Dam Refurbishments

Team lead in existing hydroelectric dam refurbishment and update in existing facilities for BC Hydro and Fortis BC. The dams were constructed 90 years ago and the years of exposure to the elements have taken their toll. Fortis has undertaken a compressive refurbishment program to ensure these facilities continue to serve the industries and homes on the BC Hydro grids. WIC continues to work with Fortis and BC Hydro for ongoing concrete repairs, maintenance and upgrades.

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Fairview Terminals – Wharf Expansion & Crane Foundations

The development of Fairview Terminals into “The New World Port” started with this project. The Joint Venture team of Western Industrial Contractors Ltd. and Fraser River Pile and Dredge undertook this project. The project entailed removing the existing dock surface structure, installing new deep-water piling and constructing new concrete beams and decks to support new crane rails.

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Kitimat Modernization Project

Rio Tinto Kitimat Aluminum Smelter Modernization Project (KMP)

Western Industrial Contractors Ltd. played a big role in the $4.8 Billion projects. Starting in 2008 with the completion of underground Storm Sewer and Utility relocations, Completion of Various Facility Relocations under a design-build conception, including a 22,000 sq. ft. warehouse, Stud Rebuild, Shot Blast Siphon Tip, Maintenance Facilities, Lockers, and Showers. Completion of 250,000 sq. ft. Anode Pallet Storage Facility including Foundations, Structural Steel and Cladding, Completion of 44,000 sq. ft. NRSB Facility including Foundations, Structural Steel and Cladding. Completion of Process area Control Rooms, Vehicle Doors, Crane Mega Doors, Personnel Doors. Many other various projects throughout to completion.

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