Tag: Timing
Topographic Site Surveys – Traditional, Modern and Beyond!
Topographic site information can greatly increase certainty in a wide range of operations from measuring set benchmark locations, to calculating site drainage, to estimating the volume of a stockpile or potential excavation. Site surveying using triangulation to determine the topography of the Earth’s surface over set distances dates back to at least the 1600s. Current...
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Are All Phase I ESAs Equal?
When O.Reg. 153/04 was updated in 2011, the Ministry of the Environment, Parks and Conservation (MECP) changed from general guidelines for Phase I ESAs to carefully prescribed rules. While the principal components are the same the Regulation now gives a detailed description of steps required including objectives and requirements for each component. These rules are...
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