You see lots of building developments going up, and large construction sites. When developers clear the site and make the soil level or dig holes for footings or basement carparks – where does all that soil go? Generally, the soil is treated as waste in order to get it offsite quickly.  Sometimes it has historical

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iEnvironmental Australia (iEnvi) was engaged by Transport for NSW (TfNSW) to provide waste classification and beneficial reuse assessment near the Jenolan Caves in the Blue Mountains.   The Problem: Construction works on the Jenolan Caves Road project involved excavation of soil and bedrock. Some of that material had been impacted by anthropogenic activities, and all

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A growing area of Environmental contamination is PFAS contamination. PFAS are per and poly fluoro alkyl substances, a group of manufactured chemicals that have been used since the 1950s in a range of common household products and specialty applications, including in the manufacture of nonstick cookware; fabric, furniture and carpet stain protection applications; food packaging;

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Targeted Soil Assessment coastal residential development

iEnvi was engaged by the client to complete a Targeted Soil Assessment relating the footprint of a shed previously located onsite. This was required by the council to assess the suitability of the site for the proposed residential development. The shed site covered an area of land during previous soil investigation and the underlying soil

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A very special Mothers Day Wish to all our iEnvi team mothers and all the team’s mothers and partners who are mums! The values of family, kindness, care and love gifted to us by our mothers will be felt long before our working lives start, during and after our working lives. iEnvi wants to send

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Preliminary Site Investigations (PSI) visual inspection

If you want to sell/buy a business or have a portfolio of properties involved in an M&A, we recommend you start planning relating to the potential for environmental contamination affecting your sale or purchase value early. Environmental regulations require certain checks on the sale or purchase of a property. Where contamination is present, one time

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UPSS-underground-petrol-storage-tank

It is relatively common to have underground petroleum tanks on industrial or light industrial sites, due to historical business activities (such as a service station that changes business to a restaurant). When a property changes hands, is redeveloped or tanks reach ‘end of life’ it is often the first time they might be noticed or considered,

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metal recycling facility environmental planning

iEnvi was engaged by a metal recycling facility to complete a Site and Environmental Management Plan (SEMP), also known as an Operational Environmental Management Plan (OEMP), to meet the required conditions of a planning permit for a site they were occupying. A desktop review was undertaken and assessed against environmental regulations. Potentially contaminating activities onsite

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Construction Environmental Management for service station, Mid-north Coast, NSW

iEnvi was engaged by a development construction company to prepare a construction environmental management plan (CEMP) for a service station development in the Mid-north Coast of NSW. The development could not proceed without approval from the local Council, which required a CEMP to be prepared. iEnvi were able to complete a CEMP for the development

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Illegal-dumping-forensic-advice

iEnvi was engaged as a lead technical expert to forensically review the derivation of illegal dumped waste as part of a larger Land and Environment Court case at the request of one of the legal parties. iEnvi inspected and reviewed the waste material, historical aerial photographs, and reviewed branding and other information on the metal

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