Brownfield Land in Scotland 2014

Date
2014-02-05
Event contact first name
Mariola
Event contact last name
Pasko
Email
customerservice@newzeye.com
Event contact telephone number
020 8969 1008
Description

Brownfield Land in Scotland 2014 Brownfield Land in Scotland returns in February 2014 for further review on policy updates, regulatory perspectives, waste management and sustainability in Scotland's remediation industry. We have prepared a fantastic programme that will examine the unique challenges and dynamic solutions of the Scottish regeneration and remediation industries that is sure will benefit your company. Speakers & Topics : -Update on work being undertaken by the Scottish Government to achieve improved risk assessment and waste management when developing contaminated land - Francis Brewis, Soils and Contaminated Land Team, Environmental Quality Division, Scottish Government -Outlining the aims undertaken for Health Protection Scotland to more accurately assess the risks to human health from B(a)P - Alison Searl, Director of Analytical Services, IOM Consulting Ltd -Update on the development of Category 4 Screening Levels by DEFRA to enable better risk assessment of contaminated land under Part 2A in England and Wales, preventing unnecessary remediation - Mike Quint, Director, Environmental Health Sciences -Laboratory perspective: An update on recent changes affecting monitoring and laboratory analysis - Hazel Davidson, Technical Marketing Manager, Derwentside Environmental Testing Services (DETS) -Asbestos in soil: Assessing the risks associated with asbestos in soil and options available for its treatment or removal - Alan Jones, Consultant in Asbestos Risk & Measurement, Institute of Occupational Medicine -Identifying the threats caused by rising mine waters in abandoned mines and strategies to mitigate these risks - Dr Ian Watson, Senior Hydrogeologist, The Coal Authority -Case study: Outlining the costs, benefits and practicalities of developing and using a Soil Treatment Centre to divert waste from landfill - John Curran, Managing Director, Soilutions -Innovative strategies for the disposal and re-use of peat and natural soils to minimise waste and satisfy regulatory requirements - Gordon McCreath, Partner, Pinsent Masons LLP -Case studies: Using Pas100 compost and digestate on brownfield land for crop production - Dr Audrey Litterick, Principal Environmental Consultant, Earthcare Environmental Ltd -Case study: Examining the potential of biomass from energy crops grown on brownfield - Dr Richard Lord, Senior Lecturer in Engineering Geoscience, University of Strathclyde -Exploring the feasibility of landfill mining - Simon Ford, Principal Consultant, Ricardo-AEA Why should you attend: -Benefit from the opportunity to share best practice with likeminded associates -Learn about best practices for risk assessment and remediation -Gain fresh insight into the operation of the UK government’s regulatory framework -Get first-hand information from those operating in the field -Hear about the advances in sampling and assessment -Discover ways to increase cost effectiveness and profitability -Network with leading industry professionals and organisations in the sector For more information please visit our web page.

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