Forum for the Built Environment’s breakfast networking event, Manchester
RSK is proud to sponsor the Forum for the Built Environment’s breakfast networking event, which is on Tuesday, 23 April from 7.30am onwards at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester hotel.
Speaking at the event are Peter Henry, technical director at Harworth Estates, and Richard Jones, area manager of the Homes and Communities Agency. They will talk about the development of brownfield sites, including the opportunities and pitfalls, and the schemes and funding sources that will be available to developers of brownfield land, which were recently announced in the latest Treasury budget.
Attendance is free for Forum for the Built Environment members and £25 for non-members. To book, please visit the Forum for the Built Environment website.
If you would like further information, please contact Jane Rigby.
RSK and Structural Soils have been shortlisted as finalists in three categories at this year’s Ground Engineering Awards
Structural Soils has entered the categories for Ground Investigation Specialist of the Year and UK Project with a Geotechnical Value up to £1 million, which highlight the work it has done on the Mersey Gateway project. RSK has entered the Health and Safety category with the SafeGround initiative.
At last year’s awards, RSK won the Ground Investigation Specialist of the Year Award and Structural Soils was highly commended for the Wylfa project in the projects above £1 million category.
Both are co-sponsoring the Sustainability Award and attending the awards luncheon on 25 April at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London.
Welsh Government proposed Site Waste Management Plan (SWMP) Regulations
Briefing Note Welsh Government proposed Site Waste Management Plan (SWMP) Regulations
The Welsh Government has proposed (and is currently consulting on) the introduction of Site Waste Management Plans to address the fact that:
- Over a third of waste to landfill in Wales is composed of construction and demolition waste;
- Construction and demolition waste is the second most commonly fly-tipped waste; and
- Construction and demolition waste makes up the largest number of illegal waste sites known in Wales.