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Assessments, Evaluations, & Feasibility Studies

Generating A Holistic View

When planning new capital projects or the retirement of existing assets, assessing the economic, environmental, and social landscape is necessary for project development, engineering design, estimating, and regulatory applications.

Our staff are comprehensive experts in the field, often sitting on advisory bodies, and working directly with regulators to formulate best-practice. Experience pioneering sustainable infrastructure, both internationally and domestically, has instilled our team with experience across a wide range of ecosystems and regulatory environments. 

Modern Data Collection

Seasonal windows necessitate efficient data collection. Through employing a suite of geomatics, unmanned vehicles, and geographical information systems, we work fast, to develop a precise assessment of your site, and support your project.

Where possible, we use our own proprietary desktop siting tool, GeoCATA to help detail our assessments. This tool is available FREE for our customers and includes over 500 public data layers.

Coupled with our in-house engineering, design, and construction expertise, we combine a multi-disciplinary approach to accurately identify your onsite challenges and define your project scope.

  • Phase I, II, III Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs)
  • Project siting assessments
  • Hydrogeological investigations
  • Geotechnical evaluations
  • Hydrology assessments
  • Baseline environmental assessments
  • Water quality investigations
  • Aquatic habitat assessments
  • Wetland delineation and classifications
  • Wetland disturbance investigations
  • Vegetation identification and classifications
  • Soil characterization

Additional Regulatory Support

Regulatory applications and permitting is often one of the greatest risks to project schedule. By engaging us in the early stages of your project, we help you anticipate and address application challenges.

Successful regulatory applications are often intertwined with feasibility and environmental assessments, stakeholder management, and proactive engagement with regulators. The services listed below can help develop a holistic view of your application. Follow the links to discover more.

Automated Regulatory Monitoring

In Western Canada, costs incurred from in-situ monitoring and compliance requirements can now be reduced with automated regulatory reporting. Using our telemetry units, back-end information architecture, and expert knowledge of the regulatory process, you can:

  • Save time and resources on lengthy assessments & applications
  • Reduce application/inspection errors and standardize reporting
  • Constant resource monitoring for maximum operational uptime
  • Align with ESG reporting software

This revolutionary service is now ready for deployment and has been approved by the regulator. Contact us today to learn more and reduce your compliance costs.

ESG Support Services

Now more than ever, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities must be considered at an early stage in project development. Several jurisdictions have already mandated climate disclosure, and it is anticipated to come into effect in Canada and the United States as early as 2023.

There also continues to be momentum in standardized global sustainability reporting that will have an impact on all industries. We are proactively monitoring the regulatory and reporting landscape so that your company provides ESG reporting that is comprehensive and accurate while ensuring it meets the most current regulations and standards. 

We offer a comprehensive range of ESG services in support of your regulatory journey.

  • ESG materiality assessments & benchmarking
  • Climate change consulting
  • ESG reporting & compliance
  • Insurance, financing, and carbon credits
  • Social inclusivity studies
  • Opportunities in the energy transition
  • Corporate governance advisory
Chat with our sustainable infrastructure advisors:
Yves Matson
Yves Matson
Yves Matson

Director, Strategic Development

Jeff C
Jeff C
Jeff Coombes, MSc.

Manager, Strategic Development

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