The British Standards Institution is seeking ICE members to sit on BSI technical committee SS/7 General metrology, quantities, units and symbols. Attendance at a minimum of two meetings per year will be required to discuss and comment on national and international projects. Meetings will be held at BSI (London). For more information contact Pat Warren (020) 7665 2202.
The landfill and aggregates taxes are putting pressure on highway engineers to look hard at recycled materials.
Alternative materials in road construction: second edition provides practical guidance on the selection of alternatives to primary aggregates, including economic and technical advice.
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