All-Tech Environmental to monitor air quality during cleanup
SYDNEY - All-Tech Environmental
will monitor air quality during the
tar ponds and coke ovens cleanup.
The company, which has a 15-
year history of providing environmental
services in Cape Breton, was
the successful bidder for the contract.
All-Tech will be responsible for
ambient air monitoring from the
Sydney Tar Ponds Agency’s existing
fixed monitoring stations; real time
monitoring of air quality around the
perimeter of the tar ponds and coke
ovens during construction; review
and evaluation of the data collected;
preparing daily, monthly and annual
reports on the data collected. The
company will immediately notify
the agency of any conditions which
might be a health concern.
All-Tech will also be responsible
for posting the results of its monitoring
activity on the Sydney Tar Ponds
Agency website, www.tarpondscleanup.
ca, and for working with the
agency to develop alternative
options to improve its air monitoring
Terry Smith, general manager at
All-Tech, said winning this contract
will allow the company to expand its
operations in Cape Breton.
"We bring a qualified team to this
project and will hire new staff to
address increased field requirements,"
said Smith. "We will have 10
full-time employees working on this
project, as well as future assignments
throughout Cape Breton."
All-Tech will set up an office in
the new Harbourside Commercial
Park on the lands of the former
Sysco steel plant.