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  • EPC 230 kV Transmission Line energized at South Kent Wind Farm

    The 230 kV Transmission Line for the Samsung/Pattern South Kent Wind Farm, located south of Chatham, was energized today. On this project, PowerTel worked directly for RES Americas Inc., South Kent’s General Contractor. The 35 km Single Steel Pole 230kV … Read More

  • PowerTel awarded White River HEP 115 kV Transmission Line by Dragados Canada Inc

    PowerTel Utilities Contractors Limited was awarded the EPC contract for the 115 kV Transmission Line for the hydroelectric generation facilities on the majestic White River, about 50 km south of the Town of White River. The White River Hydro Project … Read More

  • POWERTEL PROUD TO BE PART OF WATAYNIKANEYAP POWER PROJECT TEAM

    From the Wataynikaneyap Power Website: Wataynikaneyap Power announced today that the company and AECOM, working in association with PowerTel and Deutsche Bank, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to help build a new transmission line in Northwestern Ontario. The AECOM-led … Read More

  • WELCOME TO OUR IMPROVED WEBSITE

    Welcome to our improved website! Please feel free to browse our most recent projects, learn about our history, scope out our safety program or send us a comment. We have compiled images, maps and details to better inform our clients, … Read More

  • PowerTel begins work on McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm

    Today marked the beginning of another Ontario Transmission Line Project for PowerTel Utilities Contractors Limited. Northland Power’s McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm – a 60 MW wind farm located on Manitoulin Island – is currently under construction. The General Contractor for … Read More

  • IHSA & PowerTel welcome first class to attend First Nations oriented powerline crew training program

    PowerTel was on-site to welcome the first class to participate in the Infrastructure Health & Safety Association’s (IHSA’s) ‘Line Crew Ground Support Curriculum’. The program was put together by IHSA, Gezhtoojig Employment and Training, PowerTel and other industry participants. Considered … Read More

  • POWERTEL BEGINS WORK AT SOUTH KENT WIND FARM

    PowerTel Utilities Contractors Limited began the first stages of construction on another wind farm in the farmland surrounding Chatham, Ontario. The South Kent Wind Farm, a 270MW project, requires 35km of new 230kV transmission line. General Contractor RES selected PowerTel … Read More

  • PowerTel awarded EPC contract for new 115kV Norman GS substation

    PowerTel Utilities Contractors Limited was awarded the EPC contract for a new 115 kV substation for the Norman hydroelectric generation facility on the Winnipeg River, just west of the City of Kenora. The site is owned by H2O Power , … Read More

  • POWERTEL WORK CREWS CONGRATULATED FOR HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF EFFORTS

    Hurricane Sandy Call-Out On October 29, 2012, the Northeastern United States was hit with the largest Atlantic hurricane on record. High winds, heavy rain, and flash-flooding all contributed to crippling the area’s power systems. Having responded to emergency calls before, … Read More

  • PowerTel Energizes VALE CORe Project 69 kV Substation

    August 1, 2012 – PowerTel completed construction of the new 69 kV Substation and Powerline for the VALE CORe Project. The substation was energized today to allow construction and commissioning of the new Challenging Oar Recovery (CORe) floatation process. HATCH … Read More

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