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Molson Chilliwack

Through 2018 and 2019, Nickel Bros had the pleasure of working on the Molson Chilliwack Brewery project. This project was an incredible engineering, health & safety and logistics opportunity, as it presented unique challenges due to the number of trades working on site and multiple project phases being underway at once, along with the expectation that construction would not be interrupted. With limited space available, traditional installation methods were also rendered obsolete. This project was a fun challenge for our team, and one they handled with enthusiasm and dexterity. Read on to learn more about the solutions we presented!

Client: Molson Coors Beverage Company

Project Date(s): Q2 2018 – Q1 2019

Industry: Food and Beverage

NB Scope: Receiving, Marshalling, Assembly, Installation of Brewing Tanks, Walkways, Stair towers, and Accessories.

Project Specifics include:

  • Receive and place in laydown yard, Assemble vertically onto hydraulic platforms outside brewery
  • Crane and Lift and Move planning done by NB. Roll into brewery Lower with transporters onto Steel embeds
  • Weld and secure tanks, walkways stair towers

Cargo Specifics (LWH@lbs):

  • Length: 22 aft diameter
  • Width: 22 aft diameter
  • Height: 73 ft
  • Weight: 39 tons

Transport Distance:

  • Site moves

Challenges:

  • Low overhead roof of buildings
  • Other trade delaying install
  • Assembly of tank top walkways with limited access

Solutions:

  • As other trades were behind schedule and had resources withing the brewery NB pre assembled and installed walkways and platforms outside on vertical tanks to buy other trades more time to finish work inside building

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