SNC-Lavalin Inc. Named Preferred Contractor for John Hart Generating Station

November 12, 2013

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November 13, 2013

BC Hydro Chooses SNC-Lavalin Inc. to Design and Build John Hart Generating Station

We have big news this week! BC Hydro has chosen SNC-Lavalin Inc. as the preferred contractor to design and build the billion-dollar John Hart Generating Station. After a rigorous competitive procurement process that began in March 2012, BC Hydro and SNC-Lavalin, who was informed of its selection last week, will now begin final discussions toward a contract signing that will likely take place in early 2014. It’s anticipated that construction mobilization will get underway when the contract is signed. The project, scheduled for completion at the end of 2018, will create approximately 400 jobs per year, on average, throughout the five-year construction phase. The replacement facility will improve power reliability and seismic safety.

Town of Comox Approves Budget for Municipal Works Yard at 1390 Guthrie Road

At their council meeting on November 6, 2013, the Town of Comox approved the budget of $4,954,243, including all soft costs and fees, for new facilities at the Municipal Works Yard located at 1390 Guthrie Road. The scope of work will address on-site water, sanitary, storm, electrical, and paving services.

Requests for Proposals and Tenders Issued by North Island College, Bamfield Coast Guard Station, and City of Port Alberni

North Island College has issued a Request for Proposal for a HVAC prime consultant, a tender has been issued for the renovation of existing residences at the Bamfield Coast Guard Station, and the City of Port Alberni has issued a Request for Proposal for the design phase of the Bainbridge Water Treatment Facility. See this week’s issue for details on all of these projects.

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