1 BBRA 07 entry form booklet rev 1.qxd 17/04/ 12:02 Page 2 E N T R Y F O R M E N T R Y F O R M Please complete and attach this to the front of your entry. All entries must provide a supporting statement of not more than four sides of A4, including a short paragraph under each of the criteria headings (see inside page, Criteria for categories ) NAME OF PROJECT/SCHEME LOCATION CATEGORY NOMINATED FOR (please tick) 1. Best use of biological systems 2. Best use of chemical systems 3. Best use of combined treatment systems 4. Best conceptual design 5. Most innovative remediation method 6. Best verification process 7. Most sustainable remediation project (NEW) MAIN CONTACT (person who should be contacted to discuss nomination) Name Company Tel Fax NOMINATED BY (only if different from above) Name Company Tel Fax INDEPENDENT REFERENCE (to be contacted at the discretion of the judging panel) Name Company Tel Fax ALL COMPLETED ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY 1 AUGUST If you would like to reserve places at the event, please send in the Award Dinner Booking Form Entries to be submitted to: BB Newzeye Ltd Chapel Wellington Road London NW10 5LJ Tel: +44 (0) Fax: +44 (0) (Internal use only: Ref: )
2 BBRA 07 entry form booklet rev 1.qxd 17/04/ 12:02 Page 3 categories 1. Best use of biological systems 4. Best conceptual design 2. Best use of chemical systems 5. Most innovative remediation method 3. Best use of combined treatment systems 6. Best verification process 7. Most sustainable remediation project (NEW) Conditions of entry Applicants will be accepted for the following schemes/projects: Any UK or other European site/project for all categories conducted by a company with a base and operation capability in the UK Either full-scale commercial projects or pilot trials Commenced and/or completed between 2006 and (and not previously entered in the Awards) In the case of category 6, Best verification process process should be continuing in for any project completed before 31/12/2006 By entering the awards you are agreeing to the information and images you send being used in press releases, articles, etc. We will notify you prior to using details of your entry. Please include a copy of your company logo (JPEG) with your entry. Criteria for categories 1 to 5 Each application must contain an explanation as to how the scheme demonstrates that it fulfils each of the following criteria: a. Represents best, rather than good or average practice b. Cost effectiveness and durability over the period of operation c. Significant reduction of the pollution burden rather than transferring it d. Community and stakeholder acceptance e. Compliance with health and safety In the case of category 4, Best conceptual design (which recognises either innovative techniques or more established techniques where there is best practice and innovation in the preparatory work) additional criteria should demonstrate: f. Considerations of sustainability, and include the wider stakeholder impacts on and off site g. Best assessment of the remediation options In the case of category 5, Most innovative remediation method, the scheme or project should additionally demonstrate: f. Genuine novelty g. That the work represents a significant technological advance for the industry, with the opportunity for widespread application Criteria for category 6 Each application must contain an explanation as to how the process demonstrates that it fulfils each of the following criteria: a. Represents best, rather than good or average practice b. Shows how unacceptable risks are successfully managed over a pre-defined period c. Represents good value for money in scope of application d. Community and stakeholder acceptance e. Effective monitoring of the technology used f. Ongoing monitoring sufficient to characterise trends Criteria for category 7 Most sustainable remediation project should demonstrate: a. Use of cost/benefit assessment to demonstrate the appropriateness of the remedial action b. Best consideration of all environmental aspects associated with the project c. It is designed and operated to optimise long-term environmental benefits d. Best use of renewable sources and minimal use of energy consumption e. Result in the reuse or recycling of land or other undesirable materials How to enter Any person or organisation, including those directly involved with the nominated scheme or project, may submit an entry. All entries are free. Nominations for categories 1 to 4 may also enter for category 5, Most innovative remediation method, but a separate entry form must be submitted for each category. Projects nominated for categories 1-6, may also be nominated for category 7. To enter, all you need to do is complete the entry form on the opposite page clearly stating which category the scheme or project is being nominated for. Provide a supporting statement of not more than four sides of A4, including illustrations as appropriate, and including a short paragraph under each of the criteria headings outlined above. Alternatively, forms may be downloaded from our website Closing date for all entries is 1 August
3 BBRA 07 entry form booklet rev 1.qxd 17/04/ 12:02 Page 4 About the sponsors Overall sponsor a newzeye Augean Plc, is one of the UK's market leaders in the management of hazardous waste, providing advice and cost-effective solutions to UK businesses' waste problems. We work in partnership with our clients to provide long-term answers to the treatment and disposal of their waste. Sponsoring the "Best use of biological systems" Award ERM is one of the worlds leading environmental and health and safety consultancies. We operate a team of more than 60 professionals in the UK including 4 registered SiLC's, dedicated to providing solutions for managing contaminated soil and groundwater and controlling liability. Treatment solutions dominate our portfolio, drawing on global skills and experience when designing remediation schemes. Sponsoring the "Most innovative remediation method" Award Landmark Information Group is the UK's leading provider of digital mapping and land data intelligence. With one of Europe's largest databases of land, property and environmental information, Landmark delivers a range of innovative products to environmental and property professionals. Sponsoring the "Most Sustainable Project" Award National Grid Property Ltd manages National Grid's UK estate by reducing historic contaminated land liability, returning brownfield sites back to beneficial use and by providing a professional service to occupiers. We're committed to the introduction of alternative technologies to enable recycling and in 2005/06 re-used 64% of material excavated during our remediation projects. Sponsoring the "Best Verification Process" Award NHBC is the standard setting body and leading warranty and insurance provider for new and newly converted homes in the UK. Our role is to work with the house-building and wider construction industry to raise the standards of new homes and to provide consumer protection to new home buyers. Since 1999, the NHBC Standards have included the assessment of land quality covering both geotechnical and contamination issues aimed at ensuring residential sites are adequately assessed and properly remediated. ww.nhbc.co.uk Supported by RICS is the leading source of land, property, construction and related environmental knowledge. We support members worldwide, promote best practice, represent consumers' interests and provide impartial advice to society, businesses, governments and global organisations. Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) is a leading international membership organisation dedicated to providing environmental professionals with best practice advice, information on the latest environmental issues and developments, and opportunities for professional development. Membership of the IEMA can help develop your career to become a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv). About the conference se Awards are held in conjunction with Brownfield Briefing's annual conference, "Contaminated Land and Brownfield " on 18 and 19 September,. Further to the massive success of our 2005 and 2006 events (both sell-outs), this two-day conference will examine new treatment technology experiences in the UK market, from technology selection through small/medium site management techniques to a range of thermal, chemical, biological and physical techniques. conference will also cover the difficulties and constraints that afflict the marketplace, and will show how innovative operators are providing commercial solutions for developers. This conference is the forum for contaminated land professionals. For more information, please contact us on +44 (0) , or go to and click on conferences.
4 BBRA 07 entry form booklet rev 1.qxd 17/04/ 12:02 Page 5 Tuesday 18 September Radisson SAS Portman Hotel, Portman Square, London Dress code: business Pre-dinner drinks start at 7pm All tickets include pre-dinner drinks, three-course meal, table wine and water. Please reserve tables of 10 at 850 each plus VAT ( ) Please reserve individual place/s at 90 each plus VAT ( ) A W A R D S D I N N E R B O O K I N G F O R M For whole table bookings, please write only ONE contact name. We will contact you nearer the date for your guest names and dietary requirements. Title First Name Surname Job Title Organisation Town County Postcode Country Telephone Fax Special dietary requirements/access needs Payment details: I enclose a cheque for including VAT payable to Newzeye Ltd Please debit my card Mastercard Visa Switch Amex for Card number Expiry Date: / valid from / Issue number Card security code (last 3 digits on back of card) Please provide cardholder s name and address if different from above Please invoice me my organisation. Purchase order If you wish to amend or cancel your booking, please do so by informing us in writing or via to Please note that dinner bookings cancelled after 3 September will be liable for payment at the full amount. Return your complete booking form to fax +44 (0) Or post to: Newzeye Ltd, BBRIA Bookings, Chapel, Wellington Road, London NW10 5LJ, UK If you have any questions about the dinner or the Awards, please contact Emma Charter/Vicky Hague Tel: +44 (0) or a newzeye
5 BBRA 07 entry form booklet rev 1.qxd 17/04/ 12:02 Page 6 Judging All entries will be assessed by an independent panel of experts. judges' decision will be final and no discussion or correspondence will be entered into. Awards Presentation winners will be announced and awards presented at a dinner on the evening of 18 September after the first day of the Brownfield Briefing Contaminated Land and Conference in Central London. If you would like to book space to attend the Awards dinner being held at Radisson SAS Portman Hotel, London network with the winners, book places for your clients or even reward your team, please complete the Award Dinner Booking Form or contact us. For further details about Brownfield Briefing Contaminated Land and Conference, September go to and click on 'conferences'. Sponsorship For information on available sponsorship opportunities, including sponsoring a individual award, please contact Emma Charter on or About Brownfield Briefing Brownfield Briefing is a news service designed to bring you the latest news in all areas of brownfield development. Providing comprehensive coverage, expert analysis and authoritative comment from key figures in the industry, along with the latest developments in contaminated land, waste and policy issues, it is the definitive source for professionals involved in previously developed land. For more information and to take out a no-obligation free trial, go to Contacts: Emma Charter, Business Development Manager Anna Cairncross, Head of Marketing Tel: Fax: Newzeye Ltd, Chapel, Wellington Road, London, NW10 5LJ
6 BBRA 07 entry form booklet rev 1.qxd 17/04/ 12:03 Page 7 Sponsors: Supported by: Award details, entry and booking form Now in their third year, the Brownfield Briefing Innovation Awards aim to recognise best practice in remediation and use of remediation technology throughout the UK. Organised by Brownfield Briefing and Newzeye, the Awards are divided into three categories of remediation techniques, with separate awards for the most innovative remediation method, conceptual design work carried out before remediation begins, and best verification process, and new for, most sustainable remediation project. ENTER NOW Closing date for entries: 1 August winners will be announced at a celebratory dinner to be held at the Radisson SAS Portman Hotel, London, on Tuesday 18 September. To book your places at this event, use the booking form enclosed. a newzeye