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Global resource demand on marine sand & gravel EMSAGG event

An introduction into the demand on marine sand and gravel across the world, featuring speakers well-recognised in the marine aggregate and geology industry. Supported by the European Marine Sand and Gravel Group (EMSAGG).

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Marine sand and gravel continue to make an important contribution to the development of global economies, with demand expanding for numerous end-uses. Planning to meet future demand, by ensuring long-term resources are available and responsibly managed, is an important factor towards achieving sustainable development.

To address this potential for increased demand around the world, techniques for the investigation, development and management of marine sand and gravel require continuous improvement.

For the past 22 years, EMSAGG has worked to identify developments and information needs for the marine sand and gravel constituents concerning all aspects of the industry across Europe. As it is recognised that resource demand is not simply an issue across Europe, EMSAGG have coordinated with industry representatives to give a broad perspective of the global situation. 

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Why attend
Bring experts from across the world with experience in the winning and use of                    marine aggregates.
Learn about approaches to marine dredging, relevant policy and legislation and general          trends of resource demand across the globe.
Provide delegates the opportunity to meet and share experience with EMSAGG                  members from across Europe.
Earn valuable CPD.

Who should attend
Coastal managers and engineers
Environmental regulators
Consenting authorities
Government organisations with interest in use of sand and gravel and re-use of                    dredged material.

Friday 11 December 2020
10:00 - 11:30

10:00 Welcome and introduction
        Owen Jenkins, Executive Director – Research, CIRIA

10:05 Introduction to EMSAGG
        Cees Laban, Chair of EMSAGG and Marine Geologist, Marine Geological Advice

10:20 Introducing the Global Sand Observatory Initiative
        Arnaud Vander Velpen, Sand and Aggregates Expert, UNEP

10:40 Extraction in English and Welsh waters
        Andrew Bellamy, Resources Manager - Marine Aggregates, Tarmac

11:00 Interactive Q&A with speakers and EMSAGG panellists

11:30 Closing remarks

CIRIA members Free
Non-members         Free

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