HB Construction Co. v. Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. et al

Goodmans LLP acted for HB Construction Co. in respect of the construction of a mine in New Brunswick. The litigation relates to a claim in respect of the installation of mechanical and electrical systems in a compact implant at the mine site. The claims are being asserted against the Owner and the Construction Manager of the site, and involve both a lien and non-lien action. Claims include damages for breach of contract, negligent misrepresentation and negligence.

The trial was 12 weeks in length. Closing arguments were completed in December 2019. A decision was rendered in October 2020. The Appeal and Cross Appeal of the trial decision was argued in the New Brunswick Court of Appeal on October 26 and 27, 2021. The Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick rendered its decision pertaining to pre and post-judgement interest and costs in March 2022.