BC-4 Conveyor System – Electrical and Automation


Following the fire which destroyed the BC-4 conveyor in 2015, IOCC started the rehabilitation and new reconstruction in 2017.

The electrical and automation scope included but not limited to:

  • Installation of cable tray
  • Supply and installation of all cables for the energization of the BC-4 motor, DC-15 motor and DC- 13 motor
  • Supply and installation of all control wiring to operate the conveyor, devices, sensors, start stops, and 6 hydraulic chutes
  • Installation of the fire alarm and protection system
  • Supply and installation of all receptacles, led lighting, emergency lighting, exit signs, welding receptacles, etc.
  • Supply and installation of cables for the following mechanical equipment
  • 5 ton crane, 2 ton monorail, metal detector, rotary brush motor, sampler, and 10 ton crane
  • Supply and installation of all required heat tracing


Iron Ore Company of Canada


Labrador City, Labrador

  • Project Name BC4 Conveyor Electrical Project
  • Client Locke's Electrical
  • Date 2017
  • Duration 6 months
  • Location Newfoundland