Understanding The Demolition Process

In the construction industry, the phrase, ‘what goes up, must come down’, has a certain significance. Regardless of whether a building is commercial or residential, it will at some point, face demolition. This can be a result of a building becoming unsafe due to structural weakness or an owner deciding they want to redevelop their property. No matter the reason, it is at this point that you should consult a demolition contractor. Choosing the right contractor to plan and oversee everything from construction waste disposal to safety will result in a successful demolition. Continue reading “Understanding The Demolition Process”

Managing Construction Waste

Managing Construction Waste on the Job Site

The construction of a new building or home is a sight to behold. Watching as the many layers come together to form a completed structure is both captivating and awe inspiring. If you ever have a chance to see a hyperlapse (sped up) video of the construction process, you can see just how impressive it really is. As beautiful as the construction process is, the demolition process is one that is known for creating more waste than any other industry. A certain degree of waste is inevitable; however, the degree of impact does not have to be as damaging as it has come to be. Continue reading “Managing Construction Waste on the Job Site”

Demolition Tips

Demolition Tips & Considerations for Your Next Project

When renovating, remodeling or rebuilding, the demolition phase is often one of the last things that comes to mind. This is unfortunate because there are many factors to consider when demolishing a structure. Both safety and costs can become major issues if they are not taken seriously. Whether you’re working on a DIY project or hiring a demolition contractor, you should be sure that you have taken the appropriate measures towards success.
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Sustainable Waste Management at Winnipeg Folk Fest

Omar’s Environmental Returns to the Winnipeg Folk Fest as an Environmental Sustainability Partner

The Winnipeg Folk Festival is quickly approaching and Omar’s Environmental is proud to once again be a part of this exciting event as an environmental sustainability partner. This year’s festival takes place from July 5th to July 8th with upwards of 50,000 people descend upon Bird’s Hill Park to take in a weekend of music, camping, laughter and all around good times. Continue reading “Omar’s Environmental Returns to the Winnipeg Folk Fest as an Environmental Sustainability Partner”

Sustainable Waste Solution at Winnipeg Folk Fest

Sustainable Waste Solutions for Festivals & Events

Spring has finally arrived, and summer is just around the corner. With the sunshine and warm weather comes a host of exciting events. From multi-day festivals and carnivals to one day sporting events, there is no shortage of fun to be had.
During these events, a ton of waste is created including food containers and various other materials. Omar’s Environmental offers sustainable waste management solutions to events just like these in Winnipeg and surrounding areas.

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Hiring a Contractor

4 Tips for Hiring a Contractor

Are you remodeling your home or office? Maybe you’re planning to rebuild? In any case, it is likely that you will require the help of a demolition contractor at some point throughout your project. As a recognized company with the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (or, MHCA), we understand what needs to happen and how to make the process flow smoothly for all parties involved.
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Clean Fill

Clean Fill vs Non-Clean Fill Construction Waste

Clean Fill vs. Non-Clean Fill

There are many factors to consider when renting waste disposal bins for your construction or demolition projects. One the most important factors is identifying the different kinds of waste being disposed of, as well as the differnece between clean fill and non-clean fill waste How materials are handled after they leave the job site can have a significant affect on the cost of waste disposal. Therefore, it is important to have a waste management plan in place.
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Winter Construction

Effects of Cold Weather on Winter Construction

When the cold weather rears its ugly head in Manitoba, the construction industry experiences a distinct change in productivity and material behaviour. These changes can have a significant impact on a company’s bottom line due to increased costs and delayed completion times. It is important for businesses to know what to be aware of to ensure things run as smoothly as possible.

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