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Engineering underground space - utilising the assets beneath our feet

A special one day conference in February is set to explore how effective engineering of the space beneath our feet can help to solve problems we face over ground - relieving critically over-flowing cities and creating sustainable urban development.

Underground space offers many possibilities for improving urban infrastructure and liveability – and high profile underground projects such as Crossrail and the Thames Tideway Tunnel have significantly raised the profile of underground engineering and its potential - but it also poses some unique challenges both from a human design perspective and in terms of technical and cost challenges.

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CCRI debate the future of the countryside in London

For the first time in 25 years, the Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI) is holding a major event in London which will provide a platform for discussions about the future of rural areas and their growing connection to urban environments.

The Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI), is a unique partnership between the University of Gloucestershire, the Royal Agricultural University and Hartpury College. It is the largest specialist rural research centre in the UK, having expertise in all aspects of research in policy and planning for the countryside and the environment of the UK, Europe and further afield.

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Timber Expo Reports Record Visitors Numbers

Organisers of Timber Expo today announced the 2014 exhibition was the most successful in the event's four year history - with over 6,000 visitors attending the show.

Event Director, Loretta Sales said: "Timber Expo has grown year on year and this represents a 30% increase on the 2013 visitor numbers! There was a real buzz around the event which is now a truly international affair, with visitors travelling as far afield as Qatar, China, Ghana, Russia, Kuwait, India, Malaysia, Canada and New Zealand. Exhibitors came from over 30 countries to showcase innovations from across the globe."

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Portable Sanitation Expo to donate £1 to charity for every visitor

For every industry visitor attending this year’s Portable Sanitation Expo, £1 has been pledged to Beating Bowel Cancer; a UK charity that supports and campaigns for everyone affected by bowel cancer.

The expo will be taking place at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on 25-26 February 2015, and is the only event 100% dedicated to the ever-expanding portable sanitation sector.

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Randstad CPE proud to sponsor housebuilder award

Randstad CPE are proud to be sponsoring the Small Builder of the Year Award at this year’s Housebuilder Awards on 6th November 2014.  

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