Friday, September 21, 2018

Contractor erects final tower for Labrador-island transmission link

Crews have put up the final tower for the Labrador-island transmission line on the Northern Peninsula.

A Facebook post by Nalcor Energy on Oct. 4 says crews put up the final tower the previous weekend, having assembled more than 45,000 tonnes of tower steel in 3,224 towers along the transmission line, using about 13 million bolts.

A spokesperson for the project says the Labrador-island transmission link construction will be finished by the end of the year, with power being delivered to the island from Churchill Falls by mid-2018.

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