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Saglek Remediation Project

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Saglek Remediation Project

In August, 2002 TSI was awarded a contract by Defence Construction Canada (DCC) to provide a 42 person mobile camp complete with kitchen, recreation area, lounge, potable water, sewerage system including sewage treatment plant and two electrical generators in support of the PCB Remediation Project in Saglek, Labrador. TSI supplied and mobilized the camp with all supporting equipment to site by November 2002 for the seasonal start up date of July 01, 2003. In addition, TSI also provided air logistics during the seasonal operations on a weekly basis. 

TSI, under this contract, provided all necessary equipment and personnel to support the camp operations. These included but not limited to: 

  • Mobilization of camp and support equipment
  • Set-up and commissioning of camp water and sewage treatment plants
  • Janitorial services for entire camp
  • Kitchen operations and re-supply of food
  • Seasonal food re-supply for dry and canned goods
  • Provided entertainment on a weekly basis
  • Daily Canteen services
  • Repairs and maintenance to the camp and supporting equipment
  • Weekly air support services including.
    • Supply of materials required for camp maintenance
    • Remediation contractor equipment and material
    • Personnel
    • Weekly fresh fruits and vegetables
  • De-commissioning and demobilization of camp and support equipment

In addition, TSI was awarded the contract to supply all site labour to the PCB remediation contractor, Bennett Environmental Ltd. These personnel included Site Supervisor, Heavy Equipment Operators and General Labourers. The duties under this contract generally included the following: 

  • Set-up and commissioning of equipment
  • Assisting in the planning of seasonal operations
  • Daily, weekly, monthly and seasonal reports of productivity
  • Clearing site of larger rocks
  • Filling containers with contaminated soil and bolting on covers
  • Transporting containers and material to water high mark
  • Assist in stevedoring operations
  • Re-grading land back to its original shape
  • De-commissioning of equipment and camp 

The contract was initially for a three-year period, however, the contract was completed on time and on budget within two years. The contract with Defence Construction Canada (DCC) was based on a combination of a fixed firm price and time and material contract. The labor support with the remediation contractor was based on time and materials only.

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