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Erving 38F Substation – Erving, MA

Erving 38F Substation Erving, MA


Western Massachusetts Electric Company
P.O. Box 2010
West Springfield, MA 01090

General Contractor:
Supreme Industries
216 Bogue Road
Harwinton, CT 06791

Scope of Work:
Contracted to perform all drilling/blasting and crushing services for new 78,750t2 115kV switching station in the Town of Erving, MA. Drilling & Blasting Scope:Drill and blast over 36,000 cubic yards of open rock and 510 linear feet of presplit.

Crushing Scope:
Process approximately 66,000 tons of 8-inch minus and 42,000 tons of 2-inch minus. Processed material used as various on-site (control) fill throughout the project.Equipment used to perform this work included a Komatsu BR580JG-1 mobile jaw crusher and a Powerscreen®1150 Maxtrak mobile cone crusher for secondary applications. /p>

Location: Erving, MA

Challenges: Nearby utility structures and overhead (high-tension) wires.Fragmentation of blasted rock was a priority as this material was to then be run through the crushing plant.

Schedule: Drilling/blasting and crushing scopes completed within expedited schedules.