Case study: Rehabilitation Monitoring for EnergyAustralia

EnergyAustralia is responsible for rehabilitating the Enhance Place Coal Mine located in the Western Coalfields of NSW. Looking to better understand how their rehabilitation activities are progressing against the agreed requirements, they asked First Field Environment to produce a rehabilitation monitoring report for the site.

First Field Environmental undertook a field survey that assessed the rehabilitation activities by focusing on erosion and sedimentation, vegetation, pest and animals, stocking rates, and access and fencing. We then brought this information together to deliver a high-quality report that identified the rehabilitation successes and failures compared to the agreed performance indicators and completion criteria set out in Enhance Place Coal Mine’s Care and Maintenance Mining Operations Plan. First Field Environment also made practical recommendations for areas that could be improved.