Excavation, loading, transport and disposal of 15,518 tonnes of contaminated material from three former Landfills on the site to two Landfills in regional NSW and metropolitan Sydney. All asbestos material was kept separate to the other General Solid Waste and removed in accordance with specific guidelines. After validation, Synergy sourced, imported, placed and compacted 15,000 tonnes of VENM to reinstate the remediated areas to original levels and then re-vegetated with native grasses. Additional works included excavation and removal of 4 UST’s from three locations and the excavation, demolition and removal of three concrete septic tanks.
The former Belconnen Naval Transmitter Station (BNTS) site was approximately 143 hectares in size and located adjacent to the residential suburbs of Kaleen, Giralang and McKellar in North Canberra, Australia Capital Territory (ACT). The BNTS is listed on the Commonwealth Heritage List for its historic and natural values under the Environment Protection Bio-diversity and Conservation (EPBC) Act 1999. The Synemon Plana (Golden Sun Moth) Moth Habitat and the Royal Australian Naval Transmitting Station are included on both the Register of the National Estate and the Commonwealth Heritage List. The only known colony of Ginninderra Peppercress, an endangered perennial herb, along with colonies of the Grassland Earless Dragon and the Striped Legless Lizard also exists on the site.