A truck transporting lead ore concentrate was en route to a smelter and had an accident. The lead concentrate was released into a wetlands area adjacent to the Beaverhead River. Olympus was responsible for acquiring the necessary permits including a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 404 permit, a State of Montana 3A permit, and the Montana 310 law notification for the work. Olympus mobilized to the site after the bulk of the concentrate was removed to complete the final cleanup and confirmation sampling. Impacted water and ice accumulated in the initial excavation area were excavated and pumped to a heated holding tank prior to impacted soil removal. Approximately 2,500 gallons of lead-impacted water and 35 cubic yards of lead-impacted soil were removed from the spill site and sent to the mine for disposal. Residual sediment in the water tank was containerized in 55-gallon drums and was also sent to the mine for disposal. Both field screening (X-ray fluorescence for lead) and laboratory quantitative (RCRA 8 metals) methods were used to guide and confirm, respectively, Montana Department of Environmental Quality cleanup levels. Reclamation of the impacted site included backfilling the excavated area, seeding, installation of erosion control mat, and repair of a ranch fence.
SAFE, TIMELY, AND EFFICIENT
“Olympus Technical Services was great to work with. They established safe perimeters for their work zone, communicated well with the city, and completed the work in a timely and efficient manner. We would highly recommend Olympus!”
City of Shelby, Montana
RECEPTIVE, ADAPTABLE, AND PROACTIVE
“We worked with Olympus to demolish, dispose, and backfill two buildings containing hazardous materials. Olympus’ crew was receptive to our requests, adapted to changing site conditions, suggested ways to increase efficiency, and didn’t sway from their proposed cost. Together we changed the site from dilapidated hazardous buildings to a clean construction-ready property.”
Michael P. Kelly
WORK WAS PERFORMED FLAWLESSLY AND PROFESSIONALLY
“We used Olympus Technical Services to do a remediation project and some extensive concrete demolition and backfill work. The work was performed flawlessly and professionally, and the field staff was great to work with. When site challenges presented themselves, Olympus was intuitive and creative in solving them. They were a great company to deal with.”
Bonner Property Development, LLC
PROFESSIONAL, FLEXIBLE, AND MADE SOUND RECOMMENDATIONS
“Olympus Technical Services won a major demolition bid with FCEDA. The bid was fair and the work started on time and finished in advance of our deadline. It was a difficult job with several unknowns that caused delays, change orders, and equipment breakdowns. Throughout, the team from Olympus was professional, flexible, and made sound recommendations. They were great partners on a difficult project. Because of this experience, we have recommended them to many of our partners.”
Christy Cummings Dawson
Flathead County Economic Development Authority
ONE OF THE FOREMOST AUTHORITIES
"Simply put, as a consultant to the retail fueling industry, Olympus Technical Services is one of the foremost authorities in terms of environmental regulations, permits, emergency response and petroleum cleanup."
Town Pump, Inc.
HIGHLY QUALIFIED, RESPONSIVE, AND INNOVATIVE
“The company motto for Olympus Technical Services, Inc. should be ‘We are here to do whatever it takes to get the job done.’ The team of professional personnel at Olympus are each highly qualified, responsive, and innovative. Their problem-solving methods and can-do attitudes create results."
Pacific West Technologies