Major Projects

The B.C. Government produces an Inventory of Major B.C. Projects (updated June, 2011) to assist firms in identifying potential supply opportunities. The Inventory lists major projects in B.C. valued at $15 million or greater that are planned, underway, or are planned and on hold.

LocationProjectCompany
Castlegar

Under Construction
Est. $102,000,000
Complete Spring 2014
Hugh Keenleyside Dam Spillway Gate Upgrades

Upgrade of the spillway gates of the Hugh Keenleyside dam to meet flood discharge reliability requirements.
B.C. Hydro
Trail

Under Construction
Est. $900,000,000
Complete May 2015
Waneta Hydroelectric Expansion Project

A 335 MW expansion of the existing dam, by a subsidiary of Columbia Power Corporation, involves the design and construction of a second powerhouse at the Waneta Dam on the Pend d’Oreille River, south of Trail, BC.
Columbia Power Corp
Rossland

Started 2005
Est. $900,000,000
Complete 2015
Red Mountain Ski Resort Expansion

Development to be constructed in 5 phases over 15 years. Resort will be expanded from 1,200 acres to more than 4,000 acres, including residential, hotel, conference centre development, and ski terrain expansion and infrastructure upgrading.
Red Mountain Ventures
Nelson

Proposed
Est. $15,000,000
Kutenai Landing Villiage Development

Proposed 5-storey residential resort development will include an assisted living complex and a private marina. Project will proceed as market indicates.
New Future Developments
Nelson

Proposed
Est. $295,000,000
Glacier/Howser Energy Project

Proposed run-of-river hydro plant (incl. 90 km transmission line) with a 99.5 MW capacity, flowing into the Duncan Reservoir consisting of power stations at Glacier Creek and Howser Creek.
Purcell Green Power Inc.
Trail

Proposed Fall 2011
Est. $100,000,000
Complete 2014
Trail Operations - Furnace Additions

Proposal to construct a new building to house a slag furnace and a settling furnace at the Trail Operations.
Teck Metals Ltd.