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Whitehorse, YT
Key Services
  • Excavation and Onsite Treatment

Milestone Environmental Contracting Inc. was awarded a contract by the Yukon Government for environmental restoration services to remediate hydrocarbon impacted soils using thermal desorption at the Marwell Tar Pit in Whitehorse.

Key Challenges
  • Working through northern climate.
  • Management of activities with limited space considerations.
Key Solutions
  • All treatment completed onsite using enhanced thermal conduction units.

Project Scope

  • Site setup including clearing, stripping and grubbing.
  • Extreme site regrading for treatment pad commissioning.
  • Mobilization, installation, operation, and decommissioning of water treatment system.
  • Excavating 52,00 tonnes of material.
  • Treatment of 32,000 tonnes of hydrocarbon impacted material using thermal desorption process.
  • Site restoration including regrading, placement of topsoil and reseeding.

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