what we do

We have demonstrated experience across all industry sectors from Local Government deliverables to the mining and resource sector. Our comprehensive experience with regulatory requirements, guidelines and management techniques allows us to deliver solutions for all environmental and planning issues.

We provide clients with technical support at any stage of a project life aimed at identifying, evaluating and managing environmental risks to minimise impact and avoid any unexpected challenges. Our environmental support is fit for purpose and tailored to meet the needs of the project.

Our services include:

A critical aspect of project planning and design development is the identification, consideration and management of all environmental constraints and requirements and their incorporation into the project delivery plan. Our team has combined decades of experience in a range of environmental assessments for large-scale infrastructure projects. Our key capabilities include:

  • Preliminary site investigation and advice
  • Environmental constrains assessment
  • Review of environmental factors
  • Design review and input
  • Environmenal impact assessments
  • Environmental cost estimates
  • Technical studies and reporting

Our approvals specialists have extensive experience in the successful development, coordination and delivery of all necessary environmental project approvals at a Commonwealth, State/Territory and Local Government Levels. Our licensing, permits and approvals services include, but are not limited to:

  • Approvals pathway identification, advice and strategy
  • Development approvals
  • Pre-lodgement and regulatory consultation
  • EPBC referrals
  • Environmental Authorities
  • Progressive rehabilitation and closure plans
  • Environmentally relevant activities

The development and application of an appropriate site-specific Environmental Management Plan and associated sub-plans is a critical component of any live construction. Our team can develop practical plans and procedures to manage all inherent environmental risks of the project while supporting the project team in demonstrating compliance with all regulatory and approval requirements/conditions. For all your construction environmental needs, our services include:

  • Environmental management plans
  • Erosion andd sediment control
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Standard operating procedures
  • Onite construction management
  • Soil waste classification
  • Environmental management
    • Flora and fauna
    • Noise and vibration
    • Air quality
    • Acid sulfate soils
    • Biosecurity
    • Contaminated land
    • Soil waste classification
    • Waste & hazardous materials
    • Surface & ground water
    • Community
    • Visual amenity
    • Remediation & rehabilitation

Compliance obligations whether during construction or to maintain certification can always be difficult to understand. Cowie Environmental can provide organisations with the assistance to maintain compliance, reduce risk and avoid potential infringements. Our assessments are comprehensive, with findings presented in a clear and concise manner suited to our client. To ensure your project maintains compliance, our services include:

  • Project compliance auditing
    • Legislative and regulatory obligations and requirements
    • Project approval conditions
  • Environmental monitoring programs
  • Environmental management system and approvals gap analysis

Contaminated sites or sites that have been used for activities that are likely to cause contamination require specialised management in a manner that protects public health as well as our environment. We can provide in-house services to assist your project in meeting environmental duties and obligations when dealing with contaminated land. These services include:

  • Desktop and baseline assessments
  • Preliminary Site Investigation (PSI)
  • Detailed Site Investigation (DSI)
  • Due diligence assessments
  • Groundwater monitoring events (GMEs)
  • Soil boring and groundwater well installation
  • Health and safety planning and supervision
  • UPSS / Tanks – Excavation and validation assessments

While permanent recruitment matters, sometimes a temporary resource to support the project team may be a better fit. At Cowie Environmental we can provide a resource to undertake long or short-term secondments to get any project over the line.

Having completed multiple secondments at various stages of the project lifecycle, our personnel can hit the ground running with any team ensuring project delivery goes as smooth as possible. Get in contact with us to see how we can support your project.

We provide services to:

  • Mining & Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction
  • Public Sector
  • Renewable Energy
  • Private Industry
  • Transport

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