Eagle Gold – 69 kV & 13.8 kV

Client: JDS Mining

Length: 43 km (69kV) and 5 km (13.8kV)

Location: Mayo, YT

Completion Date: April 2019


  • 586 wood poles including single pole and H-frame structures
  • 266 kcmil Partridge for the 69kV line and 477 kcmil Hawk for the 13.8 kV line
  • 69kV line with ADSS underbuild
  • Direct embedment foundations with 198 culverts, 266 log anchors, and 264 plate anchors
  • Right-of-way clearing of 131 hectares
  • Permafrost ground conditions

Highlight: As of September 2019 the new line supplies the Eagle Gold mine operations – the largest gold mine in Yukon history.

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