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Advanced insitu and laboratory testing , 9 May, ICE, London. BGA meeting presented by David Hight of GCG. Contact Dionne Jacobs, tel: 020 7665 2233; email:;

BTS dinner , 11 May, The Brewery, London. Speaker David Wallis. Contact tel: 020 7665 2233; email:

Building homes on previously developed land: good practice , 14 May, Bristol. CIRIA seminar on best practice in redeveloping brownfield housing sites under the new contaminated land regime. Also being held on 22 May in Manchester and 19 June in London. Contact CIRIA, tel: 020 7222 8891; email:;

SED 2001 , 16-19 May, Wavendon, Milton Keynes.

Construction equipment exhibition, tel: 020 8652 4659;

Egnatia Road Project , Greece, 17 May, 5.30pm, ICE, London. BTS meeting presented by Brown and Root.

Contact tel: 020 7665 2233; email:

Environmental and engineering feasibility studies for a large reservoir in the Fens , 21 May, 5.30pm, ICE London. British Dam Society meeting presented by Entec and Binnie Black & Veatch. Contact Tim Fuller, tel: 0207 665 2234; email:

In situ 2001 , 21-23 May, Bali, Indonesia. Conference on insitu measurement of soil properties, supported by ISSMGE. Contact Dr Paulus P Rahardjo, tel: + 62 811 249321; email:;

Engineering Group of the Geological Society agm , 22 May, 5.30pm, Burlington House, London. Followed by the engineering geology of the CTRL project. Contact Adrian Collings, email: adrian.

Ankomak 2001 , 22-27 May, Istanbul, Turkey.

Construction, mining and quarrying equipment exhibition. Contact FMCEC, tel:

020 8665 5727; fax: 020 8665 6447; email:;

Health & safety: is it high enough on the political agenda? 23 May, 3pm, ICE, London. Tenth annual Symonds safety lecture, by environment minister Michael Meacher. Contact Adora Xavier, tel: 020 7665 2213; fax: 020 7799 1325; email:

The surveying and mapping revolution and its impact on civil engineering ,29 May, 2pm, ICE, London. Half-day lecture organised by the Geospatial Engineering Board. Contact Adora Xavier, tel: 020 7665 2213; fax: 020 7799 1325; email:

Smart Development , 31 May, The Lowry, Salford Quays. Half-day conference on climate change and the built environment. Contact Sustainability Northwest, tel: 0161 834 8834; fax: 0161 819 1102; email:;

Contaminated land risk assessment good practice , 6 June, London.One-day CIRIA workshop given by David Rudland and Robin Lancefield, Halcrow Group. Course will also run on 14 June in Cardiff and 13 September in Darlington. Contact CIRIA, tel: 020 7222 8891; email:;

Route survey and burial assessment for deep sea cables , 7 June, 5.30pm, Burlington House, London. Engineering Group of the Geological Society meeting. Contact Richard Salisbury, tel: 01732 726 140; email:

Rapid excavation and tunnelling , 11-13 June, San Diego, US. Conference and exhibition. Themes include difficult ground, ground improvement, innovative technologies and case studies. Contact RETC, +1 800 763 3132; fax: +1 800 973 9550; email: meetings@smenet org; BGA agm , 13 June, ICE, London. Followed by How geotechnics is seen in government, by Charles Botsford (formerly HM Treasury).Contact Dionne Jacobs, tel:020 7665 2233; fax: 0171 799 1325; email: uk

First world conference on urban road tunnels , 14-15 June, Palais des Congres, Paris. Organised by the International Road Federation, part of the IRF World Road Congress being held from 11-15 June. Contact tel: 33 (0)1 4464 1515; fax: 33 (0)1 4464 1516; email:

Landslides causes, impacts and countermeasures , 17-21 June, Davos, Switzerland. Conference will focus on geology, climate, dynamic effects, hazard and risk analysis.More information and a registration form can be found at:

The Caves of Nottingham, 18 June. East Midlands Geotechnical Group site visit organised by Tony Waltham. Contact Ian Jefferson, tel: 0115 941 8418; fax: 0115 948 6450; email:

Numerical analysis in geotechnical engineering , 19-22 June 2001, Imperial College, London. Professional development course to give insight into finite element methods. Contact Ulrika Wernmark, tel: 020 7594 6886; fax: 020 7594 6883; email:;

Taiwan high-speed rail link , 21 June, 5.30pm, ICE, London. British Tunnelling Society evening meeting presented by Peter Humphreys. Contact Dionne Jacobs, tel: 020 7665 2233; fax: 020 7799 1325; email: Hillhead 2001 , 26-28 June, Hillhead Quarry, Buxton.

International quarrying and recycling exhibition. Contact tel: 0115 941 1315; fax: 0115 948 4035; email:;

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