Hydro-mechanical Equipment Supply

The generating station and spillways component of the Site C project will be procured through multiple contracts, including the civil works contract, hydro-mechanical equipment supply contract, powerhouse bridge crane supply contract and a completion (balance of plant) contract.

The scope of the hydro-mechanical equipment contract will include:

  • Design and supply of the following equipment:
    • Three wire-rope operated spillway gates
    • Six hydraulically-operated submerged low-level outlet gates
    • Two submerged low-level outlet guard/maintenance gates
    • Six hydraulically-operated intake gates
    • One intake maintenance gate
    • Four sets of draft tube maintenance stoplogs
    • The hydraulic and wire hoists required for lifting the operating gates
    • Lifting beams for lifting the low level outlet operating and maintenance gates, the intake operating and maintenance gates, spillway stoplogs and the draft tube maintenance gates
    • One portable hydraulic power unit with portable hydraulic hoist for lifting the submerged low-level outlet guard/maintenance gate
    • Gate guide anchors and embedded parts
  • Monitoring the installation of all supplied equipment, with an option for the contractor to perform the installation;
  • Undertaking any remaining assembly activities to make the supplied equipment fully functional; and
  • Commissioning all supplied equipment.

As part of the design of the gates, model testing will be required to demonstrate the achievement of specified hydraulic characteristics of the low-level outlet gates, low-level maintenance gate and intake operating gates.

Procurement Information

Request for Proposals
February 6, 2017 

BC Hydro announces shortlist for Site C hydro-mechanical equipment contract.

The shortlisted proponents are:

Request for Qualifications
October 18, 2016 

BC Hydro issues RFQ for hydro-mechanical equipment.

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Additional Information


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