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What's on 19-25 Nov


19 Nov: 25 years of progress in pipe jacking. Dr D Allenby, C Smith, A Flowerday, A Moss and L Allen. British Tunnelling Society. ICE. 5.30pm. Contact (0171) 665 2233.

19 Nov: The Railway Heritage Trust. J Cornell. Railway Civil Engineers Association. ICE. 5.30pm. Contact (0171) 665 2236.

20 Nov: Seminar. Construction risk in coastal engineering. Maratime Board. Contact (0171) 665 2319.

Birmingham, 25 Nov: Half day meeting. Using technology to work as a team. P Jackson. Computer Applications & Methods Panel/Construction Productivity Network. Contact (0171) 665 2316.

25 Nov: Seminar. Construction Act: early experiences. Conciliation & Adjudication Advisory Panel. Contact (0171) 665 2316.

25 Nov: The response of structures to dynamic crowd loads. Dr T Ji and Dr B Ellis. Society for Earthquakes & Civil Engineering Dynamics. Contact (0171) 665 2238.


Hatfield, 19 Nov: What is a contractor or consultant looking for in a graduate engineer? Contact M Saunders, tel: (01279) 446 876.

East Anglia

Norwich, 19 Nov: The ground under Norwich. Stephen Hague, Oaklands Hotel. Contact Steve Smith, tel: (0976) 886 985.

Norwich, 25 Nov: Sprayed concrete. Oaklands Hotel. Contact Mike Collinson (01473) 835203.

Ipswich, 25 Nov: Dredging the access to the Haven ports. Dick Allen. Nuclear Electric Centre. Contact Tony Leeson, tel: (01473) 624 326.

East of Scotland

Edinburgh, 24 Nov: Association dinner. Sheraton Hotel.

Dundee, 25 Nov: President's visit and guided tour of new Dundee Arts Centre. 6.30pm.

East Midlands

Scunthorpe, 20 Nov: Social evening. Scunthorpe Bowl.

Chesterfield, 24 Nov: Water quality improvements. Chesterfield Hotel. 6.30pm

Peterborough, 25 Nov: Sustainable development, Qu 30. S Callvett. Posford Duvivier. 6pm.

Nottingham, 25 Nov: BGS touring lecture. New trends in unsaturated soil mechanics. Professor A Jens. Nottingham University.


19 Nov: How can the new mayor for London reduce road traffic congestion and atmospheric

pollution? Nick Lester, Simon Taggart, Noel Newson, Justin Gutmann. ICE. 6pm. Contact Peter Chambers, tel: (0171) 486 6551.


Hotline: (0645) 6060 332

Birmingham, 19 Nov: Management group dinner meeting. Portland Hotel, Hagley Road. Contact Bob Harrison, tel: (0121) 355 4473.

Birmingham, 19 Nov: Visit: Black Country sewer project. Contact Martin Sury, tel: (01384) 444 800.

Northern Counties

Heversham, 19 Nov: Another side to engineering. D Nowell. 7.30pm. Contact David Stocks, tel: (01925) 857 091.

North West

Manchester, 24 Nov: Appraisal

of existing structures. Brian Clancy. UMIST Renold Building. 6pm. Contact Ian Grindey (0161) 832 4542.

South Wales

Cardiff, 19 Nov: The railways of South Wales up to 1960. Stuart Davies. County Hall. 6.15pm.


Southampton, 19 Nov: Site visit: Fawley oil refinery. 2pm. Contact Martin Hirst, tel: (01425) 470 000.

Guildford, 24 Nov: New trends in unsaturated soil mechanics. Professor Antonio Gens. Surrey Universtiy. 6pm. Contact Chris Ford, tel: (01256) 461 161.

Eastleigh, 25 Nov: Routes to membership. Forte Posthouse. 6pm. Contact Duncan Mcvey (01703) 622 234.

South East

Maidstone, 25 Nov: How do we finance the future? Sean O'Donnell, David Lock. 7pm. Contact Anne Qualters, tel: (0181) 2896 444.

South Western

Bristol, 23 Nov: SARTOR: How it affects you. Queens building, University. 6.30pm. Contact Barry Griffiths, tel: (01823) 358 169.

Plymouth, 24 Nov: Seminar. Re-use of construction materials and waste minimisation. Babbage building, University. 6.30pm. Contact Barry Griffiths, tel: (01823) 358169.

Taunton, 25 Nov: Lunch meeting. Minehead sea wall. J Taberham. Hawkridge Arms, Riverside. 12.30pm.


Leeds, 25 Nov: Lessons learned from ground engineering litigation. Hugh St John, University. 6.30pm. Contact Diane Pringle, tel: (0113) 275 0623.

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