Project Name: Kemano HDPE & Aggregate
Client: Rio Tinto
General Contractor: Frontier-Kemper / Aecon JV
Date: September to November, 2017
Contract: Unit Price / Time & Materials
Scope: Preparation for the T2 camp pad included: supply 58,300 m3 specified aggregate for sub-base and base; excavate, compact and grade camp laydown areas and access roads; trench, install and backfill 1889 m of HDPE utility pipes; supply, place, and finish insulated concrete-rebar slabs. Vegetation on the airfield was also cleared and disposed of.
Challenges: Remote location with barge-only access; end of season weather conditions at high elevation requiring snow removal.