Client: Holcim (Australia) Pty Ltd

Project Details:

Holcim propose to meet part of the increased forecast demand in natural sand in the Hunter region and beyond by maximising the extraction of remaining sand resource from their existing Salt Ash sand quarry through a State significant development (SSD) application. The SSD application required an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to be developed and submitted to the regulator.

Element Engagement:

  • Conduct the scoping report to obtain Secretary’s environmental assessment requirements
  • Conduct the EIS, including the management of specialist studies
  • Conduct the Social Impact Assessment (SIA)
  • Author the EIS and SIA reports
  • Undertake government agency and community consultation, including community information sessions and meetings with residents