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Lakeland Mills

Sawmill Rebuild

The rebuilding of Lakeland Mills Sawmill in Prince George, BC, following an explosion and fire, encompassed the demolition and salvage of the remaining structure, reconstruction of the building, and the design and installation of new lumber processing lines. In light of the incident's severity, IQE acquired substantial expertise in implementing dust mitigation strategies and measures. The project was successfully executed within a condensed timeline.

IQE Responsibilities Included:

  • Initial Evaluation for Worksafe (SWP’s & Demo coord)

  • Replacement cost evaluation for insurance purposes

  • Coordination with regulatory bodies - Worksafe BC, Fire Marshall, BCSA (electrical & boiler)

  • Conceptual Designs

  • Capital Cost Estimates

  • Detailed Design (electrical by others)

  • Liaison with Client

  • Contractor evaluation & selection

  • Tendering & Tendering evaluation of equipment

  • Field Inspections

  • Equipment Inspections

  • Construction Management

  • Commissioning Involvement

  • Coroner’s Inquest Presentation

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