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Press release from CNW Group

Bird Construction Inc. Announces Cancellation of Alberta Public Safety and Law Enforcement Training Centre Construction Contract

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Bird Construction Inc. Announces Cancellation of Alberta Public Safety and Law Enforcement Training Centre Construction Contract17:01 EDT Thursday, August 30, 2012LISTING:  TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGESYMBOL: BDTTORONTO, Aug. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Bird Construction Inc. announced today that Alberta Infrastructure has verbally notified Bird of its decision to terminate the earlier awarded contract to construct the Alberta Public Safety and Law Enforcement Training Centre in Fort Macleod, Alberta. Construction activity had not yet commenced on the project. The $95 million contract was announced by Bird on July 5, 2012 and had not been included in Bird's second quarter backlog results.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.SOURCE: Bird Construction Inc.For further information: T.J. Talbott, President & C.E.O. or S.R. Entwistle, C.F.O. Bird Construction Inc. 5403 Eglinton Avenue West Toronto, ON   M9C 5K6 Phone: (4l6) 620-7122  Fax: (416) 620-1516