Canoe Creek Hydro Project

REGION / LOCATION

West Coast, Vancouver Island, BC

PROJECT TYPE

Hydroelectric Projects

COMPLETION DATE

June 6, 2010

SCOPE OF WORK

  • Construction of Concrete Intake and Weir Structure
    Forming, batching and pouring of reinforced concrete – 350 m3
  • Supply and installation of misc. metals: platform grating, handrails, slide gates, Coanda screen, gate valves, etc.
  • Drilling and grouting of 120 @ 3 m deep rock anchors
  • Installation of 36” Steel Penstock – 2,231 m
  • 383 m of overland penstock and 1,848 m of buried penstock
  • 248 m of the overland penstock was completed using a 2 Madill 090
  • Towers to create a “Skyline”
  • 6 anchor blocks and 22 pedestals complete with steel saddles – 450 m3 of reinforced concrete
  • 2 Pipe bridges – 1 @ 44 m span and 1 @ 33m span
  • Fabrication of 50 welded steel miter bends
  • Installation of 90 pipe joints: 90 Victaulic AGS couplings for grooved end pipe, 40 Fluidmaster 600 couplings with weld-on rings and 50 butt welded joints.
  • Pipe grooving for Victaulic AGS couplings was completed onsite by Hazelwood forces
  • 12,000 m3 of trench rock removal
  • Onsite manufacturing (crushing and screening) of pipe bedding and road surfacing gravel
  • Clearing and grubbing overland penstock sections
  • Construction of Powerhouse Foundation and Substation Concrete
    Forming and pouring of reinforced concrete – 350 m3
  • Supply and installation of misc. metals and substation fencing
  • Construction of tailrace channel
  • Rock excavation and structural backfill
  • Drilling and grouting of 80@ 3m deep rock anchors

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