Alliance between Solroc and French group Fondasol

Alliance between Solroc and French group Fondasol

French group Fondasol, an engineering consultancy group serving the construction industry and major player in the geotechnical engineering sector with a history dating back to 1958 in France, is being joined by Canadian company Solroc, specialized in the environment, geotechnical engineering and materials quality control. A multidisciplinary approach, a range…

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Spring is back soon!

Spring is back soon!

It’s time to prepare for construction and renovation work.   SOLROC offers you complete expertise in the following domains: Environmental study (Phase I, Phase II) Conventional site clean-up by excavation and disposal In-situ and ex-situ rehabilitation Environmental rehabilitation follow-up Oil tank removal Eco-toxicological study Wetland Inventory Foundation or slab issues…

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Radon in your house

Radon in your house

Test your properties for radon …now! Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that you can’t see, smell or taste. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer after smoking, leading to about 16% of lung cancer deaths each year in Canada (nearly 3,000 deaths). High levels of Radon may…

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Flooding? Fire? Mold?

Flooding? Fire? Mold?

SOLROC is there to assist. Disasters happen. But then comes remediation. Damaged materials must be stripped and proper testing has to take place to ensure dwellers’ comfort and safety. SOLROC can provide expertise for damage assessment, air testing, asbestos testing, mold, radon or asbestos assessment and remediation plans.

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Concerns of interest for building maintenance and management

Concerns of interest for building maintenance and management

Areas of concern for savvy building managers can generally be divided into: Building condition issues Hazardous materials issues 1. Building Condition Issues Structure: foundations, pillars, steel elements Roof: insulation, leaks, etc. Slab: fissuring, upheaval, etc. Mechanical equipment: ventilation, elevators, etc. Exterior elements: brick, cladding, etc. 4-storey+ façades must be inspected…

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Important message

Important message

re – VillaNova Project in Lachine vs SOLROC Dear client and friend, You may have read or heard of the article that was published in the journal de Montréal in early December 2016 that implied our involvement concerning the recently discovered contamination on the property of the residential project VillaNova…

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Don’t wait for troubles…

Don’t wait for troubles…

Have your properties tested for radon Radon is the leading preventable cause of lung cancer as per Health Canada statistics. About 10% of buildings in Quebec will exhibit radon ratings above the Health Canada intervention threshold (200 becquerels/m3). With such levels and above, it is recommended to REDUCE radon entry…

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Pyrite and pyrrhotite issues

Pyrite and pyrrhotite issues

Protect your investment Pyrite Issues “Pyrite issues” happen whenever a granular fill under a slab is made of pyrite bearing crushed shale or crushed mudstone. Under humid stress, the pyrite will free SO2 that will eventually combine with water to produce sulfuric acid, which is much detrimental to limestone based…

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