Bob Quinn – Tatogga 287kV Transmission

Project Description

Category
Transmission
Location: Northwestern British Columbia
Details: 287kV, 96km
Completion Date: November, 2014

The Bob Quinn-Tatogga project consists of the construction of a 287kV transmission line from the Bob Quinn Substation to the Tatogga Substation in Northern BC for the Red Chris Mine. This project is part of the Northwest BC transmission undertaking. The line is approximately 96km of double bundle “peace conductor” on steel lattice structures comprised of both guyed and self-supporting tower types. The steel lattice structures were assembled and erected using cranes and helicopter methods.

CHALLENGE
The project traverses diverse environment as well as traditional aboriginal lands. Construction occurred during challenging climate and weather conditions.

SOLUTION
Rokstad Power assembled a highly skilled team of industry leading trades and project management personnel in order to address the unique challenges presented by the project. In addition, a comprehensive inclusion policy was enacted to form strategic partnerships with local First Nations through which services were provided, training programs were implemented, and long-term partnerships were formed.

RESULT
The project was completed November, 2014.