On November 27, 2015, Métis N4 Construction Inc. and Interlake Powerline Contractors Ltd (Forbes Bros. Ltd.) Joint Venture announced that they win Bipole III (C1 Section) anchor and foundation installation project. Both Métis N4 Construction and Metis N4 Construction agreed that this project would make more contributions to the Indigenous population in this province, provide more jobs and promote the provincial economy.
From Oct. 1, 2015, Métis N4 Construction Inc. will help PineCreek First Nation JV to complete Bipole III (C1 Section) Right-of-Way Clearing project.
Both Metis N4 Construction Inc. and Interlake Powerline Contractors Ltd joint venture and enter into negotiations and, in addition ,as appropriate and agreed as between them, submit a bid or bids with Manitoba Hydro in relation to Bipole III transmission line work in the area described or identified by Manitoba Hydro as “N4” or any other transmission line work, within Metis traditional lands, including the area in western Manitoba known as the Metis Breadbasket.
Interlake Power Line Contractors is a leading force in the power line construction industry in Manitoba. Interlake Power Line Contractors is a Manitoba based contractor with two business offices in Manitoba. Their head office is located in Lundar, Manitoba and they also have a northern office location in Snow Lake. The majority of the projects IPL undertakes are Manitoba Hydro initiatives and the bulk of the work is in Northern Manitoba.
Bipole III (N4 Section) Transmission Line Right-of-Way Clearing Project Update
- Pre-Launch Meeting November 13rd, 2014
- Mobilization November 20th, 2014
- Camp Opening December 3rd, 2014
- Construction Start Date December 3rd, 2014