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Our Focus

 

1. Wide Range of Environmental Engineering Services

Fisher Engineering is a trusted full-service environmental and geotechnical engineering firm with over 30 years of industry experience. Read Our Story. As one of North America’s most diversified firms, we provide clients with direct access to environmental and geotechnical engineers, certified laboratory and robust drilling teams. Fisher Engineering provides complete environmental engineering and geotechnical solutions to the commercial, industrial and private sectors. We are a private, wholly Canadian-owned company and hold full environmental insurances and liabilities. We are on the preferred list of Canada’s major banks and lenders.

 

2.Guiding You Through Complicated Environmental Regulations

Fisher Engineering provides clients with strategic engineering solutions to today’s increasingly stringent and complicated environmental regulations. Regardless of your needs, our professional and experienced staff will provide you with efficient and cost-effective results.

 

3.Large and Small – Personal and Professional

For over 30 years, Fisher Engineering has successfully remediated thousands of properties. We understand the issues of contaminated properties faced by owners and stakeholders. No matter the origin of the contamination, we can assess your situation and provide you with the smartest options in a timely and cost-effective manner.

 

4.Our Commitment

Fisher Engineering specializes in meeting our clients specific and creative needs. Our staff has the professional skills to solve problems for multiple industries. We conduct our business with integrity and continuously strive to deliver complete customer satisfaction in every project we undertake. Our extensive range of geotechnical and environmental knowledge can help you handle all your project requirements seamlessly.

Our Philosophy

We Are Founded on 2 Guiding Principles

1. People come first. We offer a personalized service. No questions are too small and no problem is too large for us to be involved. We are eager to help you achieve your goals.

2. We endeavor to offer the best in resources, knowledge, technologies and methodologies. Our clients deserve the best they can afford and we strive to provide the same.

Our Credentials

 

Fisher Engineering is a member of, and licensed by the following organizations:

 

Our Client Base

 

Due to the sensitive and confidential nature of the processes’ involved, client names (including financial agents), associated specific project, and site information are not permitted to be released and/or directly published.


If you require client details and testimonials, we are happy to provide you with more information by contacting us directly.

 

Financial Institutions and Lenders

We are widely pre-approved by most major financial institutions. Fisher has also collaborated with many lenders that do not have approved environmental subcontractor lists, but rather in-house environmental review boards. Contact us for our Lenders List.

 

Sectors

From commercial to industrial, organizational to government institutions, and private homeowner to corporate holdings, we continually serve:

 

Government/Municipal Agencies

Developers

Architects

Engineers

Contractors

Property Managers

Realtors

Insurance Companies

Utility Companies

Institutional Organizations

Service Industries

Project Examples

1.ESA 3

Remediation, RSC

Remediation, RSC

Hamilton Area – Hydrocarbon Remediation, Record of Site Condition Filing

Sector: Developer: Residential Development. Client purchased a commercial property with the intent to remediate the site and then develop the property for high density, residential use.

Time: 2 weeks (start to finish with NO disruption to site operations).

Total Cost: $63,000

Description: 245 metric tonnes of impacted soil removed and replaced with infiltration gallery, and compacted granular material.

Benefits: Client successfully recovered 100% of held-back valuation of property and successfully achieved Record of Site (RSC) designation for residential use.

HC Remediation

HC Remediation

Coburg Area – Hydrocarbon Remediation

Sector: Commercial Property Owner: Property Remediation for Financial Purposes (Re-Mortgaging)

Time: 4 weeks (start to finish with limited disruption to site operations)

Total Cost: $197,000

Description: 725 metric tonnes of impacted soil removed and replaced with infiltration gallery, and compacted granular material.

Benefits: Client was able to successfully recovered 100% of held-back valuation of property.

HC Remediation - Markham area

HC Remediation

Markham Area – Hydrocarbon Remediation

Sector: Commercial Property Owner: Property Remediation for Sale Purposes

Time: 5 weeks (start to finish with limited disruption to site operations)

Total Cost: $257,000

Description: 829 metric tonnes of impacted soil removed and replaced with infiltration gallery, and compacted granular material.

Benefits: Client was able to successfully recovered 100% of held-back valuation of property.

Ajax area

HC Remediation

Ajax Area – Hydrocarbon Remediation

Sector: Industrial Property Owner: Property Remediation for Financial Purposes (Re-Mortgaging)

Time: 2 weeks (start to finish with limited disruption to site operations)

Total Cost: $57,000

Description: 189 metric tonnes of impacted soil removed and replaced with infiltration gallery, and compacted granular material.

Benefits: Client was able to successfully recovered 100% of held-back valuation of property.

VOC Remediation - Brampton Area

VOC Remediation
Brampton Area – VOC Remediation

Sector: Developer: Residential Development. Client purchased a commercial property with the intent to remediate the site and then develop the property for high density, residential use.

Time: 28 weeks (start to finish with limited disruption to site operations)

Total Cost: $647,000

Description: 189 metric tonnes of impacted soil removed and replaced with infiltration gallery, and compacted granular material. In addition to the removed soils, Fisher completed an extensive injection and water treatment program to ameliorate groundwater contamination.

Benefits: Client was able to successfully recovered 100% of held-back valuation.

2. INTEGRATED ESA 1-2-3, RSC

ESA 1, 2 - Cambridge Area

ESA 1, 2, 3, RSC

Oshawa Area – Phase I & II ESA’s, Soil Remediation, Record of Site Condition Filing

Sector: Corporate: Residential Development and Rezoning from Industrial to Residential

Time: 12 months (start to finish)

Total Cost: $213,000

Description: 2,467 metric tonnes of impacted soil removed. A Record of Site Condition was submitted and acknowledged by the Ministry of the Environment.

Benefits: Client was able to successfully recover 100% of held-back valuation of property due to remediation actions and apply for re-zoning associated with proposed residential development on former industrial property.

ESA 1, 2, 3, RSC - Oshawa Area

ESA 1, 2

Cambridge Area – Phase I & II ESA’s

Sector: Private (Automotive): Property Acquisition Due Diligence

Time: 2 months (start to finish)

Total Cost: $59,000

Description: Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) were conducted for the site in support of a due diligence investigation associated with a potential property acquisition. Owner wanted to continue and expand the same automotive operations after purchase. Samples were taken both inside the existing building (see photo) and on the property at large. Impacted soil and groundwater associated with historical, current on-site, and off-site operations were identified on the site. Site contaminants were delineated. The estimated volumes of soil and groundwater requiring cleanup were presented to the client along with several remediation options.

Benefits: A cost estimate to remediate the identified soil and groundwater impacts was provided to the client for the purpose of vendor negotiations.

ESA 1, 2, 3, RSC project site

ESA 1, 2, 3, RSC

Project Examples - PM – Kerry Tam

ESA Phase 1, 2, 3, RSC

Brampton Area - Phase I & II ESA’s, Soil Remediation, Record of Site Condition Filing

Sector: Private: (Equity Real Estate Investment Firm) Residential Development and Rezoning from Industrial to Residential. 

Time: 17 months (start to finish) 

Total Cost: $200,000 

Description: Phase 1 & 2 ESA’s indicated that a historical building constructed in the early 1910’s and demolished in 2008 had former on-site activities consisting of: paper manufacturing and processing, cleanser manufacturing, tannery operations, solvent storage, and asphalt treatment activities. The property was also in the vicinity of a former asphalt treatment plant. Contamination was delineated. Phase 3 soil remediation was conducted via excavation and disposal. A Record of Site Condition was successfully filed for proposed land use redevelopment. 

Benefits: Due to soil-only remediation actions, the Record of Site Condition was acknowledged so that client could proceed with the residential redevelopment plans within budget and desired timeline.

UST, ESA 1-3, RSC - project site

UST, ESA 1-3, RSC

Integrated Project Example – Phase 1, 2, 3 (complex), RSC (2 steps) and UST Removal

Newmarket Area – Phase I & II ESA’s, Water and Soil Remediation, Record of Site Condition Filing

Sector: Corporate, Multi Story Residential Development and Rezoning from Industrial/Commercial to Residential/Commercial

Time: 12 months (start to finish)

Total Cost: $80,000

Description: The ESA Phases 1 & 2 discovered that the site had been contaminated during historical industrial use with waste and furnace oil UST operations. Contamination was delineated. Client moved ahead with Phase 3 soil and groundwater remedial work.

· 1,300 metric tonnes of soil contaminated with PHC and PAH metals were excavated and disposed.

· 30,000 Litres of PHC-contaminated groundwater was pumped out by vacuum truck and disposed at a MOE licensed treatment facility.

· During the excavation, an abandoned Underground Storage Tank (UST) was found and removed.

Benefits: The soil and groundwater conditions at the property were brought in compliance with MOE Standards. A Record of Site Condition (RSC) was filed and acknowledged for proposed land use/zoning changes from industrial/commercial to residential/commercial. The client proceeded to construct a residential multi-story condominium.

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EVERYONE has Questions!

We offer a few client scenarios below. We go through these with you personally from the big picture and big concerns,right down to the details. We walk the path with you hand in hand.


Your Concerns                                                                                                                                                                          Your Questions

I have an immediate (or long-range) need ........................................................................................................................................How can you help?

My project and timing is mission critical ..........................................................................................................................How quickly can this happen?

I am facing property value (or liability) problems ............................................................................Can you improve the value or associated risks?

I am fulfilling a dream through property development ......................................................................................................Can my goals be achieved?

I am way over my head and not sure what to do ..............................................................................................................................What am I facing?

This is going to be expensive ...................................................................................................................................I have a budget, what can you do?

I feel anxious ............................................................................................................................................................How can I trust your work and fees?

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Fisher’s Typical Client Process – What to Expect

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We know it is important to you if you need us, so we do our best to understand your needs. Since we have been at it for a while, we will likely have a solid solution that we can propose quite quickly. Yet, we do enjoy new and unique challenges, because we are always learning. We are happy to chat with you about your problems or ideas at no obligation.

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