Total Dismantling of 7 High-Power Transformers at Churchill Falls, TL

Centrem buys, dismantles, transports and recycles seven high-power transformers weighing approximately 175 t each. The challenge: transporting of very heavy transformers in thirty-six 2,400 km round trips.


  • Recovery of 7 transformers
  • Decontamination (PCB)
  • Recovery/recycling of ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal
  • Sorting
  • Shearing
  • Oxy-cutting
  • Transportation
  • Purchase/sale of ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal


  • Remote site
  • Strict HSE requirements
  • Complex logistics
  • Developing an effective procedure
  • Environmental protection
  • Project within an operating site
  • Hazardous materials management

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