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Newmont Boddington Gold Life Of Mine Extension Project VIA

  Newmont operates the Newmont Boddington Gold mine which is located in the Shire of Boddington, approximately 17 km northwest of the town of Boddington. Newmont proposed to expand this mine by adding additional waste rock dumps and residue disposal areas. As part of this expansion Newmont requested approval to extend the Life of Mine…

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Karara 132kv Transmission Line Visual Impact Assessment

    Ecoscape were sub-contracted by Strategen in 2008 to undertake a Visual Impact Assessment of Western Power’s proposed 132kV transmission line upgrade from Eneabba to Koolanooka. The purpose of this assessment was to assess the potential visual impacts of the various alignment options based on a visual landscape evaluation. The project was conducted in…

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Gracetown Redevelopment – Visual Impact Assessment

Gracetown is a small town site located on the coast approximately 280 km south of Perth and 10 km northwest of the Margaret River. The town is a coastal tourist and recreation node with a very high landscape and scenic value. The town site is surrounded by the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park which has a high…

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Bridgetown Biomass Power Station

Bridgetown Biomass Power Station

January 9, 2014 | Under | Posted by | No Comments

The study site’s environmental values were investigated for impacts with respect to visual amenity, flora, fauna and land capability. Ecoscape made recommendations in relation to the visual impacts of the proposed plant. These included the retention of an existing bluegum plantation and the revegetation of a buffer around the plant to provide adequate screening. Local…

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Expert Witness, Auzcorp Medical Services Pty Ltd vs. City of Fremantle

Ecoscape was engaged by Auzcorp Medical Services to undertake a Visual Impact Assessment of the proposed Day Medical Centre at the corner of Suffolk Street and South Terrace, Fremantle. The proposed building was assessed in relation to the surrounding built form and streetscape, on the basis of an increase in building height from three storeys…

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Kwinana Tip Site Visual Impact Assessment & Structure Modelling

Ecoscape was commissioned to prepare a visual impact assessment, structure modelling and landscape plan for the Thomas Road Landfill Tip Site. Ecoscape prepared modelling and design that would give the landfill structure a natural appearance and would have the lowest possible impact on the visual amenity of the surrounding area. A visual impact assessment was…

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Visual Impact Assessment for South West Metropolitan Railway

Ecoscape prepared a visual impact assessment report for Perth Urban Rail Development as part of a Public Environmental Review document to manage the environmental impacts of the South West Metropolitan Railway from Perth to Mandurah. The railway passes through a range of landform and vegetation types both natural and cultural. The visual impact assessment involved…

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Dongara to Cape Burney Visual Landscape Evaluation

The Department of Planning (DoP) engaged Ecoscape to undertake a visual landscape assessment of the Dongara to Cape Burney coastal region to develop strategies to manage visual landscape character. This assessment will be included in a coastal planning strategy which is being coordinated by the DoP. The strategy seeks to provide an improved system to…

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Nilgen Wind Farm Landscape & Visual Impact Assessment

Wind farm developments have numerous positive social, environmental and economic impacts however with all developments; wind farms also have a number of significant negative concerns. Pacific Hydro commissioned Ecoscape to undertake the preparation of a Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) for the Shire of Gingin in accordance with the Planning and Development Act 2005….

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Solomon Visual Impact Assessment

Solomon Visual Impact Assessment

January 8, 2014 | Under | Posted by | No Comments

Ecoscape was appointed by Fortescue Metals Group to conduct a Visual Impact Assessment of the Solomon Project Area in the Hamersley Ranges of the Pilbara. Ecoscape conducted a visual landscape evaluation of the study area to identify key landscape values and visual receptors of the study area. Ecoscape then set visual management objectives to ensure…

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