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NCE events

Don't miss NCE's upcoming conferences and our annual careers event - this time being held in London and Manchester.

Conference: Optimising 21st century landfill 14 September

What does the future hold for landfill?

Can it still be the best economic option? Do you understand what you can and cannot send to landfill?

This conference will tackle the policy, engineering and operational issues of the sector and explore the financial and logistical issues it faces in the future.

You will leave the event with:

Practical guidance on landfill engineering and best practice

Insight into the regulatory landscape, including the new Landfill Directive and rules on disposal of hazardous waste

Expert advice on how to define what waste is acceptable for disposal

Contacts from the Environment Agency and across the landfill sector

An understanding of how to comply with the new landfill design and construction quality assurance Speakers include:

Dr Jan Gronow, Landfill Policy manager, Environment Agency

Patrick Pointer, technical group manager, Shanks

Dr Jon Gettinby, remediation manager, BAE Systems Environmental

Price: ICE member rate £295 plus VAT Register at: www. ncelandfill. or tel: 020 7505 6044

Conference: Local Transport Plans - tackling the next five years 6 October

Understand the new guidance for the second set of Local Transport Plans and learn how to secure the funding you need at this joint NCE and Local Government Chronicle event.

Keynote speaker is Richard Buckley, head of the local transport investment branch at Department for Transport.

Chairman: Antony Oliver, Editor, NCE Price: £595 plus VAT. ICE member rate £345 plus VAT, public sector rate £395 plus VAT.

Find out more and register at: www. or call 0207 505 6044 or email conferences@emap. com

NCE Careers in Construction Event 5-6 November, Earl's Court, London 18-19 November, Ibis Hotel, Manchester

Our highly popular Careers in Construction Event continues this year and has expanded to include a Manchester show. CCE is the ideal place to meet potential employers and to look and see what opportunities are around without having to commit to applying formally for a job.

Companies attending the show so far include:

Capita Symonds


Mouchel Parkman

Defence Estates

Balfour Beatty


First Engineering

Heriot Watt University

High Point Rendel


Norwest Holst

Posford Haskoning

Taylor Woodrow


Last year more than 1500 people attended the Construction Careers Event. If you want to find out more about this year's CCE please go to: www. constructioncareersevent. com.

To exhibit call Olivia Horne on (020) 7505 6791.

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