Canada: Bechtel-Led Team Bags Keeyask Manitoba Deal
A Bechtel-led team, BBE Hydro Constructors Limited Partnership, has been awarded a contract worth approximately CAN $1.4 billion by Manitoba Hydro to build the Keeyask Generating Station on the lower Nelson River in northern Manitoba, Canada.
BBE Hydro Constructors will be responsible for building a seven-unit powerhouse, earthen structures, rock excavation, electrical and mechanical work, and the construction and removal of temporary cofferdams needed to manage the river flow during construction.
The first power from the plant is expected as early as 2019 with final completion scheduled for 2020.
Press Release, March 25, 2014