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Airside Surface Rehabilitation

Located in Arviat, Nunavut, on the western shores of Hudson Bay, approximately 200 kilometres north of Churchill, Manitoba

Project Scope

Year: 2009–2010
Client: Government of Nunavut
Project Scope Performed Under: Nuna M&T Services Ltd.

 

Nuna M&T Services Ltd. and Northern Networks Ltd. of Arviat formed a venture to carry out the Arviat airside surface rehabilitation and lighting upgrade project. This included the following services.

  • Crushing and stockpiling 30,000 cubic metres of 16-millimetre aggregate spec material
  • Re-grading and placing new material on the airstrip
  • Drainage system upgrade
  • Installation of a new lighting system

The work required significant coordination with air traffic control to ensure minimal impact on flight services.