Environment

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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michael-king-island

As a young man, I didn’t know what I wanted to do, from computer engineering switching over to what I thought was an outdoors focussed Environmental Science degree, and a little bit of volunteer work in ecological assessments. But I really cut my environmental teeth in the Persian Gulf on an unplanned opportunity via a

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blank environmental samples

Blanks are artificial samples (made up of ultra-pure MilliQ water) used to trace sources of contamination which may be introduced to samples: During handling and transportation; During sampling in the field (from contaminated equipment); and During laboratory preparation and analysis. Based on the potential contamination sources listed above, there are various blanks used to identify

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construction environmental management

iEnvi was engaged by a development company to complete a Construction Environmental Management Plan (CEMP) for a fast food restaurant in a rural town in NSW. Preparation of a CEMP prior to receiving a Construction Certificate was listed as a development approval condition for the major chain fast food restaurant development.  The site specific requirements

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environmental home office boss

  iEnvironmental Australia (iEnvi) is Open for Business in the office and the field, as we carefully follow the Commonwealth Department of Health adviceand relevant State guidance on COVID-19. We hope our clients and contractors are staying safe, as we also highly value our team’s safety. Like everyone, we are adjusting to keep everyone safe during

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lead contamination

iEnvi was engaged to conduct a Targeted Soil Investigation (TSI) to delineate historical lead from a former rifle range, for a portion of a recreational property proposed to be developed into a sports field development for a local government north of Brisbane. The purpose of the TSI was to delineate the extent of lead contamination

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Guidelines for Water Quality, ANZG 2018

  The Australian and New Zealand governments have collectively established and promoted guidelines to manage both countries water quality for over 25 years. (previously referred to as ANZECC & ARMCANZ 2000) assist water practitioners with tools and guidance to assess, manage and monitor the water quality of aquatic systems in Australia and New Zealand As of

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roadway contamination recovery

  From February to May 2019, iEnvi was engaged by an inner western Sydney Council in a resource recovery program to reuse road asphalt as engineering fill for the planned development of new sports fields and courts at a reserve. In New South Wales, resource recovery orders and resource recovery exemptions allow some wastes to

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