CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS

AS OF MAY 2017

 

EMBANKMENT CONSTRUCTION 

  • A grader and bulldozer are removing snow from the ITH embankment surface and shoulders
  • A ground thaw unit has been set up at water crossing #8 

CULVERT INSTALLATION  

  • All culverts have been installed

BRIDGE INSTALLATION 

  • Eight bridges have been installed

PIT DEVELOPMENT

  • Pit 174: Extraction completed final reclamation in progress

  • Pit 312: North and South running cooperation at the same time

  • Pit 177: Completed reclamation

  • Pit GSC4: Completed reclamation

  • Pit 312: Equipment includes one D10t dozer, one rock truck, and three tractors 
                 Crushed 14,000 cu.m. of surfacing material
                 110,000 cu.m of surfacing material crushed to date
                 Approximately 25,000 litres of fuel on site
                Demobbed all personnel on April 28

  • Pit I401A: Completed reclamation

  • Pit PW10: Completed reclamation

ENVIRONMENT 

  • Erosion and sediment control measures are in place and continue to be monitored at all water crossings
  • No spills or incidents to report

RESEARCH

  • Geotechnical drilling program completed
  • Pending is the replacement of 51 protective covers and installation of 51 data collectors

EMPLOYMENT

  • A total of 23 people are currently employed by the project, including 12 NWT residents
  • Total days employment achieved to date as of May 1, 2017 = 129,846
  • Total days of employment achieved for Inuvik region and NWT residents as of March 5, 2017 = 93459
  • One ILA monitor