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We are Recruiting - Engineering and Commercial Staff of all levels

Link is found between living near brownfield land and poor health

Blackwell Group - Meet the Buyer - Wakefield

HBR are looking for a Remediation Estimator

Using Mushrooms to Clean Up Waterways

Japanese Knotweed - an invasive neighbour

Funding axed for clean-up of toxic land

Water cleanser created in chance study of whisky byproduct

The Blackwell Group are looking for Quantity Surveyors

Smog-Eating Cement Coming to Streets Near You

Construction News - Q and A - Steve Dunn - Geofirma Soils Engineering

Micromotors could improve water quality

UK construction growth fastest since August 2007

Lithuanian Biocentras develops new soil remediation technique

New tool created to combat airborne asbestos on worksites

Could nanotechnology tidy up the planet without leaving a dangerous residue of its own 

Vacancy alert - Blackwell Group hiring - Plant Hire Controller 

Environmental remediation companies burgeoning in China 

In aid of Children in Need - the staff at C A Blackwell showed their fun sides with a Fun Clothes Day

Essential UK construction law update - Free Audio Webinar 

Industry digs in UK for soil management and remediation solutions for Ontario

Blackwell - First turbine base constructed on Ardoch and Over Enoch Wind Farm 

Blackwell - Turbine Installation Begins on Burton Pidsea Wind Farm 

UN team hails Japans remediation efforts in Fukushima-affected areas 

Air pollution could become building material thanks to new pilot project 

HBR is looking for a year out student for a Remediation Engineer Placement 

Construction News Specialists Awards 2014 

Blackwell - Hanningfield Reed Bed case study - with time lapse video 

Blackwell sponsors the Burton Pidsea Festival 

War on Coal - Gains Steam Amid Wars on Terror - Crime - Drugs - Science - Christmas 

Japans nuclear clean-up - costly complex and at risk of failing 

Blackwell ranked 5th contractor in the country for energy by the NCE 

Visit the Blackwell stand at this years RenewableUK Conference and Exhibition

We are delighted that Masterton - Intelligent Decommissioning Solutions have been short-listed for World Demolition Awards

The 15th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management (ASME 2013)

Institution of Civil Engineers Ethics survey

Beautiful Brownfields photo competition 

Natural waste solution for reclaiming contaminated land 

The virtual cell that simulates life - possible applications for bioremediation clean up 

60000 acres of contaminated land is under review for possible development of renewable energy 

University of Birmingham award Civil Engineering scheme to Blackwell 

Sellafield remediation clean-up team clocks up two million hours without serious accident

New Innovation and Knowledge Centre to drive UKs Synthetic Biology 

Vacancy alert - Blackwell Group hiring requiring Civil Engineering Planner and additional Project Quantity Surveyors 

EU Project Tests Nanoparticles for Large-Scale Pollution Removal in Soil and Water 

New plant protein discoveries could provide a cost effective approach for toxic metal removal and remediation of heavy metal-laden soils and waters - oh and ease global food and fuel demands 

We are in the news - Geofirma targets on-shore wind sector 

Recycling saves General Motors 1bn Dollars 

Industrial remediation uses for ocean biodiversity

Should ecosystems have legally enforceable rights 

Hazardous waste on the rise in the UK 

Blackwell awarded load and haul contract at Glensanda Quarry for Aggregate Industries

Blackwell awarded £85 million Mining Services Contract

Researchers Find Algae that Thrives on CO2 Gas

New fears Chernobyl fires could bring even more fallout

New approach for risk screening of contaminated land

Blackwell have been busy - our parent company project updates

How they turn oil into milk

Remediation Industry Generates over 8 Billion Dollars in Revenues in the US

UK Environmental Damages Fines - The Tip of the Iceberg

Research on geological storage of CO2 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Delhi to set tunnelling machine record

Bioremediation of Kerosene and Diesel Fuel in soil case study

Sentencing guidance for environmental crime – you have been warned

UK's most valuable remediation project may begin

After The Deepwater Horizon Disaster - the most well-studied oil spill

Olympic Remediation Legacy - Otters and Trees along the River Lea

China - The houses built on poisoned land

Blackwell Group are pleased to announce further vacancies within the company

Wildlife bodies launch major attack on brownfield policy

Brownfield Briefing Awards 2013 - Now in its ninth year

TEPCO to use frozen contaminated soil to stop groundwater leakage

Future cities ICE and BRE photo competition

Cracking Down on Polluters

Former landfill transformed into a nature reserve opens in the UK

EIC wants planning policy guidance for contaminated land

Conference in June on Safe Nanomaterial Use in Environmental Remediation

Manitoba mine clean-up spins gold

Blackwell to sponsor the upcoming Eaglesham Fair

Innovative and effective landscape design to decontaminate and add value to polluted sites

Launch of Clean Britain Awards 2014

Benefits to sharing soil remediation skills using - Monitored Natural Attenuation

Cleaning of soil gives energy

Blackwell site visited by Natural Environment Minister Richard Benyon MP and Chief Executive of Northumbrian Water Heidi Mottram

Milk to be used to remove chlorinated solvents trichloroethylene (TCE) and tetrachloroethene (PCE) from soil

Blackwell shortlisted for Constructing Excellence Award

New Standard Published to help Reduce Contamination Risk from Ground Gases

HBR - Supplier of Remediation Services (Olympic Park) to the London 2012 Games

7th Annual Environmental and Clean Technology Conference

Geofirma is now on Google Plus

Top 10 Toxic Pollution Problems

Former US military bases providing soil remediation education

A plant that can fight water pollution

White graphene soaks up pollutants and can be re-used

Mining remediation work helps bring new line one step closer

Direct push drills expand soil remediation options on projects

Solar-Powered Bioremediation Nano Filter Removes Harmful Carcinogens and Antibiotics from Water

Old Brownfield Site Wins RICS Award

Huge hazardous-waste site slated to be cleaned up with novel arrangement

Civil engineers give D Grade for US hazardous waste cleanup

Students visit Blackwells newly completed Withernwick Wind Farm

Great Article in The Construction Index about HBR

Sustainability Live 2013 - In Situ Land Clean Up Seminar

Geofirma is now on Twitter

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