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Projects

For more than 30 years ARGO’s principals have provided organisations in many sectors with environmental project services, including advice on acquisition of permits and associated consents, undertaking environmental investigations and developing and implementing environmental management systems.

Recent highlights have included:

2016

Fiji - Lion One Ltd Gold mine - environmental management
Fiji - AMEX Resources Iron Sand Mining - Management Plans
Fiji - Wailoa Hydropower Project - IFC - Biodiversity Assessment
Fiji - Resorts - EIA and EMMP: Tokoriki; Wailoaloa; Plantation Island
Fiji - World Bank – Savusavu Marine Cable Project - EIA
Federated States of Micronesia – World Bank - Fibre Optic Cable ESIA
Tonga – World Bank - Renewable Energy Guidelines and Environmental Codes of Practice
Cook Islands Government – Water Quality Data Evaluation Programme
AFFCO Horotiu – Management Plans and re-consenting follow-up
AFFCO Wairoa - Whitebait and Fishing surveys
AFFCO Rangiuru - Re-consenting programme
AFFCO Napier - Stormwater Managment Programme
Trans-Tasman Resources - offshore iron ore mining

2015

Fiji - Lion One Ltd Gold mine - environmental monitoring and assessments
AFFCO Horotiu - Meat Processing Plant Re-Consenting Programme
Open Country Dairy - New Dairy Factory Consenting programme
AFFCO Wairoa - Air quality and water-related environmental investigations
Fiji - Wailoa Hydropower Project - Lead consultants in ESIA Programme
Fiji - Nanuya Resort - environmental assessment
Trans-Tasman Resources - offshore iron ore mining
Fiji - ARGO opens new office in Fiji

2014

– Fjij – Toa Gold Mine environmental management plan 
– Fiji Sheraton Hotel – Jetty development EIA
– AFFCO meatworks Wiri – storm water and trade waste consents
– SPM meatworks, Invercargill, Stormwater consenting
– TTR offshore iron sand consent programme – hearing and appeal
 

2013

- Aerial cetacean survey South Taranaki Bight,  TTR
- Fiji - Fosters Brewery Marine Outfall Survey
- Riverhead reservoir ecological assessment
- Fiji – flood management programme Ba, Fiji.
- Dairy factory consenting, Waharoa UHT facility [ongoing thru 2014]
- Onshore iron ore sand mining project feasibility, North Island
- Fiji resort development EIA
- TTR offshore iron sand consent programme (ongoing]
 

2012

- Fiji - Fosters Brewery Marine Outfall Survey
- Fiji - EIA for Suva Airport Upgrade
- NZ Government funded study tour to UK for marine energy collaboration
- G Venus accepted as Full Member of NZ Planning Institute
- Air permit application Rangiuru Meatworks, NZ
- Finalise mediated settlement for Wairoa Meatworks consents
- TTR offshore iron sand consent programme (ongoing]
- Fiji (various) development project EIA programmes
 

2011

- $200,000 Marine Energy Grant Parnell Baths Tidal Energy Project Fiji - Fosters Brewery
- Marine Outfall Survey Fiji – Lautoka – Diesel Refinery EIA
- Tonga, Samoa, Niue,Cook Islands - Pacific Energy Trade Mission (NZ Gov’t)
- Chile Wave Project Follow-up mission to Santiago
- Tonga Wave Energy Project Feasibility Study for Government of Tonga
- Lead environmental consultant TTR offshore iron sand mining project
- Environment Court approval of Crest 200MW tidal power plant 
- Resource Consents Moerewa Meatworks, Northland
 

2010

- MFE Product Stewardship Certification Audit – paint manufacturer
- Hearing Commissioner Rawene Wastewater Treatment Plant, Hokianga, NZ
- Dairy factory consenting programme, Horotiu and Moerewa [ongoing]
- Resource Consents for Chatham Island Wave Power Project
- Irrigation consenting, Lochinver Station Central NZ 
- Chile Wave Energy Project Feasibility
- Fiji Salt Lake Tidal Generation Project Feasibility
- Air Permit Wiri Plant AFFCO NZ Limited