MSEI commits to all its clients to:
  • Provide detailed service proposals;
  • Meet commitments referred to in the proposals, in particular with regards to costs;
  • Submit scientific report within six weeks following the completion of file analysis;
  • Defend the conclusions in its reports to its clients, the affected parties and at the courts as necessary.

MSEI is proud to provide a quality service that enables its customers to quickly and effectively resolve their files. This is what we call a win–win situation.

The MSEI clientele’s problems are varied, important and require an immediate response.

Our experts join forces when our clients face losses, such as:
Damages to health

MSEI offers advanced microbiological assessments to find the causes of bacteria, mold and fungal propagation. Our chemists conduct investigations on consumer goods, chemical processes and food chemistry. Our experts also analyze and control files involving asbestos and soot.

Environmental damages

MSEI offers environmental assessments and decontamination management services, recommendations on appropriate disposal of contaminated products and materials (including petroleum hydrocarbon products and asbestos), as well as site rehabilitation and restoration services.

Building and structural damage

MSEI offers engineering services including; the determination of the cause of building failure, the conception and implementation of supports, modelling and structural analysis and the evaluation of building envelopes, soils and foundations.

Agricultural losses

MSEI provides agronomy services to assess and quantify crop losses or other damages resulting from the use of pesticides, in addition to resolving problems involving climate, soil or fertilization. Our expertise also extends to the analysis of losses in animal production related to food or microbiological issues. Our experts are also experienced in composting, waste management and soil rehabilitation.

Damages to materials (metallic and non-metallics)

MSEI offers its experts’ services to determine the cause and origin of structural or mechanical problems, to analyze material failure and corrosion. MSEI performs industrial consultation and laboratory testing.

MSEI offers a wide variety of scientific and engineering expertise through its knowledgeable experts working in close collaboration.

For many of our cases, our expertise’s goals are to establish the origin and causes of contaminations or defects or to scientifically explain the problematics brought up by our clients. MSEI also offers remediation, management, work protocols and surveillance of cases involving environmental or other contaminations.

Agriculture and agri-food
  • Soil science
  • Animal science
  • Vegetal science
  • Agricultural environment
  • Organic chemistry
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Polymer chemistry
  • Physical chemistry
  • Chemical analysis
  • Industrial processes
  • Food chemistry
  • Environmental site assessment and characterisation
  • Environmental site clean-up and remediation
  • Geology and hydrogeology
  • Environmental monitoring and budget follow-up
  • Spill management
  • Sampling
  • Industrial management
  • Biology
  • Storage tank removal
  • Asbestos, lead and pyrite removal
  • Toxic and radioactive substances
  • Technological assessment
Civil engineering
  • Structures
  • Buildings
  • Infrastructures
Metallurgy and materials
  • Expertise
  • Services
  • Microbiology (moulds, mushrooms, bacteria)
  • Sampling (water, air and surface) and results interpretation
  • Decommissioning protocol
  • Food microbiology
  • Procedures

Register establishment and updating

MSEI prepares asbestos management records, as required by the provincial authorities (Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail [CNESST]) and the Régie du bâtiment du Québec (RBQ).


MSEI’s professionals supervise the decontamination and restoration of sites to ensure the quality of the work, the budget compliance and adhesion to anticipated timelines.