Company Spotlight: Anthony Simpson

May 24, 2022By francis-adminBlog, Employee Profile No Comments

From time to time, Ambipar Field Coordinator Anthony Simpson admits, he’ll be out somewhere like the grocery store, minding his own business, when a strange woman approaches him with a smile and a question — which typically goes something like this: “Hello, Anthony. I was in Belk the other day and you weren’t there. Where’d … Read More

Bringing Down A Landmark

March 16, 2022By francis-adminAbatement, Blog, Demolition No Comments

Demolition & abatement of historic Quinlan Castle a challenge on several levels When Ambipar Abatement Division Manager Corey Bingham learned his team had been hired as subcontractors for the demolition of Quinlan Castle, he admits he had misgivings. They evaporated the minute he stepped inside the Birmingham, Alabama landmark — which had last been occupied … Read More

What You Should Know About Underground Storage Tank Removal

March 8, 2022By francis-adminBlog, Underground Storage Tank Removal No Comments

UAB project presents a textbook case. The University of Alabama in Birmingham isn’t merely the city’s largest employer, by more than 3-to-1 over Number Two — Regions Financial Corp. (21,000 vs. 6000). It’s the city’s driving economic engine, with a research hospital that’s nationally-renowned for the number of breakthrough medical discoveries it’s produced over the … Read More

Asbestos, Lead and Mold Abatement & Remediation

November 15, 2021By francis-adminAbatement, Blog No Comments

Challenges that often go beneath the surface Anyone who’s ever watched daytime TV has probably seen a law firm ad soliciting clients with Asbestosis, Mesothelioma or Lung Cancer. And while the common conception of asbestos in buildings is typically limited to the fibrous insulating material in attics and ceilings, the threat is considerably more extensive. … Read More

Wastewater & Sludge Disposal: Dos and Don’ts

September 16, 2021By francis-adminBlog No Comments

Tip #1: It’s legally yours until ADEM & EPA say it isn’t. Wastewater and sludge are inevitable byproducts of nearly all manufacturing processes, but no two manufacturers’ cleanup needs are alike. At the same time, while the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) each have numerous compliance codes for … Read More

Hydro Excavation

March 18, 2021By francis-adminBlog No Comments

A service nobody wants to utilize. Until they wish they had. “Most of our first-time hydro excavation clients call us only after they’ve learned, the hard way, that they should have called us earlier,” says One Stop’s Thomas Harbin. “One client, who really should have known better, called us for a job after their clamshell … Read More

Asbestos Removal: What homeowners need to know

July 26, 2016By richard-adminBlog No Comments

One Stop Environmental regularly helps homeowners, property managers, construction companies and insurance agencies with residential asbestos removal.  Finding asbestos in your home can be scary and confusing as you navigate how to make your property safe again.  Having removed asbestos from hundreds of homes in Alabama, we thought we would share some advice and information … Read More

A Different Way of Vacuuming

May 20, 2016By richard-adminBlog No Comments

Vacuum services for small cleanup jobs Have you heard of vacuum lids? We have vacuum services for all size projects, but this one is great for small spill containment.  Here’s how it works. We fit the lid to a drum and attach an airline or air compressor. The material is vacuumed straight into the drum and … Read More

All about asbestos and where you might find it

August 7, 2013By zeekeeBlog No Comments

What is asbestos? Asbestos is a naturally occurring fibrous silicate mineral used in a variety of commercial applications. The word asbestos is Greek for “inextinguishable” or “indestructible.” Asbestos was used widely from approximately 2000 BC and is still seen in buildings built until circa 1985. Why was it used commercially? Industrial age mining for asbestos … Read More

Asbestos Survey Pitfalls to Avoid

July 25, 2013By zeekeeBlog No Comments

OSE has provided asbestos, lead and mold abatement services to Birmingham construction companies, manufacturers, realtors, law firms, and property owners since 2007. Some of our notable projects include: Stoneville USDA Building – $1,342,300.00 (Asbestos Abatement/Demolition), Ft. Rucker Hangar – $213,400.00 (Asbestos Abatement/Mold Remediation/Demolition), Vance Federal Courthouse – $61,411.00 (ACM and Lead Abatement), Fort Benning 8 … Read More