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Squamish, BC V8B 0A4
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Projects

Projects


Alpine Solutions provides avalanche services to a wide range of industries in Canada and abroad. Please feel free to inquire about any of the projects listed below.


 

Hydroelectric & Telecommunications

BC Hydro

Avalanche mitigation strategy for key 2010 Olympic transmission network. Annual workplace safety training programs. Avalanche defense (earthworks/catchment) system design for infrastructure

Rogers Wireless

Risk assessment, atlas mapping, and corporate-wide Avalanche Safety Plan for entire cellular and transmission line network

 

 

Swiftpower/Veresen Inc.

Avalanche safety management for construction phase of run-of-river power project near Terrace, BC

Terasen Gas

Risk assessment, atlas, and corporate-wide Avalanche Safety Plan for entire gas pipeline network

Enmax/Hydromax Energy

Integrated avalanche planning and management for run-of-river power project near Sechelt, BC

Innergex

Avalanche risk assessment and safety planning for 3 large hydroelectric projects including transmission line near Pemberton, BC

Fortis BC

Risk assessment, atlas, and corporate-wide Avalanche Safety Plan for entire transmission and distribution network

TransAlta Utilities

Integrated avalanche planning and management for run-of-river power project near Blue River, BC

 

Alta Gas

Avalanche risk assessment (senior review) for Volcano and McClymont Creek hydroelectric projects


Energy & Pipeline

TransCanada - PRGT LNG PROJECT

Avalanche Risk Planning, hazard mapping and mitigation for the 900 km Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Liquid Natural Gas pipeline project

Spectra Energy

  • Avalanche Safety Planning for large scale LNG pipeline projects. Avalanche hazard mapping including comprehensive ATES mapping for entire project line
  • Training of work crews and daily avalanche forecasting
     

TRANSCANADA - MERRICK MAINLINE LNG PROJECT

Avalanche Risk Planning, hazard mapping and mitigation for the 260 km project in NE BC

fortis bc - woodfibre lng project

Avalanche Risk Planning, hazard mapping and Avalanche Safety Plan for the Woodfibre Liquid Natural Gas Project in SW BC

Universal Pegasus International

  • Avalanche Safety Planning for large scale LNG pipeline projects
  • Avalanche hazard mapping including comprehensive ATES mapping for entire project line

TRANSCANADA - coastal gaslink lng PROJECT

Avalanche Risk Planning, hazard mapping and mitigation for the 650 km project in NE BC


Mining

Seabridge Gold - KSM Project

  • Avalanche Hazard and Risk Assessment for entire project for regulatory approval
  • Transmission Line - feasibility through to detailed design for for avalanches and snow creep and glide
  • Conceptual design of Remote Avalanche Control Systems, engineering mitigation structures including berms and walls

 

Selwyn Chihong mininG - Selwyn Project - Yukon

  • Avalanche Hazard Assessment and mitigation planning for large scale mine in Yukon Territories
  • Winter and spring active operational risk management program including ongoing conditions monitoring and explosive control for 80 km access road

Pretium Resources - Brucejack Project

  • Avalanche Hazard and Risk Assessment for entire project for regulatory approval
  • Transmission Line - feasibility through to detailed design for for avalanches and snow creep and glide
  • Remote Avalanche Control Systems - Design and construction oversight
  • Engineering mitigation including berm design

BGC ENGINEERING

Avalanche risk assessment and mitigation design for several large- scale mine projects in BC and Alaska

 

COPPER FOX - SCHAFT CREEK PROJECT

Avalanche hazard and risk assessment, including extensive mapping for large scale proposed mine in NW BC

 

TECK - GALORE CREEK PROJECT

Avalanche risk assessment and mitigation design for large- scale mine projects in NW BC

NOVA GOLD - AMBLER PROJECT, AK

Avalanche risk assessment and mitigation design for large- scale mine projects in the Brooks Range in Alaska, US

WESTERN KELTIC MINES - KUTCHO PROJECT

Avalanche hazard and risk assessment, including extensive mapping for large scale proposed mine in NW BC

 

CANADIAN ZINC CORP - PRAIRIE CK MINE, NWT

Avalanche risk assessment and mitigation design for large- scale mine project in the southwest Mackenzie mountain of Northwest Territories, Canada


Forestry

BC Ministry of Forests

Forestry terrain assessments and worker safety planning

BC Timber Sales

Forest harvest planning in avalanche terrain

Madrone Environmental Services

Avalanche safety planning for silviculture fertilization project


Construction, Engineering, and Environmental

BGC Engineering

Avalanche risk planning and mitigation design for numerous mining and hydroelectric projects

Stantec

Avalanche risk assessment and safety plan for field crews


TERA Corp

Avalanche risk assessment, safety training, and safety plan for environmental fieldwork 

Rescan Environmental Services

Avalanche and mountain safety programs

Focus Corp

Avalanche risk assessment, safety training, and safety plan for field survey crews

CH2M Hill

Avalanche risk assessment, safety training, and safety plan for environmental fieldwork

Canadian Avalanche Association

Industry Training Programs – Avalanche Safety Plan review

 

Yukon Avalanche Association

Comprehensive public avalanche program development

Valemount Area Recreation Development Association

Avalanche Safety Plan for trail grooming operations


Government & Transportation

BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Runout modeling, facility location planning, extensive avalanche control feasibility study, avalanche risk assessments

Parks Canada (Banff and Yoho Parks)

Avalanche risk assessments and mapping for recreational facilities and public roads

Metro Vancouver

Risk assessment, atlas and worker safety guidance for all Vancouver North Shore watersheds

BC Parks

Worker Safety risk assessment, atlas, and guidance for avalanche safety for BC South Coast Region

Parks Canada (Kluane and Chilkoot Parks)

Avalanche terrain assessment and visitor safety program guidance

Yukon Government

Avalanche risk planning and ATES mapping for Tombstone park

Rec Sites & Trails BC

Snowmobile operations worker safety risk assessment and avalanche safety planning

BC Provincial Emergency Program

Mountain rescue training

BC Justice Institute

Mountain rescue training

BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Resources

Avalanche hazard mapping and assessment for remote backcountry huts

Parks canada (Waterton)

Avalanche Hazard Zoning for Waterton townsite and Parks Canada office and maintenance complex

Canadian Avalanche Association

Principal Investigator (Cam) and Subject Matter Expert (Brian)- Framework for Avalanche Risk Assessment and Mitigation - Canada


Commercial Recreation and Ski Areas

Vancouver Olympic Organizing Committee 2010 (VANOC)

Site planning and mitigation design for Vancouver 2010 Olympics

 

Whistler/Blackcomb Skiing Enterprises

Avalanche runout modeling, impact, and static snow creep loading for lifts design. Avalanche control systems consulting

Red Mountain Resort     Rossland BC

Avalanche and static snow loading for ski lifts design