Turbines and Generators Contractor Starts Work on Site C Project

BC Hydro’s Site C project reached a milestone yesterday as the turbines and generators contractor mobilized to the construction site. Voith Hydro Canada, which was awarded the $470-million contract in March 2016, will design, supply and install six vertical axis, Francis-style turbines, six generators and associated equipment for Site C. “This is another important step forward for the Site C project,” said Mike Bernier, MLA for Peace River South. “The turbines and generators are a […]

Petronas, First Nation sign LNG deal

The Nation 2 Nation conference in Vancouver took a northern turn Thursday when a major advancement was announced on the future of a liquefied natural gas mega-project. The Petronas proposal is a front-runner in the LNG industry’s interest in northern B.C. The Malaysian-based company has a three-part system in the design phase: extraction in the Peace, a pipeline across the northern interior and a shipping terminal on the west coast. The shipping port is critical […]

Communities Want Kickback from Local Resources

Three regional districts and 23 local governments that have now become involved in the Northwest BC Resource Benefits Alliance. The goal of the alliance is to assure that from any resource development, be it mining, or LNG, or other,  some of the benefits from that industry are sent directly back to the communities which are affected by it… before those taxation dollars go to the Government. This revenue would enable communities to address current impacts […]

Natural Resources Development in Northern British Columbia

Here in Northern BC the next 6 months will be busy with numerous projects in the natural resource sector. In the short term there are a number of events that will help set the pace forward for the next 10-20 years of business development. Cambridge House First up is the Cambridge House Vancouver Investment Resource Show January 22-23 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. This show is slowly bouncing back with companies looking for investors for […]

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