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Yearly Archives: 2014


Issue 13 of the SiLC Newsletter

Issue 13 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: Newsletter 13 – August 2014

SiLC Annual Forum 2014

The SiLC Annual Forum was held on Tuesday 13 May 2014 at the Royal Society of Chemistry, London. Speakers included David Middleton, Defra; Hugh Mallett, Buro Happold; Jane Smithard, Public Health England; Matthew Witehead, Environment Agency and Roger Clark, SiLC. Click here … Read more »

The SiLC Land Condition Skills Development Framework

The SiLC Land Condition Skills Development Framework (LCSDF) was originally funded by English Partnerships (now part of the Homes and Communities Agency) to facilitate the fulfilment of Recommendation 1.2.1 of the Brownfield Skills Strategy which said:    ‘….working with a … Read more »

SiLC Introduction Day, 25 June 2014, Cheshire

SiLC 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 complete the LCR, information on the assessment process and an opportunity … Read more »

Book your place on the SiLC Annual Forum 2014

The SiLC Annual Forum 2014 will take place on Tuesday 13 May at The Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BA.   The programme will include: 1:00-2:00 Lunch 2:00-2:05 Introduction – Phil Crowcroft, SiLC Chair 2:05-2:25 Update … Read more »

Issue 12 of the SiLC Newsletter

Issue 12 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: Newsletter 12 – March 2014

SiLC has announced the programme for the 2014 Annual Forum

The SiLC Annual Forum 2014 will take place on Tuesday 13 May at The Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BA.   Programme 1:00-2:00 Lunch 2:00-2:05 Introduction – Phil Crowcroft, SiLC Chair 2:05-2:25 Update on Defra work … Read more »

The Defra Contaminated Land Survey

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the Welsh Government, the Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales ask for your participation in an important survey on the impact of the revised Part 2A Statutory guidance and supporting research … Read more »

Initial Observations of DEFRA’s Contaminated Land Expert Panel

From the cases reviewed to date, the panel has prepared a short document on their initial observations to help local authorities in their determinations of sites. The information is presented under the four key areas in line with what is … Read more »

New Registered SiLC 2013

The SiLC Professional and Technical Panel (PTP) would like to congratulate the following people on their recent successful applications to become registered SiLCs: Nicola Brookfield, RPS  – a chartered Geologist Elizabeth Walker, Atkins Ltd – a chartered Geologist and Chartered … Read more »