The British Drilling Association (BDA) is the UK's trade association for the ground drilling industry.

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Brownfield & Contaminated Land, Belfast – 1st May 2019

The British Drilling Association is pleased announce it has negotiated a 10% discount for those BDA members wishing to attend Brownfield & Contaminated Land, Belfast 2019 being held 1st May at the Clayton Hotel Belfast, 22-26 Ormeau Avenue, Belfast, BT2 8HS.

Brownfield and Contaminated Land is returning to Belfast on 1st May with the latest information and innovative techniques for the risk assessment and remediation of contaminated land and groundwater, as well as strategies to deliver effective brownfield development within revised planning and policy frameworks in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

Key presentations include:

  • Regulatory framework: Outlining current regulations and any recent or forthcoming revisions to contaminated land and groundwater guidance
  • Local development planning: Exploring how the process from site investigation to remediation to redevelopment could be simplified and accelerated
  • Data management, visualisation & presentation: Optimising new technologies available for data collection to get a better understanding of a site and improve your CSM
  • Historic landfill sites: Assessing and managing the risks from landfill gases and risks to groundwater
  • Waste licensing: Permitting and management procedures and the re-use of soils 
  • Regional case studies: Including remediation technologies and regeneration projects

To qualify for your 10% discount off the standard delegate rate email sales@environment-analyst.com or call their sales team on +44 (0)203 637 2191.

Event details can be found: https://tinyurl.com/yan6xz8w

Geotechnica – 10th – 11th July 2019

The British Drilling Association (BDA) has secured a 5% discount on all exhibition packages for members wishing to participate at Geotechnica 2019.

The UK’s Largest Geotechnical Conference and Exhibition, Geotechnica 2019 is this year being held 10-11 July 2019 at the Warwickshire Event Centre, and looks set to be bigger than ever.

Geotechnica 2019 brings together all areas of the geotechnical industry, from suppliers and manufacturers through contractors to clients. It brings these disparate parts of the geotechnical sector together for a single focussed event, helping to promote the very best specialist services, products and innovations the industry has to offer. It also aids industry growth and development through the building of business relationships, the introduction of new products and innovations and the imparting of knowledge and advice.

The event is free to attend for visitors, with over 70 exhibition spaces available for companies wishing to communicate, promote, network and learn.

Full event information can be found at www.geotechnica.co.uk; for information on how to obtain the 5% discount when booking your package, please contact info@geotechnia.co.uk

Brownfield Briefing Awards – 19th September 2019

The British Drilling Association is pleased to be supporting The Brownfield Briefing Awards 2019.

Returning for its 15th year, the Brownfield Briefing Awards will once again recognise all that is best practice in the remediation sector by UK-based companies. With the economic, social, legal and environmental challenges that the industry has faced during the last few years, Brownfield Briefing believes it can look forward to some of the most innovative entries to date.

These highly regarded awards will be extensively promoted across the industry and trade press to recognise the hard work and creative solutions being applied to the projects by entrants.

The Awards Gala Dinner, which will take place in London on 19th September, provides the brownfield community with a chance to celebrate excellence, undertake some relaxed networking with peers, enjoy some quality entertainment as well as a three-course meal and plenty of wine!

For more information visit: http://bit.ly/2EEDwBm

Contamination Expo – 11th – 12thSeptember 2019

The British Drilling Association (BDA) is pleased to support ‘The Contamination Expo Series’, Europe’s leading contamination and geotechnical specialist event, being held 11-12 September 2019 at the NEC, Birmingham.

This must-attend event was created to provide businesses, private and public sector professionals and more, with access to the latest equipment, procedures and strategies in sectors such as ground engineering, as well as discovering best practices in managing, preventing and recovering from contamination occurrences. The biggest event of its kind, the Contamination Expo brings the entire industry together in one place. 

For two days the entire contamination and geotechnical sector meet at the NEC, Birmingham; the only place to be for forward-thinking professionals, authorities, and businesses within the industry.

Across the event the Contamination Expo Series boasts 120 expert-led and CPD-accredited seminars and 150 cutting-edge suppliers, all intent to improve global geotechnical engineering and contamination prevention and recovery.

To secure your free ticket or for more information please visit www.contaminationexpo.com.

If you're interested in exhibiting at this year's event, contact Daniel Rogers on 0117 990 2005 or email daniel.rogers@prysmgroup.co.uk.

Brownfield Remediation – 26th September 2019

The British Drilling Association is pleased to be supporting Brownfield Remediation 2019 and has negotiated a 10% discount for all BDA members wishing to attend or exhibit.

The event, now in its 16thyear, is being held 26th September 2019 in London, and will bring together regulators, consultants, remediation contractors and other industry experts working across the whole of the brownfield sector to discuss a wide range of issues within contaminated land risk assessment and remediation.

Attendees will benefit from hearing regulatory updates and sharing first-hand experiences with peers, enabling practical and cost-effective solutions to current remediation challenges to be developed.

To qualify for your 10% discount off the standard delegate or exhibitor rate use code BDA10 and email sales@environment-analyst.com or call their sales team on +44 (0)203 637 2191.

Event details and booking information can be found:

https://events.environment-analyst.com/72751/brownfield-remediation-2019

Brownfield Land Wales – 3rd October 2019

A 10% discount is available to BDA members wishing to attend or exhibit at Brownfield Land Wales 2019, which is being held 3rdOctober 2019, Cardiff, Wales.

Recognising the differences in planning and environmental law in Wales, and some of the environmental and geo-technical challenges due to the local landscape and industrial heritage, this Brownfield Briefing conference will address a wide range of key issues and recent developments in contaminated land investigation, remediation and redevelopment, including:

  • Planning policy: Update on the National Development Framework for Wales, and the role of brownfield land in this
  • Improving the quality of contaminated land risk assessment to facilitate remedial options appraisal
  • Asbestos: Effectively applying current asbestos guidance using a suitable risk-based approach
  • Effective groundwater contamination risk assessment
  • Assessing & managing the impact of former mining legacy on land quality
  • Ground-gas: Best practice guidance on the assessment and mitigation of ground-gas
  • Case Studies of brownfield remediation and regeneration projects in Wales

With a specific regional focus on brownfield development and regeneration projects across the whole of the Wales, a large part of the programme consists of case studies and "real-life" projects, demonstrating successful partnership approaches to unlocking brownfield land and maximising growth and effective delivery.

To qualify for your 10% discount off the standard delegate or exhibitor rate use code BDA10 and email sales@environment-analyst.com or call their sales team on +44 (0)203 637 2191.

For more information visit https://events.environment-analyst.com/74252/brownfield-land-wales-2019

Brownfield Redevelopment North – 13th November 2019

The British Drilling Association is pleased to be supporting Brownfield Redevelopment North 2019, which is being held 13th November 2019, Marriott Hotel, Leeds and has negotiated a 10% discount for all BDA members wishing to attend or exhibit.

Returning to Leeds with this informative one-day conference, the event will be providing updated policy, technical and funding solutions all designed to help reduce the risks and potential costs of brownfield and contaminated land development, increasing investor and developer confidence; and so maximising viability.

To qualify for your 10% discount off the standard delegate or exhibitor rate use code BDA10 and email sales@environment-analyst.com or call their sales team on +44 (0)203 637 2191.

Event details and booking information can be found:

https://events.environment-analyst.com/73679/brownfield-redevelopment-north-2019 

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