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In this issue we hear from Keith Clarke, CBE about the 21st Century challenges that cities face, forthcoming guidance on hidden defects on bridge components, our BIG Biodiversity Challenge 2016 as well updates on other CIRIA research projects and training.
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Guidance on embedded retaining wall design (C760)

This update provides good practice guidance on the selection and design of vertical embedded retaining walls to satisfy the requirements of Eurocodes.
Pre-release offer ends 21 October 2016.
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Asbestos from ground - a site guide (RP1015)

Poor disposal practices, demolition and other anthropogenic processes have resulted in asbestos often being present in the ground particularly on brownfield sites. 

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