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Navigating Complex Remediation: Rehabilitating the Catherine Hill Bay Coal Mine

Navigating Complex Remediation: Rehabilitating the Catherine Hill Bay Coal Mine

LakeCoal Pty Ltd faced a challenging contamination issue at the Catherine Hill Bay Coal Handling and Preparation Plant (CHPP), on the central coast of NSW. This site, with a rich history of coal mining dating back to 1873, required comprehensive environmental rehabilitation due to the historical impacts on soil, groundwater, and nearby surface waters. 

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How Gold Coast City Council Became the Benchmark for Monitoring Landfill Gas

How Gold Coast City Council Became the Benchmark for Monitoring Landfill Gas

When the City of Gold Coast needed a reliable and experienced environmental consultant to construct a landfill gas monitoring network across their sites, they turned to Environmental Earth Sciences International (EESI). With over 30 years of experience and a track record of providing cost-effective, scientifically sound solutions to local governments, councils and developers, EESI was the perfect choice.

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EESI’s Phytoremediation Technology Resolves Complex Groundwater Contamination at Manufacturing Plant

EESI’s Phytoremediation Technology Resolves Complex Groundwater Contamination at Manufacturing Plant

The owners of a manufacturing plant approached EESI with a request: to develop a sustainable solution for a complex contaminated groundwater issue affecting their operation. EESI accepted the request and embarked on a mission to …

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Bioremediation Gives Moree Families Peace of Mind: Carcinogenic Playground Tarmac Removed

Bioremediation Gives Moree Families Peace of Mind: Carcinogenic Playground Tarmac Removed

Volume Extracted: 1500 m³ Mean PAH Concentration: 850 mg/kg Max PAH Concentration: 2365 mg/kg Project Duration: 3 months During an upgrade of playground equipment at a kindergarten in Moree, an old tarmac surface was uncovered. …

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Newcastle Rail Project: Successful Remediation of over 110,000m³ of Acid Sulfate Soils

Newcastle Rail Project: Successful Remediation of over 110,000m³ of Acid Sulfate Soils

The Newcastle Rail Project was a 38 hectare development in Newcastle, New South Wales. During the soil surveys, potential acid sulfate soils in excess of 110,000m³ were identified. Acid Sulfate Soils in Australia Acid sulfate …

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EESI Team Pioneers a Remediation Technique to Maximise Onsite Reuse of Metal Contaminated Soils

EESI Team Pioneers a Remediation Technique to Maximise Onsite Reuse of Metal Contaminated Soils

Environmental Earth Sciences International was engaged to design a remediation technique to maximise the onsite reuse of soil after metal contamination in soils had occurred. THE SOLUTION To address this challenge, the EESI team developed a …

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How Sydney City Council Is Being Enabled to Dispose of Stockpiled Waste Materials Safely

How Sydney City Council Is Being Enabled to Dispose of Stockpiled Waste Materials Safely

Have you ever wondered what happens to trash dumped along the roadside? In Sydney’s western regions, many of these stockpiled materials are left for the council to remove, posing a potential health risk to the …

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Regenerating Sumatran Ecosystems by Managing Acid Sulfate Soils

Regenerating Sumatran Ecosystems by Managing Acid Sulfate Soils

Project Area: 10,000 ha Initial pH Levels: 3.77 – 6.92 (Indicating acidic conditions) Soil Risk Depth: >90 cm with 1.8% sulfur (High-risk acid sulfate soils) EESI were engaged to provide technical advice, as well as …

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Assessing Soil and Land Suitability for a Proposed Queensland Coal Mine

Assessing Soil and Land Suitability for a Proposed Queensland Coal Mine

EESI was engaged to conduct a soil and land suitability assessment as well as a Strategic Cropping Land (SCL) assessment at a proposed coal mine in Queensland. THE SOLUTION The works included a desktop assessment …

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