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Technical Briefing: Update on activities related to reservoir creation at Muskrat Falls and methylmercury

October 19, 2016 – Gilbert Bennett, Executive Vice President Power Development, Nalcor Energy; Dr. David Allison, Chief Medical Officer, Health and Community Services; and Jim McCarthy, Senior Biologist, Amec Foster Wheeler, held a technical briefing in St. John’s to discuss current construction activities at the Muskrat Falls site, reservoir creation and to address concerns related to methylmercury.

Previous Features:

August 3, 2016 – Spillway goes into operation at Muskrat Falls
July 22, 2016 – Preparations underway to operate the spillway at Muskrat Falls
July 4, 2016 – Making history in the Strait of Belle Isle
April 10, 2016 – First tower erected on island for new transmission line from Muskrat Falls
October 29, 2015 – Muskrat Falls Project achieves major milestones in October
October 2, 2015 – Construction milestone reached in the Muskrat Falls spillway
September 29, 2015 – Nalcor Energy provides Muskrat Falls Project update
September 22, 2015 – Land cables arrive in the Strait of Belle Isle
April 15, 2016 – First HVdc tower erected for Labrador-Island Transmission Link
January 13, 2015 – Construction of Labrador-Island Transmission Link underway on the island
January 9, 2015 – North Spur stabilization work moving forward
October 14, 2014 – First transmission tower erected for Muskrat Falls Project
August 28, 2014 – Lower Churchill Project moves forward with next major phase of marine cable crossing activity in Strait of Belle Isle
August 18, 2014 – First concrete pour at the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric generating facility
July 9, 2014 – Nalcor Energy continues to be major sponsor at Expo Labrador 2014