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JANUARY 14 & 27

ABE Seminars

The Association of Building Engineer's series of seminars at its headquarters in Northampton continues with a Focus on domestic and residential sprinkler systems on January 14; and sprinkler systems explained. on January 27.

t 01604 404121


The Urban Renewal Foundation

A one-day conference to be held at the Guildhall in London, investigating how the values of sustainable development are impacting on land re-use and urban renewal projects. It will also take a look at the economics of sustainable development in property development and investment.

t 0121 693 8338


Residential Development

Held at Berners Hotel in London, the conference will cover what residential builders should do to maximise profit. The conference addresses the questions of specification, mixed developments, density and government policy.

Bhavini Patel

t 0171 404 3040


Bautec 2000

The Bautec 2000 exhibition will take place in Berlin, with floor space expanded to 163,000 sq m. Space costs approximately £85 per sq m.

James Eliot

t 020 7886 3106


Construction Industry Conference

The Institute of Credit Management has arranged a conference on changes in the industry brought about by legislation, industry re-organisation and international takeovers, and implications for credit managers. Topics to be covered are: the Construction Act; fraud, benchmarking for payment performance; industry trends; and the Woolf reforms.

t 01780 722902



Concrete car parks - extending the service life

The Building Research Establishment is holding a one-day seminar on extending the service life of concrete car parks at the BRE, in Garston, Watford. The programme will include the latest information on diagnosis, investigation and repair of concrete car parks and an update on car park safety.

t 01923 664265



The Natural Stone Show

A three-day exhibition to be held at Wembley Exhibition Centre, halls 1and 2. Information on the Exhibition, the lecture programmes and how to book tickets can be obtained from the show's website. Information and tickets on pre-show lectures at the Architecture Gallery are available from RIBA.

t 01844 342894

MARCH 12-15

Glassex 2000

An exhibition organised by Emap Trenton to be held at the NEC, in Birmingham., halls 6, 7 and 8. The show is the only UK exhibition at which buyers of glass and glass processing equipment can see a wide range of products and suppliers.

t 0181 277 5000

MARCH 23-26

Window and Facade Technologies

The international window and facade exhibition will this year take place in the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg. A record number of over 700 exhibiting companies will be displaying technologies and components for the manufacture of windows and facades.

t 01494 563091



Property 2000

A Scottish land and property conference/exhibition to be held at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. The day will include feature presentations and keynote addresses from leaders in the property and legal sectors.

t 0141 331 2488

MAY 16-21

Intermat 2000

This six-day exhibition, organised by S E Intermat, will take place at the Paris-Nord Exhibition Centre. The exhibition covers many aspects of construction including: lifting and handling, the environment and safety and plant hire.

Michele Jackson

t 0171 221 3660

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