Blog 2017-10-05T11:55:10+00:00


1708, 2016

Proposed Listing of Banksia Woodlands

This summary document provides current information in relation to the Banksia woodlands ecological community currently being assessed as potentially a Threatened Ecological Community (TEC) under the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The Banksia woodlands ecological community is restricted to the Swan Coastal Plain Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation [...]

908, 2016

Helping keep your project on schedule this Spring….

Think ahead and don’t let your project fall behind schedule because you didn’t get your spring survey done. A spring survey is often required for projects that will involve clearing native vegetation. The timing of a flora and vegetation survey is the key to providing the assessing authorities with adequate [...]

1407, 2016

The new DMP Guidelines for Mining Proposals are here…

The Department of Mines and Petroleum has published the 2016 revision of the Guidelines for Mining Proposals in Western Australia. This happened after extensive consultation with industry; now miners are set to benefit from the Guidelines through reduction in regulatory burden and the move to a ‘site’ based approvals system. [...]

1706, 2016

The changing goal posts of ISO14001: What you need to know.

Did you know that ISO14001 changed in 2015? And that your certification will expire in 2018 if you don’t review your system? Business as usual; this term is thrown around a lot when discussing a management system as it means that personnel are automatically and autonomously aligning their daily activities [...]

2705, 2016

The Unfortunate Truth: Mining & EP Act Interactions

360 Environmental’s Contaminated land specialist, Barbara Heemink attended the Goldfields Environmental Management Group’s Biennial Workshop conference out in Kalgoorlie in May. Barbara presented a paper on the ‘Unfortunate Truth’ of how the Contaminated Sites Act interacts with the Mining Act and Environmental Act for mine sites in WA. The following [...]

2004, 2016

DMP’s Golden Gecko Awards

Felicity Jones and Scott Bird had a great night out at DMP’s Golden Gecko awards last night. 360 congratulates all of the winners and merit awardees. We would like to make special mention of Tye Pope who we worked with for several years on the Gorgon LNG Jetty Project – Tye [...]

704, 2016

WA Major Projects Conference 2016

360 Environmental’s Felicity Jones is currently attending the two day WA Major Projects Conference - “Rebuilding after the Mining Boom” Day One update The key themes that emerged from yesterday’s session were: Investing in enabling Infrastructure in WA; Considering maintenance of assets including funding options, not just in the build [...]

3103, 2016

Green Growth Plan data – What you need to know

The much anticipated spatial mapping that supports the Green Growth Plan (GGP) has been released. Stakeholders can now zoom into an area of interest and view mapping in detail. The information provides limited further understanding as to why areas have been designated. It does however create further opportunities for stakeholders [...]

3103, 2016

Michelle Rhodes appointed as a panel member of MRAP

We are pleased to announce that 360 Environmental’s Michelle Rhodes, has been appointed as a panel member of the Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel (MRAP) for the next three years. Established under the Mining Rehabilitation Fund Act 2012, the Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel (MRAP) provides independent advice to DMP on matters [...]

1003, 2016

360 Environmental welcomes Julie Palich

360 Environmental is very excited to announce that Julie Palich has joined our Soil Water and Air team as Principal Environmental Scientist. Julie has 20 years’ experience in mining and in environmental consulting within Western Australia and North America. Julie is an expert in contamination, acid sulfate soils and groundwater [...]