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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!

 

Filtex : weekly update – August 19 to 23, 2019

Published on August 23, 2019
  • The contractor, B.Frégeau & Fils, Inc., continued to selectively sort any metal in addition to any remaining material containing asbestos.
  • All material containing asbestos was removed from the site by the afternoon of Thursday, 22 August.
  • The demolished material containing asbestos along with other demolition debris was transported to the subsurface solid waste containment site operated by the RIGMRBM near Cowansville.
  • On Friday, 23 August the contractor began to dismantle building number 5, one of the structures next to the railway line.
  • For questions or complaints 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.

Filtex : weekly update – August 12 to 16, 2019

Published on August 16, 2019
  • The work is progressing in line with the schedule. This week the demolition phase and removal of materials began.
  • Instillation of the fine debris, anti-dispersion fence was completed around the section of the buildings that had previously collapsed.
  • Some artefacts from the Filtex buildings were removed and saved for Heritage Sutton
  • According to the site supervisor from HDS Environnement Inc. and the inspector from the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST), the work is taking place exactly as required.
  • Earlier this week the drinking water in some residences on Pine Street became cloudy for a few days. This was due to the use of water from the nearby hydrant to settle dust. There was no risk to health.
  • Representatives from the Central Maine & Quebec Railway (CMQR) visited the site to see the progress of the work and to mow the grass beside the railway tracks. There was a problem with the Pine Street rail crossing warning system that was not related to the demolition work; the CMQR company solved the problem.
  • For questions or complaints 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.

Filtex : weekly update – August 5 to 9, 2019

Published on August 9, 2019
  • The removal of asbestos from building # 1 on Pine Street has been completed. The work was performed on August 5 and 6 .
  • The asbestos removed has been deposited in an appropriate container inside the fenced perimeter of the site.
  • Friday, August 9, the contractor B. Frégeau & Fils inc. began moving the heavy equipment onto the site (excavator, mobile elevating work platform etc.).
  • The installation of the high, fine debris, anti-dispersion fence is in progress.
  • The demolition and disposal of materials phase will start the week of August 12.
  • For any questions 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 July 26, by clicking here.

 

 
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