Timber & Forest Projects

Lower Granite Lock & Dam Spillway Pit Tag Monitoring System Installation

Overview Installation of pit tag antenna system in spillway, transceiver data collection room, instrumentation and 480V distribution system. Client: Northbank Civil and Marine/USACELocation: Pomeroy, WA — Snake RiverTimeline: 2018-2020Divisions: Controls & Construction Value: $1,000,000 Category: Heavy Industrial Electrical Construction Hydro …

Georgia Pacific Paper Converting SCADA System Upgrade

Overview OS Engineering completed a large-scale SCADA migration from the initial feasibility study and preliminary design, to the development of the new system, all the way through final startup and commissioning. A powerful but outdated system that was originally developed …

International Paper – Paper Machine Productivity Improvements

Overview Olsson Industrial Electric served as the lead electrical and controls contractor for a >$100M capital improvement project, increasing production capacity by more than 40,000 tons of containerboard per year. The Olsson construction management team worked hand-in-hand with the customer …

Superior Energy Arctic Challenger

Overview In September of 2012, Olsson Industrial Electric completed a 10-month electrical installation project for Superior Energy's Arctic Challenger. Olsson field crews installed, tested and commissioned nearly all of the electrical power distribution equipment for the vessel. Electricians worked around the …

Kapstone #11 Paper Machine HCR Refiner and ENP Press Project

Overview In 2013, Olsson Industrial Electric completed a project for Kapstone involving a commissioning shutdown that required 48 electricians on a 24-hour schedule for 4 days. Scope 13.8 kV power distribution13.8 kV soft start575 V switchgear12,000 HP motor and control …

Schnitzer Steel Mega Shredder – Electrical Installation

Overview In 2007, Olsson Industrial Electric completed an electrical installation at Schnitzer Steel's brand new facility in Portland, Oregon. Scope Olsson installed the following items: 12.5 kV power distribution4160 V power distribution3,400 concrete encased duct bankSubstation building electricalShredder Building electrical …

Vera Water & Power 16th Avenue Substation

Overview While working with Vera Water and Power, OS Engineering determined that additional system capacity was needed to meet growth requirements to provide quality reliability in the near and long-term future. OS Engineering prepared complete design drawings for the construction …

Seneca Sawmill Mill Equipment Upgrade/Installation

Overview In May of 2015, Olsson Industrial Electric initiated a mill expansion project for Seneca Sawmill in Eugene, Oregon. This expansion project incorporated multiple additions and upgrades, specifically to "Mill A" where Olsson installed new conduit, wiring and associated electrical …

Seneca Sawmill Co-Gen Facility

Overview Olsson Industrial Electric was hired to complete the electrical installation of Seneca Sawmill's Co-Generation facility located in Eugene, OR. Scope Installed 15 kV plant-wide distribution480 VAC MCC installation in the following locations: Truck Dump Area, Fuel Handling and Storage …

ATI Intermediate Work Cell

Overview Olsson Industrial Electric completed a project to install a conveyor storage and robot work cell system in the ATI Titanium Foundry in Albany, Oregon. This project involved concept design, engineering and installation of a storage conveyor and robot work …

Greenberry Cosmo Specialty Fibers Paper Mill Start-Up

Overview Olsson Industrial Electric completed a project in the spring of 2012 that included the start-up and commissioning of a paper mill that had been shuttered for the past five years. Due to a compressed construction schedule, the Olsson field crew …

Bonneville Dam Station Service Improvements

Overview In October of 2011, Olsson Industrial Electric completed a prime contract to upgrade the Station Service electrical systems at the Bonneville Lock and Dam. Improvements included: the replacement of three double ended 480 V substations, associated medium voltage cabling, integration …

Seneca Sawmill Dimension Kilns Electric Installation

Overview In May of 2015, Olsson Industrial Electric initiated a mill expansion project for Seneca Sawmill in Eugene, Oregon. The expansion included multiple additions and upgrades. New dimension kilns were one of the expansion’s projects. OS Engineering provided controls integration …

ATI Cast Products Intermediate Robot and Conveyor System Project

Overview In January of 2015, Olsson Industrial Electric served as general contractor for the Intermediate Robot and Conveyor project installed at ATI Cast Products/Pacific Cast Technologies in Albany, Oregon. Olsson's Engineering personnel provided several services to facilitate the project. This …

Bonneville Lock and Dam Digital Governor Installation

Overview Olsson Industrial Electric completed a project to replace several existing Woodward governors at the Bonneville Lock and Dam, Powerhouse II. Olsson removed the existing mechanical governors and associated controls. New conduit and cabling was installed to support the replacement …

Detroit and Big Cliffs Dam Reliability Upgrades

Overview Olsson Industrial Electric completed a project to upgrade integral electrical components at the respective powerhouses for Detroit and Big Cliff Dams. Olsson replaced vintage 13.8 kV gallery switchgear in both powerhouses. The Detroit Dam switchgear was previously destroyed in …

Ice Harbor Lock and Dam Digital Governor Upgrade

Overview Olsson Industrial Electric completed a digital governor upgrade at the Ice Harbor Lock and Dam. Olsson removed the existing governors and associated controls. New conduit and cabling was installed to support the replacement digital governors in main units 1-3. …

The John Day North Fish Ladder AWS Pump Replacement

Overview Olsson Industrial Electric was awarded a best value Design-Build contract by the Northwest Region, Portland District Army Corps of Engineers, to provide field removal of the existing AWS Pumps, installation of upgraded AWS Pump Systems, installation and fabrication of …

McNary Lock & Dam Station Service Improvements

Overview In May of 2014, Olsson Industrial Electric was awarded a prime contract to modernize the station service electrical distribution system at the McNary Lock and Dam - a four year effort to replace nearly all of the existing 4160 …

The Dalles Dam Station Service Improvements

Overview Olsson Industrial Electric completed a comprehensive modernization of the station service electrical distribution system at The Dalles Dam, a 2100 MW hydroelectric power generation facility, as the prime contractor. Olsson upgraded the existing 1950's vintage control system, rerouted and …