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Dale Posein to Lead Pipeline, Industrial and Bill Partington to Retire

April 20, 2021

Portrait of Dale Posein

Edmonton, Alberta (April 19, 2021) - Ledcor announced today that Dale Posein, Chief Operating Officer, Constructors has been appointed the head of its pipeline and industrial construction groups, plus its Fort McMurray operations unit.

These three long-standing Ledcor operating groups construct and maintain large diameter mainline energy pipelines, build and maintain complex industrial facilities, and service oil sands operations in Western Canada for numerous market-leading energy, pipeline, and natural resource companies.

"I am very pleased to announce this promotion of Dale Posein within our Constructors group. He is a proven leader with over three decades of construction experience with Ledcor in road-building, mining, SAGDs, fibre optics, and pipeline,” said Tom Lassu. "Dale has been a very effective project executive on many complex builds, especially as energy project design, engineering, and construction methods have become more complex, demanding, and scrutinized."

Ledcor is experienced in the construction of large diameter energy pipelines including mainline cross-country construction utilizing mechanized or manual welding methods in a variety of geographic terrains such as, prairie, muskeg, heavily forested and mountainous regions. Ledcor’s current capacity includes two mainline spreads of state-of-the-art pipeline construction equipment.

Ledcor’s Industrial oil & gas construction experience includes fulfilling the demanding standards of numerous world-leading petroleum companies and EPC firms to deliver oil and gas refineries, upgraders and other production and transportation facilities, petrochemical and fertilizer production plants, mineral processing facilities, electrical generation stations, as well as alternative fuels plants. Ledcor also has a well-established and equipped oil sands site services business based in Fort McMurray supporting local operations 24/7.

"I look forward to leading Ledcor's oil & gas focused teams, as we evolve to face the new challenges and opportunities that face the industry," said Dale Posein. "I especially look forward to working with our long-standing clients, our global partners and local suppliers to deliver world-class petroleum energy infrastructure for Canada that is safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable."

Dale’s previous role was COO, Pipeline, responsible for operations, project management, project leadership and project execution for all pipeline contracts. Dale is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association Foundation (CEPA) and sits on the CEPA Foundation Planning Committee.


Bill Partington Retires

"On behalf of all the employees at Ledcor I want to thank Bill for his 15-year contribution to the company and the Canadian pipeline industry," said Dave Lede, Chairman & CEO of Ledcor. "Bill moved Ledcor into the large diameter pipeline business and was very effective in enhancing the safety culture and sustainability practices at Ledcor and within the Western Canadian pipeline industry. We wish Bill all the best in the next phase of his journey."

Bill was a founding board member of the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association and Foundation. Bill led a community relations program that was awarded the 2019 International Pipeline Community Social Responsibility award by IPLOCA in Geneva.

“It has been a pleasure to have had the opportunity to lead Ledcor’s pipeline group. I am sure that the pipeline group is in good hands and the future looks extremely bright,” said Bill Partington.