Savron Guelph, Ontario, Canada Office
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David Major is a Senior Principal and the Managing Director of Savron based in Ontario with more than 30 years of experience focused on negotiating, managing and directing the development and deployment of cost-effective remediation strategies and technologies for challenging contaminated sites associated with Fortune 500 companies. With expertise in situ biodegradation of chlorinated solvents in natural or engineered environments, Dave is a pioneer in the development, demonstration, ...
Gavin Grant is a Senior Principal Geological and Civil Engineer based in Ontario with more than 10 years of experience focused on the fate and behavior of dense non-aqueous phase liquids (DNAPLs) and the development and commercialization of the Self-sustaining Treatment for Active Remediation (STAR) technology. STAR uses smoldering combustion, the type of combustion that turns charcoal into ash in a barbecue grill, to quickly and efficiently destroy contaminants in subsurface environm ...
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Friday, 01 June 2018
Savron's STARx HottpadTM project team received the 2018 Grand Prize Industrial Waste Practice Award and the W. Wesley Eckenfelder Industrial Waste Management Medal for "From Pilot to Full Scale: Development of STARx HottpadTM" by The American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists. On hand to accept the awar ...
Monday, 14 May 2018
Savron's partner, Dr. Jason Gerhard of the University of Western Ontario, received Canada's Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Synergy Award for Innovation, in recognition of the outstanding achievements through the partnership and collaboration between a university and a Canadian industry. The awar ...
Thursday, 30 November 2017
Geosyntec Consultants was awarded the Small-to-Medium (SME) Enterprise Partner Award for its continued support of the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry at the University of Toronto on November 15, 2017. Vice-Dean, Research Ramin Farnood was there to deliver the award. Geosyntec representatives there ...
Monday, 09 October 2017
Geosyntec professionals will make a significant technical contribution to the Seventh International Symposium and Exhibition on the Redevelopment of Manufactured Gas Plant Sites at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in Louisiana on October 16-18, 2017. Geosyntec will be represented by 10 attendees and will be delivering five ...
Thursday, 05 October 2017
Gavin Grant (Toronto) and Grant Scholes (Guelph) will present at the Remediation Technologies Symposium (RemTech) 2017 at Fairmont Banff Springs in Alberta, Canada on October 11-13, 2017. Gavin and Grant will represent Savron, a division of Geosyntec. Gavin Grant's presentation is entitled "In Situ Smoldering Combustion ...
Tuesday, 25 April 2017
The 2017 Superior Achievement Award was presented to the project team for "The Evolution of STAR from Laboratory Concept to Full-Scale In Situ Implementation" by The American Academy of Environmental Engineering and Scientists. The honor was given at the Awards Luncheon and Conference on April 13, 2017 at the National ...
Thursday, 22 September 2016
Geosyntec and Colleagues from the University of California, Davis were honored with the 2016 Telford Premium Award for best paper in Ground Improvement, the journal of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Volume 168, Issue 3, August 2015, pp 206 ...
Tuesday, 09 August 2016
Savron held its annual Researcher's Meeting in Guelph, Ontario on July 27-28, 2016. Savron is a division of Geosyntec. Savron shared with the students and researchers the practical field applications of the STAR process. The field applications included the full-scale application to treat coal tars in situ at a site in Ne ...
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