Author: Tim Hamilton

Contaminated Site Safety Certificate

We are committed to excellence in all aspects of our projects, including safety.In August, the e3Scientific contaminated land team was one of the first to complete the recently developed Contaminated Site Safety training, obtaining the Contaminated Site Safety Certificate (CSSC).The CSSC has been designed to enable employers to meet their duties as a PCBU for… Read more »

Lake Hayes

e3Scientific are working with Friends of Lake Hayes to deliver a vision for Lake Hayes to have a healthy catchment providing good quality water to sustain a vibrant ecosystem and recreational space for natural values, community and tourism. To that end, e3s have been scoping and developing targeted nutrient mitigation strategies that can be implemented… Read more »

e3Scientifc Plant ID Course

e3Scientific ecologists recently completed a two-day botanical course updating their plant identification skills. We honed our skills in the Upper Clutha and Wakatipu Basin with Mr John Barkla, a skilled Botanist. During the course we were lucky enough to find the small native herb Solenogyne christensenii, which has a threat classification of ‘Threatened – Nationally… Read more »

Australasian Groundwater Conference

The Australasian Groundwater Conference, themed ‘Groundwater in a Changing World’ was held in Brisbane in November 2019. Over 600 delegates from academia, industry and government attended the conference and enjoyed presentations, panel discussions and social events aimed at improving our management of vital groundwater resources. Alexandra Badenhop represented e3Scientific Ltd and presented on “Stream Depletion… Read more »

NZ Coastal Society Conference

e3s scientist Bryony Miller was honoured to co-chair the NZ Coastal Society (NZCS) annual conference in November 2019.  The conference explored the challenges associated with living on the edge of the great Southern Ocean.  Co-sponsored by e3Scientific, the conference attracted 130 delegates from around New Zealand. Bryony is the current NZCS Southland Representative.  

Bats, Birds and Banana Splits

e3Scientific staff attended the Birds, Bats and Banana Splits event held by the Department of Conservation in the Eglinton Valley, Fiordland on 25 January. The event was run in conjunction with yearly bat monitoring by DOC, offering the participants a chance to get involved. Participants were educated on the bat species in NZ, particularly the… Read more »

PFAS workshop, September 2019

The e3Scienfific team recently attended a PFAS (per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances) training course and workshop, discusing PFAS investigation and management.  Key topics included industry guidance both in Australia and New Zealand, investigation methods, laboratory analysis, management options and emerging remediation technologies. If you have any queries regarding PFAS, please don’t hesitate to contact our team.

EcoForum, September 2019

The e3Scienfific team attended this year’s EcoForum.  EcoForum is a broad-based environment conference and exhibition that focuses on contaminated land assessment, management and remediation.  Most notable topics discussed this year were PFAS, landfill gas, hydrocarbon remediation, closed landfill management, lead, arsenic, dioxins, and contaminants bioavailability.  If you have any queries regarding any of these topics,… Read more »

Simon Beardmore joins the e3Scientific team

e3Scientific welcomes Simon Beardmore to the team. After 10 years as the Senior Environmental Officer for the Otago Regional Council (ORC) Simon is well-regarded for his pragmatic, knowledgeable and efficient provision of clear guidance for site remediation and consents. As Senior Environmental Scientist, Simon will be working with the contaminated land team that has completed… Read more »