Project Progress

OUR PROJECT PROGRESS

October 17, 2021

Structural Steel installations were completed at Transformer Station J, Kingfisher Lake.

October 3, 2021

Foundations were completed at Transformer Station W, Sandy Lake.

September 26, 2021

Foundations were completed at Transformer Station W, Sandy Lake.

September 19, 2021

Foundations were completed at Substation P, Red Lake.

August 22, 2021

Structural Steel installations were completed at Transformer Station B, Pickle Lake, and at Transformer Station D, North Caribou Lake.

August 15, 2021

Foundations were completed at Transformer Station D, North Caribou Lake.

July 10, 2021

July 10th, 2021 marks the one year anniversary of the installation of the very first tower structure on the Wataynikaneyap Transmission Line Project!  This tower was installed in the Sioux Lookout/Lac Seul First Nation.

June 6, 2021

Foundations were completed at Transformer Station B, Pickle Lake and Substation C, Ebane/Pipestone

March 13, 2021

Right of Way Clearing between Dinorwic and Pickle Lake was successfully completed.

January 6, 2021

Valard is proud to announce another major Wataynikaneyap Power Project milestone – wireworks activities (stringing of conductor wire) started on December 5th in the location of Pickle Lake, Ontario. Thank you and congratulations to all the people who made this incredible milestone a reality.

December 13, 2020

On October 29, 2020 representatives of Valard met with students enrolled in the Line Crew Ground Support Training through Opiikapawiin Services LP and the Infrastructure Health & Safety Association. The 12 week course prepares the students for work in the powerline field.

November 13, 2020

After 15 weeks, the Line Crew Ground Support (LCGS) Trainees have completed their training! A graduation ceremony was held today in their honour to celebrate all their successes and accomplishments.

As of October 29, 2020

1,000,000 total person hours have been worked on the Wataynikaneyap Power Project since January 2019!

As of October 10, 2020

716 out of 5002 structures have been assembled!

July 10, 2020

The first structure on the Wataynikaneyap Power Project was erected in the Siioux Lookout area near Highway 516.

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Timeline photosA crew member assembles a tower at Pipestone camp. (December 2021)

For opportunities to work on the project, have a look at available job postings at:

www.oslp.ca/careers
www.valard-watay.com
www.wataypower.ca

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Timeline photosA worker at North Caribou Substation pulls control cable from a reel. This control cable connects the substation equipment with the monitoring equipment, as well as the protection and control equipment inside the control building. (December 2021)

For opportunities to work on the project, have a look at available job postings at:

www.oslp.ca/careers
www.valard-watay.com
www.wataypower.ca

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Timeline photosA drill rig is used to install grounding wells near Red Lake. The nearby substation needs additional grounding to ensure the safety of workers inside the substation once it is in operations. The ground wells are connected to the substation ground grid with copper leads buried underground.

For opportunities to work on the project, have a look at available job postings at:

www.oslp.ca/careers
www.valard-watay.com
www.wataypower.ca

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