St.Germain provides these services for owners and operators at stone quarries, sand and gravel pits and recycling facilities that produce construction aggregates.
Reserve Value Assessments
Minable acreage of reserves is assessed by determining thickness, lateral continuity, and geologic characteristic of aggregate reserve. The degree of continuity of these characteristics determine whether reserves are “proven” or “probable”.
Potential environmental impacts associated with mining below the water table are assessed in accordance with the requirements of Maine DEP Chapter 378, Variance Criteria for the Excavation of Rock, Borrow, Topsoil, Clay or Silt
Groundwater Monitoring Programs
Groundwater monitoring performed to meet requirements of Maine DEP Chapter 378, Variance Criteria for the Excavation of Rock, Borrow, Topsoil, Clay or Silt
Performed in accordance with Maine DEP Performance Standards for Excavations of Borrow, Clay, Topsoil or Silt 38 M.R.S.A. §§ 490-A to 490-N