Excavation & Shoring
Deep Foundations

Trans Mountain Expansion Project

Installation of permanently anchored shotcrete shoring walls at the Burnaby Terminal.

Kiewit Ledcor TMEP Partnership (KLTP)

As part of the twinning of the existing 1,150-kilometre Trans Mountain Pipeline built in 1953, Trans Mountain started expansion of its Burnaby Terminal in 2019 with new tanks.  Matcon furnished materials and performed installation of four (4) permanent retaining walls in a portion of the tank containment areas requiring shoring. 

Following is a summary of the project highlights:
  • Committed to the projects Safety Culture ‘Never Walk Past an Unsafe Act or Condition
  • Participated in worker and supervisor safety training
  • Committed to environmental mitigation measures prior to the start of construction activities
  • Committed to the principal quality objectives for the project to meet project requirements, Owners expectations and eliminate rework by performing work ‘Right the First Time’
  • Achieved 98%+ score on yearly ISO 9001:2015 audits
  • Prepared and updated detailed execution plans for each scope of work
  • Pre-production verification test anchor programs
  • Responsible for Tier 2 subcontractors
  • Collaboration as EPC Subcontractor lead to achieving a Valued Subcontractor status
  • Interdisciplinary responsibilities with liner Subcontractor installing the poly urea spray-on liner system integral to the shoring wall system
Scope of Work:
  • 28,000 lineal meters of permanent ground anchors
  • 20,000 square meters of permanent shotcrete shoring walls
  • V-ditch installation
Four (4) Construction Work Areas (CWAs):

1. CWA 201 Firewater Reservoir

2. CWA 206 Secondary Containment

3. CWA 209 Secondary Containment

4. CWA 210 Secondary Containment