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Do you Know who These Men Are?

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Historically, there has been no employer more important to the Eastern Manitoba region than Manitoba Hydro. Brandi Habing recently shared a photo on Facebook showing her grandfather Len and the men he worked with at the McArthur Falls Generating Station back in the day. Continue reading “Do you Know who These Men Are?”

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This 19th-century Renaissance Man Showed how Helical Piles can Save Cottagers Headaches

This 19th-century Renaissance Man Showed how Helical Piles can Save Cottagers Headaches

Lake and river shores are often characterized by unstable and loose soils that are more vulnerable to movements. Building cottages, decks and other structures that require foundations can be challenging. Continue reading “This 19th-century Renaissance Man Showed how Helical Piles can Save Cottagers Headaches”

Hydro Dams can be Dangerous — Know how to Stay Safe

Hydro Dams can be Dangerous — Know how to Stay Safe

Water around hydroelectric generating stations is turbulent. Strong currents, undertow, and rapidly changing water levels can quickly turn a dry riverbed into fast-moving water. It’s the reason anyone fishing or otherwise spending time around hydroelectric dams in the Lac du Bonnet region — especially spillways — needs to exercise caution. Continue reading “Hydro Dams can be Dangerous — Know how to Stay Safe”