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Are you ready for a Disaster -
Plan ahead in case of Fire Flood Water Damage and Natural Disasters Emergency
Response with the REC Group of Companies. REC Disaster Recovery; REC Fire
Water Flood Damage Restoration; Restoration Environmental Contractors and
REC Demolition A REC DISASTER EMERGENCY RESPONSE SERVICE CONTRACT is your
peace of mind for all industrial commercial governmental institutional and
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and REC DEMOLITION proud to be part of the REGENT
DEMOLITION CELEBRATION and to the Start of the City of Toronto Revitalization
Receives Safety Award at PCL Dinner in Ottawa
Restoration Environmental Contractors - REC Demolition
are proud to announce they have received the prominent PCL Safety Award at PCL/Victoria Museum/PWGSC dinner.
standards for removing asbestos expected in 2005
New standards and procedures for handling and removing building
materials with asbestos content are likely to come into force during
It’s expected that sometime next year the provincial government will
implement a number of changes apply to the handling of asbestos
materials on construction and renovation projects, said Thornton, vice
president of Pinchin Environmental for Construct Canada.
Re-building the Castle
- PCL Constructors
Canada Inc. & Restoration Environmental Contractors - REC
Dubbed “The Castle on Metcalfe” because of its immediately recognizable shape and style, the Victoria Memorial Museum Building is one of Canada’s oldest museum buildings and one of its greatest physical treasures. Over the next five years, the building will be completely restored to bring it up to modern standards.
entire story - PDF
Courtesy Ottawa Construction Comment.
corrugated paper machine for sale to highest bidder & additional
June 8/CNW/ - Restoration Environmental Contractors (REC) and REC
Demolition are offering a “medium corrugated paper machine” to the
highest bidder at the Weyerhaeuser Sturgeon Falls, Ontario Pulp and
Paper Plant. Daily output is 300 tons/day in a 24-hour plant paper mill.
Additional equipment is also offered to highest bidder.
[ view Weyerhaeuser aerial
- EACO 2004 - Mould Abatement Guidelines
the new EACO Mould Guidelines in PDF format. (click
here to download)
The Infectiousness of Mould:
Toxic Mould Claims in
Federal PCB Regulations
Environment Canada's proposed amendments to the Chlorobiphenyls
Regulations and to the Storage of PCB Material Regulations.
Recognizing and Controlling the Asbestos Hazard of
Vermiculite Insulation in Construction
insulation was commonly
installed as wall and ceiling insulation in a number of commercial and
Severe Acute Respiratory
Restoration Environmental Contractors
Infectious Disease Control Response Team to supply and install Portable HEPA Negative Air Filtering Scrubber Units to Hospitals to provide the
highest level of protection against
Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
Worries Real Estate Sector
Industry facing more claims
over damage related to sometimes-deadly spores.
million liability - U.S. Supreme Court sides with workers in asbestos case
Daily Commercial News
The U.S. Supreme Court has
ruled that some workers who were exposed to cancer causing asbestos can
win money damages in court - even though they do not yet have cancer and
may never get it.
Restoration Environmental Contractors Featured in Canadian Property
See our full page ad, as featured in Canadian
Property Management, Canadas premier property
prompt formation of CCA Group - task force to develop mould standards
Daily Commercial News
A Canadian Construction Association (CCA) task force will
develop national standards to help contractors deal with mould and the lawsuits that can
grow out of it.
Molds Increase Severity of Asthma
British Medical Journal
Severe asthma in adults may
be associated with sensitivity to airborne molds rather than pollens, finds a study in
this week's BMJ.
Mold forces closing of Hilton Tower in Waikiki, Hawaii
Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki, one of the world's largest
resorts, has closed all 453 guest rooms in the newest of its six towers and is spending
$10 million to rid it of a potentially dangerous mold called eurotium.
Several large mold and fungi remediation
projects recently completed by Restoration Environmental Contractors
Restoration Environmental have recently completed several
projects involving mold and fungi remediation, asbestos removal among others.
Black Mold Panic Has Families Fleeing Their Homes
Believe it or not, families around the country are fleeing their homes or
having them destroyed because of an insidious intruder they say is making them
Ed McMahon: My terrifying brush with death
Globe - April 30-2002
Ed McMahon is looking to win a sweepstakes size lawsuit, claiming toxic mold in his
Beverly Hills mansion nearly killed him.
11, 2001 - PRESS RELEASE
Restoration Environmental Contractors to
join Disaster Kleenup International
Restoration Environmental interviewed by Daily Commercial News
October 26, 2001 interview with the Daily Commercial News
EACO - New
association aims for a broader base
October 26, 2001 article from the Daily Commercial News
Opportunities develop from environmental hazards
October 26, 2001 article from the Daily Commercial News
Information on Anthrax
Anthrax is an
acute infectious disease caused by the spore-forming bacterium Bacillus anthracis.
Anthrax most commonly occurs in wild and domestic lower vertebrates (cattle, sheep, goats,
camels, antelopes, and other herbivores), but it can also occur in humans when they are
exposed to infected animals or tissue from infected animals.
Toxic Mold and Environmental Conference rescheduled for January 31, 2002
In light of recent events, the Toxic Mold and Environmental
Conference has been rescheduled for January 31, 2002. The conference will take place in
Markham Ontario, Canada. Guests will include New York City Health Department expert Chris
D'Andrea. Topics include Anthrax,
Bioterrorism Hazardous Materials and Environmental Issues.
Environmental Conference: Oct. 18, 2001 in Markham, ON
Strong demand brings a second mold and
environmental conference to be held in Markham, Ontario on October 18,
Stachybotrys Mold can
cause serious Health and Financial problems!
Cost of cleanup and corporate liabilities.
CBS News: An Insidious Mold
strains of Stachybotrys cause allergies, asthma and skin rashes. Others produce
mycotoxins, released into the air. These toxins can seriously damage the lungs and central
Containing Noxious Mold
BY NADINE M. POST
stinks. No argument. Feed the fungi, water it, keep it in the dark and it will prosper.
Disturb it and it will attack. No arguments there, either. Beyond that, in the wars
against the most prolific building pest of the 1990s, almost everything else is up in the
air. One big exception The cost of abating extensive building mold growth--at best an
irritant, at worst a killer--can be "astronomical."
Ontario: Expert Panel Tackles
The Health Risks Of Toxigenic Mold And Fungus Indoors
Over the years, health
departments have investigated community concerns about the health
effects of poor indoor air quality. Many factors contribute to poor
indoor air quality which may result in a variety of symptoms.
Pulmonary Hemorrhage And
Hemosiderosis In Infants
the past several years, there have been a number of young infants (most under 6 months
old), in the eastern neighborhoods of Cleveland, who have been coughing up blood due to
bleeding in their lungs. Some infants have died and more infants continue to to get ill.
Removing Lead Based Paint In The HomeMany Canadians are choosing to renovate their homes rather than move to new ones.
Besides making good economic sense, renovating can be a very rewarding experience.
Division Partner Alert:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Potential Association Between Indoor Mold Growth and Pulmonary
Hemorrhage in Infants
Toxic Effects of Indoor Mold
This statement describes molds, their toxic properties, and their potential for causing
toxic respiratory problems in infants. Guidelines for pediatricians are given to help
reduce exposures to mold in homes of infants. This is a rapidly evolving area and more
research is ongoing.
Facts About Mold
Molds (fungi) are present
EVERYWHERE -indoors and outdoors. They serve an important, positive role, by helping to
break down organic matter. There are more than 100,000 species of mold. At least 1,000
species of molds are common in the U.S.
Questions and Answers
Cleanup of Bird, Bat, Rodent and Animal Feces
Guidelines on Assessment
and Remediation of Fungi in Indoor Environments
"The New York
Mold Abatement Removal
Work Has Not Been Done Properly In Some Schools and Public Buildings
in Ontario Mold and Fungus removal and abatement work in our schools and public buildings
is done improperly. It is the opinion of many professional Consulting Engineers and
Environmental Consultants involved in Ontario's Environmental Abatement Industry, the mold
abatement work is not being removed properly, by unqualified contractors and their
New Contract Awards for Restoration Environmental
New! CD-ROM Business Cards
Environmental Contractors are proud to announce the availability of our new CD Rom
Removal of fly ash - London Health Science Centre
Restoration Environmental Contractors
provided an experienced project management team and highly trained work
force specialized in decontamination, abatement and environmental plant
Lead abatement and demolition work at Ford of Canada St. Thomas
A combined project management team developed and implemented a
plan to remove and dismantle, demolish and successfully decontaminate the Lead Solder
Booth Line at Ford of Canada St. Thomas Assembly Plant.
Mishandling of Hazardous Materials & Contaminants, Asbestos,
Lead, Mold & Fungus, PCB's
Everyday in Canada and the United States Hazardous Materials are
being removed improperly contaminating the buildings we occupy. The hazardous materials
including asbestos, lead paint, mould and fungus are removed improperly, overlooked,
ignored or are disregarded by unscrupulous building owners, corporate executives, their
representatives, building and property managers because of limited budgets, lack of
knowledge, greed or contempt for worker or public health and safety.
Restoration Environmental Contractors announces expansion to
United States & Tobago in the Caribbean
Restoration Environmental Contractors Ltd. with offices in
Markham and Brantford, Ontario, Canada is proud to announce it is expanding to the United
States and the Caribbean in the Year 2000. The new offices will be opening in Tierra Verde
(Tampa-St.Petersburg) Florida and later this year in Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean.
The United Nations - The Caribbean Asbestos Forum
The Caribbean Asbestos Forum was held in
Trinidad & Tobago with 12 Caribbean Nations represented plus Canada and the United
Kingdom. This forum was sponsered by The United Nations, with the support of the
Secretariat for the Basel Convention and CARIRI.
Mold menacing students, costing millions
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) -- To protest a menace in their
school, nearly 1,000 students at East High School in Memphis skipped homeroom one day.
Villages of Sally Creek Retirement Community - $130
million new development in Woodstock, Ontario
The former Oxford Regional Centre (West), in
Woodstock is a 230 acre site that will house a planned retirement community to be known as
the Villages of Sally Creek.
OSHA: Guidelines to protect employees from
anthrax biological threat
WASHINGTON - OSHA U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L.
Chao today issued recommendations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration
(OSHA) that will reduce the risk of anthrax exposure when handling mail. The guidelines
are part of an effort to ensure that the American people know that workplaces will remain
Infection control in hospitals and health care facilities
Restoration Environmental was recently awarded
Asbestos Removal following "Infection Control Procedures". The hospital
renovation project is located at Humber River Regional Hospital.
REC Opens New Branch Office in
Don Bremner, Vice
President of Operations of Restoration Environmental Contractors would like to announce
that we have opened a new branch office at 124 Garden Avenue, in Brantford, Ontario. This
office will better service our clients in the Niagara Peninsula, Brantford, Windsor,
London, Woodstock, Hamilton and Southwestern Ontario.
Over 6,000 Projects Completed
Environmental awareness and legal compliance
are essential to any organization committed to meeting the needs of
today's business. Restoration Environmental Contractors is an
environmental contracting company with over 17 years of experience in
the industry. We have handled over 6,000 asbestos, lead and heavy metal
dust contaminant removal projects, as well as 50 site cleanups to date.
New Asbestos Removal Video
Call us for our
New Asbestos Removal Video of the largest Asbestos Removal Project in
Toronto since 1998.
REC Awarded Over $5 Million in New
Restoration Environmental Contractors is proud to
announce they have been rewarded three separate Environmental Cleanup Contracts, totaling
Final Stages of Asbestos
Removal Project In Toronto
Restoration Environmental Contractors is
proud to announce it is in the final stages of the largest Asbestos Removal Project in
Toronto. The $2.2 million project is "The Old Crown Life Building", a Toronto
landmark since the 1950's. It is located at 120 Bloor St. E., in Toronto.
REC Low-Bidder On Yonge Street
Restoration Environmental Contractors was
the low-bidder on the TTC-Toronto Transit Commission "Asbestos Removal of The Yonge
Street Subway Line" for $7.4 million.