Through our Small Contractors Integrate Management System (SCIMS) and ISO 14001* accreditation, at Stoney Pinch we actively seek to minimise the impact of our operations on the environment, specifically with respect to native vegetation, waste, visual amenity, noise, dust, soil and water.
Both SCIMS and ISO 14001 place heavy emphasis on continuous improvement being an integral part of our business culture and therefore enshrined in our Company Values.
(* note ISO 14001 accreditation well advanced as at 31.03.16 will be certified in 2016)
Key environmental safeguards include:
Rehabilitation will be modelled on the Stoney Pinch / EARF Research Funded project Best Practice Rehabilitation Model for Arid Areas.
The lessons learnt from the EARF trial will be put into place at all sites, with the key points being: