BluMetric Wins Canada Public Works Environmental Consulting Contract For Up To C$3 Million

OTTAWA, Aug. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - BluMetric Environmental Inc. (TSX-V: BLM), an Ottawa-based cleantech company, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a new contract with Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) for environmental consulting services in the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and the Yukon.  The contract is valued at up to $3 million with a duration of up to three years.

BluMetric Professional Services Division will provide services as required for specific projects on a site-by-site basis, relating to a wide variety of federally controlled contaminated sites funded and managed through the government-wide initiative known as the Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan (FCSAP). The scope of BluMetric's environmental services potentially extends to: storage tank leaks and spills; abandoned dump sites and landfills; remote northern communities; wharf sites; and other active and abandoned federal sites in the far north.

PWGSC also requests assistance with Project Planning, Assessment (for example Phase I/II/III environmental site assessment, risk assessments, hazardous material/waste surveys, demolition assessment and waste surveys, development of remedial action plans (RAPs), reporting and preparation of cost estimates, etc.), and provision of tender documents and site supervision for various environmental projects throughout the northern Territories. BluMetric will also provide administrative and logistical support services.

"This contract underlines our broad range of expertise, and affirms our place in the Canadian north, a result of our focused concentration and understanding of the environmental needs of northern communities," said Nell van Walsum, President of BluMetric's Professional Services Division.  "BluMetric provides adroit management of the complex geophysical and hydrogeological characteristics of this region.  The north and the necessary specialization required to work there play a significant part in BluMetric's strategy for satisfying clients in a wide range of sectors, including mining, tourism, and municipal services."

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About BluMetric

BluMetric, a cleantech company, delivers sustainable solutions to complex environmental issues.  The Company serves clients in many industrial sectors, and at all levels of government, in Canada and abroad.

BluMetric operates through two divisions:

  • Professional Services, providing environmental earth sciences and engineering solutions, including contaminated site remediation, water resource management, industrial hygiene, occupational health & safety, and renewable energy; 
  • Water, focussed on design-build and pre-engineered product solutions to industrial/commercial water and wastewater treatment needs. 

More information can be obtained at www.blumetric.ca.

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SOURCE BluMetric Environmental Inc.

For further information: Nell van Walsum, President, BluMetric Professional Services Division, Tel: (613) 839-3053 x235, Email: nvwalsum@blumetric.ca; Robin M. Sundstrom, IRonside Investor Relations, Tel: (647) 822- 8111, Email: robin@ironsideir.com