Alberta Special Areas Board



Special Areas Board
est. 1938


Hay Permit - Portion of Section 24-29-13-W4M

The Special Areas Board is requesting bids for a Hay Permit covering the following location and area:
portion of Section 24-29-13-W4 (approximately 180 acres south of the Hwy 577).

All applicants must adhere to the Alberta Regulation 137/2001, Special Areas Act, Special Areas Disposition Regulation, regarding Hay Permits. Copies of these regulations are available at the Special Area No. 2 District Office in Hanna.

As these lands are within Westmoreland Coal Company - Sheerness mining permit area all persons entering must adhere to all Safety Code Practices instituted by Westmoreland - Sheerness as outlined by the Occupational Health & Safety Regulations. A Safety Orientation with Westmoreland will be required prior to accessing the Hay Permit. Notification prior to entry and exit on mine lands each day by all persons by telephone is a requirement of this permit. Westmoreland requires all equipment entering the permit area to have the following: charged and operable fire extinguisher, appropriately sized chock blocks, functioning head lights and tail lights, reflective flag whip on all light duty vehicles, functioning service and parking brakes, in the case of a lifting device - proof of structural inspection within one calendar year, lockout point that meets mine site requirements, seat belts for all persons in machine, guards on all rotating equipment, horn or other signaling device, backup alarm and roll over protection system if equipment weighs over 700 kg.

A $5,000,000.00 liability insurance is required for any contractor working within the Mine Permit area and proof of that insurance must be presented at the Safety Orientation with Westmoreland.

All tenders shall be submitted on a dollar/tonne (1000 kg or 2205 lbs) basis.

The Special Areas Board reserves the right to select a bid other than that of the highest bidder.

Closing Date: June 1, 2023
Submit tenders to: Tenille Stevens, Office Manager
 Special Area District Office No. 2
 P.O. Box 820
 Hanna, Alberta T0J 1P0
 Phone: (403) 854-5626 Fax: (403) 854-5627

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