Rutter said its Rutter Hinz Inc. division will provide the services for the proposed hydroelectric project at the headwaters of the Toba Inlet in B.C. The Rutter Hinz division has offices across Canada and operations in the United States and Brazil.

Meanwhile, Toronto-based Adex Mining has awarded the contract for repairing and upgrading the tailings containment area at its Mount Pleasant project in New Brunswick to Monteith Underground Services of Fredericton. Mount Pleasant is a former tungsten producer developed and operated by Billiton Exploration in the mid-1980s. The work to be done includes structural repairs to the existing tailings dam, the installation of a new emergency spillway, and upgrades to the existing decant structure. The work is to begin on 2 June, 2008 and be complete by 29 August. It will bring the facility up to current standards for operation.