Lake Vermont, Australia
Lake Vermont’s progressive rehabilitation campaign is returning disturbed land to cattle grazing or native ecosystem land uses. It showcases the latest technology to drive efficient, effective rehabilitation, from semi-autonomous dozer pushing to multispectral UAV mapping and classifying of the health of rehabilitated areas. With Thiess delivering a whole-of-mine service contract, the team leading Thiess Rehabilitation has leveraged synergies across mine planning, operations and rehabilitation, achieving best-practice productivity and consistency. Services include topsoil stripping and stockpiling, profiling, topsoil placement, construction of water management structures, seeding and fertiliser application, and ongoing monitoring of rehabilitation success.