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MAV Environment Conference 12-13 July 2016

One of the most anticipated environmental events this month – especially for local councils and other government organisations – will be the MAV Environment Conference hosted by the Municipal Association of Victoria on 12-13 July at Melbourne Park Function Centre. The theme of the conference will be “Living and Leading in a Warming World”, and...
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Assessing planning proposals near landfills

EPA Victoria has prepared a draft guideline for consultation on Assessing planning proposals near landfills (Publication 1625) to help councils, environmental auditors and others involved in the landfill planning process to assess development applications. The draft guideline provides information and advice on assessing planning permit applications and planning scheme amendments regarding potential development near an...
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A Uni student’s experience working at Landserv

Landserv’s recent addition to the team – Kimberly Pellosis – is currently studying at The University of Melbourne, completing her Masters of Agricultural Sciences. This month she wrote about her positive experience working with us: Having recently started working at Landserv in the Geelong office as a current university student, this amazing experience has immensely developed...
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Busy months ahead

May is shaping up to be another big month for Landserv. Recent additions to the Landserv group in the past ten months, including two Senior Environmental Scientists and a Principal Hydrogeologist, have greatly increased Landserv’s operating capacity as well as the skill base and overall project capabilities. All of us at Landserv are buckling down...
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Site Suitability Assessment for Future Development

Landserv was recently engaged by a state government department to carry out Site Suitability Assessment for a number of sites in western Victoria. This was a multi-disciplined project which involved intensive reviews of the environmental, archaeological, topographical, geotechnical and soil characteristics of land parcels, in order to identify potential constraints or opportunities associated with future...
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Landserv is now an MAV Certified Supplier

Landserv has recently been approved to be a certified provider on the panel for the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV)’s Contaminated Land and Landfill Consultancy Services and Environmental Audit Services. “The Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) is the peak representative and lobbying body for Victoria’s 79 councils. The MAV’s role includes lobbying for a ‘fairer...
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A busy start to the year at Landserv

No doubt you’re all back full swing for the new year as we are at Landserv. Looking back at 2015 we had a tremendous year and were very pleased to welcome Toby Montgomery and Darren Pendergast to our team. Both Toby and Darren have many years of experience in land and groundwater contamination consulting, including...
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Landfill Gas Risk Assessments

Landfill gas methane is generated by decomposition of waste (putrescible, food and garden wastes). Methane can displace oxygen in air and this can cause asphyxiation, flammability or explosive conditions. The risk of landfill gas can remain post closure and for at least 30 years post-closure. In the planning permit application process for development within the...
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Season’s Greetings!

Please note that our offices will be closed from 24th December 2015 and reopen on Monday 4th January 2016.
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CleanUp 2015

CRC Care held the 6th international Site Remediation Conference on 13-16 September at the Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne. Two members of the Landserv team – Sam and Brendan – attended the conference alongside presenters and delegates from over 20 countries. The conference provided a forum to discuss all aspects of contaminated site assessment, management and...
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