Neil Gross

‘We are very proud of our customer list.

BarnOwl is used by some of the most respected names
in industry’

Neil Gross
Director
Take a look at some of our Customers

Licence Conditions required a commitment for continuous monitoring of mine noise from BHP Billiton’s Mt Arthur North coal mine in a way that distinguished mine noise from other local noise sources.

BarnOwl was used to provide continuous monitoring and real time noise control to improve the management of mine noise.

Following the success of this installation the system has also been installed at the Worsley Alumina (Boddington) Bauxite mine in WA.

 

Rio Tinto identified an opportunity to improve noise management processes in their Hunter Valley mining operations with BarnOwl technology.

BarnOwl allowed them to accurately distinguish their noise from other noise sources in the area to better understand their operations and impacts on the local community.

 

Anglo Coal at their Drayton coal mine in the Hunter Valley had licence conditions which required an upgrade in their existing monitoring regime and they opted for BarnOwl technology.

BarnOwl allowed them to accurately distinguish their noise from other noise sources in the area to better understand their operations and impacts on the local community.

 

Integra Coal (Vale) identified an opportunity to improve noise management processes in their Hunter Valley mining operations with BarnOwl technology.

BarnOwl allowed them to accurately distinguish their noise from other noise sources in the area to better understand their operations and impacts on the local community.

 

As part of our partnership with Bruel and Kjaer and Noise Sentinel, BarnOwl® has been installed at two Goldcorp sites in Canada. These ar the first directional systems to be used and are greatly assisting the client in better understanding and managing noise.

 

GWRC in conjunction with KiwiRail installed our Rail Noise Monitor on a tight radius curve at Johnsonville to allow better management of rail wheel squeal. Read a testimonial here, and find our more about the RNM on our products page.

Click here to read a testimonial from Rhys Hayward, the engineer responsible for managing the system at GWRC.

 

During protracted negotiations between Boral, the NSW DECC and local residences, it was recognised that a more accurate method of measuring quarry noise was required.

As part of a request for independent monitoring, BarnOwl was used to provide a quick and accurate result for all parties.

Click here to read a letter of reference from Brett McLennan, the Environment & Community Relations Manager at Boral Quarries.

 

Government of South Australia EPA
NSW Department of Environment & Climate Change
Environmental Protection Authority of Western Australia

Environmental Protection Agencies require more certainty in determining industrial noise compliance particularly where multiple noise sources are present such as roads and industry.

Agencies also need to keep up to date with the latest technology and have this equipment available in the field, as needed for compliance monitoring.

One agency has been using the system as a trial for suitability in windfarm compliance monitoring. It is hoped that BarnOwl will eventually be the "standard" for compliance monitoring as it is superior to conventional unattended logger measurments in terms of assigning actual noise levels to the turbines and more reliable than short term attended measurments due to the additional data collected under a varietyy of wind speeds and directions.

 

An independent acoustical consultant working for Alcoa found traditional unattended noise logging techniques were not delivering an accurate enough result under all operational and weather conditions.

After conducting a short trial with BarnOwl, the increased accuracy of noise measurement data convinced Alcoa to purchase the system and then 1 year later add an additional field unit.

 

An independent audit of mining operations was required to ensure the compliance monitoring undertaken by the mine was of sufficient accuracy as the number of complaints did not appear to correlate with expectations.

BarnOwl® was used as part of this independent audit.

 

An independent acoustical consultant working for Griffin found traditional unattended noise logging techniques were not delivering an accurate enough result under all operational and weather conditions.

After conducting a short trial with BarnOwl, the increased accuracy of noise measurement data convinced Griffin to purchase the system and then add an additional field unit.