REDMOND MINE PIT 1

HYDRAULIC STUDIES, DRAWINGS AND SPECIFICATIONS

Location

Schefferville, Québec, Canada

Implementation period

2013

Elements of complexity

  • Impermeability achieved through the use of a geomembrane.
  • Design needed to be economical and durable, as well as safe.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Preliminary drawings and specifications of a rockfill dam with a height of 5 m and an emergency overflow weir used to close-off the existing open-air mine converted into a retention basin near the city of Shefferville, close to the border of Labrador, in the north-east of Quebec.

HYDROSYS’ RESPONSABILITIES

Hydrosys was hired for the conceptual and detailed engineering as well as all the related studies.

SERVICES RENDERED

  • Hydraulic study.
  • Dike design.
  • Quantity estimation for the entire project.
  • Preliminary draft of the drawings and technical specifications.
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