Alaska Highway News

Site C dam workforce swings up to 4,800

The jobs count at Site C climbed up to just under 4,800 workers at the start of 2023, according to the latest employment figures from BC Hydro

Site C dam more than 70% complete

Dam on schedule for first power in 2024, completion in 2025 after 'busiest construction season yet', says BC Hydro

First Coastal GasLink pipe in the ground

The first two sections will lay 140 km of natural gas pipeline between Groundbirch and McLeod lake in Northern B.C.

B.C.’s Food Security Task Force report draws disbelief, guffaws

Farm report lampooned as “dismissive” of agricultural reality in Peace River region

Overtime pay, temperature checks at Site C

Crews at Site C working through the COVID-19 pandemic will be on an extended shift rotation with overtime pay, and BC Hydro has instituted stringent new measures for access to the dam site, including...

Chinese company proposes small-scale LNG plant in Terrace, B.C.

A Chinese energy firm is looking to build its presence in B.C., proposing a new, small-scale liquefied natural gas facility in Terrace. Top Speed Energy is preparing to begin consultations on its...

Concrete pours for Site C spillway foundation finished ahead of schedule, BC Hydro says

BC Hydro says it hit a major milestone at Site C this week, finishing roller-compacted concrete placements in the upper spillway buttress seven months ahead of schedule. Crews finished the work on...

Tourmaline to spend $1.7 billion in northeast B.C. over the next five years

Fort St. John, B.C. — Tourmaline Oil Corp. says it remains bullish on its operations in northeast B.C. and plans to spend $1.7 billion on gas exploration and development here over the next five...

Trans Mountain cleared to resume terminal construction

The National Energy Board has given Trans Mountain the green light to resume construction at two of its terminals in B.C. The board approved the company’s request Aug. 1 to resume work at its...

Production cuts at Taylor pulp mill extended

Canfor is extending the curtailment at the Taylor pulp mill into September. The company announced the extension in its second quarter results released Friday, July 26, citing ongoing market...