08 Dec BC Hydro Awards Contract for Project Surveyors for Site C Clean Energy Project – UPDATED
FORT ST. JOHN – Underhill Geomatics Ltd. is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract from BC Hydro for survey services for the Site C Clean Energy Project. The contract services include completing survey quality auditing, surveying and drafting services as required in the role of the owner’s surveyor to support site preparation and other construction activities. The initial contract is for a period of 5 months, with an option to extend.
Underhill Geomatics Ltd. is a 102 year old British Columbia and Yukon company with offices in Vancouver, Whitehorse, Kamloops and Merritt. Underhill is a full service professional land survey and geomatics engineering company with a long history of performing surveys and mapping projects for BC Hydro.
Since the early 1950’s Underhill has completed over 1,000 projects for BC Hydro and its predecessors in the fields of surveying and mapping.
UPDATE – December 10th, 2015
WHITEHORSE, YT. The Honourable Darrell Pasloski, M.L.A., Premier of the Yukon, today called Underhill Geomatics Ltd. vice-president Carl Friesen to pass on his congratulations regarding the BC Hydro Site C Clean Energy Project survey contract award. He went on to say that Underhill will no doubt hone its skills on this project. He called from Vancouver, on route to Whitehorse, after participating in the Government of Canada’s mission to the United nations climate change conference (COP21) in Paris, France. According to Mr. Friesen, his Honour sounded quite positive regarding the outcome of that conference, indicating that a positive outcome will result from the effort of the many delegates in Paris.
In the News
CBCnews|North – Yukon’s Underhill Geomatics wins contract on B.C.’s Site C dam
CBC News: Northbeat – December 08, 2015 (Underhill Site C award at 17:37 in the broadcast)
Alaska Highway News – Site C Dam surveying contract awarded to Underhill Contracting
Energetic|city.ca – Underhill Geomatics Ltd. wins surveying contract for Site C project