Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to serve as advocate engineer for design of fire protection systems for the 479-MW Grand Rapids hydroelectric project in Manitoba. Bids are due Nov. 7.
Manitoba Hydro took bids in May for circuit breakers and switchgear modifications at Grand Rapids and the 165-MW Seven Sisters project. It previously called for bids by Dec. 4 to supply governors for the 695-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project being built on the Lower Nelson River.
Built in 1968 on the Saskatchewan River, Grand Rapids features four turbine-generators.
Manitoba Hydro seeks bids for an advocate engineer to prepare technical documents for the utility to procure a design-build contractor to supply and install fire protection systems required for generator step-up transformers for Grand Rapids Units 2 and 4, plus one spare.
The solicitation may be obtained from the Canadian Public Tenders Internet site by clicking here.
Bids are due by 4 p.m., Central time, November 7. For information, contact Manitoba Hydro, Purchasing Dept., P.O. Box 1287 STN MAIN, Winnipeg, MB R3C 2Z1 Canada; Fax: (1) 204-360-6130; E-mail: email@example.com; Internet: Hydro.mb.ca.