As announced last Saturday, Manitoba Hydro is moving forward with a temporary workforce reduction at the Keeyask Generating Station project that allows work to safely continue.
Manitoba Hydro is now posting daily updates on its response to COVID-19 cases at the Keeyask Generating Station construction site, including the latest test results, on its website.
Manitoba Hydro is updating the COVID-19 test results from the Keeyask Generating Station construction site today, reporting 20 workers have now been confirmed positive in a second test processed by the Cadham Provincial Lab. Another 11 workers with an initial “not clear” are awaiting the results of the second test from Cadham.
Manitoba Hydro today announced the completion of COVID-19 testing of the entire workforce at the Keeyask Generating Station construction site. The corporation made the precautionary decision last Monday to test the entire workforce following the first confirmed positive COVID test of a worker at the project site on October 25.
Manitoba Hydro has initiated a temporary reduction in the number of workers at the Keeyask Generating Station construction site as part of a measured strategy to contain COVID-19 cases identified through ongoing testing of the project’s entire workforce.
In light of ongoing media speculation regarding the future of Manitoba Hydro International (MHI), Manitoba Hydro today reiterated that no decisions have been taken regarding the future of its wholly owned subsidiary.
Manitoba Hydro released its annual report today showing a total consolidated net income of $99 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, $22 million below the budgeted net income of $121 million, and also down $22 million from the previous year’s net income.
After 60 years of operation and with abundant renewable hydro-electric power, Manitoba Hydro’s thermal Selkirk Generating Station is being taken out of service.
Manitoba Hydro will begin issuing temporary layoff notices today to members of two of its unions despite a month of discussions to meet labour-cost reductions needed to support the province’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Manitoba Hydro and the four Keeyask Cree Nations (KCN) came to terms Sunday on a plan to remove the current injunction order and blockades barring access to the Keeyask Generating Station.