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BluMetric wins $3.2M environmental engineering contract


June 22, 2015
By Ground Water Canada

June 22, 2015, Ottawa – BluMetric Environmental Inc., an Ottawa-based cleantech company, has been awarded a contract exceeding $3.2 million
in the first year of a possible five-year span, to provide
environmental engineering services to Vale Canada Limited.

June 22, 2015, Ottawa – BluMetric Environmental Inc., an Ottawa-based cleantech company, has been awarded a contract exceeding $3.2 million
in the first year of a possible five-year span, to provide
environmental engineering services to Vale Canada Limited. 

 

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The contract provisions allow for the future
addition of similar services and for future contracts over the five
years, the company said in a news release.

 

Highlights of the contract:

  • Currently valued at more than $3.2 million with expected future growth over the term of the contract;
  • Potential for future projects for the same facilities to be added as part of this contract;
  • Total time span of combined projects may reach five years;
  • Project skills required include hydrology and hydrogeology,
    groundwater and surface-water testing and management, as well as
    environmental, civil, and water resources engineering.

As
part of the project, BluMetric will undertake drilling, monitoring, and
pumping of wells, aquifer tests and groundwater and surface-water
sampling. Data collected during the project will be incorporated into
the existing GIS-based Environmental Information System developed by
BluMetric for Vale.

 

"This
new contract emphasizes not only the stability of our long-time client
relationships but the effectiveness of our expanding technology reach
and service offering," said Nell van Walsum, president of BluMetric's Professional Services group, in the release. "We have been
intent on building our skillsets in areas that are highlighted by client
needs, and this demand-sensitive strategy has  been very effective for
the Professional Services group in this instance."