The source, extent and significance of soil and water pollution at more
than 500 sites have been assessed. Soil vapour surveys have been undertaken
at many of these sites. The firm has successfully designed remediation
systems for polluted soil, groundwater and surface water bodies in terms
of Risk Based Corrective Action (RBCA) procedures. Ongoing remediation
projects are monitored accordingly.
Environmental awareness courses have been designed and presented to all
levels of staff at companies. Courses have also been presented to company
contractors and dealers.
Existing waste disposal sites have been investigated and permit applications
for closure submitted. New sites have been selected, investigated and
permit applications submitted. Waste management strategies have also been
undertaken. These projects have included consultation with authorities
as well as interested and affected parties. Assistance has also been given
to companies with regard to the storage, handling and disposal of hazardous
Studies have been conducted for rural clinics, schools and housing developments
to determine groundwater availability, and to ensure sustainable use of
Engineering Geological Investigations
Engineering geological investigations include dolomite stability investigations,
foundation investigations for single and multi-storey buildings, deep
basement investigations, slope stability studies, the evaluation of road
building and construction materials and community-based assessment of
Our experience has enabled us to establish good working relationships
with the relevant state departments, such as Water Affairs and Forestry,
Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Health and Population Development,
as well as Services Councils and Local Authorities. We are approved consultants
to the Departments of Water Affairs and Forestry as well as Environmental
Affairs and Tourism.
Our firm is committed to conducting efficient investigations using the
best available resources and techniques to provide feasible, cost effective
and sustainable solutions to environmental problems. The principles of
Integrated Environmental Management are applied in all projects.