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Cold Lake First Nations and Advisian announce an environmental services limited partnership

River running through trees and tall grass in Cold Lake, Alberta River running through trees and tall grass in Cold Lake, Alberta

June 30th, 2021

Cold Lake First Nations (CLFN) and Advisian, Worley’s global consulting business, are proud to announce a new partnership. We’ve named the new partnership Nu Nenne Advisian Environmental (NAE).

Creating better outcomes

We created this partnership to deliver world-class environmental consulting services. We’ll focus on delivery within the extensive homeland of CLFN, located in northeastern Alberta and northwestern Saskatchewan. CLFN brings a wealth of local knowledge as the original caretakers of this region.

Collaboration for better outcomes is our vision for NAE. Better outcomes for our clients. Better outcomes for the CLFN community. And better outcomes for the land including all of its diverse inhabitants.

Focus areas of the partnership include environment, water, geoscience, decommissioning, and restoration. Additional service offerings include powerrenewable energy, transportation, technology, and beyond.

This new partnership with Advisian has our full support as a Nation. We look forward to working with industry to support our shared goals of environmental sustainability and livelihoods for our people.”

Chief Roger Marten, CLFN

“We are delighted to enhance our service offerings by combining the extensive traditional knowledge of Cold Lake First Nations with Advisian’s industry-leading capabilities. Only by working together can we find solutions to the challenges we face today. Together, we are leading the way to a prosperous, more sustainable future for people and planet. I look forward to a lasting partnership built on respect, shared values, and a desire to deliver amazing outcomes for our clients.”

Adrian Smith, President, Advisian

Thank you | Masi Chok

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If you'd like further information, please contact:

Darren Frederick, Nu Nenne Environmental
PH: +1 780 594 7183

Mark Greenhalgh, Advisian
PH: +1 403 247 0200

About Cold Lakes First Nation: NAE director and CLFN member Robert Machatis states, “Our people’s existence ties directly to Nu Nenne, which translates to ‘our land’ in our Dene language.” NAE will contribute to the protection and restoration of Nu Nenne, with CLFN members earning a livelihood through their work with NAE.

About Advisian: We're helping our clients respond to changing global conditions using our real-world experience and technical knowledge to ensure your business is ready for whatever the future holds. We focus on asset intensive businesses that operate in the power, hydrocarbons, minerals, metals, chemicals, and infrastructure sectors. We deliver the right team with the best capabilities to every client, anywhere in the world. And we keep sustainability at the heart of everything we do.

Because we are embedded within a global engineering firm we can offer a true end-to-end service integrating strategy, management and technical consulting. Our position allows for a seamless project transition to engineering, construction, and operations phases.