Transport for NSW - Long NIF Phase 2

Transport for NSW purchased a new intercity fleet which are longer than the current intercity trains. As a result, alternations are required to the platforms and sidings on many intercity rail lines, including the South Coast Line. This package of works includes works at: * Port Kembla North Station, * […] Read more »

Borg Panels Oberon - Independent Environmental Audit

Borg operates a particleboard and MDF manufacturing facility at 124 Lowes Mount Road, Oberon, NSW. This facility was acquired by Borg in 2010, with a further acquisition of a neighbouring plant in 2012. Development Consent was issued in 2017 (SSD 7016) for the expansion and continued operation of the facility, […] Read more »

Review of 'Disaster Education, Communication and Engagement'

Molino Stewart Principal Neil Dufty has received a glowing review of his book ‘Disaster Education, Communication and Engagement’. The book provides a guide to tailoring a disaster education, communication and engagement program to the needs and particular hazards of local communities. Reviewer Adjunct Professor Jim McLennan notes that “with its […] Read more »

Brisbane Floods Class Action

Molino Stewart principals Steven Molino and Filippo Dall’Osso recently provided expert evidence on flood damage estimation methodologies to the judicial review associated with the compensation case arising from the class action taken by those affected by flooding downstream of Somerset and Wivenhoe dams in 2011. Property and business owners downstream […] Read more »

Cairncross Waste Management - Independent Environmental Audit

Molino Stewart was engaged to undertake the first independent environmental audit of construction environmental compliance reporting for the extension of landfill at Cairncross Waste Management Facility. The audit reviewed the construction of the State Significant Development against the conditions of the development consent and reviewed the project’s performance via systems, […] Read more »

REC Annual Report

The NSW Roadside Environment Committee (REC) has released its 2020-21 Annual Report detailing the activities and achievements of its member organisations. The REC is comprised of a range of state agencies and environment groups that are prominent players in linear reserve environmental management in NSW. The committee aims to promote […] Read more »

Detention Basin Safety Plans

Molino Stewart has been preparing Emergency Plans and Operations and Maintenance Plans for a number of declared detention basins in NSW. These plans describe how the dam owner, usually the local Council, should manage the basins on a day-to-day basis to reduce the risk of incidents during a flood event, […] Read more »