Canada utility seeks crane bus bar for 5,428-MW Churchill Falls hydro project

Churchill Falls Hydropower Project Map

Canada utility Nalcor Energy seeks bids to supply a replacement bus bar for the east powerhouse crane at the 5,428-MW Churchill Falls hydroelectric project on the Churchill River in Newfoundland and Labrador Province. Site visits are scheduled Nov. 18-19, with bids due Dec. 2.

Commissioned between 1971 and 1974, Churchill Falls is owned and operated by Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corp. Ltd., a joint venture of Nalcor Energy and utility Hydro-Quebec.

Nalcor seeks bids to remove and dispose of the INSUL-8-Bar enclosed conductor system and to design, supply, install and commission a new energy chain system on the east powerhouse crane of the Churchill Falls powerhouse.

Tender documents may be obtained from the Nalcor Internet site under Attendance at a pre-bid meeting is recommended. Site visits are to be available Nov. 18-19. To schedule a visit contact Project Manager Craig T. Power at the telephone number below.

Bids are due by mail, courier or fax delivery by 3 p.m. Dec. 2. For information, contact Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corp. Ltd., P.O. Box 12400, Supply Chain Management, 4th Level, Hydro Place, 500 Columbus Drive, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada A1B 4K7; Fax: (1) 709-737-1795; Project Manager Craig T. Power, (1) 709-737-1400; Team Member Theresa Barnes, (1) 709-737-1490; E-mail:

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