Heavy Industrial / Mine Work

North Pacific Erectors knows that general contractor industrial projects are different from other types of projects, and that each one requires an understanding of the unique industry or process for which the building is designed. We are focused on providing the attention to detail required for quality industrial projects that our clients can be proud of. We have extensive experience in the heavy industrial and mining industries as general contractors.

Kensington Mine Tailing Treatment Facility

North Pacific Erectors, as a general contractor, has successfully completed a variety of work at Coeur Alaska’s Kensington remote minesite located 45 miles north of Juneau, Alaska. NPE has been involved with Coeur Construction projects over the last 4 ½ years, beginning with the mine process facility at Kensington and ending as recently as December 2010 with the completed construction of the Kensington Tailings Treatment Facility and Comet Beach water treatment plants.

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Lake Dorothy Hydroelectric Project

Project Information:
Name: Lake Dorothy Hydroelectric Project
Location: Taku Inlet, Alaska - 30 miles south of Juneau
Owner: Alaska Electric Light & Power Co.
Project Manager: Karl Vandor
Scope of Work: Provide all construction trade labor, materials and expertise in this design-build hydroelectric development. Construct maintenance shop & emergency crew quarters, powerhouse foundations and building, all steel penstock thrust blocks, the transformer/substation foundations, the Bart Lake Dam & Valve Vault intake structure, the Lake Dorothy Lake Tap Tunnel Plug and Dishcharge/Drawdown piping, East Terminal site civil work and all other construction support services.
Project Timeline: 2006 through 2010

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Snettisham Snow Diverters

Project Information:
Name: Snettisham Snow Diverters
Location: Snettisham Transmission Line, Tower 4.6, South of Juneau, Alaska
Owner: AEL&P / AIDEA
Project Manager: Karl Vandor
Scope of Work: Site clearing, rock drilling, site surveying, rock anchor installation, foundations, and installation of steel snow diverters by means of heavy lift helicopters located approximately 4.6 miles from the Snettisham Hydroelectric Project along the Snettisham Transmission line.

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The 920 Dry Addition

Location:  Elevation 920, Admiralty Island, Alaska

Owner:  Hecla Greens Creek Mining Company

Project Manager:  Chris Gilberto

Scope of Work:  Construct an addition to the client's existing steel building in order to provide additional showers, locker rooms and locker basket storage for the miner’s work clothing.  Miners and those associated with the industry commonly refer to these facilities as to the “Dry Room”, hence the name of this project being “The 920 Dry Addition”.  This addition also included provisions for an expanded ambulance bay and the addition of a welding bay.  Administrative offices were also added on the second floor of this addition to afford the client a more centralized communications system near the work zone for its mine manager and other vital personnel.

 

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Kensington Paste Mill

Location:  Kensington Gold Mine, Berners Bay/Lynn Canal, Alaska

Owner:  Coeur Alaska

Project Manager:  Chris Gilberto

Scope of Work:  Construct the paste mill for the Kensington Gold Mine. Work consisted of all civil foundation work, structural steel installation and assistance with installation of all ancillary equipment.

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