News

July 19, 2019

 

This past spring, Abscope completed an asbestos abatement project for a local area hospital. Performing abatement work within an active medical facility requires a great deal of care and respect for the patients and staff. Abscope rose to the challenge and successfully finished the project on time.

 


 

July 11, 2019

 

Abscope’s own Steve Mahana and his lovely daughter Emily, Miss New York for America! Emily is a life-long resident of Syracuse, NY. She attended Syracuse University to pursue a B.S. in Civil Engineering and graduated Summa Cum Laude in May 2018. Emily volunteers for her platform "Empowering Women in STEM", showing students of all ages what possibilities are available to them if they pursue learning in the STEM fields. Emily now works in Liverpool, NY as a bridge engineer, and has plans to obtain a master’s degree in Structural Engineering and MBA in the future. In her spare time, Emily enjoys staying active as an Irish step dancer. Emily was crowned Miss New York for America on March 31st in Rochester, NY. She will represent the state of New York at the national Miss for America pageant on August 23rd in Las Vegas, NV. For more information visit: Facebook: Emily Mahana - Miss New York for America, Mrs. New York America and Miss New York for America (state organization) Instagram: missnyforamerica Website: mrsnyamerica.com

 


 

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July 09, 2019

 

One of Abscope's recent jobs took place in western New York for Canal Corporation. Historic limit switch covers needed decontamination of asbestos and lead. These switch covers contained layers of thick lead paint on the outside and asbestos on the inside. As seen in the before and after pictures, Abscope was able to restore the covers to their former (much safer) glory.

 


 

June 28, 2019

 

Members of Abscope's mid-Atlantic team took a moment to give back on Tuesday, cooking for and dining with our veterans at the Baltimore Station. We are grateful for your service.

 


 

June 25, 2019

 

Abscope is underway on a new project for SUNY Albany. This hefty job comprises asbestos removal for 26,000 square feet of ceiling and 35,000 square feet of tile. Our team is working tirelessly to finish the job within the tight time constraint as the job must be completed before the start of the new school yea

 


 

June 10, 2019

 

Abscope recently completed a sediment removal project on the barge canal in Western NY. Despite many challenges, including working in severe winter conditions, the Abscope team was able to complete the project safely and meet the canal opening deadline. Great job to our crews that worked so hard to complete this project on time.

 


 

June 07, 2019

 

Abscope will be starting a PCB stream remediation project at a manufacturing facility in Central NY. The project will require construction of access roads, installation of a bypass system, excavation of 600 CY of PCB impacted sediments, T&D and wetland restoration. Despite working in the dry season, Abscope crews will be challenged with managing and solidifying the sediments.

 


 

June 06, 2019

 

Abscope is a proud sponsor of the annual SAME (Society of American Military Engineers) Baltimore Post annual golf tournament at the Rocky Point Golf Course in Essex, MD to support the scholarship fund.

 


 

June 03, 2019

 

If you are at the MGP Symposium in Atlantic City, stop by Booth 17 to see Jason Haller to discuss solving your MGP site challenges.

 


 

May 31, 2019

 

Abscope’s Bob Romagnoli will be attending the Western Dredging Association Dredging Summit & Expo on June 4-7, 2019 in Chicago…he hopes to see you there!” https://dredging-expo.com/

 


 

May 23, 2019

 

Abscope will be sponsoring and exhibiting at the 8th International Symposium and Exhibition on the Redevelopment of Manufactured Gas Plant Sites (MGP 2019) in Atlantic City, New Jersey from June 2-4, 2019. Visit us at booth #17. We look forward to seeing you there! https://mgpsymposium.com/

 


 

May 16, 2019

 

Abscope is currently performing the site civil work for the repowering project underway upstate NY. The project owner is in the process of replacing and upgrading all power generating components at the facility; extending the life of the wind farm far into the future.

 


 

April 12, 2019

 

Abscope crews perform the removal of assumed asbestos containing coal tar material in approximately 600 LF of 6” diameter pipe in various locations in Goshen, NY.

 


 

April 09, 2019

 

Abscope is attending the symposium on design and construction issues at hazardous waste sites put on by SAMEs Philadelphia post today!

 


 

March 29, 2019

 

Abscope has completed the removal of impacted sediment from the barge canal in Western, NY. Next steps include removal of the cofferdam to prepare for the opening of the canal in Mid-April.

 


 

March 25, 2019

 

Abscope will be attending the 23rd Annual Joint Technical Conference tomorrow, March 26, 2019, at The Lodge at Welch Allyn in Skaneateles Falls, NY. The conference is presented by Central NY Chapters of the Air & Waste Management Association. Stop by Booth 19 to visit Bob Romagnoli, Steve Mahana and Rob Gray. https://lnkd.in/eXeSEjm

 


 

March 05, 2019

 

Abscope crews have completed the Portadam installation as part of the NYS Barge Canal sediment removal project. The work area is currently being dewatered and excavation to remove MPG sediments from the Canal will begin later this week

 


 

February 12, 2019

 

Abscope just completed a project to rehab and upgrade a water supply system in Washington DC. Abscope crews safely abated valves, joints and water supply equipment, and prepared them for upgrades and reinstallation. Wall penetrations were also abated and prepared for piping upgrades. #environmentalawareness #infrastructureupgrade

 


 

February 08, 2019

 

Abscope has mobilized and begun site preparation for remediation of MGP sediments from within the NY State Barge canal. Crews are currently installing a cofferdam and rock netting systems as the final steps of site preparation. Once completed Abscope crews will excavate and remove approximately 800 cy of MGP impacted sediments from the canal. Abscope’s crew will be challenged by working in the severe Western NY winter weather . The project needs to be completed by April 15th, 2019 when the canal reopens.

 


 

January 31, 2019

 

Be on the lookout for members of the Abscope team at the Battelle Sediments Conference this February 11th to the 14th in New Orleans. https://www.battelle.org/newsroom/conferences/sediments-conference

 


 

January 24, 2019

 

Abscope announces Bob Romagnoli, PE as new President Abscope’s CEO, Jerry Romagnoli, recently announced the hiring of his brother Bob, who will serve as the company’s President. Being in the environmental industry for over 30 years, Bob brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the firm. Prior to joining Abscope, he was Managing Director and Senior Engineer at TIG Environmental, a consulting firm headquartered in New Jersey. Before that, he served as a Senior Vice President at Arcadis for many years, leading their sediment remediation practice. Bob holds a Civil Engineering Degree from Bucknell University, and an MBA from Cornell University. Together with his unique mix of consulting and construction-related experience, Bob’s leadership will help to maintain Abscope’s solid reputation and success in the environmental remediation industry.