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26 Nov-2 Dec


27 Nov: Seminar: Sustainable waste management. Waste Management Board. ICE. Contact (0171) 665 2319.

27 Nov: Site visit: Tunnel jacking of Dorney bridge. Railways Civil Engineers Association. Note visit postponed.

2 Dec: Safety implications for offshore foundations of conductor and shallow well drilling. Dr R Hobbs. Offshore Engineering Society. 6.30pm. Contact (0171) 665 2232.

2 Dec: Nuclear energy and the environment. Dr R Garnsey. British Nuclear Energy Society. 5.30pm. Contact (0171) 665 2241.

2-3 Dec: Conference: Nuclear Decom 98. S Gordelier, J Sayers. Kensington & Chelsea Town

Hall. BNES. Contact (0171) 304 6864.

2 Dec: Half day meeting. Landfill as we know it under sentence of death? The impact of the EU Landfill Directive. Baroness Hilton, G Fleming, A Young, P Coulter and N Davies. Waste Management Board. 10am. Contact (0171) 665 2212.


2 Dec: Commercial awareness. M Kliner. 6.30pm. Contact (0171) 665 2159.


Rickmansworth, 2 Dec: Clear zones project (traffic reduction). Dr Madeleine Simms, DTI. Contact R Aylott (01727) 856 310.

East Midlands

Nottingham, 27 Nov: Annual dinner. Caroline Ashton. Trent Bridge Cricket Ground. 8pm.

Nottingham, 27 Nov: G&S Christmas quiz. Bentinick Hotel, Station Street. Contact Jason Hensman (01773) 531 111.

Peterborough, 2 Dec: Eurocodes - concrete and steel - cost benefits/usability. S Chakrabarti. Bull Hotel. 6.30pm.

Grimsby, 2 Dec: Peaks parkway: a post mortem on partnership. Oaklands Hotel. 6.30pm. Contact (01522) 341 619.

Nottingham, 2 Dec: Prestige lecture. THRUST SSC. Djanogly Lecture Theatre, Trent University. 6.30pm.


1 Dec: Partners evening. Dinner and talk: The Tate Gallery of Modern Art. Andy Butler. Westminster College, Vincent Square. 6pm. 25. Contact Graham Bowskill (0171) 921 4746.


Hotline 0645 6060 332

Birmingham, 2 Dec: Luncheon and speaker. Portland Hotel, Hagley Rd. 1pm. Contact Robin Soper (0121) 704 9368.

Northern Counties

Penrith, 26 Nov: Pipe and sewer renovation technologies. Norman Howell. 6.30pm. Contact Ernest Shimmin (01228) 606 207.

Middlesbrough, 1 Dec: Fairgrounds and theme parks of the future - a dip into roller coaster design. Dr J Roberts. Cleveland Scientific Institution. 6.15pm. Contact Colin Fenby (01642) 551 533.

North West

Kinmel Manor, 26 Nov: Review of recent developments in coastal management. Kinmel Manor Hotel. 6pm. Contact Dafydd Williams (01286) 679 422.

Manchester, 2 Dec: Construction health and safety. Renold Building, UMIST. 6pm. Contact Ian Grindley (0161) 832 4542.

South East

Croydon, 26 Nov: Ultra light weights. R Sanders. Fairfield Halls. 6.30pm. Contact C

Forbes-King. Contact (0181) 686 8212.

South Wales


Information desk: (01222) 763310.

Cardiff, 26 Nov: Providing guidance on remedial treatment techniques, CIRA Contaminated Land Programme. Fin Jardine. University of

Wales, Trevithick Building, Newport Road. 6.15pm.

Cowbridge, 28 Nov: Dinner dance. Bear Hotel. Contact E Thomas (01222) 785 260.

South Western

Plymouth, 24 Nov: SARTOR: How it affects you. Babbage Building, University. 6.30pm. Contact Barry Griffiths (01823) 358169. Note correct details.

Plymouth, 25 Nov: Re-use of construction materials and waste minimisation. The Green House. 2pm. Contact Mark Broadhurst (01209) 2180171. Note correct details.

Bristol, 26 Nov: New life for old runways. Roger Key. BAWA, Southmead Road. 6pm.

Somerset, 26 Nov: Skittles evening with the chairman. The Maypole, Thurloxton. 7.30pm.

Bristol, 1 Dec: The environmental impact of civil engineering projects. Queens Building, University. 6.30pm. Contact Mark Maynard (01823) 358 144.

Plymouth, 1 Dec: Geology for engineers. Professor Fookes. Babbage Building, University of Plymouth. 7.30pm.

Swindon, 2 Dec: Talk/demonstration. Intergraph office, Great Western Road. 6.30pm.

Thames Valley

Reading, 24 Nov: One day meeting. Preparation for Chartered Professional Review. Jean Venables. Contact Simon Dailley (0118) 9027 938.

West of Scotland

Glasgow, 26 Nov: Annual dinner. Forte Post House Hotel. 7pm.


Hull, 2 Dec: Traffic management in the city of Hull. Mike Dunne. University. 6.30pm. Contact Liz Bough (01482) 884 456.

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