Contaminated soil can cause havoc on the environment as well as humans and animals alike. Contaminates can seep into the water supply system, affect our food supply chain and quality of air. Dealing with contaminated soil at your construction site can also create legal liabilities, cleanup costs, and delay your project. That's why there are rules and regulations and cleanup procedures that require your attention. [...]
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Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) awareness is on the rise in business and finance and impacts all market segments, including construction, mining, and oil and gas. The impact of new ESG regulations will have a trickle effect down to the choice of vendors, suppliers, contractors, and subcontractors. That's why you and all members of your organizations need to be aware of ESG and how it [...]
The British Columbia Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy issued an intentions paper titled “Regulating Soil Relocation.” The paper details the Ministry’s proposed new regulatory system for the movement of uncontaminated soil within the province of British Columbia. The upcoming changes will enact as part of the Stage 14 Amendments to the Contaminated Sites Regulation. These new regulations will make moving soil from a [...]
The Earth Exchange Forum is a non-profit organization based in Vancouver, Canada. We are on a mission is to enhance communication, facilitate collaboration, and encourage the adoption of a circular economy for the earthmoving community. Our goal is to bring awareness to current practices that generate unnecessary waste and diminishing resources and share solutions that can accelerate material reuse. BE PART OF THE SOLUTION We are [...]