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SiLC Vision Statement: to develop and maintain a high quality unifying professional registration for the assessment of the condition and remediation of brownfield sites, which fulfils the needs of public and private sectors and society as a whole.

Yearly Archives: 2012


Delivering better value in the brownfield and land condition industry – changes to SiLC

SiLC has been considering ways in which it can continue to support high standards amongst technical professionals in the brownfield industry. We will be introducing a number of new elements to the Register in the next year. These will include: … Read more »

The Defra National Expert Panel membership

Defra recently announced the composition of the Defra Expert Panel, set up to support Local Authorities in making decision about potential Part 2A sites. The panelis made up of twelve experts from the public, private and academic sectors, andfive are … Read more »

Issue 8 of the SiLC Newsletter

Issue 8 of the SiLC newsletter, which covers the latest news and developments from the SiLC scheme is now available to download. Click on the following link: SiLC Newsletter: Issue 8

SiLC Exam dates announced for 2013

Round A of the 2013 SiLC Assessment will take place in February and Round B will take place in July. The application deadlines are as follows: Round 1 2013 (A), 1 February 2013 Last date for applications to Round 1 … Read more »

SiLC Introduction Days announced for 2013

The SiLC Introduction Days for 2013 have been announced, and will be held in Manchester on Wednesday 15 May 2013, and London on Wednesday 2 October 2013. Introduction Days are open to all those who are considering applying to become a … Read more »

Issue 7 of the SiLC Newsletter

Issue 7 of the SiLC newsletter, which covers the latest news and developments from the SiLC scheme is now available to download. Click on the following link: SiLC Newsletter: Issue 7  

SiLC Introduction Day – September 2012

The next SiLC Introduction Day will be held on Tuesday 11th September 2012. Introduction Days are open to all those who are considering applying to become a SiLC. They will provide an overview of the SiLC scheme, details on how to … Read more »

New registered SiLCs 2012

The SiLC Professional and Technical Panel (PTP) would like to congratulate the following people on their successful applications to become a registered SiLCs: Gary Graveling – Buro Happold, C Geol, Eur Geo, Member of the Geological Society Jenny Lightfoot – … Read more »

Stopping the cowboy contractors – an auditing scheme for land condition

Stopping the cowboy contractors – an auditing scheme for land condition SiLC are proposing an audit scheme for projects that bring back into use previously developed land that is affected by contamination. In the move to establish better regulation, the … Read more »

SiLC Annual Forum

The SiLC Annual Forum was held on Thursday 19 April 2012 at the Royal Society of Chemistry, London. Speakers included Dr Morwenna Carrington, Defra and Richard Benyon, MP and Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Natural Environment and Fisheries. This event focused on … Read more »