PotashCorp Rocanville Tailings Management Expansion

Location: Rocanville, Saskatchewan
Description: Construction of tailings ponds (four cells) with excavations totaling 3.0 million cubic meters. Notable that High density compaction requirement attained with required brine water mix to tills for clay liner. Key challenges included the integration of clay and HDPE liner, with the installation of 300 mm thick granular cover without damage to installed liners. High precipitation events were also incurred throughout the project.
Owner: PotashCorp Saskatchewan
Completion Date: 2006 to 2010
Prime Contractor: Kelly Panteluk Construction Ltd.