Natural Resources

ACTIVA Environnement is a leading player in the natural resources sector. We accompany proponents at every stage of their projects, from initial planning to the end of operations Regardless of the scope of your project, we propose realistic and effective solutions that translate into quantifiable gains for you. Whether it’s for opening a new site or managing operations, our experts are prepared to provide you with proper consultancy.

A few of our clients

Béton Provincial / BML – Sintra / Carrières Dubé et Fils Inc. / Carrières Rive-Sud / Construction & Pavage Portneuf / Claveau concassage & granulats / Eurovia / Piercon / MFFP / Temrex / Rexforêt / Rosario Poirier Inc. / Kruger / Coopérative forestière de la Matapédia / Raglan Mine / Osisko Metals / Orbite Technologies / McInnis Cement

Sand QuarriesDaniel Roch-Lefebvre2018-08-10T17:38:13-04:00

Sand Quarries

Over the years, ACTIVA Environnement has contributed to the opening and operation of over 250 sand quarry sites throughout Quebec. The impressive expertise the company has acquired in the aggregates sector benefits over sixty currently active clients in the industry. We support our clients from initial planning to site decommissioning. Activa has completed mandates of varying size and complexity. Whether for opening or expanding a site, installing a concrete batch plant or managing backfill material, we have the expertise you’re looking for.

  • Preliminary environmental constraints analysis
  • Verification of regulatory and environmental compliance
  • Establishment (or recognition) of acquired rights
  • Municipal attestations, resolutions and permits
  • Changes in municipal regulations
  • Provincial authorizations (MDDELCC authorization, MERN leases and permits, MFFP intervention permit, etc.)
  • CPTAQ authorization for protected agricultural zones
  • Environmental repercussion studies
  • Identification and characterization of wetlands and watercourses
  • Wetland impact studies
  • Validation of the presence of special status species of fauna or flora
  • Baseline noise studies, modelling and acoustic monitoring
  • Hydrogeological studies
  • Landscape studies and visual simulations
  • Atmospheric dispersion modelling
  • Agronomic monitoring, recommendation and report required by CPTAQ
  • Representation services vis-à-vis municipalities, ministries and other stakeholders
  • Support in infringement proceedings
  • Mapping and geomatics

Glimpse of our realizations in the natural resources sector:

All projects



Wind Power
Transmission Lines
Oil & Gas


Roadways and Bridges
Municipal Infrastructure
Rail Transport
Maritime Sector


Sand Quarries
Forest Industry


Industrial Sites