Black Diamond Group Opens New Lodge in Chetwynd, B.C.

December 06 2017

Lodge will serve diverse industry workforce accommodation demand in the region

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - December 06, 2017) - (TSX: BDI) Black Diamond Group, a leading provider of modular workspace solutions and workforce accommodations, announces the opening of Little Prairie Lodge in Chetwynd.

The 252-Person Lodge provides temporary workforce accommodation to serve diverse industry demand from infrastructure, oil and gas, wind power developments, and mining activity in the region surrounding Chetwynd, Fort St. John and Dawson Creek in northern British Columbia.

Black Diamond completed installation and began welcoming industry customers to Little Prairie Lodge in November. The lodge was built by redeploying existing underutilized assets and features executive rooms with private washrooms, Jack and Jill's with shared washrooms, catered meals, a recreation area, Wi-Fi, and onsite security to ensure guests enjoy safe, healthy and secure accommodations.

"Black Diamond is pleased to be working with the District of Chetwynd and appreciates the support from the community which enabled us to advance this project," said Trevor Haynes, President and CEO, Black Diamond Group. "Little Prairie Lodge helps meet demand for industry working on projects in the area and engages local First Nations in participating in the build-out and operations of this lodge."

Little Prairie Lodge is located on traditional West Moberly First Nations lands and is being operated through Black Diamond Cygnus, a long-standing and award-winning partnership between Black Diamond Group and the West Moberly First Nations. Black Diamond Cygnus was awarded the 2017 Industry Business Partnership of the Year by the British Columbia Achievement Foundation.

With the opening of Little Prairie Lodge, Black Diamond's overall capacity for operated and rental camps in the Canadian shale gas regions of the Montney and Duvernay actively deployed now exceed 2,500 rooms of capacity.

For more information or to book a room at Little Prairie Lodge please visit

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About Black Diamond Group

Black Diamond rents and sells space rental solutions and modular workforce accommodations to business customers in Canada, the United States and Australia. We also provide specialized field rentals to the oil and gas industries of Canada and the United States. In addition, we provide turnkey lodging services, as well as a host of related services that include transportation, installation, dismantling, repairs, maintenance and ancillary field equipment rentals. From twenty-two locations, we serve multiple sectors including oil and gas, mining, power, construction, engineering, military, government and education.

Black Diamond has four core business units: Black Diamond Camps & Lodging, BOXX Modular, Black Diamond Energy Services and Black Diamond International. Learn more at

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