Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Services

EXM has a dedicated GIS department and system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyse, manage and present geographic and spatial data. The value to our client is through utilisation of these GIS techniques to achieve better efficiency and ultimately ensure costs are minimised. These techniques and services include the following:

  • General mapping for daily applications
  • Access to a comprehensive GIS database of over 1 000 000 datasets
  • Site selection
  • Visual Impact Assessment (VIA); includes viewshed analysis etc.
  • Sensitivity mapping
  • Visual Presentation of spatial data with project and environmental overlays
  • Hydrological flow, flood and contamination planning

Environmental Monitoring Services

EXM provides credible and reliable weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual environmental monitoring services according to the clients specific licence and other legislative requirements.  Qualified and trained field technicians undertake sampling procedures aligned to SABS/ISO standards.  EXM has a team of experienced scientists to interpret and manage environmental data and produce monitoring reports as required by the clients environmental management system.  These services can be provided individually or as a complete package.

    Field monitoring services include:

  • Drinking water monitoring
  • Surface water monitoring
  • Groundwater monitoring
  • Hydrocensus surveys

Contaminated land

EXM has suitable experience to provide our clients with:

  • Waste classification and assessments
  • Contaminated land assessments

Sustainability Services

  • Sustainability Reporting (GRI, King III, IFC, Equator Principles)
  • Energy Auditing & Efficiency
  • Carbon Footprinting & Budgets
  • Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventory & Strategy Development


  • Social & Community Development Services
  • Social Baseline Development
  • Social Impact Assessments
  • Social & Labour Plans (incl. implementation & monitoring)

Resettlement & Relocation Planning

  • Resettlement Policy Frameworks
  • Resettlement Action Plans (incl. IFC requirements)
  • Compensation Planning (incl. negotiations)
  • Livelihood Restoration Planning
  • Social Monitoring

Community Management & Conflict Resolution

  • Community Representation (advice to affected communities)
  • Public Consultation Processes & Liaison
  • Social Licence Facilitation
  • Environmental Forums (incl. establishment, management & maintenance)