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Phase One Environmental Surveys: Managing the Environmental Risk with a Desk Top Study

Phase One Environmental Surveys: Managing the Environmental Risk with a Desk Top Study

Various activities undertaken at industrial sites can pose a potential environmental risk to that site or the surrounding environment. Commonly, previous occupants of a site or neighbouring premises can significantly impact on the contamination levels present in the land.…

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Managing Material Reuse and Waste at Rail Depots

Managing Material Reuse and Waste at Rail Depots

Waste is, quite essentially, any substance that is intended to be discarded. In this modern age, where landfill as a waste disposal option is considered a last resort, maximum material reuse and correct classification of waste is supporting the transition to more sustainable and cost effective material management - including at railways and rail depots.…

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Supporting the 10th Anniversary of the Yorkshire Contaminated Land Forum

Supporting the 10th Anniversary of the Yorkshire Contaminated Land Forum

Being at the forefront of the industry is what SOCOTEC prides itself on. It is no surprise, therefore, that Zoe Cooper, business development director, Infrastructure & Energy, SOCOTEC has also been the treasurer of Yorkshire Contaminated Land Forum (YCLF) for ten years. Having celebrated the tenth anniversary of the YCLF last month, Zoe tells us about the importance of the YCLF, as well as the benefit it has on the environment and the relating sectors and professions.…

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Ten Reasons to Choose a Mobile Laboratory

Ten Reasons to Choose a Mobile Laboratory

Opting to use a mobile laboratory on-site has often been hailed as a flexible approach to contaminated land management. But why are so many project managers choosing this route to improve their overall delivery? Paul Tilley, operations director, for Geo-environmental, offers us ten reasons to use a mobile lab, and they are not just about time saving.…

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