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NTPC Snare Hydro Camp

NTPC Snare Hydro Camp

Project Description

The Northwest Territories Power Corporation operates the Snare Hydro system located 145 km northwest of Yellowknife, NT. The site is comprised of four hydro sites along the Snare River and is accessible by plane throughout the year.

The site has crew accommodations for up to 39 workers, including camp staff, at three sites. The main camp accommodates 25 workers in 18 rooms, including two rooms allocated to cooking and cleaning contractors. The Cascades house located 23 km south of the main camp accommodates six workers, in three rooms. One single worker room is located adjacent to the airstrip 15 km south of the main camp.

Role of Kipnik Inc.

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Affiliated with Canadian Base Operators (CBO), Kipnik provides onsite Red Seal Chefs and Housekeepers 365 days of the year to prepare food for the NTPC workers and clean the Snare Main Camp, Cascades House and several rooms at the Air Strip Garage. In addition to our employees possessing certificates (Food Safety Certificates, WHMIS, etc.), due to the remoteness of the locale they must also carry bear safety awareness, firearms safety, and St. John’s ambulance first aid certifications.

Services:

  • Food Services
  • Monitoring Inventory
  • Ordering Supplies
  • Receiving Supplies at Aircraft
  • Housekeeping
  • Cross-Shift Preparations and Communication
  • Tracking Guests and Room Reservations
  • Reporting
  • Incinerator Use and Cleanup
  • First Aid Services to Assist in Providing a Safe Workplace

Project Details

  • Client:
    Northwest Territories Power Corporation (NTPC)
  • Location:
    North of Yellowknife, NT
  • Project Length:
    2021 – 2023

Services

  • Food Services
  • Monitoring Inventory
  • Ordering Supplies
  • Receiving Supplies at Aircraft
  • Housekeeping
  • Cross-Shift Preparations and Communication
  • Tracking Guests and Room Reservations
  • Reporting
  • Incinerator Use and Cleanup
  • First Aid Services to Assist in Providing a Safe Workplace
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CBO Head Office Collingwood

CBO Head Office Collingwood

Project Description

Canadian Base Operators provides improved management, operation, maintenance of the Department of National Defence (DND) facilities, plus a wide range of logistics support to the training and operations of the Canadian Forces. CBO offers customized facilities management and operations solutions to industries with specialized and high-security needs, such as mining, oil and gas, research, aviation, and surveillance. The Head Office of Canadian Base Operators carries out the corporate support functions of the company.

Head Office
10 Greco Court, Unit 10
Collingwood, Ontario, L9Y 4L2
Tel: 705-446-9019

Regional Office – Calgary
1071 26 St.NE
Calgary, AB  T2A 6K8

Role of CBO

  • Senior Management Oversight
  • Bid Proposal Compilation
  • Business Development
  • Contracts Management
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Quality Assurance
  • Health, Safety and Environment

Project Details

  • Client:
    Canadian Base Operators
  • Location:
    Collingwood, Ontario
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Project Length:
    1995-Present

Services

  • Project Management
  • Site Support Services
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North Warning System

North Warning System

Project Description

The North Warning System (NWS) is a joint United States and Canadian radar system for the atmospheric air defence of North America. It provides surveillance of airspace from potential incursions or attacks from across North America’s polar region. The North Warning System radar chain spans Canada’s northern coastline, across the Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Labrador.

In Canada, the North Warning System consists of 47 radar sites located along the Arctic Ocean: of these, 11 are long-range radar sites, and 36 are short-range radar sites. The sites are equipped to gather information about any airborne activity within their coverage area. The radar sites automatically send the information they receive to the Canadian Air Defence Sector located at 22 Wing North Bay, in Ontario, over a long-haul satellite communications network. The Canadian facilities are remotely monitored and controlled from North Bay on a 24/7 basis.

Role of CBO

CBO provides maintenance services to 47 remote radar sites located across the Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Labrador. CBO is the Prime Subcontractor to Raytheon Canada Ltd. and delivers both hard and soft services in support of the project.

Maintenance Services:

  • Facilities Maintenance
  • Vehicle & Equipment Maintenance
  • Bulk Fuel Supply and Maintenance
  • Water & Sewage Monitoring
  • Environmental Compliance

Project Details

  • Client:
    Raytheon Canada Ltd.
  • Location:
    50+ Locations Across the Canadian Arctic
  • Project Length:
    2014-2022

Services

  • Maintenance Services
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British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS)

British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS)

Project Description

The British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) is a British Army unit located at the vast training area of Canadian Forces Base Suffield near Suffield, Alberta, Canada. BATUS is the British Army’s largest armoured training facility and it can accommodate live-firing and tactical effect simulation exercises up to battle group level.

The inventory of buildings to maintain and support is made up of 144 buildings with a total gross area of  114,983m2. Approximate break down: Accommodations – 28,015 m2; Hangers – 2,559 m2; Institutional – 323 m2; Kitchens – 638 m2; Maintenance Transport – 42,733 m2; Office – 11,123 m2; and Warehouse – 22,592 m2.

Role of CBO

CBO provides Facilities Maintenance and Support Services to the British Army Training Unit (BATUS) at Canadian Forces Base Suffield in Ralston, Alberta. In addition to overseeing routine service to all 144 buildings on-site, CBO provides Demand Services arranged under Additional Work Requests for the entire training facility.

Hard Facilities Management Services:

  • Building Envelope Maintenance
  • Door Systems (Inspection, Testing, Maintenance, and Repair (ITMR)
  • Electrical Systems (ITMR)
  • Elevator and Lifting Systems (ITMR)
  • Fire Detection and Suppression Systems (ITMR)
  • Generator (ITMR)
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Systems (ITMR)
  • Life Safety Systems (ITMR)
  • Plumbing Systems (ITMR)
  • Pool Systems Maintenance and Repair (ITMR)

Soft Facilities Management Services:

  • Integrated Pest Management

Ancillary Services (Facility Support Services):

  • Service Management and Coordination
  • Job Tracking and Management
  • Plan and Drawing Management
  • Budgeting and Financial Control
  • Help Desk Services

Project Details

  • Client:
    Defence Construction Canada
  • Location:
    Ralston, Alberta
  • Project Length:
    2017-2021

Services

  • Facilities Management
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Suncor Firebag Aerodrome

Suncor Firebag Aerodrome

Project Description

Fort MacKay/Firebag Aerodrome is located 22 nautical miles (41 km; 25 mi) from the Firebag River, Alberta, Canada. The aerodrome was built to service the Firebag in-situ operation of Suncor Energy.

Role of CBO

CBO is the Prime Contractor for all Airside and Groundside Services at the Suncor Firebag Aerodrome located near Fort MacKay, Alberta. Our staff oversees the provision of all hard and soft support services and liaises directly with the client regarding all operational matters.

Airfield and Facility Management Support Services:

  • Passenger Handling and Baggage Check-in Services
  • Aircraft Arrival and Departure Activities
  • Cargo Loading and Ground Icing Operations
  • Airfield and Non-Airfield Maintenance (Snow and Ice Control)
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) Equipment
  • Communications Administration Building (CAB) Advisory Services
  • Fuel Services

Project Details

  • Client:
    Suncor Energy Oil Sands Limited Partnership
  • Location:
    Fort MacKay, Alberta
  • Project Length:
    2016-2025

Services

  • Airfield and Facility Management Support Services