Project Details

The Newcastle Light Rail project was delivered by Downer under a managing contractor delivery model. The light rail project is 2.7 kilometres in length, running from Newcastle Interchange at Wickham to Pacific Park in Newcastle East, just 200 metres from Newcastle Beach and has the capacity to transport 1,200 people per hour.

Element Engagement

Element’s engagement included:

  • Environmental Management Representative for decommissioning works package
  • Environmental compliance monitoring and reporting
  • Environmental approvals and management support
  • ISCA data collection and reporting

Project Achievements

Prepared all environmental management and approvals documentation to a high standard and on time to facilitate construction achieving tight deadlines.

"Element Environment have developed a successful and long-term business relationship with Downer. We have found Neville and various members of the team to be extremely professional, responsive with an in depth knowledgeable, detailed understanding, practical experience and extensive expertise of various environmental matters and legislation, subjects and sustainability. Their personalised service and ability to advise and collaborate with Downer on a number of projects is testament to their ability to deliver for their client within the tight timeframes."

- Jason Hearn, Senior Project Director, Downer Group