Continental Pipeline and Facility to shutdown; hundreds lose jobs in Fort St. John

Continental Pipelines website.Continental Pipelines website.

FORT ST JOHN, B.C. – Moose FM and have received confirmation that Continental Pipeline and Facility Ltd. has decided to close.

According to a notice sent to employees Friday, the shareholders and management have decided to shut down the company and send all the equipment to the upcoming Ritchie Brothers Auction in March.

The notice does not provide a reason for the decision.

The notice goes on to say “Continental will complete all current pipeline and facility projects, but will not be accepting any new work going forward.”

According to posts on social media, the company employs hundreds of people in Fort St. John.

Moose FM and will continue to try and reach the company for further information and an official comment. We will update this story as information becomes available.

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