The development of Brownfield land will continue to be a focus for the next few years in the aim to provide much needed housing throughout the UK. The Government hopes to transform unused and derelict buildings, while making the most of brownfield land. Also to tackle the housing shortage in urban areas by enabling commercial premises to be converted into new homes through a fast-track planning permission process.

Today is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Only 35 per cent of all students enrolled in STEM related fields of study are women. At Earth Environmental & Geotechnical we believe that Engineering, Geology, Applied Environmental Engineering and Environmental Sciences are great career choices for ALL. We would encourage all students with an interest in what can impact the environment to study sciences and consider careers in environmental and geotechnical sciences.