Britco, the modular building division of WesternOne Inc., has been approved to commence the second phase of a workforce accommodations contract for Manitoba Hydro's Keeyask Generating Station Project.
Britco was awarded the first phase of the project in December 2012 and designed, built and installed 500 dorm rooms, a gymnasium, recreation centre, water treatment facilities, kitchen and dining areas.
The second phase of the project will be an additional 387 modular units comprising of an addition to the kitchen and recreation facilities and 1,500 more dorm rooms for Manitoba Hydro.
Plant production is scheduled to be completed in Britco's Penticton facility by July of 2015, and on site construction and installation will be completed in March of 2016.
The Keeyask Generating Station Projectis located in northern Manitoba, 725 kilometers Northeast of Winnipeg on the Lower Nelson River and 30 kilometers west of Gillam.