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Yonge Street Rapidway
Black & McDonald was tasked with widening Yonge Street in the cities of Richmond Hill and Newmarket for dedicated Viva bus lanes.
Toronto Hydro Electric System Substation
Black & McDonald performed inspections and testing on several aspects of the site, including protection and control systems, and switchgear and circuit breakers.
Kansas City Streetlight & Traffic Signal
Black & McDonald provided the design-build services to upgrade the city’s street light system to meet IESNA standards.
Kelowna General and Vernon Jubilee Hospitals Expansion of Outpatient Services
Black & McDonald worked with the design-build team throughout the integrated design process in the selection of equipment and systems and in lifecycle planning to ensure constructability and sustainability throughout construction, commissioning, and on into operations.
Women’s College Hospital Phase 2
Phase 2 of the P3 scope covered the design, construction, financing and facilities management for the newly constructed Teck Acute Care Centre. Black & McDonald also serves the hospital’s FM needs.
Darlington U4 Turbine Maintenance
Part of the Darlington cyclical maintenance program includes turbine and generator maintenance and inspections to ensure the integrity of critical plant equipment.
Armow Wind Farm Testing
Black & McDonald’s Field Service Division was contracted to perform a wide range of work, including point-to-point verification of all control and secondary cabling, and commissioning a substation.
University of Toronto Central Steam Plant
The University of Toronto Central Steam Plant Optimization project was delivered through a design-build approach.
Bayer Building Expansion
Black & McDonald was contracted by Bayer to supply all electrical power requirements to its new building addition.
Halifax Airport Installation
When the Halifax International Airport Authority needed to install new equipment vital to powering the operation of the airport, HIAA called Black & McDonald to apply its expertise to ensure its power system remains fail-safe.
Bruce Power Nuclear Generating Station A Unit 1 & 2 Restart Project
Black & McDonald was responsible for the complete re-commissioning of the relay protection for the MOT transformer, UST transformer, bus, line differential, breaker fail, SCADA and transfer trip between Bruce & HONI for Units 1 and 2.
Cypress Substation Construction
Black & McDonald was contracted to construct a new 138 kV to 240 kV substation (109 m x 198 m).
Sprint Onsite Maintenance
Black & McDonald was contracted by Sprint to perform work at multiple test lab locations. The scope of work consisted of installing and providing power to NetScout and V24 equipment.
407 ETR Phase 1 East Extension
Black & McDonald was contracted to complete a number of civil and electrical works for this important tollway in the Greater Toronto Area.
TransCanada Napanee Generating Plant
Black & McDonald inspected, tested and commissioned 500 kV Switchyard & Balance of Plant Equipment.
GO Transit Control Centre
Black & McDonald worked 24/7 to install a fully operational electrical and communications system for this critical project.
Halifax Shopping Centre Cooling Tower
Black & McDonald was invited (along with two other service vendors) to participate in a tender process to replace the Cooling Towers at Halifax Shopping Centre.
Mixing Room Rooftop Unit Replacements
The project called for Black & McDonald to replace existing rooftop units with new high efficiency premium ones using industry accepted and supported refrigerant, a high pressure rated blower fan, an economizer, a free cooling/mua and a power exhaust system.
Chiller Condenser Replacement
As a result of the professional and innovative work of Black & McDonald’s profes-sionals, DRDC achieved cost savings from water conservation, energy savings by using a more efficient condenser by ratio, and the environmental benefit of the removal of the banned R22 refrigerant from the system.
Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre Six Cyclone Hot Water Heater Installation
The scope of work was divided into several stages to minimize the stoppage of hot water. The tie-in of heaters resulted in after hours work.
North End Water Pollution Control Centre Supply Upgrade
The work included construction of a new switchyard to house redundant 30 MVA transformers, a new electrical building and electrical distribution to feed existing electrical distribution equipment on the site.
Winnipeg Southwest Rapid Transitway and Pembina Highway Underpass
The project involves the continuation of the dedicated Transitway in Winnipeg from Pembina Highway and Jubilee Avenue to the University of Manitoba, as well as the widening and reconstruction of Pembina Highway beneath the Jubilee Overpass.
GO Transit Union Station Train Shed Revitalization 65 Front Street West
Black & McDonald contributed to the development of the train shed by providing all project management, supervision, labour, equipment, and materials to deliver the electrical scope of work.
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