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Base Mine Dam

Fort McMurray, AB

Contract Value:

$408 million

Prime Consultant:


Project Owner:

Syncrude Canada Ltd.

Contract Format:

Construction Management

Completion Date:

May 2013

Contract Duration:

40 months

The Base Mine Dam project included construction of an earth dam and sand chimney, manholes, pipeline corridors, haul and access roads, Highway 63 and Underpass Relocation, surface water management system, sumps and the associated mechanical, electrical and automation.

Total Excavation: 2,344,370 m3

Total Common Fill: 9,051,958 m3

Total Sand Fill: 618,758 m3

Total Granular Fill: 261,456 m3