SIBS sells 22 modular housing units to NHC, aims to `change the landscape of the construction industry in Nunavut’

By Tom Taylor  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Sakku Innovative Building Solutions’ (SIBS) recent sale of 22 modular units to the Nunavut Housing Corporation (NHC) represents another big moment for a company that some believe could change the complexion of the construction industry in the territory. “This is what we aim to do: Start changing the landscape of the construction industry in Nunavut,” said Guillaume Guida, vice-president of Sakku Investments Corporation, the Inuit-owned corporation behind SIBS. NHC and SIBS announced the deal in a joint news release on June 6. Roughly two thirds of the 22 units, which will be built in Quebec, will be shipped to the communities of Arviat, Rankin Inlet, Baker Lake, Arctic Bay, Gjoa Haven, Taloyoak and Cambridge Bay. There, they will be installed by NCC Development…

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