Our Insights

At Environmental Earth Sciences we value innovation, excellence and the scientific rigour of our contamination solutions. Our projects and insights cover range services and topics, from auditing and assessment through to waste disposal and site rehabilitation.

 

Environmental monitoring of landfills

Author: Philip Mulvey and Wendi Trotter By Philip Mulvey – Environmental & Earth Sciences and Wendi Trotter – Former Environmental & Earth Sciences    Abstract Groundwater monitoring is usually undertaken t...
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Pesticides

Author: Mark Stuckey  Centre for Contaminant Geoscience and Silja Kuerzinger – Former Centre for Contaminant Geosciences Contamination of soil, ground and surface waters by pesticides is a huge environmental ...
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Groundwater monitoring

Author: Philip Mulvey Environmental & Earth Sciences All mine processes require water for the extraction and concentration of ore. No matter how good the liner/capture system or the environmental managemen...
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Asbestos assessment & management

Environmental Earth Sciences was appointed to undertake an environmental investigation at a public school and to provide advice for the management on the audit and approval process for the client i...
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Landfill monitoring

Sydney Olympic Park is one of the most significant landfill remediation projects in Australia. As the land has a variety of uses, the main concern for the landfills is the management of exposure pa...
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Reusing waste

A Tile Manufacturing Facility had an ongoing waste stream of slurry and dried marble cake from tile production. The client was facing significant cost to dispose of the waste material in landfill. ...
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Soil & land suitability assessment

Environmental Earth Sciences was engaged to conduct a soil & land suitability assessment and a Strategic Cropping Land (SCL) assessment at a proposed coal mine in QLD.   THE ...
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Acid Sulfate - Sumatra, Indonesia

Environmental Earth Sciences were engaged to provide technical advice, as well as input to the development of control and management systems for a 10,000 hectare agricultural plantation in Sumatra ...
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Metal contamination in soils

The Centre for Contaminant Geoscience (CCG) was engaged to design a remediation technique to maximise the onsite reuse of soil after metal contamination in soils had occurred.   ...
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Property disposal - industrial make good

GreenPlus Property was engaged by One Steel Recycling to carry out an Industrial Make Good for a Property Disposal. The location was 0.5 hectares within an industrial site that had been leased by t...
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Major rail project, NSW

A 38 hectare rail project site in Newcastle, NSW was found to have in excess of 110,000m³ of potential acid sulfate soils. Pote...
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Moree case study

During an upgrade of playground equipment at a kindergarten in Moree, an old tarmac surface was uncovered. Moree Council’s testing of the tarmac showed an elevation in polycyclic aromatic hydrocarb...
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Phytoremediation

EESI Contracting undertook a remediation project at an operational manufacturing plant. A pro-active approach to remediating impacted waters at this operating site was applied using various remedia...
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