DTMT recognises that protection of the environment is an important component within the company’s operations and a necessary element of good corporate citizenship. DTMT is committed to improving its operating practices to ensure its environmental footprint is minimised for future generations.

We continue to maintain the DTMT Environmental Management System in accordance to ISO 14001. We aim to work closely with the client and conduct our business in accordance with the approved environmental plan, specific to each project.

Our commitment to the Environment is detailed in our Environmental Policy.

The types of activities and impacts that must meet environmental legislative requirements include, but are not limited to:

Prevention of pollution: preventing emissions on to air, water and soil, including:

  • Minimising smoke, dust and any other air-born pollutants;
  • Minimising the risks of waterway contamination through chemical spills, including oil;
  • Managing soils, excavations, stockpiles and quarries to minimising the risk of erosion;
  • Minimising waste production and ensuring that wastes, in particular controlled wastes, are disposed of appropriately and in accordance with legal requirement; and
  • Minimising noise pollution.

Plants and animals: managing threats to flora and fauna such as:

  • Protecting threatened plants and animals;
  • Preventing the spread of soil pathogens and weeds;
  • Obtaining permits to clear vegetation;
  • Notifying the relevant authorities of planned impacts on plants or animals, such as draining waterways.

Cultural heritage: managing historic and aboriginal heritage values, including:

  • Arranging aboriginal heritage surveys for planned work with ground disturbance;
  • Obtaining and complying with Permit to Disturb requirements; and
  • Protecting identified cultural heritage values and complying with heritage management plans.