CIRIA is a neutral, independent, not-for-profit organisation. We facilitate a range of collaborative activities that help improve the construction industry.


In this issue find out more about our new climate change and contaminated land interest group, forthcoming CIRIA research projects, meet the winners of 2017 BIG Biodiversity Challenge as well as updates on membership, CPD training and much more. 
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Asbestos in soil and made ground good practice site guide (C765)
This site guide gives advice to all site workers who may come into contact with, or are required to manage, soils that have the potential to contain asbestos (eg groundworks/earthworks contractors, ground investigation contractors/supervisors, consultants, waste handlers).

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Biodiversity Net Gain (RP1048)

In partnership with both CIEEM and IEMA, CIRIA is developing new guidance to help professionals and UK industry address how to safeguard and enhance biodiversity in construction as well as achieve ‘Net Gain’ targets for biodiversity.

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