In May 2018, Tower Arctic LTD, a leader in large scale projects in Canada's North, was awarded to build a marine infrastructure near the hamlet of Pond Inlet in Nunavut.
The contract consists of the construction of a medium-sized harbor, which includes a small craft harbor and a sheet pile wharf for large vessels access.
Given the start of construction planned for mid-July 2018, the project is still in the planning phase. This phase consist of setting up all the methods that will be used during the project and to develop all the security measures.
Next Public consultation will be held at the Pond Inlet Community Hall on October 1st, 2019, at 7 pm.
2019 work for
Pond Inlet Marine Infrastructure Project
Work for the Pond Inlet Marine Infrastructure Project should begin, for 2019 season, in the week of September 15th.
Our work will include drill and blast at the quarry and the completion of the West Breakwater.
There will be a lot of hauling truck in the area. For your safety, we please you to avoid the construction zone.
Feel free to contact us at any time if you have any question.
Next Public consultation will be held at the Pond Inlet Community Hall on May 16th 2019.
Suspended operations for the winter
Due to the sea ice, Tower Arctic suspend the operations for the winter.
There won't be any heavy equipment moving and any blast until next summer (2019).
We had an amazing season. Thanks to everyone involved in the project.
Equipment, boats and materials must be removed from the shoreline area
Community roads may be used for site mobilisation from the Beginning of August until Mid-August.
During the construction of the Pond Inlet Small Craft Harbour, Tower Arctic Ltd. will maintain access to the water for the community. Specific instructions on access to the water will be made public.
ALL EQUIPMENT, BOATS AND MATERIALS MUST BE REMOVED FROM THE SHORELINE AREA (SEE SKETCH) PRIOR TO AUGUST 13TH 2018.
Anything left at the shoreline area past this date will be deemed to be abandoned and will be relocated by the Contractor without compensation.
Next public meeting will be on July 25th, 2018, 3-6 pm, at Pond Inlet Community Hall.
Access restrictions and road closures
In the Pond Inlet Marine Infrastructure Project, a hauling road will be constructed to link the quarry to the construction site. This road is intended to limit access to existing roads. In this way, the roads of the village’s roads will be borrowed by the contractor only during the mobilization. The roads will be used to transport equipment from the first sealift only.
Public meeting schedule and location
It should be noted that one meeting per month is planned for the duration of the project. It is possible that the frequency of meetings is reduced to the request of the engineer if all goes well. Here is a detailed schedule of planned meetings:
* The meetings planned for the second phase of the works in 2019 are subject to change depending on the progress of the work.
Schedule of construction activities
The following schedule is the most up-to-date version of the work that is planned.