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Remediation will be hot topic too

LEADING CONTAMINATED land remediation experts are to speak at a conference being staged at the NEC alongside Civils.

The event, Delivering Remediation Solutions, will follow hard on implementation of the UK Government's new contaminated land regime which is expected to boost confidence in developing brownfield sites.

Developers also anticipate an Urban White Paper, promoting brownfield land for 60% of all new building.

Speakers at the event include Environment Agency head of land quality Mark Kibblewhite, explaining the Agency's new regulatory role.

Environmental insurer Certa's legal director Stephen Sykes on risk assessment and liability.

Peter Smith, director of management consultant Arthur Andersen's new environmental services division.

East Midlands Development Agency project manager Phil Reeve and Allott & Lomax technical director Jon Smithson on remediation of the giant Avenue Coking Works site.

Mike Summersgill, manager with specialist contractor VHE Technology, on the potential for soil washing.

Consultant Golders associate Stephan Jeffries on innovations in remediation techniques.

Hyder Consulting technical director Hugh Masters-Williams, on the scale of the remediation task in the UK.

For more information about Delivering Remediation Solutions telephone +44 207 505 8564 or email

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