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Nalcor preparing for land cable installation in Shoal Cove

Nalcor preparing for  land cable installation in Shoal Cove
Nalcor preparing for land cable installation in Shoal Cove

Residents of the Northern Peninsula might have noticed a large shipment moving along route 430 last week, as Nalcor was moving cable reels from St. Barbe to it’s Shoal Cove location as part of the Strait of Belle Isle marine cable crossing.

According to Nalcor communications the land cables are a part of the system that will connect the submarine cables that cross the Strait, to the overhead transmission line running from Muskrat Falls to Soldiers Pond.  It’s the first shipment of land cables for the island, which were manufactured in Japan, The installation process is set to begin later this month in Shoal Cove and Forteau. This portion of work is scheduled to be completed this fall.

According to Nalcor communications the land cables are a part of the system that will connect the submarine cables that cross the Strait, to the overhead transmission line running from Muskrat Falls to Soldiers Pond.  It’s the first shipment of land cables for the island, which were manufactured in Japan, The installation process is set to begin later this month in Shoal Cove and Forteau. This portion of work is scheduled to be completed this fall.

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