More information is now available regarding the programme for our 20th Anniversary Conference: Innovation, Efficiency and Standards. Click here to view the evolving programme and don't forget that the Early-bird Discount expires on 14th July.
An update on the use of the National Quality Mark Scheme (NQMS) for Land Contamination Management has recently been prepared and is available to download here. Further information about the scheme along with the register of Suitably Qualified Persons (SQPs) is available at: www.claire.co.uk/nqms.
The 10th International Groundwater Quality Conference (GQ 2019) will be held in Liège (Belgium) on 9-12 September 2019.
The conference theme, Groundwater quality in the transition between rural and urban environments, will focus on the need to protect, manage, repair and sustain groundwater quality in growing urbanised environments.
In 2013, CL:AIRE published Technology Demonstration Project bulletin #31 which described two demonstrations of Arvia’s Nyex™ technology to treat pesticides and petroleum hydrocarbons respectively. Since then, Arvia has been developing its technology in multiple sectors. This brief article focuses on the applicability of the Nyex™ technology to treat micropollutants and endocrine disrupting chemicals.
The Contamination Expo Series is Europe’s leading event for contamination and geotechnical experts. The 11th and 12th of September will see over 6,000 key decision makers flock to the NEC, Birmingham for two days of educational seminars, and networking opportunities with over 150 industry leading exhibitors.
CL:AIRE has completed its latest round of auditing for projects using the Definition of Waste Code of Practice (DoW CoP) and the results indicate the need for improvement on a range of issues. Following the Board meeting of the 28th March CL:AIRE has decided to take immediate steps to mitigate the problem areas and ensure:
an increased level of scrutiny is placed on projects and
continued regulator confidence in the system.
The common failings uncovered by the audits were -
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A selection of upcoming events throughout the industry.
SoBRA Annual Summer Workshop, 25 June 2019, Mechanics Institute, Manchester
This workshop will focus on risk communication in conjunction with technical case studies. It will include views from consultants and regulators. The day will be a combination of both presentations and interactive workshops. InformationContact
Early Careers Event, 26 June 2019, Williamson Building, Manchester University
This workshop will be aimed at early career professionals looking to develop their understanding of brownfield risk assessment. It will include presentations on human health risk assessment, controlled waters, ground gas and vapour intrusion. InformationContact
Site Investigation 2019, 27 - 28 June 2019, Kensington, London
This annual Environment Analyst conference will examine the key drivers in site investigation, analyse the associated risks and explore the latest innovative techniques and advances in modelling and data analysis, all of which can help to significantly improve the quality of contaminated land risk assessments. Information
Brownfield Redevelopment: Midlands 2019, 3 - 4 July 2019, Wolverhampton
Organised in partnership with the Brownfield Research and Innovation Centre (BRIC), this informative one-day event will bring together local authorities, developers, policy-makers, landowners, remediation companies and other stakeholders to explore solutions to key challenges. Information
GQ2019, 9 -12 September 2019, Liege, Belgium
10th International Groundwater Quality Conference Information
Contamination Expo Series, 11 - 12 September 2019, Birmingham
For two days of the year on 11 & 12 September, the entire contamination and geotechnical industry meet at the NEC, Birmingham; the only place to be for forward-thinking professionals within this sector. Information
REMTECH Europe International Conference and Exhibition, 18 - 21 September 2019, Ferrara,Italy
Dedicated to reclamation of contaminated sites, environmental and natural hazards, safety, maintenance and upgrading of the territory, climate changes and circular chemistry. Information
CL:AIRE's 20th Anniversary Conference - 14 November 2019, London
CL:AIRE is celebrating its 20th Anniversary by hosting a one day conference on 14 November 2019 at One Great George Street, Westminster, London. The Conference is being held to celebrate CL:AIRE’s 20th year anniversary and our industry’s achievements over the two decades. As significant as these landmarks are we will even more importantly be looking to the future and the challenges we may face. Sponsorship enquiries Early-bird Registration
CL:AIRE's Membership continues to grow. We would like to thank the following new and renewing members for their support:
CL:AIRE is a respected independent not-for-profit organisation established in 1999 to stimulate the regeneration of land in the UK by raising awareness of, and confidence in, practical and sustainable remediation solutions.
CL:AIRE is a registered charity (No. 1075611) and an environmental body registered with ENTRUST (Entrust No. 119820).
We are also an incorporated company, limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales (reg no. 3740059).
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