Monthly Archives: October 2015

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    Landfill Closure Design Brief & Approval of Evapotranspiration Final Cover System

Landfill Closure Design Brief & Approval of Evapotranspiration Final Cover System

Municipal solid waste landfilling operations commenced at the Cherryville Recycling and Disposal Facility in 1976. In 2007, the Regional District of North Okanagan elected to close the landfill and construct a transfer station at the site for the purpose of reducing long-term operational costs.
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    Saskatoon Waste Management Centre Integrated Landfill Management Plan

Saskatoon Waste Management Centre Integrated Landfill Management Plan

The Saskatoon Waste Management Centre is owned and managed by the City of Saskatoon. The Centre comprises a landfill encompassing an area of approximately 37.4 hectares (both lined and unlined). The landfill accepts approximately 130,000 tonnes of waste per year.
By |October 26th, 2015|All Projects, Government and Public Service, Land services, Projects, Sectors, Solid Waste Services|Comments Off on Saskatoon Waste Management Centre Integrated Landfill Management Plan|

2015 Brownfielder of the Year – Grant Walsom!

October 8, 2015
On October 8th, 2015 at the Canadian Urban Institutes 16th annual Brownie Awards Gala, Grant Walsom was honoured as the 2015 Brownfielder of the Year award.
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Toronto Real Estate Forum

December 2-3, 2015
The Real Estate Forum has become Canada's largest annual national conference on real estate investment and management issues. Once again a strong program has been developed for 2015, featuring insightful leading commentators, presentations, and interactive panel discussions.
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    Redevelopment of a Commercial Building – Downtown Kitchener

Redevelopment of a Commercial Building – Downtown Kitchener

XCG recently assisted 1500985 Ontario Limited in obtaining a Record of Site Condition (RSC) within the City of Kitchener for purposes of the redevelopment of a commercial building in the Downtown core. The City of Kitchener requested that 1500985 Ontario Limited obtain a RSC as a requirement for a building permit to convert a portion of the Property from commercial to residential use.
By |October 8th, 2015|All Projects, Hazardous Materials Management, Land services, Legal, Insurance, Real Estate and Financial, Projects, Sectors, Site Assessment|Comments Off on Redevelopment of a Commercial Building – Downtown Kitchener|

Former Kaufman Footwear Main Plant

XCG conducted a comprehensive site-specific risk assessment (SSRA) at the former Kaufman Footwear manufacturing plant in Kitchener, Ontario. Approximately 225,000 litres (50,000 gallons) of naphtha leaked from an underground storage tank (UST) and created a naphtha plume floating on the water table approximately 10 metres (33 feet) below the ground surface.
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    Transamerica Life Canada, RAP Implementation & Site Development – Former Sunarhauserman Site

Transamerica Life Canada, RAP Implementation & Site Development – Former Sunarhauserman Site

XCG was hired to replace the consultant that had initially been engaged to do a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) and preliminary remedial cost estimate (as the work was found to be inadequate). XCG re-did the Phase I and then designed and implemented a staged series of Phase II and Phase III investigations to delineate and quantify subsurface soil and ground-water impacts on a 30-acre property in Waterloo, Ontario.
By |October 6th, 2015|All Projects, Brownfield Sites, Land services, Legal, Insurance, Real Estate and Financial, Projects, Remediation and Risk Assessment Projects, Sectors, Site Assessment|Comments Off on Transamerica Life Canada, RAP Implementation & Site Development – Former Sunarhauserman Site|

River Park Common Element Condominium, Kingston, ON

Beginning in 2006, Stirling Bridge undertook the remediation and redevelopment of a 5.5 hectare (14 acre) brownfield property in Kingston, Ontario. Environmental site assessment work completed by XCG identified petroleum hydrocarbons contamination on the property, distributed through the soil over a large area behind the former transmission shop.