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Watay Project

2021 to 2022 Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project Completion of second phase to connect 17 First Nation communities north of Pickle Lake and Red Lake with an estimated 1500km of new transmission line. Project objective of connecting remote First Nation communities, currently serviced by diesel generation in Northwest Ontario. The Transmission Project has been identified as a priority in Ontario's Long Term Energy Plan. Continued use of diesel generation to power remote First Nation communities is financially unsustainable.

RDL’s Role:

• Plan and execute the completion of tower foundations through northern Ontario remote access terrain utilizing our Heli portable and track mounted drilling equipment to drill install and complete grouting for:


• Rock anchors and foundations for self support towers, drill and install guy anchors


• Drill and install guy anchors


• Geo Probe Heli portable rock drilling for site examination used to determine depth of rock formation and soil conditions at tower locations

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