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TPG Pritchard Machine Projects

The Pritchard Group has completed projects in several industries including Government Services, Mining, Hydro-Electric Power & Utility, and Transportation.


Inlet Control Structure Upgrade

Client: Manitoba Floodway Authority
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
TPG Divisions Engaged: TPG Pritchard Machine, TPG Pritchard Hydra-motion, TPG Pritchard Metalfab

Project Details: Complete refurbishment of Red River Floodway Inlet Control Structure. Replaced the main hydraulic gate lift cylinders; replaced and machined guide plates; replaced gate pins and upgraded the hydraulic control system.

Manitoba Floodway Authority Project

The Golden Boy Refurbishment

Industry: Government Services
Client: Government of Manitoba
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
TPG Divisions Engaged: TPG Pritchard Machine, TPG Pritchard Hydra-motion

Project Details: TPG coordinated and performed reconstruction of the statue atop the Province of Manitoba’s Legislature building. Originally constructed in 1917, the support and pins holding the statue together required precise disassembly, machining and reconstruction to repair weather-related damage. Under very strict professional and artistic guidelines, the statue was repaired on time and on budget by a small group of very skilled TPG Pritchard Machine tradespeople.

Golden Boy Winnipeg

Design and Manufacture of an Aerial Lift

Industry: Mining
Client: Tanco Mining Corp.
Location: Bernic Lake, Manitoba
TPG Divisions Engaged: TPG Pritchard Machine, TPG Pritchard Hydra-motion

Project Details: TPG designed and manufactured a specialized 55 ton tracked self- propelled hydraulic operated aerial lift with an 82 foot reach. This project required extensive design, welding and hydraulic capabilities with a strict delivery date requirement.

Design and Manufacture of an Aerial Lift

Mobile Test Lab Manufacture

Industry: Government Services
Client: Department, Government of Manitoba
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
TPG Divisions Engaged: TPG Pritchard Machine, TPG Pritchard Metalfab

Project Details: TPG manufactured and furnished two complete mobile test labs in accordance with detailed plans and specifications provided by the customer. Manufacturing included coordinating materials with suppliers, precise aluminum and stainless welding and finishing inside and out, and testing all supplied components for reliable operation.

Mobile Test Lab

Servo Motor Manufacture

Industry: Hydro-Electric Utility
Client: Dominion Engineering Works / General Electric Canada
Location: Lachine, Quebec
TPG Divisions Engaged: TPG Pritchard Machine, TPG Pritchard Hydra-motion

Project Details: Manufactured and tested Servomotors and interface components for turbine controls on G.E. turbines supplied to Manitoba Hydro / Limestone generating station. C.W.B. heavy welding certification plus strict Q.A. requirements were met.

Servo Motor

Hydraulic System Upgrade/Automatic Jetway Refit

Industry: Transportation
Client: Northwest Airlines
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
TPG Divisions Engaged: TPG Pritchard Machine, TPG Pritchard Hydra-motion

Project Details: TPG was the primary services supplier and general project manager for the refit of a passenger bridge at Winnipeg International Airport to meet current fire regulation standards. The project required upgrading the bridge’s hydraulic system and converting to an automatic jetway canopy in order to accommodate 747 aircrafts. TPG met the project’s strict delivery date requirements.


Rail Plant Upgrade

Industry: Transportation
Client: Canadian Pacific Railway
Location: Transcona, Manitoba
TPG Divisions Engaged: TPG Pritchard Machine, TPG Pritchard Industrial, TPG Pritchard Hydra-motion

Project Details: TPG provided primary services for upgrading equipment in CPR’s continuous weld rail plant. The project brought to bear TPG’s experience and expertise in a number of fields including specialized hydraulics, breathing air systems, plumbing, hydraulic piping and machining.


Stop Log Hoist Overhaul

Industry: Hydro-Electric Power
Client: Manitoba Hydro
Location: Seven Sisters Generating Station, Manitoba
TPG Divisions Engaged: TPG Pritchard Machine

Project Details: TPG performed a complete overhaul of the Stop Log Hoist at Manitoba Hydro’s Seven Sisters Generating Station, located on the Winnipeg River in Eastern Manitoba. This project required the complete electrical refurbishment of the hoist along and machining of new gears and shafts, as well as replacing all Babbitt bushings with bronze bushings. TPG was also responsible for removing and re-installing the overhauled hoist.