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Filtex : weekly update – October 7 to 11, 2019

Published on October 11, 2019
  • Concrete crushing at the Mont-Écho municipal site ended Wednesday, October 9th;

  • In total, the concrete removed from the Filtex site took 5 days to crush for future re-use;

  • The Phase II Environmental Site Assessment took place Wednesday and Thursday, October 9th & 10th;

  • Topsoil will be laid down on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week, October 15th & 16th.

  • For questions or comments concerning the Filtex demolition please contact the Public Works Secretary, Jessica Savard, by phone at 450 538-2290 or by email to [email protected]

 

Filtex : weekly update – September 30 to October 4, 2019

Published on October 4, 2019
  • Small debris removed from the site by hand;

  • Site levelled by bulldozer;

  • Ten more loads of concrete sent to the Mont-Echo municipal site to be crushed for future re-use;

  • Crushing of concrete at the Mont-Écho site started Tuesday 1 October and should be completed at the start of next week.

  • For questions or comments concerning the Filtex demolition please contact the Public Works Secretary, Jessica Savard, by phone at 450 538-2290 or by email to [email protected]

 

Filtex : weekly update – September 23 to 27, 2019

Published on September 27, 2019
  • Removal of foundations from buildings 5 and 6;

  • Concrete coarsely crushed and steel reinforcements separated from concrete;

  • 45 loads of concrete sent to the Mont-Echo municipal site where it will be crushed for future use by the Town;

  • For questions or comments concerning the Filtex demolition please contact the Public Works Secretary, Jessica Savard, by phone at 450 538-2290 or by email to [email protected]

Filtex : weekly update – September 16 to 20, 2019

Published on September 20, 2019
  • Removal of concrete floor slabs and the foundations of buildings 3;

  • Removal of concrete floor slabs from the basement and main floor of building 4;

  • Partial removal of the foundations of building 4;

  • Removal of the concrete floor slabs from building 5 started;

  • Separation of steel reinforcements from concrete blocks;

  • 59 loads of concrete sent to the Mont-Echo municipal site;

  • For questions or comments concerning the Filtex demolition please contact the Public Works Secretary, Jessica Savard, by phone at 450 538-2290 or by email to [email protected]

Filtex : weekly update – September 9 to 13, 2019

Published on September 13, 2019
  • Removal of concrete slabs and the foundations of buildings 1, 2 and 7;
  • Removal of cement reinforcing steel;
  • 65 truckloads of cement sent to the Mont-Echo municipal site where it will be crushed for future use by the Town;
  • Six loads of metal disposed of by the contractor and two loads of demolition debris sent to the subsurface solid waste containment site near Cowansville;
  • For questions or comments concerning the Filtex demolition please contact the Public Works Secretary, Jessica Savard, by phone at 450 538-2290 or by email to [email protected]

Filtex : weekly update – September 3 to 6, 2019

Published on September 6, 2019
  • The demolition of building 7 next to the railway line, was completed.
  • All Filtex structures have now been demolished.
  • No damage was incurred to the infrastructure surrounding the demolition site. Congratulations to the operators of the 2 mechanical excavator.
  • Four containers of demolition debris were transported to the subsurface solid waste containment site operated by the RIGMRBM near Cowansville.
  • 5 containeers of metal waste were sent for recycling.
  • All artifacts relating to the former Filtex factory have now been recovered.
  • The security fence now surrounds the entire perimeter of the demolition site.
  • A representative of the CMQR railway company has been present at the demolition site to ensure railway safety.

Filtex : weekly update – August 26 to 30, 2019

Published on August 30, 2019
  • The demolition of building number 5, next to the railway line, was completed.
  • Half of building number 7, also next to the railway line and the last remaining structure, was demolished.
  • Eleven containers of demolition debris were transported to the subsurface solid waste containment site operated by the RIGMRBM near Cowansville.
  • Ten containers of metal waste were sent for recycling.
  •  Artifacts relating to the former Filtex factory were saved and relocated by Town employees.
  • For questions or comments concerning the Filtex demolition please contact the Public Works Secretary, Jessica Savard, by phone at 450 538-2290 or by email to [email protected]
  • You can consult the summary of the key facts regarding the demolition process of the former Filtex factory, published 26 July, by clicking here.

Brome Fair

Published on August 26, 2019

Brome-Missisquoi MRC Fire Departments and the UPA (Union des producteurs agricoles) will jointly operate a kiosk at Brome Fair!

On-site prevention and fire safety questions will be answered for both agricultural and residential buildings.

The UPA representative will cover agricultural safety requirements.

Members of the fire departments will answer questions more specifically related to fire.

Mascots and surprises for children will also be part of the event!

See you on August 30th from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm!

 

 
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