Independent Technical Reviewer
Providing Independent technical reviewer services where such a service has been requested by another party (public or private sector). Activities will include reviewing documents produced by others to ensure they meet stipulated terms of reference, legislated processes and/or best practice.
Applications for Forest Permits in terms of NFA including consultation with Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to confirm their requirements and the completion of application forms on behalf of applicants for submission to DAFF.
Coordination of applications for heritage related permits in terms of NHRA
Facilitation of heritage related permits as part of EIA process. Heritage assessments are often required for both NEMA and DMR applications. We currently work with a number of such specialists and can assist potential clients with completing this process.
Integrated Environmental Management Plans
Terreco Environmental cc offers a one-stop solution for the full integration of environmental management principles into development projects via a cradle to grave approach.
We can assist with: Project Feasibility assessments to guide routes or site selections for given projects by undertaking Environmental Screening or ‘Fatal Flaw Assessments’; providing timely guidance on permitting processes and/or design options for reducing environmental impacts at the Concept or Preliminary Design Phase; liaising with pertinent authorities and undertaking the permitting processes including the EIAs; designing detailed Environmental Management Plans for implementation at the detailed design, construction, operation and/or decommissioning phases of a Project; assisting with Pre-Construction activities where Conditions of authorisations, and so on, require the compilation of additional management plans before construction can commence (e.g. Plant Rescue Plans); and providing ECO services.
Terreco Environmental cc also offers services for undertaking audits of ISO14001 Environmental Management Systems, acting as an independent review for decision-makers or contract awards; assisting with strategic planning processes (such as municipal tourism planning) and preparing Environmental Management guidelines and manuals.
Some of our ongoing projects where we have provided ‘cradle to grave’ support include: the proposed development of a ring road on the N2 at Butterworth and Dutywa; the upgrading of tourism facilities on the Ntafufu River, Port St Johns and the Eastern Beach Sewer Upgrade, East London.
Environmental Management Systems
Preparation of Environmental Management Systems in terms of ISO 14001 requirements for private and public sector organisations and independently auditing Environmental Management Systems in terms of ISO 14011.
Preparation of Environmental Guidance on EIAs and general environmental management whether for a specific sector (e.g. the transport sector, eco-tourism or airport developments), a specific organisation (public or private sector) or for individual or an area-wide application.