Black Diamond Income Fund Acquires Workforce Accommodation Assets
March 15, 2007
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - March 15, 2007) - NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO US NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES.
Black Diamond Income Fund (the "Fund")(TSX:BDI.UN) is pleased to announce that it has acquired approximately $3 million of workforce accommodation assets and contracted them under a long term rental arrangement.
This arrangement is made within the frame work of a previously announced long term management contract with a large Canadian oil and gas company. These assets are newly manufactured and consist of 28 modular units along with associated power generation equipment which when assembled provide dormitory, kitchen, dining, and recreation facilities. Management believes that this arrangement demonstrates the Fund's continued success in providing cost effective accommodation solutions to our key customers.
About Black Diamond Income Fund
The Fund is an unincorporated open ended investment trust governed by the laws of the Province of Alberta. The principal undertaking of the Fund, through its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Black Diamond Limited Partnership, is to rent modular structures for use as workforce accommodation and temporary workspace, and to provide complementary services including transportation, installation, dismantling, repair and maintenance of modular structures, as well as related services through three operating divisions consisting of Black Diamond Camps, BOXX Modular and Black Diamond Site Services.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell securities, nor is it a solicitation of an offer to buy securities, in any jurisdiction. All sales will be made through registered securities dealers in jurisdictions where the offering has been qualified for distribution. The securities offered are not, and will not be, registered under the securities laws of the United States of America, nor any state thereof and may not be sold in the United States of America absent registration in the United States or the availability of an exemption from such registration.
Certain information set forth in this press release, including a discussion of future plans and operations, contains forward looking statements that involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, some of which are beyond management's control, including but not limited to, the impact of general economic conditions, industry conditions, fluctuation of commodity prices, fluctuation of exchange rates, environmental risks, industry competition, availability of qualified personnel and management, stock market volatility, timely and cost effective access to sufficient capital from internal and external sources. Actual results, performance or achievement could differ materially from those expressed in or implied by these forward-looking statements.
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