Concrete Centre Midlands and south Wales engineer Nick Gorst described the latest thinking on brownfield remediation at the Concrete Centre's brownfi eld remediation seminar on Tuesday.
Falsework specialist SGB uses three dimensional construction animations to show site workers where they need to be positioned when formwork is erected. Officials from the firm demonstrated the animations at a technical seminar at Civils 2005 on Tuesday.
Consultants and contractors working for two major public sector clients will soon face independent auditing over environmental performance, Civils 2005 exhibitor CEEQUAL said this week. It expects two major clients to adopt the CEEQUAL environmental performance rating system shortly.
Disaster relief charity RedR was using Civils 2005 to recruit volunteers to work in some of the planet's most hostile environments.
The humanitarian aid and development charity held a seminar telling potential recruits that volunteering can mean working in temperatures of 60-C in Iraq or living in a tent in the freezing cold of Pakistan's winter.