Shiploader Spill Containment Pans

CWA was commissioned by Kinder Morgan to design a fully-enclosed, self-cleaning containment pan system at Berth 4 of the Vancouver Wharves site to reduce product spillage, allow for product recycling, and mitigate potential environmental risks.

New Cargo Study

Project details Westshore Terminals Limited Partnership Inc. (Westshore) operates the busiest single coal export terminal in North America. As part of a plan to diversify their product base, Westshore engaged CWA as the lead consultant in a consulting group (consisting of RF Binnie & Associates Ltd., enCompass Solutions Group, Braun Geotechnical Ltd., and Naesgaard-Amini Geotechnical… Read More

Vanscoy Potash Operations Rail Yard Expansion

Project details: CWA completed the conceptual and detailed design of the rail yard expansion at Vanscoy Potash Operations as part of a larger mine and plant expansion. The rail yard expansion project included the addition of rail car storage tracks and a run-around spur line. CWA was responsible for: The detailed civil design, detailed lighting… Read More

​Primary Crusher Relocation

Project details The Highland Valley Copper mine is Canada’s largest open pit copper mine and produces both copper and molybdenum concentrates. CWA developed the project execution plan and performed the detailed civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical design for the relocation of primary crusher #4. The project included: The relocation of two 1,000-metre-long overland conveyors with… Read More

Spy Hill Aggregate Plant

Project details Lafarge Canada Inc.’s Spy Hill aggregate plant is an automated high-capacity screening, crushing, and washing plant that can crush approximately 1,000 tons per hour and was approximately 700 tons per hour. As the prime engineering consultant, CWA was responsible for the civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical detailed design along with establishing and controlling… Read More

​Wood Chip Unloading System

​Project details CWA was engaged by Canadian Forest Products (Canfor) to provide engineering and project management for a new wood chip unloading system at its pulp mill in Prince George, British Columbia. Solutions CWA provided engineering and project management for the wood chip unloading system including a 125-ton combination railcar/truck dumper and an outstocking conveyor… Read More

​20MW Cogeneration Plant

​Project details CWA assisted Riverside Forest Products (now Tolko Industries) with the selection and installation of major equipment and the complete building structure for a 20MW biomass cogeneration plant in Armstrong, British Columbia. The cogeneration plant converts wood waste into renewable energy in steam and power, producing steam for an on-site veneer plant and exporting… Read More

​Sawmill Modernization

​Project details CWA assisted Tolko Industries Ltd. with their modernization plan to optimize production and the cutting program at their sawmill in The Pas, Manitoba based on the short-term and long-term log and fibre supply. Equipment was selected to accommodate the optimized processing rate and provide the flexibility required to meet the projected annual log… Read More

​Oyu Tolgoi Mine Concentrate Bagging System

​Project details The Oyu Tolgoi mine, located 550km south of the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar and 80km north of the Mongolia-China border, is one of the largest copper-gold projects in the world. CWA performed engineering and procurement services for the finished product export system at the mine including the world’s largest bagging system for cohesive… Read More

​Nootka Island Small Craft Marine Structures

​Project details Access to the light station on Nootka Island was limited, requiring transport by helicopter and favourable weather conditions. This presented a challenge to the lighthouse keepers and coast guard operations throughout the year. As a result, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) sought to install a small craft dock to supplement operations. CWA was… Read More

​Ready-Mix Harbour Plant

​Project details CWA was retained by Lafarge Canada Inc. (Lafarge) as the prime consultant responsible for engineering, procurement, and construction management services for a new ready-mix facility in Vancouver, British Columbia. The project included the following elements: A barge berth designed to accommodate 6,000-tonne barges. A 1,400 t/h barge unloading and stacking conveyor system. Aggregate… Read More

​Coal Capacity Upgrade

Project details CWA provided EPCM services to Neptune Bulk Terminals to increase the capacity of its metallurgical (steel-making) coal export facility from 8.5 million tonnes per year to 12.5 million tonnes per year. The project included the installation of a new stacker/reclaimer and a related conveyor system rated at 8,000 tonnes per hour. Challenges As… Read More

Stewart World Port Marine Structures

Project details Stewart World Port serves the resource industries in British Columbia, Alberta, and the Yukon, exporting commodities such as mineral concentrates, coal, and forestry products and importing break bulk cargo. CWA completed the detailed engineering and procurement of the marine structures for the port, including: A 20-metre by 240-metre wharf capable of accommodating Handymax… Read More