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GEODIARY

Landslides, 4 March, 7pm, University of Birmingham. Midland Geotechnical Society meeting. Contact Jeff Mosforth, tel: 01926 813747; fax: 01926 813302; email: jeff@geotechnical. co. uk

Measure, manage and minimise: the route to sustainable resource use in construction, 6 March, London. CIRIA seminar.

Contact CIRIA, tel: 020 7222 8891; fax: 020 7222 1708; email: enquiries@ciria. org. uk; website: www. ciria. org. uk. Repeated 13 March, Norwich and 20 March, Manchester.

Sinking of Hiberian shaft in Gelsenkirchen, 6 March, 6pm, Newcastle. North East branch of the IMM meeting. Contact Graham Woodrow, The Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, tel: 01302 320 486; fax: 01302 380 900.

The geotechnical office, 7 March, 1pm, Birmingham. Software applications designed for site investigation specialists. Contact Key Systems Geotechnical, tel: 01527 68888; fax: 01527 62880.

Planning and Engineering for the Cities of Tomorrow, 7-8 March, Zurich, Switzerland.

Second international conference on soil structure interaction in urban civil engineering. Contact fax: +41(0)1 6331079; email: bucher@ igt. baug. ethz. ch; www. bygg. ntnu. no/geo/costc7/web00/

UNSAT 2002, 10-13 March, Recife, Brazil. Third international conference on unsaturated soils organised by the Brazilian Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. Contact www. unsat2002. com

AGM followed by Sustainability in geoenvironmental engineering, 11 March, 6.30pm, Loughborough University. East Midlands Geotechnical Group meeting. Contact Dr Ian Jefferson, tel: 0115 941 8418; fax: 0115 948 6450; email: ian. jefferson@ ntu. ac. uk

Engineering geology of the classic formations: the Sherwood Sandstone of the Midlands, 12 March, 2pm, Birmingham University. East Midlands Geotechnical Group halfday seminar with the West Midlands Regional Group and the Midlands Geotechnical Society.

Contact David Entwistle (BGS Keyworth), tel: 0115 936 3378; email: dce@bgs. ac. uk

Ground engineering for high speed railways, 12 March, 6.30pm, University of Leeds.

Yorkshire Geotechnical Group meeting. Contact Jim Martin, tel: 01302 793 261; email: jim. martin@skanska. co. uk Geotechnical aspects - Newburn,12 March, 6.15pm, Newcastle, Northern Geotechnical Group meeting. Contact Professor Barry Clarke, tel: 0191 222 6419; fax: 0191 222 5950; email: b. g. clarke@ncl. ac. uk

Recycling aggregates in roads, 12 March, 6.15pm, Scottish Engineering Centre, Glasgow.

Scottish Geotechnical Group, joint meeting with West of Scotland regional group of the Geological Society. Contact Roger Doubal, roger. doubal@swkscotland. co. uk Tunnelling around Teeside, 12 March, 5.30pm, venue tbc. British Tunnelling Society joint meeting with Teeside ICE. Contact Colin Fenby, tel: 01642 800400.

Corporate sponsors evening, 13 March, 6.15pm, Manchester. International Geosynthetics Society meeting. Contact Derek Smith, tel: 0161 436 6767; fax: 0161 499 7987; email: derek. dm. smith@ awe. co. uk

Audenshaw Reservoir, 14 March, 5.30pm, Manchester, British Dam Society meeting. Contact Tim Fuller, ICE, tel: 0207 655 2234; fax: 0207 7991325; email: bds@ice. org. uk; www. ice. org Reinforced soil using Tensar geogrids, 14 March, Shipley. One-day technical workshop for design engineers, specifiers and end users held by Tensar International. Contact Sandra Salthouse, tel: 01254 262431.

Hopley Memorial lecture, 14 March, 7.30pm, Ashby de la Zouch. Institution of Mining and Metallurgy meeting. Contact Graham Woodrow, The Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, tel: 01302 320 486; fax: 01302 380 900.

Remedial works at Winscar dam,18 March, 5.30pm, London, British Dam Society meeting. Contact Tim Fuller, ICE, tel: 0207 655 2234; fax: 0207 7991325; email: bds@ice. org. uk; www. ice. org Design and construction of the Ashford cut and cover box, 19 March, 6pm, Winchester Guildhall. Southern Geotechnical Group meeting.

Contact Jo Clark, tel: 023 8059 5439; email: jo. clark@soton. ac. uk International Clean Up, 19-20 March, Manchester. Exhibition and conference on land remediation and pollution clean-up. Contact Mark Pateman, tel: 01483 799141; fax: 01483 799201; email: mark@ panpres. co. uk; www. international -cleanup. com

Geotechnical and ground engineering aspects of the new A55 across Anglesey, 20 March, Moat House Hotel, Liverpool. North Western Association Geotechnical Group joint meeting with Merseyside Geotechnical Group. Contact David Morrow, tel: 0161 962 1214; fax: 0161 905 5855 email: dmorrow@allott. co. uk

Rankine Lecture, 20 March, 5.30pm, ICE London. British Geotechnical Association meeting presented by Professor David Potts, Imperial College. Contact Dionne Dalgety, ICE, tel: 020 7665 2233; fax: 020 7799 1325; email: dionne. dalgety@ ice. org. uk; www. geo. org. uk

he geotechnical expert witness,20 March, 6.15pm, Cardiff. Wales Ground Engineering Group meeting. Contact David Naylor, tel: 01792 233 755; email: d. j. naylor@ swansea. ac. uk Third international conference on dam engineering, 20-22 March 2002, Singapore.

Contact tel: +65 733 2922; fax: +65 235 3530; email: cipremie@singnet. com. sg

Fourth international conference on ground improvement techniques, 26-28 March 2002, Malaysia. Contact tel: +65 7332922;

fax: +65 2353530; email: cipremie@singnet. com. sg; www. cipremier. com

Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialist members' day, 30 March, London. Contact Dianne Jennings, tel: (020) 8658 8212; fax: 0208 663 0949; email: ags@ags. org. uk; www. ags. org. uk

Selection of geotechnical design parameters, 8 April, 7pm, Birmingham. Midland Geotechnical Society meeting presented by John Billingam, Birmingham University. Contact Jeff Mosforth, tel: 01926 813747; fax: 01926 813302; email: jeff@geotechnical. co. uk

The Lambeth Group exposed - observation interpretation and engineering, 10 April, 10.00am, Reading. Geological Society Engineering Group one day seminar to consider the Lambeth Group with special reference to the Thames Valley area. Contact Helen Edmonds, tel: 0207 5818348; email: h. e. edmonds@gcg. co. uk

CL: AIRE annual project conference, 11 April, London. One day conference on the demonstration and research of remediation technologies. Contact CL: AIRE, tel: 020 7723 0806; fax: 0020 7723 0815; email: enquiries@claire. co. uk.

Team Build 2002, 13-14 April, London. Contact Dionne Dalgety, ICE, tel: 020 7665 2233; fax: 020 7799 1325; email: dionne. dalgety@ice. org. uk; www. geo. org. uk IS Nuremberg 2002, 16-17 April, Germany.

International symposium on clay geosynthetic barriers. Contact LGA, Trainings und Fortbildungszentrum; tel: +49 911 655 49 66; fax: +49 911 655 55 92; email: karlheinz. heussinger@lga. de; www. lga. de/english/index. htm

Geotechnics of waterways earthworks, 17 April, 6.30pm, Preston. ICE North Western Geotechnical Group meeting presented by M Andrews, British Waterways and J Perry, Mott MacDonald. Contact David Morrow, Allott and Lomax, tel: 0161 962 1214; fax: 0161 905 5855 email: dmorrow@allott. co. uk

International conference on fast slope movements, 16-17 May 2002, Italy. Contact conference secretary, tel: +39 06 44249272; fax: +39 06 44249274 Tunnel and Perforazioni, 16-19 May 2002, Italy.

Contact, Segreteria Tunnel & Perforazioni, tel: +39 Coming up April Geotechnics of transport Courses and education May Ground improvement Geotechnics of CTRL supplement June Civils 2002 Preview European Foundations Forthcoming geotechnical events and noticeboard.Send new entries to Max Soudain, UK fax 020 7505 6790, email max. soudain@ construct. emap. com

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