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ISSUES FACING YOUR INDUSTRY

The Mining industry can face large scale and complex environmental challenges. During mining and processing operations, there is risk for hydraulic pipe leaks or chemical spills. Tailing dams and settling pongs also expose a potential risk for silt and sediment to migrate to environmentally sensitive areas. Large vehicles require wash down facilities with the correct containment and diversion systems installed. We recommend a range of silt and sediment, absorbent, stormwater management and containment solutions to ensure your organisation protects its environment.

To assist your environmental efforts, we have compiled a list of potential risks facing organisations within your industry and corresponding product solutions and other related material to help you protect your environment. Please click on a question relevant to your organisation for more information. If you face an issue not covered in this section, please type your question into the text box below and we will respond to your enquiry shortly.

FAQs

Q: Do you conduct earth moving or excavation operations?

Chatoyer Solution

During these operations there is a potential risk for silt and sediment to migrate to environmentally sensitive areas or run off into the stormwater drain.
Cateogory : Silt and Sediment Control
Product Solution : Assise Silt Fence
Application : Fenced around site or specific areas to minimize silt and sediment migration
Product Solution : Assise Silt Socks
Application : Placed around a drain to prevent silt and sediment from entering the stormwater pits
Product Solution : Assise Silt Warden
Application : Placed inside drain to prevent silt and sediment from entering the stormwater drains
Q: Do you operate portable generators or other hydraulic equipment?

Chatoyer Solution

Any hydraulic equipment has the potential to leak hazardous substances into the surrounding environment and cause pollution if not contained appropriately.
Cateogory : Spill Containment
Product Solution : Assise Portable Containment Bund
Application : For temporary storage of mobile generators or other hydraulic equipment during operations
Product Solution : SpilMax Spill Response Absorbents
Application : The SpilMax range of absorbent pads and rolls are suitable for the clean-up of large hydrocarbon spills (including oils and fuels) and other hazardous liquids.
Q: Do you store dangerous goods on site?

Chatoyer Solution

The storage of dangerous goods is an essential area of focus to abide by safety and environmental regulations. Certain Australian Standards dictate how and where dangerous goods are stored.
Cateogory : Spill Containment
Product Solution : Dangerous Goods Stores
Application : A range of dangerous goods stores for internal and external storage of hazardous liquids.
Q: Do you conduct drilling operations in aquatic systems?

Chatoyer Solution

In the event of a leak during drilling operations, this could cause large quantities of oil or other hazardous substances to migrate into environmentally sensitive regions of the aquatic stem, if not contained or cleaned up properly.
Cateogory :
Product Solution : Assise Aquatic Containment Booms
Application : An impervious barrier designed to deflect or contain spill or floating debris in marine environments.
Product Solution : SpilMax Spill Absorbents
Application : The SpilMax range of marine booms are suitable for the containment of hydrocarbons (including oils and fuels) on water.
Product Solution : Lamor Oil Skimmers
Application : The Lamor range of oil skimmers are suitable for the clean-up of oil in any marine environment.

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