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Fostering the Remediation & Redevelopment of
Manufactured Gas Plant Sites

Adam Fletcher


Presentation Title

Achieving the Successful Delivery of One of Sydney’s Largest Remediation Projects: Barangaroo

Adam J Fletcher, Project Manager, Ventia Pty Ltd.

Co-Author: Dr. Karl Baltprvins, Toxfree Solutions


This presentation will focus on the one of Sydney’s largest remediation projects involving the offsite treatment of ~ 30,000 tonnes of coal tar and asbestos impacted soils. The presentation will explore the constraints experienced by the remediation contractor on site and the risk management strategies utilsied to address the risks. The presentation will also address the the role of the waste treatment contractor and the operational, technical and regulatory considerations in managing a number of complex projects in parallel and the value in collaborating with the various stakeholders.


Adam Fletcher is a Project Manager for Ventia’s Environmental Services business unit covering works with a significant environmental component or the remediation of contaminated sites.  Adam has delivered a number of high-profile remediation projects including the multi award winning Macdonaldtown Gasworks and more recently the Barangaroo Remediation Project involving the excavation and disposal of up to 430,000T gasworks impacted waste from within a purpose built 24,000m2 Odour Control Enclosure.