Aurora LNG will begin the planned demolition of unsafe buildings at Casey Cove on Digby Island the week of July 17. Work activity, which will include some helicopter traffic, will take place between the hours of 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, with the potential for some barging occurring after 6:00 pm but not after dark.

The work is expected to take between 5 - 6 weeks to complete, depending on weather conditions. The buildings, which date back to the early 1900s, have become a safety hazard as they are structurally unsound due to their age and deterioration, and some contain asbestos and lead-based paint.

“Once we have determined it is safe to begin work, the team will begin demolition using excavators barged over from Prince Rupert,” says Dan Murray, Project Manager for Aurora LNG. “We will only be removing the structures that are above ground, and the waste materials will be loaded into containers and taken to a qualified landfill in Alberta.”

Anyone who has additional questions or would like more information is asked to contact Aurora LNG at 1-800-699-6494 (toll free) or questions@auroralng.com.