FGM undertakes noise monitoring by appropriately trained FGM personnel, at designated sites to assess compliance with prescribed noise limits in accordance with FGM’s approved Work Plan and EPA guidelines.
FGM’s routine noise monitoring schedule involves 30-minute attended sessions rotated throughout day, evening and night periods as well as ad-hoc targeted noise monitoring campaigns.
Monitoring results are reviewed to assess:
All noise exceedances that are attributable to FGM’s operations are investigated and reported to the regulators (Earth Resources Regulation and Environment Protection Authority Victoria).
FGM’s noise monitoring results are also reported at quarterly Environment Review Committee meetings.
How is noise managed?
FGM adopts a suite of operational and attenuation control measures to minimise noise emissions from its operational and exploration activities. These controls include but are not limited to:
Agnico Eagle Fosterville acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land we live and work on, the Dja Dja Wurrung and the Taungurung Peoples of the Kulin Nation, and recognises their continuing connection to the land and waterways. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend this to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.