Wuskwatim Generating Station

Taskinigup Falls (Thompson), MB

Supply of Spillway gates

HMI has been contracted for the supply and installation of all the spillway gates including the design and supply of the associated lifting equipments and structure, for the Wuskwatim Generating Station.

Work completed in remote area and with a tight schedule

The project is located close to the city of Thompson, in Northern Manitoba. The gates were installed during the summer 2010.

The challenge

  • Supply and install three (3) spillway gates in coordination with the completion of a 200 MW generating station in Northern Manitoba.
  • Pre-assemble the lifting devices in order to minimize their handling at the site.
  • Maintain a delivery schedule for equipment in line with concreting requirements of the spillway.

The result

  • Successful supply of the completed gates and lifting structures.
  • Work completed on time in an area having extreme cold conditions.


$ 16 million



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