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

Centrem buys, dismantles, transports and recycles seven high-power transformers of approximately 175 t each. The challenge: the transport of very heavy transformers in 36 2,400 km round trips.


  • Recovery of 7 transformers
  • Decontamination (PCB)
  • Recovery/recycling of ferrous and non-ferrous metals
  • Sorting
  • Shearing
  • Oxycutting
  • Transportation
  • Purchase/sale of ferrous and non-ferrous metals


  • Remote site
  • Very strict HSE requirements
  • Complex logistics
  • Development of an effective methodology
  • Environmental protection
  • Project within a site in operation
  • Hazardous materials management

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