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Backus Mill Restoration

Backus Mill Restoration

The Challenge: Grassmere was awarded a contract by the Long Point Region Conservation Authority to restore portions of the 1798 Backhouse Grist Mill, a national historic site. This ambitious project involved repairing the foundation, replacing support columns as well as restoring some of the exterior windows. Like all grist mills, this mill was built on […]

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Siemens Canada Limited

Siemens Canada Limited

The Challenge: As part of a Phase II renovation for Siemens’ Energy Blade Plant, Grassmere was contracted to add a Boiler Room addition to the existing plant as well as construct a Curing Building used in the process of manufacturing wind turbine blades. We designed a building envelope that met their stringent technical requirements, including […]

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Waste Management Inc.

Waste Management Inc.

The Challenge: Grassmere was contracted to supply and install a complex pre-engineered building to accommodate specific project requirements in a competitively tendered environment. General construction was handled by Gilbane, a large US-based general contractor. The building was constructed on the footprint of an existing conventional, flat roof structure that was inadequate for the proposed use.  […]

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