Boundary Dam Integrated Carbon Capture System

Location: Estevan, Saskatchewan
Description: Excavation and backfill of large integrated foundation for Carbon Capture Structure for Boundary Dam Power Station Unit 3. Also included the supply and placement of granular materials, and the placement and backfilling of large diameter HDPE pipe. Key challenges included poor soil and slope stability issues, tight completion schedule, and above average precipitation at the start of the project.
Owner: SNC-Lavalin Ltd. for Saskatchewan Power Corporation
Completion Date: 2011
Prime Consultant: PCL Construction Management Inc.