Cameco Key Lake Uranium Mine

Scott McMillanAll Projects, Industrial Projects

Cameco Key Lake Mechanical Services for Construction Facilities

This project included the installation of two septic tanks complete with pumps and controllers.  As well, Alliance Energy installed power and control for two potable water tanks and 1200 feet of heat trace on six liners.
Location: Key Lake, SK

General Contractor: Tron Power Inc.
Electrical Engineer: Wardrop Engineering Ltd.
Electrical Budget: $100,000

Cameco Key Lake Priority Area #1 Dewatering Pipeline Remediation Project

Alliance Energy’s scope of work included the installation containment vaults at all bolted pipe joints on the pipeline. The project was eventually shutdown for the year due to weather.
Starting up again in the Spring of 2009, Alliance Energy began re-routing or replacing heat trace. Installation of leak detection and various instruments in the containment vaults continued.

Location: Key Lake, SK
General Contractor: Tron Power Inc.
Electrical Engineer: Cameco/Wardrop Engineering Ltd.
Electrical Budget: $250,000

Key Lake Substation Earthworks and Phase 1 Electrical

Alliance Energy Ltd. was contracted to supply and install the following:

  • below grade grounding and equipment ground tails
  • below grade power and control cables including 13.8 KV feeder cables
  • underground conduits and duct banks
  • below grade concrete cable trenches

Location: Key Lake, SK
General Contractor: Tron Power Inc.
Electrical Engineer: Wardrop Engineering Ltd.
Electrical Budget: $1,600,000

Key Lake Acid and Steam Facility

Alliance Energy completed the following scope of work:

  • Lighting and branch in a new building
  • New PLC/DCS and instrumentation (1400) throughout the new plant
  • Two new 5KV transformers and 600V distribution
  • Instrumentation, heat trace, and lighting on the tank farm (5 tanks of various sizes)
  • Fibre optic cable tied into the existing plant
  • Four new MCC’sTwo new MCC’s (all VFD’s)
  • Five new 600 – 120/208V transformers and panel
  • New UPS system

Location: Key Lake, SK
General Contractor: Tron Power Inc.
Electrical Engineer: Wardrop Engineering Ltd.
Electrical Budget: $4,800,000

Key Lake Barium Chloride Reagents Upgrade

Alliance Energy’s scope of work was to install 7 new instruments (flow transmitters and control valves) on the revised piping system.

Location: Key Lake, SK
General Contractor: Tron Power Inc.
Electrical Engineer: Wardrop Engineering Ltd.
Electrical Budget: $100,000

PROJECT DETAIL
Location: Key Lake, SK
General Contractor: Various
Electrical Engineer: Various
Electrical Budget: $6,880,000 (combined)