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Esquimalt Harbour Marine Remediation

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Location
Greater Victoria, BC
Year
2018-Present

Milestone Environmental Contracting Inc. was awarded the Esquimalt Harbour Marine Remediation, Y Jetty and Lang Cove contract. The project involved complex dredging and screening requirements to dispose of more than 40,000 cubic meters of material and debris contaminated with various chemicals of concern (from historical industrial and commercial use). In addition, the work involved retrieval of archaeological artifacts and potential unexploded ordinance (UXO) from the harbour. Located in the traditional territory of the Lekwungen People of the Coast Salish Nation, known today as the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations, a key aspect of the project was meaningful business development and socio-economic outcomes for indigenous communities. Working with members of the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations, Milestone established a comprehensive Indigenous Benefits Plan to facilitate the procurement of goods and services from Indigenous-owned companies and the delivery of training and employment opportunities for the members of both Nations.

Type of Work
  • Marine Construction and Remediation
Key Services
  • Dredging and Dewatering
  • Water Treatment
Key Highlights
  • Project Update and Major Milestone – this project was featured on the Government of Canada National Defence website, read more
  • Complex dredging and screening operations in sensitive and challenging environment.
  • Disposal of over 40,000 cubic meters of material contaminated with various chemicals of concern, debris, suspected Unexploded Explosive Ordnance, and of historical and archaeological significance.
  • First Nations involvement and participation.

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