SOFTCHEM awarded Necsa tender

Softchem has been awarded the tender to conduct an evaluation of the environmental monitoring programme of Necsa at Pelindaba, near the Hartbeespoort Dam. Necsa has established an environmental monitoring programme to determine potential radiological and chemical impacts at the Pelindaba site and the surrounding environment in the Hartbeespoort Dam area. In order to determine the success of this programme, the Pelindaba Communication Forum (PCF) initiated that Necsa contract Softchem to conduct an assessment/audit of certain environmental monitoring actions at the Pelindaba site during February and March 2003. The objectives of this assessment/audit will be to verify adequacy of the environmental monitoring system, compliance with ISO 14001 and permit requirements, and assess the accuracy of monitoring results.

The scope of this assessment/audit will include the radiological environmental monitoring programme, chemical and radiological stack monitoring; and effluent release to the Crocodile River.

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