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All about chemistry

It’s been all about the chemistry at Landserv over the last couple of months. On 25 July, Jessica, Michael, Matt and Katrina attended the ‘Introduction to Environmental and Analytical Chemistry’ module hosted by the Australian Contaminated Land Consultants Association (ACLCA). The session was facilitated by Dr. Brent Davey of Monarc Environmental and Alan Bull of...
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Professional Environmental Women’s Association: Waste ‘Crisis’ Forum

How do we solve the waste “crisis”? From China’s recent ban on the import of recyclable material from Australia to reducing our carbon footprint, how we manage and mitigate the impacts of the waste we produce has become a hot topic in recent times. The Professional Environmental Womens Association (PEWA) facilitated a forum on this...
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Technical Film #7: Types of Environmental Assessment

Damien Chappell provides a brief overview of the types of environmental assessments that are commonly used on projects, often alongside contaminated land assessments.  A broader range of assessments might be necessary when considering cases such as; due diligence, approvals for greenfield developments, residential sub-divisions, schools and manufacturing facilities. The environmental assessments discussed here include: flora and...
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Technical Film #2 – “Landfill Assessments and Projects”

We explain the many complex steps required when planning, designing and constructing a new landfill site. Landserv has extensive experience and can assist throughout the process including the design and approval process, tender process and project management during the construction phase.  With our help many councils have reduced overall variations and delays in the delivery...
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Technical Film 1b: The Establishment of Contaminated Land Regulations

Damien Chappell provides a brief overview of how Environment Protection regulations were developed, especially in the context of contaminated land in Victoria. He uses the example of a residential development in Ardeer which began prior to contaminated land regulations. The development proceeded with no contaminated land assessment and had to be abandoned when the soil...
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Landserv participates in CleanUp 2017

Twelve of Landserv’s environmental consultants came from our Melbourne and Geelong offices, alongside presenters and delegates from a range of related fields, industries and countries to attend CRC CARE’s 7th International CleanUp 2017 Conference on Site Remediation. The CleanUp 2017 conference was held from 10 -14 September in Melbourne, Australia. Major themes of the conference...
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Technical Film 4: Overview of Environmental Site Assessments and Audits

Environmental Site Assessments Landserv regularly undertakes environmental assessments and audits on contaminated land. We have proven our capabilities by providing practical, cost-effective solutions to both private and government clients when dealing with sites that contain gasworks waste, pesticide, hydrocarbon and metal contaminates to name a few. Environmental assessments are conducted to evaluate the contamination status...
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Technical Film 1: Contaminated land in Victoria

In this video Damien uses his experience working on the Bayside clean up project to describe the types of contaminated land issues common throughout Victoria. Contamination of land in Victoria is often the result of previous management practices before environmental regulations were enforced. It is estimated that there are as many as 10,000 contaminated sites...
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