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Forthcoming geotechnical events and noticeboard. Send new entries to Max Soudain, UK fax 020 7505 6790, email max. soudain@ construct. emap. com 15th ISSMGE, 27-31 August, Istanbul, Turkey.

Conference and exhibition organised by the Turkish National Committee for the International Society for Soil Mechanics & Geotechnical Engin-eering.

Contact Dionne Jacobs, tel:020 7665 2233; fax:0171 799 1325; email: admin@ geo. org. uk; website:

www. itu. edu. tr/2001 2001 National safety symposium, 3-5 September, Chester College, Chester. The institution of occupational safety and health. Contact Kate Pallett, tel:0116 257 3100.

Management of financial risk for contaminated land, 4 September, Edinburgh.

CIRIA training workshops 2001 in association with CERTA & English Partnerships. Contact CIRIA, tel:020 7222 8891; email: enquiries@ ciria. org. uk; www. ciria. org. uk.

19th International no-dig conference and exhibition, 10-13 September, Prague, Czech Republic. International Society for Trenchless Technology. Contact Conference Secretariat, Guarant/No-Dig, Opletalova 22, 110 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic; tel: +420-2-84 001 444; fax: +4202-84-001448; email: nodig2001@guarant. cz Flood damage to geotechnical structures, 11 September, Department of geology, Royal Holloway College, Egham. Contact Murry Reid, TRL, email; jreid@trl. co. uk or Ian Marychurch, Card Geotechnics, email;

ianm@cardgeotechnics. co. uk Contaminated land risk assessmentgood practice, 13 September, Darlington.

Contact CIRIA, tel: 020 7222 8891; email: enquiries@ ciria. org. uk; www. ciria. org. uk.

Short field meeting: North Lincolnshire and Eastern Yorkshire, 13-16 September, Hull and Sheffield. London Geological Society. Highlights include deposits of proglacial Lake Humber, periglacial coversand deposition and extensive peat development in the Humberhead levels. Contact Mark Bateman, University of Sheffield, tel: 0114 232 4784; fax: 0114 279 7912; email: m. d. bateman @sheffield. ac. uk 54th annual Canadian geotechnical conference, 16-19 September, Alberta, Canada.

Contact Mahmoud Mahmoud, email; mmahmoud@gplder. com; www. cgygeosociety. org/2001. html Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and ICE joint event,18 September, 3. 30pm-6. 30pm, London. Recent EPSRC-funded ground engineering research.

Contact Andrew Crudgington, tel: 020 7665 2219;

email: crudgington @ ice. org. uk Underground construction 2001, 18-20 September, ExCel, London. International symposium and exhibition on tunnelling, pipe jacking, microtunnelling, piling and deep foundations, supported by IMM, BTS, FPS, Pipe Jacking Association and Ground Forum. Contact organisers Brintex, tel:

020 7973 6401; fax: 020 7233 5054.

Fourth international trade fair for construction equipment, 18-22 September, Sao Paulo, Brazil. South America's main construction and mining equipment exhibition and trade fair.

Tel: (5511) 7295 1229; email: amfp@alcantara. com. br

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