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CL:AIRE bulletins - 50% discount for CL:AIRE members

If you would like to publish a CL:AIRE Bulletin, we are offering a 50% discount in the bulletin fee to CL:AIRE members.  CL:AIRE publishes a number of different types of bulletin (Case Study, Technical, Research, Site, Guidance etc) which can be used to inform the industry about your project, technology or research.  All bulletins are reviewed by CL:AIRE's Technology and Research Group to make sure they are of the highest quality.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Format
For a 4-page CL:AIRE bulletin we typically receive a word count of 3000-4000 words, with 6 or 8 figures, diagrams, photos or tables etc.   We prefer you to provide the document in Word and any illustrative material as separate electronic files (e.g. jpg), rather than embedding them in Word.  Also, please remember to provide some appropriate contact details at the end.

Style guide
As a guide to content and style of writing, our audience is very varied (local authority, site owner, consultant, contractor, student, general public etc), and so we like to ease the reader into the subject matter by providing a general introduction and setting the scene.  This does not have to be in great detail and you might find previous bulletins a useful guide (see the Resources/Publications Library area of the CL:AIRE website www.claire.co.uk).

Review process
Once we have received your text (in Word), we will send it to the CL:AIRE independent review panel, the Technology and Research Group to review. Once you have addressed any comments, we will put it into a desktop publishing package, and send it back to you for review as a pdf. Once published, your bulletin can be considered a peer reviewed document.

Cost
We charge £3000 for a pdf bulletin, which will be promoted widely via our website.  The 50% discount only applies to the 4 page bulletins described above.

In Situ Remediation Conference 2-4 Sept, 2014 - 1 sponsor place left

Five sponsors have already snapped up the chance to sponsor this event, which means there is only 1 space remaining.

Over 60 abstracts have been submitted for the event and these are currently being assessed by the Scientific Committee.

In Situ Remediation 2014 is being organised by CL:AIRE on behalf of the ADVOCATE network at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London. The conference will bring together leading scientists, researchers and environmental professionals working in the field. The event offers a great opportunity to promote your company, develop new business opportunities as well as gain an international visibility.

If your organisation is looking to link to and gain brand coverage with a successful event full details can be found here>>>

Sponsorship opportunities are available for £2,000 + VAT. If you would like to discuss this option further please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note registration is now open. Full details can be found on the Conference Website>>>

New CL:AIRE TDP25 bulletin and decision support tool available

CL:AIRE is pleased to announce the publication of Technology Demonstration Project Bulletin TDP25 and an In Situ Chemical Oxidation (ISCO) decision support tool, which are now available to download.

TDP25 is titled, "Decision support tool for innovative in situ multi-contaminant groundwater remediation" and describes the development of a decision support framework to assist practitioners and other stakeholders on the decision of whether to use ISCO for the remediation of contaminated groundwater and, if deemed appropriate, guidance on the selection of chemical oxidants and their application in the subsurface.

The bulletin can be downloaded here>>>

The ISCO Tool can be downloaded here>>>

CL:AIRE Networking Series

Hosted by The Geological Society & The Royal Society of Chemistry

"The Importance of Toxicology in Managing Contaminated Land”

The CL:AIRE Networking Series is a programme of events aimed at bringing the CL:AIRE Membership companies together. These events give companies the opportunity to create new connections, discuss common industry problems/solutions and to highlight the latest developments in the industry.

Following the success of last year’s events we are delighted to announce the first of these events for 2014:

Monday 24th March 2014 at the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Geological Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London. The session will run from 17:30 to 20:00.

Attendance is free to all CL:AIRE Members, Qualified Persons, Geological Society Fellows and Royal Society of Chemistry members. Non-members of these organisations will be charged £20 for entry.

Click here for further details>>>

Initial Observations of Contaminated Land Expert Panel

From the cases reviewed to date, the contaminated land expert panel has prepared a short document on their initial observations to help local authorities in their determinations of sites. The information is presented under the four key areas in line with what is required to be included within a risk summary as per section 3.35 of the EPA 1990: Part 2A Contaminated Land Statutory Guidance April 2012.  The headings include: understanding the risks, understanding the uncertainties, putting the risks in context and possible remediation that could occur on the site.

Click here to download>>>

Defra Contaminated Land Survey Research Project

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the Welsh Government, the Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales ask for your participation in an important survey on the impact of the revised Part 2A Statutory guidance and supporting research projects, publications and other initiatives.

The aim of the survey is two-fold:

1.    Assessing the level of understanding across the sector of the key principles that were introduced under the revised Statutory Guidance, implemented by Defra and the Welsh Government in April 2012.

2.    Gathering Local Authority and other stakeholder views on the usefulness of the revised Part 2A Statutory Guidance for the determination of contaminated land, as well as its impacts on the land contamination sector in England and Wales.

Please click here>>>

The survey is open for a five-week period (from Monday 27 January until Friday 28 February 2014, midnight)  and is being administered by Cranfield University on behalf of the English and Welsh government departments.

If you have any questions about the survey, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

JIWG Asbestos in Soil - News Update

The latest Joint Industry Working Group (JIWG) minutes from the main meeting held on 9th October are now available to download here>>>

Also the minutes from the Regulators meeting held on the 1st October 2013 are available to download here>>>

New CL:AIRE Members LinkedIn Group Launched

Following the success of recent evening networking events, CL:AIRE has launched an on-line facility to allow further networking of our members.

This group also provides an area to discuss problems, feedback ideas and foster new ideas to solve industry problems.

If you have a LinkedIn account and your organisation is a member of CL:AIRE (either Corporate or Technical) you are invited to come and join this group>>>

CL:AIRE January Membership Update

CL:AIRE is delighted to announce that Southern Testing has joined as new Technical Members.

In addition, the following organisations have renewed their Technical Membership; Ecologia, ENVIRON UK Ltd, Geo2 Remediation Ltd, Geo-Environmental Services, Grontmij, RAW Group & RSK Group.

Membership - State of the Market Report

CL:AIRE would like to remind its members that the State of the Market Report for 2013 is available to download here>>> Please note that this version contains the profiles of two companies (URS and Waterman) that were omitted from the previous version in error. This is for Members ONLY, and we request that it is not forwarded outside of your organisations to Non- Members.

The State of the Market Report is based on a detailed survey of CL:AIRE Technical Member organisations which have contributed company-specific, and often commercially sensitive information, for the purposes of CL:AIRE collating and reporting back the findings to provide a picture of the land contamination and remediation sector in the UK.

The 2013 State of the Market Report will be promoted to CL:AIRE’s Corporate Members and will be disseminated to UK Governmental Departments and to international equivalent organisations to show a UK capability benchmark. CL:AIRE’s State of the Market Reports will be repeated and available annually as part of CL:AIRE Membership>>>

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Corporate Members:

Technical Members:

A L P Ambrose Minerals
ALUN Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd
Arcadis

Arup

Atkins

Babcock

BAE Systems Properties Ltd
BAM Nuttall
Beech Consultants
BIOGENIE
Biosoil
Bone Environmental Consultant
BT O'Sullivan Construction Solution Ltd
Caerphilly County Borough Council
Cavendish Nuclear
CH2M Hill
Cranfield University
CRB Environmental Ltd
Crossfield Consulting Ltd
Darlow Lloyd & Sons Ltd
Deep Soil Mixing Ltd
DETS Ltd
DWL Environmental Ltd
Ecologia
The Environmental Protection Group Ltd (EPG)
Environmental Scientifics Group
ENVIRON UK Ltd
EnviroSurveying Ltd
Firth Consultants Ltd
Foot Anstey LLP
Geo2 Remediation Ltd
Geo-Environmental Services
Geosyntec
Grontmij
Ground-Gas Solutions Ltd
Hazardous Waste Management
HBR Limited
H Fraser Consulting Ltd
The Hub
Hyder Consulting Ltd
Hydrock
HYDROGEO Ltd
Kalex Limited
LBH WEMBLEY Geotechnical & Environmental 
Listers Geotechnical Consultants Ltd
Lithos Consulting
McAuliffe Civil Engineering
MDK Environmental Ltd
Mott MacDonald Ltd
Opus International Consultants Ltd
Parsons Brinckerhoff
Paulex Environmental 
Pegasis UK
Peroxychem Environmental Solutions
Peter Brett Associates
r3 environmental technology ltd
RAW Group
Regenesis
Residential & Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO)
Rodgers Leask
Rolton Group
Roundhay Environmental Consulting Limited
RPS
RSK Group
Rural Arisings
SEnSe Associates
Soilfix
Soilutions Ltd
Southern Testing
Stephenson Harwood
The Sirius Group
Tamdown Group Ltd
T & P Regeneration Ltd
trm
Universite de Liege
University of Birmingham
University of Sheffield
University of York
URS Infrastructure & Environment
VHE Construction Plc
Wardell Armstrong
Ward Homes
Waterman Energy, Environment & Design Ltd
WorleyParsons
WSP Group
WYG


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