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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 Project management of remediation projects, 1 November, 7pm, Birmingham. South Midlands branch IMM meeting. Contact Graham Woodrow, tel: 01302 320 486; fax: 01302 380 900.

PFA uses in geotechnical engineering, 5 November, 7pm, Haworth Lecture Theatre, University of Birmingham. Midland Geotechnical Society meeting. Contact Jeff Mosforth, tel: 01926 813747; fax: 01926 813302; email: jeff@geotechnical. co. uk

Northern Ireland Geotechnical Group agm, 5 November, 4pm, Belfast. Followed by Insitu soil assessment using cone penetration testing in Northern Ireland. Contact Gordon Mackensie (Maccaferri), tel: 028 9066 4941, fax: 028 9068 3866; email: belfast@maccaferri. co. uk 5th Glossop Lecture, 6 November, 5:30pm, Royal Institution of Great Britain, London.

Geomorphological roulette for engineers and planners: some insights into an old game. Contact Dr Kevin Privett, tel; 029 2034 8150; email:

kprivett@srk. co. uk Weaving the fabric into civil engineering, 7 November, 6.30pm, Babbage Building, University of Plymouth. IGS joint meeting. Contact Derek Smith, tel: 0161 436 6767; fax: 0161 499 7987; email: derek. dm. smith@ awe. co. uk Problematic soils, 8-9 November, Nottingham Trent University. One-day symposium followed by one-day workshop, organised by East Midland Geotechnical Group. Contact Nina Lambert, tel:

0115 848 2404; email: nina.

lambert@ntu. ac. uk Gateshead Millennium Bridge foundations, 13 November, 6.15pm, Newcastle. Northern Geotechnical Group meeting. Contact Ann Bridges, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, tel: 0191 2226332.

Noise and vibrations caused by pile driving, 13 November, 6.15pm, Edinburgh.

Scottish Geotechnical Group meeting. Contact Roger Doubal, Scott Wilson Scotland, email:

roger. doubal@ swk-scotland. co. uk New guidance on concrete in aggressive ground: Special Digest 1, 13 November, Watford. One-day BRE seminar. Contact Angela Mondair, tel: 01923 664775; fax: 01923 664790; email: mondaira@bre. co. uk Denis Waite Lecture, new developments in deep foundations, 14 November, 5.30pm, ICE, London. BGA meeting. Contact Dionne Dalgety, ICE, tel: 020 7665 2233; fax: 020 7799 1325;

email: dionne. dalgety@ice. org. uk; www. geo. org. uk International symposium on earth reinforcement (IS Kyushu 2001), 14-16 November, Fukuoka, Japan. Conference organised by the Japanese Geotechnical Society, ISSMGE TC-9 and IGS. Contact Prof Hidetoshi Ochiai, tel & fax:

+81 92 642 3285; email: iskyushu@ civil. kyushuu. ac. jp The Three Gorges Dam, 15 November, 5.30pm, Birmingham. British Dam Society meeting presented by Geoff Sims. Contact Tim Fuller, ICE, tel:

020 7655 2234; fax: 020 77991325; email: bds@ ice. org. uk; www. ice. org. Repeated 28 November in Plymouth.

Eurocodes in building practice, 19 November, IstructE, London. One-day BRE seminar held by members of the Eurocode committee for design of structures. Contact Angela Mondair, BRE, tel: 01923 664775; email: mondaira@bre. co. uk Yorkshire Geotechnical Group papers competition, 20 November, 6.30pm, Wakefield.

Followed by The role of the panel engineer. Contact Doug Stewart, University of Leeds, tel: 0113 233 2287; email: d. i. stewart@leeds. ac. uk Sustainable construction at affordable cost: The challenges and choices, 20 November, London. One-day British Cement Association conference. Contact Dawson Smith, British Cement Association, tel: 01344 725723; fax:

01344 727204; email: cshead@bca. org. uk Design, construction and vegetation of reinforced soil slopes, 20 November, 6pm, University of Portsmouth. Southern Geotechnical Group meeting. Contact Jo Clark, University of Southampton, tel: 023 8059 5439; email: jo. clark@ soton. ac. uk Brownfield development - a wasted opportunity? , 15 November, 1.30pm, ICE, London. Half-day AGS seminar. Contact Dianne Jennings, tel: 020 8658 8212; fax: 020 8663 0949; email:

ags@ags. org. uk; www. ags. org. uk Recycling contaminated land with cement, 21 November, Greenwich. One-day conference. Contact Marilyn Croucher, University of Greenwich, tel: 020 8331 9800; fax: 020 8331 9805.

Some problems relating to the construction of embankment dams, 21 November, 5.30pm, ICE, London. British Dam Society meeting. Contact Tim Fuller, ICE, tel: 020 7655 2234; fax: 020 77991325; email:

bds@ice. org. uk; www. ice. org 4th Asian-Pacific Conference on shock and impact loads on structures, 21-23 November, Singapore. Contact conference secretariat, Singapore, tel (065) 7332922; fax: (065) 2353530; email: cipremie@ singnet. com. sg;

www. cipremier. com Hull tunnels, 22 November, 5.30pm, ICE, London. British Tunnelling Society meeting. Contact BTS administrator at the ICE, tel: 020 7665 2233;

fax: 020 7799 1325; email: bts@ice. org. uk Contaminated land update:

Remediation technologies, 27 November, 10am, Reading. Contact Christine Jones, tel: 0118 931 6713; fax: 0118 931 0279.

Cement remediation of contaminated land, 27 November, 6.30pm, UMIST, Manchester.

North Western Association Geotechnical Group joint meeting with Concrete Society. Contact David Morrow, Allott and Lomax, tel: 0161 962 1214; fax:

0161 905 5855 email: dmorrow@allott. co. uk Cone penetration testing: maximising the potential, 27-28 November, BRE, Watford.

Two-day course giving an insight into all aspects of CPT/CPTU data for geotechnical design. Field demonstrations will also be held. Contact John Powell at the BRE, tel: 01923 664181; email: powellj@bre. co. uk Intelligent finite elements for geotechnical applications, 29 November, 6.15pm, Cardiff. South Wales Ground Engineering Group meeting. Contact David Naylor, University of Swansea, tel: 01792 233 755; email: d. j. naylor@ swansea. ac. uk Managing water sustainably in the built environment, 29 November, London.

CIRIA conference giving an up-to-date overview of developments in sustainable water management.

Contact CIRIA, tel: 020 7222 8891; email:

enquiries@ ciria. org. uk; www. ciria. org. uk Some practical aspects of compensation grouting, 7 November, 7pm, University of Leeds. Yorkshire branch of IMM joint meeting with ICE. Contact Graham Woodrow, tel: 01302 320 486;

fax: 01302 380 900.

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