SYDNEY - A major contract has been awarded in the ongoing effort to clean up former steelmaking properties in Cape Breton.
The $15.2-million project involves the collection and treatment of
groundwater flowing over the former coke ovens site in Sydney.
MB2/Beaver Marine Joint Venture will build the groundwater collection
system and a water treatment plant.
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The work is expected to begin next month and be finished next spring.
Underground pipes will collect groundwater flowing over the site and take it to a water treatment plant.
Ottawa and Nova Scotia have committed $400 million to ensure the cleanup of the tar ponds properties is completed by 2014.