Urban development boosts Umwelt Archaeology
With several projects on the go Umwelt’s Archaeology team are becoming an integral part of the wave of urban renewal in Newcastle city. With a strong reputation for managing and undertaking environmental, archaeological and social assessment for diverse and complex projects, Umwelt expertise is now firmly established in the Newcastle City Centre. Managing Director, Barbara Crossley said Umwelt’s reputation for delivering quality outcomes in the urban development, rail and foreshore environment is valued by their growing client base in the City Centre.
“We are proud of our ability to navigate challenging project outcomes with multiple stakeholders – and the opportunity to apply our archaeology and heritage skills at such an important time in the City’s growth is thrilling for our growing team of 10 archaeologists and our broader group of over 100 environmental professionals”.
With over two decades of experience in the Hunter, and strong established relationships with relevant stakeholders, Umwelt efficiently provides integrated Aboriginal and Historical Archaeology services to major projects within the Newcastle CBD. Works undertaken include obtaining and implementing approvals, completion of detailed archaeological excavation and supervision of ground disturbance works. Umwelt continues to see strong growth in consulting opportunities for local companies with a track record in delivering consistent and reliable services. Barbara also mentioned that
“A majority of our staff live and work in the Hunter, went to university here and send their kids to school here – we are very pleased to be applying in our backyard the skill and expertise gained from delivering over 4000 projects nationally”