DriveON Team Short-listed to Receive Driver Examination Services RFP
Ottawa, Ontario July 06, 2012 - Calian Technologies Ltd. (TSX:CTY) announced today that the DriveON team, in which Calian is a member, has been short-listed by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure Ontario to participate in the request for proposals (RFP) to deliver high quality driver examination services, while upgrading and maintaining the IT systems at all DriveTest centres across the province. DriveON was one of three teams short-listed to participate in the RFP process. Please refer to www.infrastructureontario.ca for the full press release issued by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure Ontario.
The DriveON Team is made up of:
- Macquarie Capital Group Limited
- Calian Ltd.
- Canada Post Corporation
The process is currently in a very early stage. Once additional information is provided through the RFP documents, the DriveON team will evaluate the overall scope of work and determine the extent of each member’s participation.
It is not Calian's normal practice to issue press releases related to bidding opportunities. However, due to the fact that the above information was recently released by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure Ontario, the Company determined that it was in the best interest to ensure that such information was provided to all shareholders.
Calian sells technology services to industry and government in Canada and around the world. Calian provides customers with ready access to an exceptional team of engineers, telecommunications and technology professionals, health care professionals and other highly qualified staff. The Business and Technology Services Division augments customer workforces with flexible short and long-term placements, recruitment and outsourcing of engineering, health care professionals and other skilled professionals. The Systems Engineering Division plans, designs and implements solutions for many of the world's space agencies and leading communications satellite manufacturers and operators, as well as providing contract manufacturing services for customers in North America.
For further information, please contact us at [email protected] or phone us at 613-599-8600 Ray Basler President and Chief Executive Officer 306-931-3425 Jacqueline Gauthier Chief Financial Officer 613-599-8600
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