CALGARY, Oct. 4, 2017 /CNW/ – Kinder Morgan Canada Limited (TSX:KML) is pleased to announce that Trans Mountain has signed contracts for the Expansion Project with two of the six contractors it previously announced memoranda of understanding with in September, 2017. The remaining four are expected to be signed in the near future.
The company has signed a construction contract with Macro Spiecapag Joint Venture for the Spread 5B (Coquihalla – Hope) portion of the Project, and an engineering, procurement and construction contract with Kiewit Ledcor TMEP Partnership for the Lower Mainland/Spread 7 section. The Lower Mainland scope includes Spread 7, Burnaby Mountain tunnel and three terminals: Westridge Marine Terminal, Burnaby Terminal and Sumas Terminal.
About Trans Mountain Expansion Project
In November 2016, the Government of Canada approved Kinder Morgan Canada’s plan to expand the existing Trans Mountain Pipeline system – between Edmonton, Alberta and Burnaby, British Columbia. The Project is subject to 157 Conditions from the National Energy Board that covers the life span of the Project, and 37 Conditions attached to the Environmental Certificate received from the Government of British Columbia in January 2017. For almost 65 years, the 1,150-km Trans Mountain pipeline system has been safely and efficiently providing the only West Coast access for Canadian oil products, including about 90 per cent of the gasoline supplied to the interior and south coast of British Columbia. For more information, please visit www.transmountain.com
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