Environmental Ingenuity

Our Experience and Work History

BASIC ASSESSMENT PROCESSES

Project Name Client
Amamzintoti Flats Development Private Developer
B17 / B18 Rainbow Chickens Basic Assessment Report Rainbow Chickens
Brooklyn & Mapstone (Baynesfield) Dams Umlazi Water Association
Bulk Water Pipe lines in Middeldrift SSA5 Uthungulu DM
Bulwer Dam Emergency Intervention Project Sisonke DM
Bulwer Farm Water Supply Scheme Illembe DM
Bulwer Pipe line & Weir Project Sisonke DM
Bulwer-Lamington Power line Eskom
Corinth-Mzongwana 132 kV power line  (80 kms) Eskom
D1562 Road Upgrade Department of Transport
D9 Jozini Roads Department of Transport
Driefontein Phase 1 & 2 pipe line Uthukela DM
Franklin Overhead Power line Eskom
Harvard-Soutdrift Power line Eskom
Killarney Broiler Farm Rainbow Emerging Grower
Lower Tugela Bulk Water Supply Scheme (Off Take 10) Illembe DM
Lower Tugela Bulk Water Supply Scheme (Off Take 11) Illembe DM
Lower Tugela Bulk Water Supply Scheme (Off Take 12) Illembe DM
Lukhanyeni and Maduna Access Roads, Umzimkhulu Umzimkhulu LM
Mandeni Roads Project Mandeni LM
Melkhout-Kudu-Grassridge Power line Eskom
Mthandeni Irrigation Scheme Qwabe Community
Paulpietersburg SAPS Waste Water Treatment Works Department of Works
Petrol Filling Station (Cornubia Retail Park) Private Developer
Shemula Waste Water Treatment Works Department of Water Affairs
South Coast Pipe line Phase 2 Umgeni Water
Sundumbili Community Water Supply Scheme Illembe DM
Waterval Prison Department of Public Works
Zimbali Development THD / IFA Partnership
Wosiyane Water Supply Scheme Illembe DM
Storage area to house chemicals EPOL
Coil Coating Line Hulamin
Mteyi Extension Water Supply Scheme Uthukela DM
Nyanini Water Supply Scheme (Eshowe) Uthungulu DM
Umhlumayo Water Supply Scheme Uthukela DM
Weenen 11 kV Power line (23 kms) Eskom
Greater Bulwer Donnybrook Bulk Water Supply Scheme Imvula Engineers
Kilimon Dam and Water Supply Scheme Imvula Engineers
Tugela Ferry Bridge BA KZN Department of Transport

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAMMES

Project Name Client
ERF 459 Management Plan, Motivation (11Ha) Bill Tyrer
Eshowe Sewer SiVEST
Luthuli Water Supply Scheme Illembe DM
Oil Cage Storage Area Hulamin
Umhlumayo Phase 4 (Fitty Park) Water Supply Scheme  Illembe DM
Erf 747 - Residential Development Clint Gibson
Mvuzane Housing Umlalazi LM
Umshwathi Pipe line Umgeni Water

ENVIRONMENTAL AMENDMENT APPLICATIONS

Project Name Client
Umshwathi Pipe line Umgeni Water
Zimbali Lakes THD / IFA Partnership

REHABILITATION PLANS

Project Name Client
Umshwathi Pipe line Umgeni Water
West Central Arterial Roads (1 km)  BHP Billiton

INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT PLANS

Project Name Client
Hawaan Conservation Trust, Umhlanga Tongaat Hulett Developments
Sibaya Conservation Trust Tongaat Hulett Developments
Thanda Private Game Reserve Thanda Holdings

EXPERT WITNESS & LEGAL OPINIONS

Project Name Client
Olivienhoutbosch Housing Development Rainbow Chickens
Rainbow Farms opposing the prospecting rights Rainbow Chickens
Appraisal of illegal Cottages on the Wild Coast State Prosecutor
Ecological Opinion of the Farm Normandien Normandien Farms (PTY) Ltd
Landclaim on farm KortKranskloof Taueber & Corsten
Road Access Dispute Snowdon Farm Trust
Mount Verde Farm Portion (P. Adam) Paul Adam
Windy Hill Farm Tony Christopher
Response to Norms and Standards Document      Tongaat Hulett Developments
Tiffany Spar Domingo Dos Santos

ENVIRONMENTAL AUDITING / ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL OFFICER (ECO)

Project Name Client
Keystone Park Development Keystone - Rokwil

AQUATIC ASSESSMENTS

Project Name Client
Dairy Day Development baseline monitoring Dairy Day

VEGETATION ASSESSMENTS

Project Name Client
Amatoana Housing Project Ethekwini
ArcelorMittal Newcastle Plant Arcelor Mittal
Avon Peaking Power Plant Group 5
Baobab Ethanol Plant and power lines, Zimbabwe Greenfuels
Belvedere Low Cost Housing Development (15 Ha) Kwadukuza LM
Bergville Landfill & Cemetery Site Selection (7 Sites) Emnambithi LM
Blackburn Village       Tongaat Hulett Developments
Bulk Water Pipe lines in Middeldrift SSA5 Uthungulu DM
Bulk water supply Pipe line, (35 Km) Uthungulu DM
Colenso Sub-Station Dunrose Coal
Cornubia Bridge Development Tongaat Hulett Developments
Cornubia Retail Park Tongaat Hulett Developments
Development in Westbrook Beach, (1.2 Ha) Private Developer
Double Carriageway (WCA) Road (9 kms) Mhlathuse LM
Driefontein Phase 1 Pipeline Uthukela DM
Dudley Pringle Development Tongaat Hulett Developments
Exxaro KZN Sands Smelter Underflow Exxaro
Farm in the Mooi River area Private Developer
Flats development in Amanzimtoti (1.5 Ha) Private Developer
Hopewell Farm, near Pietermaritzburg (2 Ha) Private Developer
Ilala Ridge Development (8 Ha) Private Developer
Ingwavuma Abattoir Project Department of Public Works
John Ross Highway PFS Site (24 Ha) Private Developer
Khakhama to Ntontonto Access Road (12 kms)  Ugu District Municipality
Kuruman Solar Park Galowe Urban Development
Lindokuhle Housing Development Tongaat Hulett Developments
M41 Re-alignment Tongaat Hulett Developments
Middeldrift Waste Water Treatment Works Extension Uthungulu DM
Middeldrift Water Supply Project Uthungulu DM
Mpumalanga Town Centre Precinct Plan (160 Ha) Eris Property
Mthandeni Irrigation Scheme Qwabe Community
Newcastle Municipality New Cemetery Sites Newcastle LM
Ngcebo Water Pipeline, (70 Kms) Umgeni Water
Nonoti Tourism Development Project DBSA
Ntuzuma Trunk Sewer Line, Kwamashu (7,5 Km) Ethekwini
Proposed Engen PFS CB Downes Road (0.5 Ha) Engen
Proposed housing development, Municipality (21 Ha) Private Developer
Proposed Licencing Office Development (Alton), (2 Ha) Mhlathuse LM
Proposed Port development in Ballito (2 Ha) Private Developer
Proposed Shell PFS in Mkuze (1 Ha) Shell
Proposed Shell PFS in Tugela Ferry (0.5 Ha) Shell
Proposed Shell PFS, Hans Dettman Road (1 Ha) Shell
Residential flat development, Umdloti (1 Ha) Private Developer
Shongweni Bulk Water Pipe line Tongaat Hulett Developments
Shongweni Mixed-Use Development Tongaat Hulett Developments
Simhlangentsha Pipe line Umkhanyakude DM
South Coast Pipe line Phase 2 Umgeni Water
Spoornet Coalink Power lines and Transmission S/S Transnet
Sunhills Sewer Project (Emona) (12 Km) Ethekwini
Transnet Railway Line Upgrade, Richards Bay (14 Km) Mhlathuse LM
Valley View Housing Development Ethekwini
West Central Arterial Roads (1 km) BHP Billiton

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT PROCESSES

Project Name Client
Bulwer Dam (9,3 million cubic metres) Sisonke DM
Compensation Waste Facility Development RE
Corinth-Lamington132 kV power line  (55 kms) Eskom
Cygnus Power line & Substation (132 kV) Mhlathuse LM
Dept of Public Works Veterinary Quarantine Station, Department of Public Works
Dlangezwa Substation and associated power line Eskom
Dube TradePort "Agrizone 2" Development DTP
Dube TradePort Tradezone Amendment Application DTP / ACSA
EIA for a Taxi Rank Emnambithi LM
Eros to Kokstad 132 kV power line Eskom
Eros to Port Edward 132 kV distribution Lines  (65 kms) Eskom
Exxaro KZN Sands Smelter Underflow Exxaro
Hulett Aluminium Twin Roll Caster Project Hulamin
Kingthorpe Estate Development Private Consortium
La Mercy Beach Residential Development Private Developer
La Mercy Development Tongaat Hulett Developments
Ladysmith Extension 15 Development Stedone
Low Cost Housing (Lower Langefontein) Ethekwini
Low Cost Housing (Madimeni) Ethekwini
Low Cost Housing (Molweni) Ethekwini
Ludeke-Zwelethu power lines, Port Edward (180 kms) Eskom
Middel Fontein Housing Development, Kokstad, EIA Slippery Drift
Mooi River Industrial Park Development Mpofana LM
Mtunzini 132 kV Power Lines (12 kms) Eskom
Ndwedwe-Appelsbosch 132 kV power line  (32 kms) Eskom
Newcastle Rural Housing Development Newcastle LM
Royal Substation and 132 kV turn-in lines Eskom
Shopping Mall, Distribution Centre Stedone
Spoornet Coalink, Empangeni to Ermelo (450 kms) Transnet
St. Lucia to Cape Vidal 33 kV power line Eskom
Umdloti Lagoon Valley Private Consortium
Wembezi Mixed Use Development Umshezi LM
Zimbali Lakes Tongaat Hulett Developments
Zwelethu 132 kV Turn-In Line & Substation Eskom

ENVIRONMENTAL AUDITING / ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL OFFICER (ECO)

Project Name Client
Bulwer Pipe line & Weir Project Sisonke DM
Eros to Kokstad power line Eskom
D1131 and D1137 Roads Msunduzi LM
D772 Road Construction Department of Transport
Driefontein Phase 1 & 2 pipe line Uthukela DM
DubeTradePort Close-Out Audits DTP
Embuthweni Water Supply Project Illembe DM
Empangeni Mandini – Dlangezwa power line Eskom
Greytown (Ngoje Bridge) Rural Access Road Mvoti LM
Hazelmere Pipe line Umgeni Water
Klaarwater-Umgeni Power line Trans Africa Projects
Ladysmith Shopping Mall Development Stedone
Lower Tugela Bulk Water Supply Scheme (Off Take 11) Illembe DM
Lower Tugela Bulk Water Supply Scheme (Off Take 12) Illembe DM
Ludeke to Zwelethu Auditing 132 kV power line Eskom
Mandini 88 kV Fairbreeze (Obanjeni) power line Eskom
Maphumulo (Imvutshane Dam) Project Umgeni Water
Mooi-Mgeni Water Transfer System – Phase 2 TCTA
Mpumalanga TCP Auditing Eris Property
Raisethorpe Canal Upgrade, Pietermaritzburg Msunduzi LM
Refurbishment of Various Power lines in Ethekwini Trans Africa Projects
Richmond Pipe line Umgeni Water
Umhlumayo Water Supply Project Illembe DM
West Central Arterial Roads, (1 km) BHP Billiton
Zimbali Lakes Golf Course IFA Hotels and Resorts
Zimbali Lakes Infrastructural Development Tongaat Hulett Developments

ENVIRONMENTAL LEGAL REVIEW / LEGAL PROCESSES

Project Name Client
Winfield Farm G Ellis
Dairy Day Development Dairy Day
Mandeni Roads SiVEST
Zimbali Lakes Appeal IFA/THD JV

ECOLOGICAL ASSESSMENTS

Project Name Client
Alton Warehouse (21 Ha) Private Developer
Birdswood Property (15 Ha) Mhlathuse LM
Cornubia Mixed Use Development (1800 Ha) Tongaat Hulett Developments
Cornubia North  Tongaat Hulett Developments
Empangeni Rail High School (4Ha) Department of Education
Erf 7249, Meer-en-See (30 Ha) Mhlathuse LM
Farm Isonti, Umzinto (300 Ha) Department of Housing
Finningley Estate Ecological Assessment (1400 Ha) Private Developer
Five cemetery sites Amajuba DM
Five proposed Low Cost Housing sites Emnambithi LM
Housing development, (78 Ha) Ethekwini
Izinga Ridge, eThekwini Municipality (300 Ha) Tongaat Hulett Developments
Kwadabeka C low cost housing project, (24 Ha) Ethekwini Municipality
Ladysmith Ext 15 Development (425Ha) Stedone
Lungisisa Housing Development (76 Ha) Liv
Lush Removals, Pietermaritzburg Lush Removals
Maidstone Mill  Tongaat Hulett Developments
Motala Farm Housing Development (80 Ha) Kwadukuza LM
New Middeldrift Water Treatment Works (1 Ha) Uthungulu District Municipality
Proposed Cemetery Site Umthonjaneni LM
Proposed extension to the CBD, (340 ha) Mhlathuse LM
Proposed Renishaw Land Development (1820 Ha) Crookes Brothers Limited
Proposed Shoprite Supermarket, (70 Ha) Shoprite Checkers
Richards Bay Airport new fence line (8 Kms) Mhlathuse LM
Richards Bay Development Zone (5 Ha) Hulamin
River in Empangeni to be canalised (2.5 Km) Mhlathuse LM
Rootlands Restoration Plan and EMP (12 Ha) Private Developer
SAPPI Land Development, Richards Bay (232 Ha) SAPPI
Seven cemetery sites Amajuba DM
Shawlands Farm Murray Grindrod
Sheffield Beach Private Developer
Two proposed Community Halls Mhlathuse LM
Two proposed Low Cost Housing sites Mhlathuse LM
Woodridge Country Estate Alistair Maglashan
Ntshongweni Ecological Assessment Tongaat Hulett Developments

WASTE MANAGEMENT LICENCES

Project Name Client
Richards Bay Minerals Waste Licence RBM
Waterval Prison Department of Public Works 
Compensation Waste Facility Development RE

WATER USE LICENCES

Project Name Client
Compensation Waste Facility Development RE
D1562       Department of Transport
Driefontein Pipe Line       Uthukela DM
Construction of two pedestrian bridges in Ladysmith Emnambithi LM
Zimbali Lakes Water Use Licence       Tongaat Hulett Developments
7 Fernleigh Kloof Projecon cc
Zimbali Golf Course Zimbali CC
Tugela Ferry Bridge WUL KZN Department of Transport
Dairy Day Water Use Process Dairy Day

SPECIALIST PROJECTS

Project Name Client
DEAT application reviews under the old ECA DEAT
Dube Trade Port Ecological Input DTP
Hambrook Housing Project Acton Homes
Keystone Park       Rokwil
Kwadukuza Strategic Environmental Assessment Kwadukuza LM
Parks Report for Ethekwini Municipality Ethekwini
Wartburg Bulk Water System Umgeni Water

WETLAND ASSESSMENTS

Project Name Client
Zimbali Estate Properties Tongaat Hulett Developments & IFA Hotels and Resorts
Greater Bulwer Donnybrook Bulk Water Supply Scheme Imvula Engineers
7 Fernleigh Kloof Projecon cc
Lindokuhle Proposed Services Tongaat Hulett Developments
Cornubia Blackburn Village Tongaat Hulett Developments
Dairy Day Development Dairy Day
Kindlewood Estate Tongaat Hulett Developments

PEER REVIEWS

Project Name Client
Nondabula Peer Review RHDHV
Bhudlu Bridge Peer Review RHDHV
R102 Peer Review RHDHV
Pongola River Bridge RHDHV

 

Other Projects

  • Environmental Management Plan for Anglo Alpha Stone, Pietermaritzburg
  • Environmental Scoping Report for a proposed Backpacker's Lodge at Grace Valley
  • Environmental Management Plan for rehabilitating a small holding in the Karkloof Valley
  • Environmental Scoping Report for the development of dams and change in land use for a farm in the Mooi River District
  • Environmental Scoping for a road development (Emzansi Consulting Engineers)
  • Management Plan for a housing development in Howick, Amber Valley
  • Biological Survey for Amber Valley
  • Environmental Scoping Report for the development of an up market residential development in the sensitive Cathkin Peak Area
  • Biological Assessment of a property in the sensitive Karkloof area of the Natal Midlands