the newest and most advanced mental health treatment centre in the country. The facility houses 284 beds, including 96 secure beds that are reserved for male and female offenders living with mental health issues.