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Northland Power – Spy Hill Peaking Station

Aecon, in a joint venture with Black & Veatch, constructed this natural gas-fired electrical generating plant for client Northland Power Inc. in Spy Hill, Saskatchewan. The power plant is specifically designed to supply peaking power during particularly high electrical demand times.

Aecon, which owned 60% of the joint venture, provided project management and construction services for the $60 Million contract, including civil, mechanical, electrical and instrumentation installation work.

Black & Veatch, a U.S–based engineering, consulting and construction company, provided the balance of plant engineering, including integration of the gas turbines and engineered equipment procurement, as well as plant start–up management and commissioning.

Completion of the Spy Hill Peaking Plant was reached in October, 2011.

Scope of Work:

Engineer, procure and construct project for a new electrical peaking station

  • Installation of two (2) GE gas turbines
  • Installation of two (2) transformers and associated switch yard foundations
  • Construction of four buildings:
    • Warehouse
    • Balance of Plant (BOP)
    • Power Control Module (PCM)
    • Administration
  • Pipe fabrication internal to plant
  • All associated underground and fire water piping lines
  • Excavation and roadwork


  • Unique foundation system - no piles utilized
  • 6-inch high density foam - approximately 4000m2 of it applied over the entire site to mitigate frost penetration under the foundation
  • Concrete - 1800 m3 of concrete work on site

Aecon Divisions:

  • Aecon Industrial Central – lead group (joint venture with Black & Veatch)
  • Aecon Industrial Central – fabrication services, project management, site management
  • Aecon Lockerbie – site management, labour
  • Aecon Buildings – prefab buildings
  • Aecon Infrastructure Western – civil works

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