Algeco Scotsman announces the acquisition of Chard Camp Catering Service Ltd., a provider of remote modular workforce housing and catering services, by its subsidiary, Target Logistics. With significant space for future expansion to accommodate steam-assisted gravity drainage operations, Chard owns and operates a 278-bed workforce camp just south of Fort McMurrray in Alberta, Canada. As nationalpost.com states, this acquisition increases to 17 the number of Target Logistics properties in the U. S., Canada, and Mexico with over 5,500 beds. Brian Lash, founder and chief executive officer for Target, says, “The perfect balance of superior nutrition, home-style comfort, recreation, entertainment, fitness amenities and lodge security make up what Target Logistics coined ‘The Economics of Comfort.®’ Our approach results in greater productivity, lower attrition, enhanced morale and improved safety in the workplace. Our most important job is making sure that our guests are well-prepared to do theirs.” As MHProNews has learned, Target bills itself as the largest provider of workforce housing in the U. S.
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