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Land Development in New Zealand – what’s the latest?

Land development in New Zealand is making headlines with 3 stand-out articles in the past few weeks.   1.  Fast-Tracked Infrastructure: A Threat to NZ’s Biodiversity? A recent article from The Conversation looks at how local government’s Fast-track Bill could speed up big projects, but some worry it might hurt New Zealand’s unique wildlife. The…

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Support Cambodia communities through Well Drilling

Driven by a commitment to social good, Thomas Consultants sponsored wells in Cambodia through local charity partners in 2011 and 2013. This project delivers clean water to vulnerable villages plagued by contaminated supplies and natural arsenic in the soil.     Our Involvement over 6 Years In 2017 our company had the opportunity to sponsor…

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The Importance of Soil Testing in Land Development

Soil contamination refers to the presence of hazardous substances or pollutants in the soil that can affect the development process and pose risks to human health and the environment. Contaminants such as heavy metals, petroleum hydrocarbons, pesticides, and other industrial chemicals can leach into the soil, posing significant challenges.  It can be found in historical…