Environmental Consulting Services

You understand that quality and cost effective solutions will expand your business and enhance your bottom line.  These solutions are often sourced in-house but when time, staff and technical expertise are not available, then VGT can help.

VGT staff have over 27 years experience assessing:  Clay, Shale, Sand, Soil, Peat, Sandstone, Coal, Basalt, Andesite, Diorite, Limestone, Armour Rock, and Conglomerate.

Experience includes exploration, quality assessment, resource evaluation, pit development and closure for over 60 quarries and 5 coal mines.

Reporting
 

VGT ensures that through good communication with the client and Local and State Authorities that the report meets not only regulatory requirements but provides the client with an authentic real-world document that will enhance operations at their site.    

Environmental Assessment (EA)

VGT have been preparing and project managing EA’s since 1998 for many clients.  These documents are prepared in accordance with Department of Planning and/or Local Council requirements. 

 

Mine Operation Reports (MOP)

VGT have been preparing MOP’s since for many clients since 1998.  These documents are prepared in accordance with Mining Act 1992 regulations.  VGT have completed over 50 reports.


 

Quarry Safety Plans

VGT prepare Quarry Safety Plans, in accordance with Mines Safety Inspectorate requirements. 





 

Quarry Management Plans (QMP)

VGT have been preparing QMP’s since 1998 for many clients.  These documents are prepared in accordance with Department of Planning and/or Local Council requirements. 

Environmental Management Report (EMR)

VGT have been preparing EMR’s formally known as Annual Environmental Management Reviews (AEMR’s) since 1998 for many clients.  These documents are prepared in accordance with Mining Act 1992 regulations.  VGT have completed over 150 reports.
VGT ensures that through good communication with the client and Division of Resources and Energy (DRE) that the report meets not only regulatory requirements but provides the client with a real document that can be used at their site.    

Soil and Water Management Plans (SWMP) and Erosion and Sediment Control Plans (ESCP)

VGT have been preparing SWMP’s and ESCP’s since 1998 for many clients.  These documents are prepared in accordance with the best practice DECC Managing Urban Stormwater Guidelines (Blue Book) and the Department of Planning and/or Local Council requirements.  These reports are prepared by our on-staff Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC). VGT have completed over 20 reports.

Services VGT Offer

  • We tailor our services to meet your requirements
  • When you call you will speak to the project manager
  • Projects are delivered on time and on budget
  • We aim to exceed your expectations
  • We can design and implement your exploration program
  • We prepare all reports to the DPI
  • Being members of the AusIMM all exploration reports meet JORC guidelines
  • Exploration program design and implementation
  • Title and Tenure Management
  • Mine and Quarry Planning, including initial drilling works
  • Mine scheduling and landform design
  • Mine Operations Plans
  • Annual Environmental Management Reports
  • Security Calculations
  • Mine Safety Plans
  • Mine Closure and Rehabilitation Plans

Environmental Consulting

  • Green field assessments
  • Environmental Impact Statements
  • Development Applications
  • Development Modifications—Section 96
  • Statement of Environmental Effects
  • Council and Stakeholder Liaison
  • Environmental Management Plans
  • Mine Operations Plans
  • Annual Environmental Management Reports
  • Plan of Management
  • Erosion and Sediment Control Plans
  • Soil and Water Management Plans
  • Rehabilitation and Landscape Plans
  • EPA Annual Returns
  • Closure Plans