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P.S.A.'S · 19th July 2011
Globe and Mail article
“We’ve made an application to complete the partially completed second tunnel that we have and connect it to the existing power station,” said Paul Henning, Rio Tinto Alcan’s vice-president of B.C. operations.

The proposed second tunnel would connect to existing infrastructure and serve as a backup for the current one, Mr. Henning said. “It’s not new capacity, but a contingency to support the original tunnel which is now close to 60 years old,” he said.

Rio Tinto Alcan is pursuing the second tunnel project as its long-awaited $2.5-billion (U.S.) smelter upgrade moves into high gear in Kitimat.

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