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CQA Engineering Work

Albion Environmental Ltd provides CQA Engineering as par of a wide range of services. CQA stands for Construction Quality Assurance. Our staff are highly trained and have years of experience in CQA engineering. We provide a CQA representative on site throughout the works to monitor day to day activities as well as provide a CQA Engineer who is a Chartered Civil Engineer with over 20 years experience.
The CQA work provides the assurance and validation for each of the elements of the engineering. We have experience in providing CQA for both the installation of boreholes as well as landfill cell engineering.
In the past 12 months we have undertaken CQA work for the construction of a new landfill cell for Tarbolton Landfill Ltd at their site near Ayr. The key areas for this were the landfill containment cell liner, containment cell leachate drainage and collection system and the connection to the previous landfill cell. The cell was initially lined with 500mm clay followed by a 2.5mm HDPE liner with a protective geotextile fleece. The CQA for the engineering works ensured levels conformed to the design at all stages of construction as well as the quality and consistency of all materials used. Levels of formation and samples of materials were taken daily throughout construction.
We also provided CQA for the capping of Tarbolton Landfill Ltd’s old landfill cells in the pre-PPC Zone 1 area as well as the capping of Phase 3 at Straid Farm Landfill near Girvan. Both these projects are ongoing at present.
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CQA Engineering Work

Albion Environmental Ltd provides CQA Engineering as part of a wide range of services. CQA stands for Construction Quality Assurance. Our staff are highly trained and have years of experience in CQA engineering. We provide a CQA representative on site throughout the works to monitor day to day activities as well as provide a CQA Engineer who is a Chartered Civil Engineer with over 15 years experience.
 
The CQA work provides the assurance and validation for each of the elements of the engineering. We have experience in providing CQA for both the installation of boreholes as well as landfill cell engineering.
 
In the past 12 months we have undertaken CQA work for the construction of a new landfill cell for Straid Farms Ltd at their Landfill Site near Girvan. The key areas for this were the landfill containment cell liner, containment cell leachate drainage and collection system and the connection to the previous landfill cell. The cell was initially lined with 500mm clay followed by a GCL Liner System layer and finally a 2.5mm HDPE liner with a protective geotextile fleece. The CQA for the engineering works ensured levels conformed to the design at all stages of construction as well as the quality and consistency of all materials used. Levels of formation and samples of materials were taken daily throughout construction.
 
We also provided CQA for the construction of Tarbolton Landfill Ltd’s new landfill cell at their site near Tarbolton.
Albion Environmental Ltd also undertook the CQA work for Infinis’ new gas collection well installations at Greengairs, Oatslie, Tarbothill and Wester Hatton Landfill Sites. The detailed logs provide specific descriptions of all waste materials removed from the installation at the relevant depths. Again the CQA for the engineering works ensured levels conformed to the design at all stages of construction as well as the quality and consistency of all materials used.
 
Similar works have also been carried out on behalf of WRG at their Greengairs Landfill Site who required CQA on a leachate compliance well re-drill.

CQA Project

Albion Environmental Ltd is pleased to continue its success in completing CQA project work for Infinis Ltd and Tarbolton Landfill Site within the
last 5 months. With our considerable experience of landfill operations the company was able to provide the technical support required.

A member of Albion Environmental Ltd staff was involved in the build and development of a new landfill cell at Tarbolton Landfill Site and successfully conducted all the CQA work. The engineering works for the new cell started on April 2007 and was completed by June 2007. The CQA work provided the assurance and validation for each of the elements of the installation. The key areas for this were the landfill containment cell liner, containment cell leachate drainage and collection system. The work was supported by associate consultant, Wendy Pring. Wendy is a Chartered Civil engineer and has extensive experience of the waste management industry.

Due to this success we will be continuing our work with Tarbolton Landfill Site with their next CQA project.

In addition to working as an associate for Albion Environmental Ltd, Wendy manages the operation of KCP Environmental Services Ltd. KCP Environmental Services has over 20 years experience in the waste management industry aimed directly at managing and maintaining the environmental infrastructure on landfill sites.

Another member of Albion Environmental Ltd staff has successfully completed CQA work for Infinis Ltd working with onsite gas well installations at Greengairs Landfill Site. This follows on for the successful CQA project we completed for Infinis Ltd at Drummond Moor Landfill Site, Edinburgh in February 2007. The drilling works for the new wells started on 24th April 2007 and was completed by 10th May 2007. The CQA work provided the assurance and validation for each of the elements of the installation. Due to the timing of the job the drilling contractors were able to supply two drilling rigs, providing extra CQA work which was successfully dealt with by our member of staff. The key areas for this were the depth of drilled boreholes, description of waste removed, verification of case welding, instillation of the pipe work and the seal. A comprehensive CQA report was produced at the end of the job. Infinis Ltd have been very pleased with our work to date and wish us to work for them on their next CQA project.