DATES FOR YOUR DIARIES 2017- Please make a note of the following dates for your diaires
- Subsidence Forum Executive Meeting (exec members only) - Thursday 9th February
- Subsidence Forum Annual General Meeting (all members) - Thursday 18th May
- Subsidence Forum Executive Meeting (exec members only) - Thursday 14th September
- Subsidence Forum Training day (members & non-members) - Thursday 19th October
- ASUC Awards (members & non-members) - Friday 24th November
THE SUBSIDENCE FORUM DISSERTATION INITIATIVE 2017 - The dissertation scheme is to offer a cash prize of £500 for the best undergraduate, final year dissertation for 2017. The subject matter must be related to subsidence but it does not necessarily have to be restricted to technical aspects; it may encompass wider issues, such as climate change, social and/or financial impact on communities be they rural or urban and the wider environmental implications.
The dissertation must be received by the UK Subsidence Forum, duly marked and externally examined, by Monday 4th September 2017
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NEWSLETTER - To view the latest Newsletter please clickhere
SUBSIDENCE FORUM TRAINING DAY 2016 PRESENTATIONS- The topics for the day included Root Barrier Splits, Japanese Knotweed, Ground instability risk profiling, Satellite mapping, Trees issue, Legal Update. To view the presentations please click here
PRESENTATION ON STRUCTURAL MOVEMENT IN BUILDINGS - Greville Marchant from Davies Group recently presented the above presentation to RICS on behalf of the Subsidence Forum. To view this presentation please click here
THE SUBSIDENCE FORUM DISSERTATION INITIATIVE 2016 - Congratulations to Robert Orr from Portsmouth University who won the Subsidence Forum Dissertation Prize 2016. for his submission: “Investigation into the surface settlement caused through tunnel- ling: with focus on the Crossrail Pro- ject in Bond Street.” Highly commended went to Harry Gordon. (also from Portsmouth University for his submission “An analysis of ground stability in the vicinity of gas storage salt caverns at Edfe’s Hole House Farm, Cheshire, UK.” The initiative would be run again in 2017 inviting Universities from all over the Country to submit projects.
THE SUBSIDENCE HANDBOOK – A Practical Guide to subsidence in domestic property - This 4th Edition of the Subsidence Handbook brings the text right up to date recognising significant changes since the last edition with regard to customers’ concerns, significant development in the understanding of liabilities and responsibilities upon those who control trees and changes in the regulatory scene and governance of insurers who finance such a large proportion of domestic subsidence repair schemes. The book is available from Subsidence Forum at a cost of £12.95 (inc p&p)
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