Surerus Murphy Joint Venture Announced as Contractor for Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project
Project to create thousands of jobs for local communities and First Nations in Northern BC
FORT ST. JOHN, BC, June 20, 2018 – Surerus Murphy Joint Venture (SMJV) is pleased to announce that it has been named as one of four contractors for TransCanada Pipeline’s (TCPL) Coastal GasLink pipeline project. SMJV brings together two leading family owned construction companies, Surerus Pipeline Inc. of Fort St. John, B.C. and J. Murphy & Sons Ltd. of London, UK. As a fully integrated joint venture, the company has completed pipeline projects in some of Western Canada’s most challenging terrain and takes pride in its motto of “Safe Work. Quality Work.”
Contractors working on the project are projected to hire 2,500 people over the course of four years with a heavy emphasis placed on hiring from qualified local and Indigenous businesses in Northern B.C.
“We are excited to be part of this very important project and look forward to working with TCPL and local communities to bring high quality B.C. gas to crucial international markets,” said Sean Surerus, President of Surerus Pipeline Inc. “This pipeline will bring major economic benefits to British Columbians not only through market access but also by creating many good jobs for people throughout the region as well as our First Nation’s partners.”
SMJV was chosen as a contractor based on TCPL’s core principles of safety, environmental stewardship and stakeholder engagement along with their technical expertise and contract competitiveness.
SMJV encourages anyone looking for employment or contract work on this project to apply online through the company’s hiring portal.
For further information: Media Contact: Heather Eddy, Human Resources and Development Director, email@example.com, 403.930.1713