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Emross Consulting offers the following expertise:
  • Environmental impact assessments;
  • Environmental management programs on development projects ranging from township establishment, to tourism developments, protected areas and agricultural industry;
  • Geographic Information Systems;
  • Wildfire Investigations;
  • Fire history, frequency and seasonality;
  • Vegetation mapping;
  • Wetland delineation and evaluation;
  • Species Distribution Modeling;
  • Conservation Planning;
  • Conservation policy and strategy development;
  • Protected area planning
  • Protected area management plans
  • Species distribution modeling;
  • CyberTracker and GPS databases;
  • Biodiversity analysis;
  • Grassland and savanna management and monitoring;
  • Ecological rehabilitation and restoration;
  • Wildlife management;
  • Water catchment and quality management;
  • Acquiring water rights;
  • Resort development;
  • Game reserve/farm planning;
  • Resources mapping;
  • Training;
  • GLOBAL GAP agricultural auditing and consulting.
South African Government Departments:
  • Department of Water Affairs and Forestry
  • South African National Biodiversity Institute
  • Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency
  • SANParks
  • Mpumalanga Dept Roads and Transport
  • Working on Fire
  • Working for Water
International Government Departments:
  • Swaziland Environmental Authority
  • Botswana Ministry of Forestry and Range Resource
  • South African Wildlife College
  • WWF
  • Eskom
  • CSIR
  • Ekangala Grassland Trust
  • White Waters Irrigation Board
  • Peace Parks
  • Wildlife & Environmental Society of South Africa
Forestry Companies:
  • Komatiland Forestry
  • Mondi
  • Sappi
  • White River Sawmills
Private Companies:
  • Working on Fire International
  • Sycamore Wildlife Estate
  • Singita (KNP and Sabie Sands)
  • BronPro Juice factory
  • Bergendal Piggery
  • Bergendal Abattoir
  • Phumulani Lodge
  • Shangana tribal village
  • Londolozi
  • Chitwa chitwa
  • Sheffield Estate
  • Eden
  • Klaserie Private Nature Reserve
  • Milly's Star Stop
  • Doornhoek aquaculture
  • Ingwelala
  • Mbotyi river lodge
  • Standerton prison
  • Volksrust fuel station
  • Klaserie Private Nature Reserve
  • Control Gate Company
Selected Projects:
Environmental Services
Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA), Basic Environmental Assessments (BA),  Environmental Management Programs (EMP) and Secion 24G (non compliance) applications;
2012 EIA for Singita Lodge, EIA Singita workshop,Ntsiri EMP, Ingwelala EMP.
2011 Standerton Prison EMP, Standerton abattoir review,Eden EIA review, Millies Star Stop EIA, Insurance flood damage assessments.
2010 EIA for Bergendal abattoir, CCA treatment facility investigation and EMP
Environmental Control Officer (ECO) and other investigations
2012 Heidel fly problem,  Eden powerline appeal, Londolozi screenings.
2011 Perry's bird and monkey land, Singita water audit.
2010 ECO Bergendal abattoir.
Environmental investigations and compliance assessments
  • Investigation of possible contamination from a wood treatment plant.
  • Investigation of environmental licensing requirements for various industries
  • Review of EIA's
  • Legal compliance reporting
  • Abattoir waste processes
  • Environmental compliance advice and assistance
Ecological Services
Ecological Studies
2009 Barberton-Makhonjwa Mountainlands World Heritage Site Project:  Biodiversity Resource Inventory. Mr. A. Emery, Dr. M. Stalmans and Mr. T. Ferrar.
2008 Survey of Irrigation Pumps and Environmental Issues within the White Waters Irrigation Board. Client: White Waters Irrigation Board
2008 Lowveld Plantations Exit Review Study – Ecological component. Client: Department of Water Affairs and Forestry.
2007 Forest landscape action plan for the proposed Blyde River Canyon National Park. Client: Department of Water Affairs and Forestry.
Wetland mapping and evaluation
2010  The Fountains wetland delineation, White River
2009  Squirewood Development wetland delineation, Dullstroom.

Conservation Services
Conservation planning

2009  Policy for Land Incorporation. Client: Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency.
2007  Detailed Plan for the Implementation of Agricultural Interventions within the Wakkerstroom/Luneberg Demonstration Area, Mpumalanga. National Grassland Biodiversity Programme
Biodiversity mapping
 EMROSS regularly undertakes spatial analysis and mapping for many other environmental consultancy, companies  and  assessors.
Fire Spread         
EMROSS Consulting in conjunction with Dr. C. de Ronde has assisted numerous companies in lawsuits with regard to the spread of fire. Fire simulation models are used to determine the correct origin of the fire and attribute damage to a particular origin. The models can simulate multiple fire origins. The following simulations have been conducted:
2010  Anglo Coal fire readiness assessments – For Working on Fire International
2009  Identified starting point of SAFCOL’s Jessievale Plantation using satellite imagery.
Water Licensing
2008  Verification of the extent of Existing Lawful Water Use in the Inkomati WMA Client: Department of Water Affairs and Forestry.
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Emross Consulting , P.O. Box 507, White River 1240, Mpumalanga, South Africa | Tel: +27 (0)13 751 1015
Email: Anthony,   Andrew
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