Squamish Terminals has now begun operations at its newly constructed East Dock, which had to be rebuilt after a fire destroyed the original structure in April 2015. The 10 month long rebuild was on-time and on budget.

President of Squamish Terminals Kim Stegeman-Lowe says “While the fire was devastating and affected our operations, it did provide an opportunity to build a more modern structure.”

The dock is constructed entirely of steel and concrete, and about 120 high-capacity, heavy steel pipe piles
were used to support all the structures. The deck was also designed for modern terminal cargo handling

Squamish Terminals says ground densification was also undertaken to bring the structure up to current seismic requirements, strengthening its reliability in the event of an earthquake.

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