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