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Kemano Generating Station Second Tunnel

Kitimat, British Columbia

This project involves constructing the second tunnel for the Kemano Generating station in Kitimat, British Columbia. Completion of a second tunnel will ensure the long-term reliability of the power supply, supporting the state-of-the-art aluminum production business by delivering clean, renewable energy to power the BC Works smelter for decades to come. The Frontier-Kemper Aecon (FKA) JV is completing the remaining 7.6 km of a 16 km secondary tunnel that connects to the Kemano Generating Station.

CLIENT
Rio Tinto

START DATE
April 2018

ESTIMATED COMPLETION
2020

18
KM RECONSTRUCTION AND WIDENING

250
PERSONNEL ON THE PROJECT

T2
SECOND TUNNEL (T2) CONNECTS TO THE KEMANO GENERATING STATION

The project consists of excavation and boring of a new tunnel, installation of tunnel lining, rehabilitation of existing underground and surface excavations, installation of intake gates, and other structures. A combination of drill and blast, and bored TBM tunnel will be implemented to complete the tunnel and access routes.

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