Foundation Grouting of the LG-2 Main Dam La Grande Complex, Quebec

James Bay Spillways and Control Structures
The La Grande Complex, in the James Bay region of Quebec, requires the construction of seven major spillways and two control structures. Spillway design discharges vary from 120 000 ft³/s...

Winter Roads and Ice Bridges
In order to realize development of the La Grande hydroelectric complex in the James Bay Territory of northern Quebec Province, Canada, the cold weather had to be capitalized on for construction...

James Bay Design and Construction Management
The James Bay Energy Corporation is a project management team on a very large scale. The main thrust of its efforts contained economies of scale when acting alone, with contracting to...

Excavation of World's Largest Underground Powerhouse
The LG-2 site is located in the nordic region of northwestern Quebec and is the principal installation of the La Grande River hydroelectric power development. As such, it presents formidable...

Effectiveness Measures for Airport Departure Curbs
In airport curb design, one of the most difficult problems is to measure quantitatively, the effectiveness of the curb in front of the terminal building. A methodology has been developed...

Olympic Construction for Olympic Games
Montreal is preparing at full speed for the Olympic Games. The precast, post-tensioned concrete velodrome will seat 10,000. It will be available for conventions, public meetings, exhibits,...

The Le Grande Hydroelectric Development
The James Bay Hydroelectric Project, presently under construction in northern Quebec, is one of the world's largest energy developments. Four major powerhouses are planned...

Experts Critique the Olympic Structures of Montreal
At a panel discussion held recently in Montreal, a number of prominent architects and engineers critiqued the Montreal Olympic structures. Unlike some previous press reports, the blame...

Maintenance of Services during Construction
During the construction of the underground and depressed sections of the East-West Expressway in downtown Montreal, public utilities and essential services had to be maintained across...

The New Montreal International Airport
This paper describes the methods and procedures used by a project team established by the Canadian Federal goverment to plan, design, and construct a large and complex project, the New...

Analysis and Management of Water Distribution Systems
A description is given of an integral approach to the management of urban water distribution systems, having as its objective the synthesis of the following elements - the planning, design,...

Civil Engineering History Gives Valuable Lessons
Many students, and others, feel the study of engineering history is a frill. Not so, this article suggests. A study of the past can give an engineer better ideas on how to solve a new...

Mass Transportation for the 1967 World Exhibition
An automated, 3-1/4-mile, steel wheel on steel rail rapid transit system, designed and built to serve visitors to the 1967 World Exhibition in Montreal, is described. Each of the eight...

Soil Freezing to Reconstruct a Railway Tunnel
Track rearrangement in railway tunnel in Montreal, was made difficult by maze of underground facilities, and by fact that work had to be performed under street between 2 buildings; aspects...

Underground Power Plants in Canada
Design features of underground power plants vary considerably from country to country depending on the climate, topography and economics of development. This paper presents a review of...

Rockfill Dams: The Bersimis Sloping Core Dams
The Canadian Shield area of the province of Quebec offers some of the world's most favourable sites for development of hydro-electric power. These hydroelectric projects usually...

Design of Large Pressure Conduits in Rock
Design of pressure conduits in rock is influenced by available rock cover, proportioning of internal pressure between steel and rock and of design of steel against external pressure; review...

The Water Supply System of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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The Water Supply System of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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