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Safety measures In late May 2020, we resumed construction and commissioning of the Muskrat Falls Project. As we work through the process to safely resume work, we are adhering to the new protocols and guidelines that have been developed for the protection of workers from COVID-19 in the construction industry. The health and well being […]

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With our worksites placed in care and maintenance mode for almost three months, we are now preparing to safely and gradually resume construction and commissioning of the Muskrat Falls Project on May 30. As we work through the process to safely resume work, we will be adhering to the new protocols and guidelines that have […]

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We’re maintaining essential systems and operations at the Muskrat Falls site. The workforce during the care and maintenance period includes those with specialized skills, management, forepersons, shop stewards and craft workers. This team is responsible for spillway operations and dam safety monitoring; site services such as medical, safety, security, catering and accommodations; and, monitoring the […]

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April 27, 2020: Muskrat Falls Project update

April 27th, 2020 by Karen ONeill

We’re actively monitoring and addressing the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and the potential risks to our people, our communities, and site operations. Due to the pandemic, Nalcor continues to assess the situation, as information becomes available and federal and provincial government actions and directives materialize, to understand the overall impacts project wide. Muskrat Falls generation project […]

With construction work at Muskrat Falls paused during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re maintaining essential systems and operations at the site. The workforce during the care and maintenance period includes those with specialized skills, management, forepersons, shop stewards and craft workers. This team is responsible for spillway operations and dam safety monitoring; site services such as […]

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The following statement is from Stan Marshall, President and CEO, Nalcor Energy: During the COVID-19 pandemic Nalcor has put a number of measures in place for the Muskrat Falls Project to ensure people’s health and safety while protecting the community. These include temperature checks before travelling and while at site, pre-screening questionnaires, on-site screening and […]

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We are actively monitoring and addressing the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and the potential risks to our people, our communities and site operations. On March 17, we announced the suspension of construction activities at the Muskrat Falls site in Labrador and then placed the site into care and maintenance mode with an essential workforce. This team […]

We are actively monitoring and addressing the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and the potential risks to our people, our communities, and site operations. We have put precautionary measures in place to ensure the health and safety of our workers. Here’s a status update on our Muskrat Falls Project sites. Soldiers Pond Site, Avalon Peninsula We are […]

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During this uncertain and unprecedented time, Nalcor Energy and its lines of business have taken measures to ensure the safety and well being of our employees, while positioning ourselves to continue to serve the people of Newfoundland and Labrador. We understand that the people of our province rely on us, and I want to assure […]

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The COVID-19 situation is rapidly changing and so too are the decisions that we as an organization must make. The safety of our staff and their families, our customers, and the public is of utmost importance to us. Office Closures & Restrictions On March 17, 2020, we closed the LCP office in St. John’s. Staff […]

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