Construction activities resume for LNG Canada


LNG Canada is managing a careful and gradual return to construction activities at its project site in Kitimat, following a considerable holiday workforce reduction in December due to Covid-19.

The announcement follows the Provincial Health Officer Bonnie Henry introducing the Industrial Projects Restart Order, which applies to five major industrial projects in British Columbia, including the LNG Canada Project.

Unveiled on 29th December (2020), the order prescribes a staged return to work and an incremental increase to the workforce, noting that “the current seasonal slow-down in large-scale industrial operations provides an opportunity to help break the cycle of transmission of Covid-19 associated with them.”

In addition to following the order, LNG Canada has also increased its tool kit to reduce the spread of the virus. According to a statement, in 2021, the project will continue to implement enhanced Covid-19 protocols, starting with a mandatory Covid-19 rapid screening program.

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