Ukrhydroenergo signs Memorandum of Collaboration with Aecon Construction Global Services Inc. for the construction of hydroelectric power plants in Ukraine
The event was held as part of the working visit of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskіy to Canada, during which the Head of State and Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau signed an updated Free Trade Agreement between Ukraine and Canada.
Also, in the presence of Volodymyr Zelenskіy and Justin Trudeau, a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the construction of hydroelectric power plants in Ukraine was signed. The memorandum sets out the intentions of Ukrainian and Canadian companies to cooperate in the construction of the Kanivska PSP and Kakhovska HPP.
The memorandum between Ukrhydroenergo and Aecon was signed by Ihor Syrota, CEO of Ukrhydroenergo, and John M. Beck, founder and chairman of Aecon Group Incorporated.
"Aecon has 150 years of experience working with public and private enterprises around the world in the construction industry. Partnership with a company that has such a long-standing professional experience in infrastructure development, including energy facilities, will be another important element in the construction and rehabilitation of Ukrainian hydroelectric power plants," said Ihor Syrota, CEO of Ukrhydroenergo.
Aecon Construction Global Services Inc. is an international company focused on the design of national and international utility and energy projects and infrastructure construction. The company is one of the largest in Canada, has an excellent reputation and implements energy projects in the global market.