NEW MINES OR MINE EXPANSIONS
Resource consent for new mines or mine expansions requires input from many technical disciplines. Cost-controlled and effective applications for consent are a challenge for any mining company.
Sephira Environmental staff have been involved with managing many of the technical aspects of mine consent applications and could identify and organise consultants and technical advisors to satisfy the breadth of stakeholders involved with mine development, including:
Sephira Environmental can also organise and integrate input from experts in:
Sephira Environmental specialises in the technical aspects of water management and works well to integrate with teams organised by others.
TECHNICAL PEER REVIEW - CONTAMINATION AND GROUNDWATER
If you have had prior work completed by another firm and you are left with complex technical documents, Sephira Environmental can help. We can provide a peer review that checks for quality of work and consistency with the requirements of the NES and Ministry for the Environment (MfE) guidelines. We can also simplify complex language and rationale so that you have a firmer understanding of what was done, why, and what there is still left to do.
EXPERT EVIDENCE PREPARATION AND HEARINGS
Sephira Environmental can provide expert testimony at environment court or high court hearings related to soil contamination (including asbestos), human health groundwater and contaminant transport issues.