Major construction of Hydro also stopped

Les grands chantiers d’Hydro aussi stoppés

The construction on the major projects of Hydro-Québec also undergoes the final decision of the government of quebec. The site Roman-4 on the North Shore will be almost entirely discharged in the course of the next few hours.

In total, there were 325 workers who are expected to leave the shipyard is located a hundred kilometers north of Havre-Saint-Pierre.

The State society will maintain some services essential to the maintenance of the site. Electricians, plumbers and fitters-line will including in the facilities. “It’s about a fifty people,” explains Stéphane Jean, head of the construction site.

Scheduled for entry-into-service somewhere in 2021, the site of Romaine-4 could suffer some delays because of this forced closure. Hydro-Québec will assess the situation over the next few days.

“It certainly has impact. Three weeks of delay, it is three weeks of lost on the construction. We’re going to watch it in the coming weeks”, points out Stéphane Jean.


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