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Pre-Operational Verification and Commissioning – Glencore

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Location Raglan Mine, Nunavik, Quebec
Year of realization 2021
Project value Confidential


Glencore-Raglan Mine, part of the Glencore Group, is one of the richest base-metal mines in the world and is located at the extreme limit of northern Quebec. Employing more than 950 workers, Glencore-Raglan Mine is committed to providing a safe, productive, healthy, and stable work environment.

In 2021, PROGESYS was mandated to provide pre-operational verification (POV) and commissioning services for two generators located at the Katinniq Power Plant in the Raglan Mine.


  • Performed the planning of commissioning activities
  • Performed walkdowns of the systems prior to turnover from construction to commissioning team and prior to turnover from commissioning team to operations
  • Executed Pre-Operational Verifications (POV) and commissioning works of the two power generation units and their auxiliary systems
  • Integrated generators into the existing electrical network including synchronization of the generator and load sharing on the network
  • Performed the commissioning activities of the electrical substation, and verified the electrical protections
  • Managed and controlled deficiencies during the POV and commissioning works
  • Prepared handover packages
  • Performed the handover to Glencore’s Operation team of all documentation forming part of the commissioning package.