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Acden and Bravo Target Safety Announce Partnership

Acden and Bravo Target Safety Announce Partnership

New company ‘Acden Bravo Target’ exclusively offers emergency response and industrial safety services in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Calgary, October 16, 2019 – Acden, one of Canada’s largest Aboriginal corporations providing essential services for operators, constructors and producers of resource, energy, environmental and construction projects, and Bravo Target Safety, a leading provider of industrial and oilfield emergency response and safety services, today announced their partnership with the creation of Acden Bravo Target.

The creation of Acden Bravo Target is a mutually beneficial agreement between the two companies to deliver and satisfy client’s growing requirements with a unique set of support services. The new partnership will provide economic and employment benefits in the Wood Buffalo region.

“We are pleased to be working with the Bravo Target Safety team, who are widely recognized for their professionalism,” says Garry Flett, President and CEO, Acden. “Our objective is to harness the economic development of the oil sands for the benefit of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) people. Today, we employ more than 2,000 people in Wood Buffalo region. The creation of Acden Bravo Target allows us to integrate industrial safety services and further enrich our comprehensive service offering by responding to the specialized needs of our valued clients.”

“We’re proud to announce the creation of Acden Bravo Target,” continues Kevin O’Brien, CEO, Bravo Target Safety. “Acden is highly regarded across the Wood Buffalo region and working together will present new opportunities for the delivery of our industrial and oilfield safety services. Acden is unique in its commitment to the ACFN and its membership. As we expand our presence in the region, we will work with local Indigenous communities to create long-term employment opportunities.”

About Acden

From 'trees up to trees up', Acden provides the essential services for the planning, construction, maintenance and reclamation of Alberta's Oil Sands. In operation since 1994, Acden is celebrating 25 years in the industry. To learn more about Acden and their services please visit or email

About Bravo Target Safety

Bravo Target Safety is a leading provider of industrial and oilfield emergency response and safety services. Dedicated to the highest industry standards, Bravo Target Safety selects the strongest leaders, provides the best training and invests in the best technology and equipment. Headquartered in Calgary, Bravo Target Safety has facilities in Bonnyville, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie, Lloydminster and Red Deer. For more information, please visit

Media Contacts

For Acden:

Alyssa-Mae Laviolette

Marketing Advisor

(780) 762-6608

For Bravo Target Safety:

Mark Lowe, PRagmatic Communications

(514) 576-2519


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