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Press release from CNW Group

Bird Construction Inc. announces execution of a design and construction contract with Rainbow Hospital Partnership for the Restigouche Hospital Centre

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Bird Construction Inc. announces execution of a design and construction contract with Rainbow Hospital Partnership for the Restigouche Hospital Centre09:34 EDT Tuesday, October 11, 2011SYMBOL: BDTTORONTO, Oct. 11, 2011 /CNW/ - Bird Construction Inc. announced today that an operating subsidiary of the Company has executed a design and construction contract with Rainbow Hospital Partnership to build the Restigouche Hospital Centre located in Campbellton, New Brunswick. On July 28, 2011 the Company announced Bird's participation in a bidding group selected as the Successful Proponent to design, construct, finance and maintain the Restigouche Hospital Centre. Since that time, the bidding group has reached financial close. Bird's role relates to the design and construction of the facility through an interest in a joint venture arrangement with SNC-Lavalin Construction (Atlantic) Inc. Construction is expected to commence immediately with a completion date scheduled for the fall of 2014.This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. Many factors could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. The Toronto Stock Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. For further information: T.J. Talbott, President and C.E.O. orS.R. Entwistle, C.F.O.Bird Construction Inc.5403 Eglinton Avenue West,Toronto, ON M9C 5K6Phone: (4l6) 620-7122 Fax: (416) 620-1516