Past Meetings

Asbestos – July 2015

Introduction to asbestos in buildings and the ground – Jane Tierney, Institute of Occupational Medicine CIRIA guidance – asbestos in soil and made ground – Marian Markham, CH2M Human Health Risk Assessment – Contaminated Land – Richard Ogden, Land Quality Read more…

Oil Spills – November 2014

Robin Crowther – JP Chick & Partners Ltd.  “Investigation and Remediation of Domestic Oil Spills” Chris Hepworth Pick Everard.  “Contaminated Land on a Budget.  From Domestic Oil Spills to Part IIA Investigations” Alan Dobson – Quest Gates.  “The Role of Read more…

Remediation – July 2014

VertaseFLI Ltd, Steve Edgar – ‘Remediating Complex Sites’ Arcadis, Ian Ross & Anil Waduge – “State of the art – Remediation case studies from across the globe” Ashfield Solutions, ‘A guide to managing Japanese Knotweed’ – Richard Newis Regenesis, ‘Remediation Field Study – Read more…

Landfills – February 2014

Murry Bateman Listers Geotechnical – Pre-Sale Site Investigation of a Proposed Residential Site in Southern England Ken Yarrow – VEOLIA – The discovery and challemges of unexploded ordnance whilst engineering landfill cells. Kieron Doick – Forest Research – Achieving multi-functional end-sue from relcaimed landfills Lucy Bethell and Chris Carter Read more…

Geotechnics – November 2013

Mandy Dennis  ELQF  ELQF update   Dr. Matt Hooper  Soiltechnics  Geotechnical issues in and around Northamptonshire   Steve Bullock  EPS Ltd  Geotechnical testing and interpretation   David Shohet  NHBC  Ground improvement techniques   Dr. Derek Egan  Keller Ltd  Piling techniques and implications for use on contaminated land  & Read more…

Gasworks – July 2013

History of Gasworks – Russell Thomas, Parsons Brinckerhoff Chemistry of Gasworks – Judith Nathaniel, Land Quality Management National Grid – Gareth Taylor & Rachel Tullis, National Grid Remediation Techniques inc Case Study – Matt Pearce, Worley Parsons Site Investigation – Iain Hall, Grontmij Combined Geo-Environmental Read more…

Human Health – February 2013

NPPF/Part2a – Local Authority perspective – James Lemon, St Edmundsbury BC NPPF/Part2a – Local Authority perspective – Marcus Bell, East Cambridgeshire DC Speciated mercury in Soil and Bioavailability of Arsenic – Hazel Davidsons, DETS Practical aspects of human health risk assessments – Simon Firth, Read more…