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Benbow Environmental is a 100% Australian-owned professional environmental consultancy firm based in Sydney. We specialise in Noise and Vibration, Air Quality, Contaminated Sites, Hazards and Risks, Waste Management and Landfills, Environmental Auditing, Greenhouse Gas, Groundwater and Water Quality, Occupational Hygiene, Dangerous Goods, Fire Safety Studies, Pollution Iincident Response Management Plans (PIRMP), Environment ProtectionLicence (EPL) Compliance Audits, EPA Air Emissions Inventory, Project Management, Stakeholder Engagement, Asbestos Studies, Environmental Monitoring & Reporting, and Planning Studies.

With over 30 years of experience, we have provided these services with success and have assisted a number of sites with difficult-to-achieve compliance.  Our clients include heavy industries, manufacturing, local businesses such as child care centres and restaurants, and farming operations.

BE continually demonstrates environmental commitment to its industry partners through quality assurance. Our programme follows the ISO 9002 methods to bring clients valuable and timely recommendations, guidance and action. Benbow Environmental works with all clients, regardless of their size, as partners and warrants that all of its services are conducted with thorough and professional competence.

Vision

To engineer sustainable solutions to make the world a healthier place for the future.

Mission

  • To deliver complete, cost-effective and sustainable solutions.
  • To work in close consultation with our clients to provide a personalised level of service and cater for their specific needs whist maintaining a high standard of technical expertise and practical experience.
  • To promote environmental sustainability for our clients’ businesses by providing best practice guidance.
  • To work as a strategic partner with our clients, regulatory authorities and the community to strengthen environmental performance and social acceptance.

History

The original practice from which Benbow Environmental has evolved commenced operations in Sydney in the 1980s as Dick Benbow and Associates. Since then the Benbow Group of companies has continued to expand and this has resulted in the formation of Benbow Environmental. Benbow Environmental combined Dick Benbow and Associates (DBA), Environmental Audits of Australia (EAA), and Australian Occupational Hygiene Services (AOHS) into the one entity. The formation of this single entity resulted in a unified team of consultants, with streamlined operating efficiencies and business processes, as well as enabling the organisation to continue to expand.

Accreditations

  • Acoustics - member firm of the Association of Australian Acoustical Consultants (AAAC). RT Benbow was the Vice-Chairman of AAAC for a 6 year period.
  • Chemicals - Accredited Dangerous Goods Consultant Classes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 & 9.
  • Occupational Dust - Mines Inspection Division.
  • R T Benbow was the inaugural Vice President of Australian Institute of Dangerous Goods Consultants (AIDGC) and maintains his membership

Professional Associations

Employees are encouraged to be involved in their field, including membership of professional associations. The firm is represented in the following associations:

  • Association of Australian Acoustical Consultants (AAAC);
  • Clean Air Society of Australia and New Zealand (CASANZ);
  • Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists;
  • Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA);
  • American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH);
  • Australasian Institute of Dangerous Goods Consultants (AIDGC); 
  • Engineers Australia;
  • Australian Sustainable Business Group;
  • Stormwater New South Wales; and
  • Waste Management Association of Australia.