BBA

Environment

Today, environmental protection is a crucial element of any project. Rather than a constraint, this new reality is an opportunity for improvement. In fact, more and more company leaders are joining the shift toward sustainable development. When looking for experts to guide and advise them, they turn to BBA for innovative and effective solutions. They have access to our multidisciplinary know-how, as our teams have acquired solid expertise in many environmental fields: air quality, management of environmental impact studies, greenhouse gases, industrial waste, wastewater treatment, restoration plans, risk analysis and management of environmental approvals. We are attentive to the needs of our industrial clients and continue to expand our range of services in this field.

 

MANAGEMENT OF GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS (GHG)

  • Review of applicable regulatory requirements
  • Emission inventory
  • Feasibility study
  • GHG reduction project development
  • GHG reduction plan
  • Third-party verification and validation of inventories
  • Carbon market analysis
  • Aggregation, registration, marketing and transaction of carbon credits

AIR QUALITY

  • Emission inventory, including NPRI
  • Feasibility study
  • Control of industrial emissions
  • Atmospheric dispersion modelling
  • Indoor air quality improvement

WASTEWATER TREATMENT

  • Cooling and process water mass balance
  • Effluent characterization and continuous monitoring system
  • Feasibility study
  • Continuous filtration and waste disposal
  • Wastewater treatment

INDUSTRIAL AND MINING WASTE MANAGEMENT

  • Waste characterization
  • Process sludge dewatering
  • Mining waste management
  • Hazardous waste management

MANAGEMENT OF IMPACT STUDIES

  • Acceptability analysis of proposed projects
  • Ecological inventories
  • Analysis of a project’s environmental impact
  • Preparation of required documents, including impact study reports
  • Negotiation with environmental authorities

MANAGEMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORIZATIONS

  • Acceptability analysis of proposed projects
  • Document preparation for environmental approval processes
  • Negotiation with environmental authorities

RISK ANALYSIS

  • Environmental risk analysis
  • Process risk analysis, including what-if and HAZOP methods
  • Construction site risk analysis
  • Project management risk analysis as part of EPCM projects

MINE RESTORATION PLANS

  • Analysis of restoration options
  • Technical and economic feasibility analysis of restoration work
  • Preparation of decommissioning plans
  • Management of restoration work
  • Implementation of on-site environmental monitoring measures