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Servicing, Hibbing, Virginia, Mt. Iron, Buhl, Grand Rapids, Calumet, Ely, Cook, Cloquet, Chisholm, Duluth, Two Harbors, International Falls AND MORE.. Northern Minnesota Regions , plus.

Entire Iron Range of Minnesota!


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AbateTek Now Offering COVID19 Remediation Services

posted Apr 11, 2020, 11:38 AM by Tami Chandler   [ updated Apr 11, 2020, 12:02 PM ]

COVID 19 Remediation Services
Recent outbreaks of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and other serious communicable diseases have heightened the need for remediation and decontamination of common interior surfaces and the safe disposal of infected materials. 

AbateTek can quickly and effectively remediate dangerous public health threats. 

As your business schedules to reopen and return to regular operations, it is important to make sure the necessary precautions are taken. Reentering a facility after COVID-19 requires more than basic cleaning or janitorial services, it requires a company with the experience of handling biohazard cleaning and virus outbreaks.

Let AbateTek clean up your space with EPA approved products
to eliminate Covid-19!

To find the current list of products that meet EPA’s criteria for use
against SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19. 

Asbestos and Lead Abatement of Historic Mallet Locomotive in Two Harbors MN

posted Mar 22, 2012, 2:25 PM by Tami Chandler   [ updated Mar 30, 2012, 3:22 PM ]

The following pictures are of the restoration of the Historic Mallet Locomotive in Two Harbors MN.

AbateTek removed asbestos on the heating lines and sand blasted all the lead based paint off.

Organized in 1925 The Lake County Historical Society now resides in the 1907 Duluth and Iron Range Train Depot.


Beginning of Project



Completed Project

Lake County Historical Society 
Museum · Two Harbors, Minnesota

The Lake County Historical Society was established in 1925 to "collect, preserve and disseminate information about the County of Lake and Surrounding environs." Mr. Owens, a pioneer railroader in the area, was elected first President of the Society by the eighteen (18) charter members.
The Society continued to grow under the leadership of Mr. Owens and Mr. Scott who was elected Secretary in 1929. Through Mr. Scott's efforts thousands of documents and manuscripts were collected, indexed and bound. Later, Mr. Fowler, President and Secretary for many years, guided the development of the Society and the museum. [READ MORE]

Contaminated Soil Removal of Lead and Asbestos - Old Mesabi Power in Biwabik Mn

posted Mar 22, 2012, 12:16 PM by Tami Chandler

AbateTek performed a Contaminated Soil Removal of Lead and Asbestos - Old Mesabi Power in Biwabik Mn

Sources of Lead in the Environment [READ MORE]

At high concentrations, lead is a potentially toxic element to humans and most other forms of life. For this reason, there is a need to be concerned about elevated lead levels in the environment, particularly in metropolitan areas. Background concentrations of lead that occur naturally in surface agricultural soils in the United States average 10 parts per million (ppm) with a range of 7 to 20 ppm1. Soils with lead levels above this range are primarily the result of lead contamination.

There are two major sources of lead contamination: 1) lead-based paint where contamination may occur when paint chips from old buildings mix with the soil; and, 2) lead from auto emissions. Studies conducted in urban areas, have shown that soil lead levels are highest around building foundations and within a few feet of busy streets2,3. Although lead in paint and gasoline is not presently used to any great extent, once lead has been deposited, it moves very little through the soil and can persist for a long time. Therefore, lead contamination of soils from these sources continues to be a concern.

Full Containment Abatement

posted Mar 22, 2012, 12:01 PM by Tami Chandler

AbateTek performed a Full Containment Tank Abatement

Non Friable Floor Tile Asbestos Removal - Guardian Angels, Hibbing, MN

posted Mar 22, 2012, 11:37 AM by Tami Chandler

AbateTek removed Non Friable Floor Tile at Guardian Angels Health and Rehabilitation Center, Hibbing MN.

Environmental health is an integral part of Minnesota's public health system. The division works on many environmental issues, including natural and man-made disasters, air and water quality, chemical and radiological exposures, food borne disease outbreaks, and other health safety issues.[READ MORE]


Guardian Angels Health and Rehabilitation Center has been meeting the residential health care needs of our communities since 1965. In 1995 Guardian Angels became part of the St. Francis Health Services family of Morris, MN, sponsored by the Diocese of St. Cloud. Our focus and commitment of is to continue to serve the health care demands and lifestyles of today's older adults withcompassion and excellence. [READ MORE]

Can flooring contain asbestos? 

Flooring, including sheet vinyl, vinyl or asphalt floor tiles and any associated paper-like backing, mastic, adhesive or glue, may contain asbestos. In the past, asbestos fibers were added during the production of flooring materials to strengthen the flooring and to increase its durability. [READ MORE]

Lead Abatement Virginia, MN High School Auditorium

posted Mar 22, 2012, 11:03 AM by Tami Chandler   [ updated Mar 22, 2012, 11:16 AM ]

AbateTek completed a lead encapsulation and lead removal job, of the High School Auditorium in Virginia, Mn.

Ceiling and Under Seating


Welcome to our 62nd Season

Education is another vital asset helping to mold the fine qualities of our citizenry.  Educational opportunities exist for virtually all Virginia area residents.
Virginia, Mn

Asbestos Abatement of Duluth's old YWCA Building

posted Mar 22, 2012, 9:47 AM by Tami Chandler

"Of that sum, $500,000 will go to support the redevelopment of Duluth’s old YWCA building into a 29-unit affordable housing development, complete with a community meeting space, a gallery, gym and wellness center, all on the premises." 

Here's the historic lobby of the old YWCA in duluth, Abatetek removed tile and mastic from the historic ceramic tile underneath that. [Pictures of completed lobby to come]


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