News Category: Mining and resources


biodiversity offsetting, biobanking, environmental, brokerage, offset credits

Opportunities in biodiversity offsetting

Opportunities in biodiversity offsetting It pays to think outside the box Biodiversity offsets are now integral to project approvals in most states in Australia and are a significant expense to developers, so at Niche we work with our clients to turn offset liabilities into positive commercial outcomes. “Green tax” or commercial opportunity? In many cases,…

mining, NSW, environment, environmental consultant, approvals, mining, ecology, heritage

NSW mining industry’s biggest event of the year

NSW mining industry’s biggest event of the year Niche Environment and Heritage is proud to sponsor NSW Mining’s Health, Safety, Environment and Community (HSEC) Conference and Awards – the NSW mining industry’s biggest event of the year. The theme of the conference this year is “Share, Innovate, Succeed,” and the event brings together policy experts…

archaeology, mining, queensland, heritage, consulting, environment

Early settlers to be recognised at Ravenswood

Early settlers to be recognised at Ravenswood Niche Environment and Heritage was engaged by Carpentaria Gold to undertake the scientific excavation of historical gravesites at the original cemetery site at Ravenswood, in north Queensland, after the location of the cemetery was established during heritage assessments for the proposed Ravenswood Gold Mine Expansion Project. The cemetery…

mine rehabilitation, nsw, environment, qld, consulting, ecology, koala, habitat

Koala habitat restoration on mined land

Ecological Rehabilitation of Mined Lands Conference 2016 Niche Environment and Heritage proudly sponsored this year’s Best Practice Ecological Rehabilitation of Mined Lands Conference. Our team’s broad range of specialist services to mine rehab projects includes biodiversity management plans; offsetting strategy and accredited BioBanking; habitat recreation and restoration; subsidence impact monitoring of natural features and cultural…

aquatic ecology, assessment, ecology, freshwater

Aquatic ecology in action

Aquatic ecology in action Niche Environment and Heritage was recently engaged by Wambo Coal to undertake an aquatic research and monitoring project. This project included the assessment of sediment impacts and develeopment of manageable targets for stream health. The aquatic ecology expertise provided by Niche enabled Wambo Coal to satisfy their regulatory obligations. We also…