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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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Continuing Certification to ISO 9001

Landserv has recently passed the annual external surveillance audit for our Quality Management System ISO 9001. The QMS has been incorporated into Landserv’s everyday operation since 2010, and has been independently certified by a third party assessor. This year, August and September saw an intensive program of internal auditing and reviewing of our business processes...
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Site assessment and remediation, Victoria

Landserv was recently engaged by a local Victorian council to carry out an assessment of 36 council-owned facilities as part of their commitment to comply with relevant environmental guidelines. Landserv conducted in-situ soil sampling at all 36 sites, 14 of which returned concentrations of contaminants within the range of EPA Category B contaminated soil. Landserv...
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Australian contaminated land consultants association OHS survey results reported

The Australian Contaminated Land Consultants Association subcommittee for Occupational Health and Safety recently ran a member survey in which Landserv participated. The survey was carried out in order to address three objectives: ACLCA strategy, industry OHS risk, and industry OHS reporting. Members indicated that vehicles and sub-surface works, including excavations, drilling and USTs, were considered...
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Federal budget update – summary for small business

Landserv and its staff are proud members of five Professional Associations and three business groups including the Geelong Chamber of Commerce. Managing Director Damien Chappell is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. We also maintain certifications with three separate Certification Bodies including JasANZ and Exemplar Global. The following summary of Federal Budget...
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Victorian State Budget update – what it means for Geelong

The following summary of Victorian State Budget Key features for Geelong is provided Courtesy of Geelong Chamber of Commerce: $286 million for 21 VLocity trains for the Geelong line $115 million to establish new stabling and maintenance yards at Waurn Ponds for V/Line trains $70 million to complete Stage Four of the Simonds Stadium redevelopment...
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Australasian land and groundwater association events next week

Landserv and its staff are proud members of five Professional Associations and three business groups. We also maintain certifications with three separate Certification Bodies including JasANZ and Exemplar Global. The following events are coming up next week, run by the Australasian Land and Groundwater Association: An Update from EPA Victoria, Wednesday 20 May 2015, 5.30-8.30pm. Framework...
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