KEMANO T2 PROJECT

In December of 2017, FKA (Frontier-Kemper Aecon JV) received notice to proceed from Rio Tinto on the Kemano T2 project. It will complete the remaining 7.6 km of a 16 km secondary tunnel that 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.

Work is expected to reach completion in 2020.




Services/Methods Performed:
Employment Contact Information:

TRADE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Operating Engineers
Local 115
Electrical Workers
Local 993
Specialized Workers
Local 1611
Wayne Mills
(604) 473-5217
wmills@iuoe115.ca
Dispatch: dispatch@iuoe115.ca
Glen Hilton
(250) 376-8755
Bm@ibew993.org
Roger Bennett
(250) 615-8196
rbennett@cswu1611.org
Dispatch: dispatch@cswu1611.org
SUPERVISORY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Frontier-Kemper Aecon JV
(778) 807-4970
To Apply Online: Click Here
FOR COMMUNITY INQUIRIES:
For information related to Rio Tinto's operations in northwest British Columbia, please contact:
Jennifer Campeau
jennifer.campeau@riotinto.com

FAST FACTS:

LOCATION: Kemano, BC

MARKET: Water/Wastewater

OWNER: Rio Tinto

CONTRACTOR: FKA (Frontier-Kemper Aecon JV)

START DATE: April 2018

END DATE: December 2020

KEY PARTNERS:

  • Frontier-Kemper Constructors, ULC
  • Aecon Group
  • Hatch Ltd.
  • Rio Tinto

MAJOR MILESTONES:

2018 Q2 Mobilzation to Site & Camp Site
2018 Q2 Begin Underground Rehabilitation Work
2018 Q3 Mobilization of TBM to Site
2018 Q4 Begin Excavation of Bored Tunnel
2019 Q2 Excavation of T2 Downstream Connection
2020 Q2 TBM
2020 Q4 Project Completion

PROJECT CONTACT INFO:

Frontier-Kemper Constructors ULC
850 Harbourside Drive
Suite 404
North Vancouver, BC V7P 0A3
Canada

Phone: +1 (778) 807-4970