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E M I M A X E N V I R O N M E N TA L T E C H N O L O G I E S I N C . SPRING 2012 Service to the MAX Its 50-plus years of experience makes MAX the perfect partner to energy companies operating at the Marcellus and Utica shale formations. MAX has become a leader in the Northeast for treatment and disposal of hazardous wastes and soil.. • Pittsburgh “We see ourselves as an integral part of the energy production process.” // BILL SPENCER, president and CEO liquid waste, President and CEO Bill Spencer says. In 1995, L. William Spencer acquired the business from his father, A.L. Spencer, and changed its name to MAX Environmental Technologies. As the Pittsburgh steel market began to slow down, Spencer knew the company needed to diversify its service scope and expand its customer base to continue growing. “We wanted to expand our focus to include government-based hazardous cleanup projects, and we also wanted expand geographically,” he recalls. Since that time, MAX has become the Northeast’s leader in the treatment and disposal of lead, chromium, cadmium, [ B Y K AT H R Y N J O N E S ] Mill Service later formed a sister com- arsenic, barium and selenium hazardous When A.L. Spencer founded Pittspany, Allegheny Liquid Systems, in wastes and soil for the U.S. military, the burgh-based Mill Service in 1957, the Pittsburgh to treat liquid waste – inEPA and the Pennsylvania Department company’s focus was to provide environ- cluding oil and gas well brines – and dis- of Environmental Protection (PADEP), mental services to the Pittsburgh steel charge it into the Allegheny County as well as Fortune 1,000 corporations, industry from its original headquarters Sanitary Authority’s system, which han- contractors, land developers and enviin Bulger, Pa. In 1963, it opened a second dles all of the city’s wastewater treatronmental consultants. The company facility in Yukon, Pa., and continued to ment responsibilities. Since its widened its geographical reach to inexpand its service capabilities to handle inception, the company has accepted clude the entire Northeast from Maryhazardous and non-hazardous industrial and treated more than 50 million tons of land to Massachusetts. waste in the safest way possible. hazardous waste and 1 billion gallons of PROFILE A NEW DIRECTION “Fast forward to today, and everything has changed because of the shale formations that we’re sitting on top of,” Spencer says. MAX Environmental Technologies Inc.. Headquarters: Pittsburgh | Employees: 37 | Specialty: Environmental services 180

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Energy & Mining International - Spring 2012

Energy & Mining International - Spring 2012
Back to Reality
Back to Reality
Spreading Accountability
Water to Energy
Ad Index
The Marcellus Shale
Ariel Corp.
Dominion Energy
Mistras Group Inc.
Northeast Natural Energy
Appellation Pre Fab Llc
Falcon Drilling
Keane Group
LMC Industrial Contractors Inc.
Orion Drilling Company
Somerset Regional Water Resources
Trican Well Service Trican Well
Trumbull Corp.
Asap Industries
Bouille Electric
Nuweld Inc.
Latin America Focus
Canacol Energy Ltd.
Americas Petrogas Inc.
Orosur Mining Inc.
Cabo Drilling (Panama) Corp.
Canada Focus
Snamprogetti Canada Inc.
Canada Lithium Corp.
Anaconda Mining Inc.
DRA Americas Inc.
Quest Rare Minerals Ltd.
Associated Mining Construction Inc.
Northern Foodservices
Nyrstar Langlois
Q’Max Solutions Inc.
Glendyne Inc.
Grizzly Discoveries Inc.
Liberty Mines Inc.
NGC Compression Solutions Ltd.
Pacific Booker Minerals Inc.
Petaquilla Minerals Ltd.
Sumitomo Pogo Mine LLC – Pogo Mine
FourQuest Energy
Southern Coal Corp.
Ucore Rare Metals Inc.
Alaskan Energy Resources Inc.
CTL Engineering Inc.
Lennox Petroleum Services Limited
MAX Environmental Technologies Inc.
Sadhna Petroleum Services
Vita International Inc.
GPM Inc.
Klein Tools
Snap-On Tools
Apex Directional Drilling
Aquila Resources Inc.
Chief Petroleum
Kline Oilfield Equipment Inc.
National Response Corporation
Engineered Software Products Inc.
Offshore Inland
The Final Shot

Energy & Mining International - Spring 2012