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On October 6, 2016  Category:  T-Lane Nation Case Studies


T-Lane Nation recently partnered with BC Hydro on a Mica Dam Girder move:

Client: BC Hydro

Objective:  Transport 4 Girders from Annacis Island to Mica Dam

Challenges: All pieces shrink wrapped for protection from weather.

Girder Dimensions: 79’3″ long x 11’wide x 11’3″ high and 100,000lbs

Lifting Beam Dimensions: 19′ long x 3′ wide x 5’9″high

Special Project Considerations:  

The T-Lane Nation team worked with BC Hydro’s Environment Department to plan this move with special consideration to the migration of the western toad (a threatened species on the SARA list) as well as the woodland caribou (listed on the endangered species list), as both inhabit the Mica Dam area.  T-Lane Nation is happy to report that no caribou or toads were harmed during this project.

T-Lane Nation Solution:

The T-Lane Nation team transported these pieces successfully from Ideal Welders in Delta to Mica Dam which is approximately 150kms north of Revelstoke. This move took three days each to load, ship and and unload and was executed successfully in three night moves.

Thank you BC Hydro for another successful project, we look forward to the next one!


Based in Acheson, AB, T-Lane Nation has additional offices in Mission (BC), Vernon (BC), Calgary (AB), Winnipeg (MB), Toronto (ON), Montreal (PQ), Fredricton (NB), St. John’s (NB) and Halifax (NS), to address all your transportation and logistics requirements. Our fleet boasts over 250 specialized pieces of equipment to assist with your upcoming projects or freight requirements.  Since 2000, T-Lane Nation has offered our clients a robust set of transportation and warehousing services to our clients including RAIL, BARGING, JACK AND SLIDE, WAREHOUSING, CRANES, INDUSTRIAL, OVER-DIMENSIONAL, HEAVY HAUL, HAZMAT and SPECIAL PROJECTS.

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