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Environmental Monitoring for Construction of the Grand Hotel Verdala, Rabat

Demolition of Grand Hotel VerdalaEn-Sure has been awarded an operational monitoring contract for the demolition, excavation and re-construction of the Grand Hotel Verdala, Rabat. The proposal is permitted by planning permits PA/06044/17 & PA/06714/20.

The development is spread over six floors above highest street level and two levels below. The proposed uses include, Class 1 residential units, Class 4B ancillary retail use, Class 3B hotel with ancillary facilities and garage making provision for 176 cars. Read more…

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Malta’s Leading Environmental Consultancies Team Up for a Coastal Clean-up

Last Friday, staff from three leading Maltese environmental consultancy firms – Adi Associates, En-Sure Limited, and Ecoserv – joined forces to pick up litter around the Marfa coast.

The team spent the morning clearing the coastal area between the historic Wied Musa Battery (also known as Il-Palazz l-Ahmar) and the Cirkewwa Bay of accumulated waste. They collected a range of wastes – including fragments of polystyrene (jablo), masks, wet wipes, ceramic, rusted metal, wood, and recyclable materials including plastic and glass. The team also collected bulky waste such as tyres, plastic pipes, steel bars, as well as three asbestos cement pipes. Read more…

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Construction & Demolition Waste Strategy for Malta

The Environment and Resources Authority (ERA) recently published a waste strategy for construction and demolition (C&D) waste. In Malta, over 1.5 million tonnes of C&D waste is generated each year, comprising around 80% of the total waste generated nationally.

The C&D Waste Strategy covers the period 2021-2030, and includes 15 measures with associated timeframes for implementation.
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External Lighting Work Plan for a leisure and tourism facility

En-Sure was recently engaged to prepare an External Lighting Work Plan that aimed to identify mitigating measures to reduce external lighting effects on avifauna.  

The Work Plan was requested by the Environment and Resources Authority (ERA) since the facility’s location directly overlooks three Special Protection Areas (SPA) where colonies of birds such as shearwaters and storm petrels are known to breed. Breeding habitat is continually being lost on the Maltese Islands through the encroachment of artificial light; in addition, fledglings are attracted to our village’s bright lights and become disorientated, which often leads to strandings on land. Read more…

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ERA launches BELLUS fund for Environmental Projects

The Environment and Resources Authority (ERA) recently launched a €500,000 fund for environmental projects. The fund, called BELLUS – Better Environment in our Local Urban Spaces – aims to bring nature back to urban, rural and maritime areas in Malta through green initiatives and nature-based solutions.

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