DBD Environmental were engaged to undertake a baseline contamination assessment for a new mining development located in regional South Australia. The assessment was required to meet a number of regulatory requirements such as Ministerial Determination and Mining Regulatory Guidelines.
The remote location presented a number of challenges for the DBD Environmental team, coupled with the multi-disciplinary coordination of experts to deliver a coordinate investigation. This was all taken in the stride of our personnel who relished the remoteness and ensured all aspects of our remote working protocols were adhered to. The site investigation comprising soil sampling and area inspections were successfully carried out without incident.
The outcome of the works provided a comprehensive baseline of the area where the proposed mine was to be located. The objectives of the regulatory requirements for these aspects of the works were met with a high level of client satisfaction.
The main disciplines undertaken included the following: