BC Hydro starts tunnel lining process for Site C diversion tunnels

first_imgIn total, about 41,000 cubic metres of concrete will reinforce the walls of both tunnels.The lining of both tunnels is expected to be complete by early 2020. FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – B.C. Hydro has started the tunnel lining process this week on the first of two Site C diversion tunnels.According to B.C. Hydro Community Relations Manager, David Conway, this part of the work is the last step in the construction of the diversion tunnels prior to river diversion in the Fall of 2020.Conway says the tunnel lining process involves using a slip form where concrete is pumped through small openings located around the slip form, enabling it to cure in a perfect circle outside of the form.- Advertisement -Each slip form weighs 400 tonnes and is 12 metres long.The tunnels themselves are 10.8 metres in diameter.Each pour will take two to three days to cure and the liner thickness can range between 40 cm and 200 cm.Advertisementlast_img read more

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AND NOW SOME GOOD NEWS…DONEGAL COMPANY ANNOUNCES 25 NEW JOBS

first_imgThe Dealer “Free-Ads” Paper today announced the planned creation of 25 jobs nationwide over the next 18 months.These jobs are being created as a result of the successful establishment of its Classified Ads Online Website, TheDealer.ie – officially launched today.The Dealer “Free Ads” Paper was founded in 1996 by Niall Harding and Eileen Laughlin, to satisfy a specialised advertising need in Donegal, currently employing 29 people, and is one of the largest selling “Free-Ads” papers in Ireland. “Based on the recognition of local businesses’ need to broaden their customers geographically and numerically in order to support their own businesses, The Dealer “Free-Ads” Paper continues to improve its services by developing our Classified Ads Online Website, TheDealer.ie,” said Niall Harding, Managing Director of The Dealer “Free Ads” Paper Ltd. and Town.ie.The official launch of TheDealer.ie today will unveil the associated services designed to bring equal opportunity online to the market place for indigenous small to medium sized businesses in Ireland.The national rollout of these services will create 25 new jobs throughout Ireland over the coming 18 months.   AND NOW SOME GOOD NEWS…DONEGAL COMPANY ANNOUNCES 25 NEW JOBS was last modified: January 31st, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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