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While not strictly in April, CL:AIRE and the other project partners held a very successful ReCon Soil Networking Event on 31 March at the Eden Project in Cornwall.
Over 150 attendees participated in 4 workshops and listened to Keynote speakers Sir Tim Smit, Founder of the Eden Project, Professor Judith Petts CBE, Vice-Chancellor, University of Plymouth, Professor Mathew Upton, Associate Head of School (Research), School of Biomedical Sciences (Faculty of Health), University of Plymouth, and Liz Gray, Associate Director, Atkins.
The informal networking drinks that followed the Keynote speakers were kindly sponsored by Willmott Dixon and UK Remediation Ltd and both Martin Ballard (Group Environment Manager, Willmott Dixon) and Richard Dalton (General Manager, UK Remediation Ltd) had the opportunity to present to assembled guests.
CL:AIRE's Membership continues to grow. We would like to thank the following new and renewing members for their support:
BAE Systems Properties Ltd
ERS (Environmental Reclamation Services) Ltd
M A Smith Environmental Consultancy
SLR Consulting Limited
The Environmental Protection Group Ltd
To align with the Geological Society Year of Sustainability the Contaminated Land Group (CLG) is pleased to announce it will be hosting a conference on the topic of Climate Change and Sustainability, Impacts and Innovation in Contaminated Land. The conference is set for November 2022 and is to be held in person in the Bristol area (final date and venue tbd).
The broad themes of the conference are:
Potential impacts of climate change on brownfield sites;
Potential changes to drivers for contaminated land development as a result of climate change and/or sustainability/resilience strategies;
Industry sustainability/resilience guidance;
Presentation of innovative technologies for the improvement of sustainability/resilience; and
Best practice case studies being implemented for the improvement of sustainability/resilience in contaminated land.
If you would be interested in presenting a 20–25-minute talk at the conference, or a poster, please register your interest and submit a short abstract to the committee by downloading an abstract submission form and following the instruction on the event page at the link below:
Concawe has recently published a User Manual and Toolbox for Light Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids (LNAPL) management at sites. The user manual is available here and the toolbox is available to download here.
The first SQP audit report has been prepared by SiLC and uploaded onto the dedicated scheme audit page Scheme Audit (claire.co.uk) The report can be downloaded directly here. The scheme audit page also provides additional details of how the audits are carried out and recorded by the auditors. SiLC will carry out further audits in 2022 and a report will be prepared on the results and uploaded in time.
A selection of upcoming events throughout the industry.
SoBRA Early Careers Webinar, 5 May 2022
Webinar 3: Ground gas monitoring methods and applications. Register
Introduction to the Remedial Targets Methodology (RTM) Worksheet. Information
SoBRA Early Careers Webinar, 1 September 2022
Choosing laboratory analysis methods for risk assessments. Information
Contamination & Geotech Expo, 14 - 15 September 2022, Birmingham
The Expo reaches every corner of the industry to bring the contamination and the geotechnical sectors together in this unique 2-day event which boasts a unique educational programme consisting of expert-led seminars and panel debates, live demonstrations of the latest technology, as well as market-leading companies, equipped with the industry's finest solution-led products and services. Further Information
Remtech Europe, 19 - 23 September 2022, Ferrara, Italy
The first two days of the conference 19-20 September will be fully digital, and broadcasted in streaming. The other three days 21-23 September will be hybrid so in presence but also broadcasted through Remtech platform. Anybody in the world will be able to follow every session for all the 5 days. Further Information
SoBRA Early Careers Webinar, 6 October 2022
Introduction to the Remedial Targets Methodology (RTM) Worksheet Information
SoBRA / RSC winter conference, 8 December 2022, London
Save the date: Registration and further details coming soon.
If you have an event coming up and would like us to add it in this eAlert, please send us the information via our Help Desk.
All courses (except eLearning) are also available on a bespoke basis. Enquire via the Help Desk.
For enquiries about the webinars please contact us via the Help Desk.
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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