Sustainability

We support your sustainable development needs.

We believe it is our responsibility to deliver infrastructure solutions that contribute to the well-being of society, the economy and the environment. Sustainability guides our product development as we continue to look for ways to do more with less, ensuring the success of your project without compromising the needs of future generations.

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Reduced Biodiversity Impacts

  • Reduced need for cast-in-place concrete on site
  • Wide span and curved structures reduce stream impacts and washout concerns
  • Prefabricated Bridges allow for easier crossings in sensitive areas
  • Wildlife crossings help maintain movement in habitat
  • AIL Sound Walls reduce noise pollution
  • Fish baffle inserts and open-bottomed culverts facilitate fish movement
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Lighter Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Many components have high recycled steel content
  • Less material transportation costs than concrete
  • Solutions engineered for optimum cover depths to reduce hauling grades and fuel consumption

More Local Solutions

  • Less imported resources – product, labour and equipment
  • Uses non-specialized equipment and labour available through local contractors
  • Optimal use of locally available fill material
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Positive Social Impacts

  • Use of local labour and equipment benefits community
  • Super•Cor Flange Connection offers increased worker safety
  • Potential of using portable culvert mills with local labour

Decommissioning Benefits

  • Less effort to decommission structural plate and MSE walls than concrete
  • Less imported material means less offsite haulage and disposal
  • Some structures can be disassembled and reused
  • Metal components can be recycled

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