Services

South African company specialising in contaminated land assessments

RGM has expertise in and knowledge of the National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998 (NEMA) and its associated regulations to enable it to undertake the related contaminated land investigations to meet the environmental outcomes, impacts and residual risks of proposed activities. Our proficient teams identify and use the most recent science and technologies to meet the requirements of the authorisation or client.

We collect high-quality, legally defensible data for creating remediation methods and demonstrating reductions in soil, air, or water contamination using our deep understanding of the statutes and guidelines that apply within our work areas. Our team is well versed in sampling techniques, and we outsource sampling and testing to renowned drillers and analytical laboratories. We rank remedial approaches in terms of the Sustainable Remediation Framework principles to assist clients in the efficient use of their resources.

RGM specialises in contaminated land assessments and remediation by identifying and managing contaminants to protect human health and the environment. Our numerous services include

  • Preliminary assessments to identify potential contamination risks and follow-up site investigation, for example, phase 1 and 2 site assessments
  • Site walkovers and desktop studies
  • Hydrocensuses
  • Conceptual site models
  • Risk assessments, including screening through detailed human health and ecological risk appraisals and toxicity studies and remediation target derivation
  • Groundwater and soil risk evaluations: groundwater monitoring and surveys
  • Due diligence assessments
  • Establishing the contaminated status of sites before acquisition or divestment by clients
  • Remediation services, including designing and implementing remedial plans, sustainability appraisals, risk mitigation, material and waste management, and site decommissioning and closure
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Pollution and waste management
  • Vacuum enhanced recovery
  • Monitoring natural attenuation
  • Soil vapour extraction
  • Dual- and multiphase extraction
  • Contractor management.
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RGM is part of the RSK group of companies

The RSK group is a leading integrated environmental, engineering and technical services business offering bespoke end-to-end solutions to a variety of sectors. Headquartered in the UK but with an established presence throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, RSK helps organisations around the world achieve their business aspirations in a sustainable and efficient manner.