In March 2014, Stragis becomes a licensed trainer with ECO Canada for the BEAHR Land Use Planning Training Program. This program was developed to allow those working in the environmental field an opportunity to build their awareness and understanding of Land Use Planning. If you are interested in this program, please contact us.
January 2014 - Stragis is the successful bidder to perform environmental risk assessments in the Northwest Territories with Public Works Canada.
January 2014 - Following a competitive bidding process, Stragis Environmental Services Inc. is retained by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) for a Standing offer agreement to provide various environmental consulting and training services.
January - December 2013
In November 2013, a Standing Offer Agreement is awarded to Stragis to provide various environmental and inspection services for the City of Yellowknife.
In November 2013, the GREENLAND® Group and Anishinabek Educational Institute (North Bay, Canada) initiated an employment skills and education partnership that will provide knowledge, technology transfer, educational and training programs for students enrolled at the Campus and is related to the niche environmental engineering services offered by Stragis Environmental Services and Greenland Consulting Engineers. As a priority, this program will include the participation of First Nations students. The initial program goal is for current and continuing education students to obtain certifiable employment skills for Canadian public and private sectors. The program also includes consideration for available Stragis Environmental employment openings in the fields of fuel storage tank inspections (petroleum, propane and natural gas), as well as tank asset management, compliance, risk and life cycle assessments. Other announcements about this partnership and completed benchmarks for success will be provided at a later date.
September 2013 – Stragis offers a workshop for two GTA real estate brokerages on the Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) process and Ontario Brownfield Regulations as they relate to commercial and residential real estate transactions.
Stragis was the successful bidder for the Government of Saskatchewan, Ministry of Environment, Wildfire Management Branch project to perform an Environmental Site Assessment at the underground fuel storage tank facility located in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.
Stragis obtains a permit to practice in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut from the Northwest Territories Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (NAPEG).
Jim Hartman, P. Eng. – President is registered as a Professional Engineer with the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (NAPEG).
Stragis is retained by the Town of Wasaga Beach (Ontario, Canada) to provide an Environmental Risk Assessment Peer Review for a fueling site in Wasaga Beach.
The GREENLAND® Group and Centre for Community Mapping located in Waterloo (Canada) initiate in April 2013 an information and communication technology development joint venture. The goal and strategy of this alliance will be to utilize Canada-wide open government data resources; utilize web-based and mobile application tools; utilize citizen crowd sourcing; and, utilize social media marketing and other emerging technologies/applications to engage and empower government market places to be more open, efficient and effective and through these actions to generate sustainable revenue for GREENLAND® Group – Co-Map alliance. Stragis Environmental will then be able to utilize the new tools to expand its niche suite of professional services for fuel storage tank asset management, compliance, risk and life cycle assessments in Canada and overseas, as well as environmental site assessments for new urban land and brownfield redevelopment projects.
In February 2013, Stragis signs an agreement with ECO Canada to become a Canada-wide licensed trainer for the BEAHR Environmental Site Assessment Assistant Training Program. This program teaches the essentials of environmental site assessment phases I,II and III. Graduates will learn more about Traditional Knowledge, how to do sampling and testing activities, interpret and evaluate field data as well as the basics of project planning. If you are interested in this program, please contact us.
January - December 2012
Following a competitive bidding process, Stragis Environmental Services Inc. is retained by the Toronto Transit Commission (Canada) to undertake a City-wide review of all aboveground and underground fuel and chemical storage tanks, provide an inventory of all structures and provide a remediation strategy so that all tank systems comply with regulatory standards and legislation. View Press Release
Stragis Environmental Services Inc. is invited by Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs & International Trade and the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation to join the Team Canada water and wastewater sector delegation attending the “Water Mission To The Philippines” (June 28 – 29, 2012) and “Singapore International Water Week" (July 1 – 5, 2012). See http://www.siww.com.sg. The Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) is a global platform for water solutions that brings policymakers, industry leaders, experts and practitioners together to address challenges, showcase technologies, discover opportunities and celebrate achievements in the water world. SIWW is the top water conference and trade show in Asia, and also ranks in the top 4 worldwide. Last year, 13,500 people attended SIWW from 99 countries/regions and over 600 companies exhibited at the SIWW Water Expo. The forum provided Stragis an opportunity to showcase its niche engineering services to pursue commercial opportunities in Asia, Oceania, Africa and the Middle East. Future trade missions are being planned to Africa and South America and because of the company’s first trade mission success to the Pacific Rim.
Stragis Environmental Services Inc. partners with a post-secondary institute in Canada, as part of a unique curriculum for small business technology and services transfer programs, and to specifically expand the company’s market share by employing trained candidates from the apprenticeship program. The program will also be transferable on the global stage.
Stragis Environmental Services Inc. is retained by Canada’s rail sector for environmental compliance projects.
January – December 2011
With the approval and consensus by the Board of Directors, Jim Hartman, P.Eng. is appointed President and Managing Director. Jim has been a Director since the company’s inception in 2009. Jim brings over 15 years of experience to this role and specializing in the fields of integrated environmental management; environmental remediation and Rehabilitation; environmental site assessments; water resources; and, site infrastructure works.
Stragis Environmental Services Inc., with support from the Greenland Group, expands its storage tank, environmental and asset management services to also include large propane commercial facilities. A dozen projects (existing operations and proposed expansions in Canada) have been identified and each will comply with regulatory standards and legislation.
The Greenland Group with support from Stragis Environmental Services Inc. is retained by Canadian rail sector companies for environmental compliance projects.
January –December 2010
Stragis partners with the Tobique First nation in a new company that focuses on petroleum storage tank management in the Atlantic Provinces and Quebec, Stragis-Tobique Environmental Services Company (STESCO).
Funding secured for Stragis to train Tobique community members in inspection and monitoring of petroleum storage tank systems. Trained community members to work with STESCO to inspect and monitor storage tank systems in the Atlantic Provinces and Quebec.
Stragis retained by Canadian Pacific to develop a Storage Tank Management policy and associated procedures.
Stragis completes registration of over 500 Canadian Pacific storage tank systems across Canada with Environment Canada. All tank systems were registered by the registration due date.
Stragis retained by Canadian Pacific to complete monthly inspection and monitoring program of storage tank systems in Toronto, Ontario.
Stragis retained by Canadian Pacific to assist in management of bulk fuel storage facility in Ontario.
January - December 2009
Stragis completes for the Canadian Pacific Railway environmental registrations and compliance inspections for all tanks at the Vaughan, Ontario Intermodal Terminal.
Stragis retained by Collingwood (Canada) as its project manager to supervise the removal of a grain storage hopper and associated equipment, as well as the recovery of a historic grain shaker for the Collingwood Museum.
Stragis retained by the Canadian Pacific Railway for the design and installation of a waste oil storage tank and associated infrastructure.
Stragis completes a timely guidance and training document for the Railway Association of Canada and Environment Canada to help prevent petroleum storage tank pollution from railway sites. The document will also be used by the Government of Canada for other crown-owned lands. The original press release can seen at http://www.railcan.ca/sec_new/en_new_details.asp?newId=1280 and a related article was published in the May 2009 edition of the Environmental and Engineering Science magazine.
Stragis, Lukay Research and Development Ltd. and Greenland Consulting Engineers invited by VIA Rail Canada to submit a comprehensive work plan for the engineering design and construction administration of upgrades to the Toronto (Canada) fuelling facility, as well as on-site storm water management works in order to address new regulatory compliance policies.
Stragis invited by the Canadian Pacific Railway for the design-build of a new lube oil storage tank and associated infrastructure.
Stragis retained by Lukay Research and Development Ltd. to register with Environment Canada a new fueling facility tank system in Vaughan, Ontario.
Stragis retained by the Canadian Pacific Railway to complete an Environmental Emergency Plan for the Vaughan, Ontario Intermodal Terminal.
Stragis completes for the Canadian Pacific Railway environmental registrations and compliance inspections for all tanks at the Etobicoke, Ontario Intermodal Terminal.
Stragis retained by the Canadian Pacific Railway for project management services, including the supervision of upgrades and inspections of tank systems located at Britt, Ontario.
Stragis completes for the Canadian Pacific Railway a review of its bulk locomotive tank management system and operations at the Golden and Coquitlam, British Columbia facilities.
Stragis completes for the Canadian Pacific Railway an environmental registration and review of its bulk storage facility operations at Britt, Ontario.
Stragis completes for the Canadian Pacific Railway an environmental registration and review of its bulk locomotive fueling tank system and operations at Toronto, Ontario.
Stragis retained by the Canadian Pacific Railway to prepare a storage tank environmental management policy system-wide.
Stragis completes for the Canadian Pacific Railway storage tank management training to senior management.
Stragis retained by Canadian Pacific to complete monthly inspection and monitoring program of storage tank systems in Toronto, Ontario
Stragis requested by the Canadian National Railway to provide training to senior management on the new Environment Canada storage tank regulations and Railway Guidance Document.
Stragis featured in the Railway Association of Canada' Interchange magazine on the successful development and implementation of the Railway Guidance Document for Storage Tank Management and Construction. The Guidance Document has assisted the railway industry meet the new Environment Canada Storage Tank Systems for Petroleum Products and Allied Petroleum Products Regulations.