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For more than 10 years NICOLE has carried out multiple projects and organised a series of workshops, providing a discussion platform in Europe and a sound technical basis for risk based management of contaminated land. Our network is today recognized as a leader in the European Union, and reaches everywhere in the world. Reoccurring themes in the discussions on risk-based land management, site investigation and remediation are sustainability and cost-efficiency and one of NICOLE’s primary missions is the continuous promotion for development and improvement in these fields.

Given the success of the first NICOLE Technology Award in 2010 on “Innovative site characterization tools” which was presented to a wide audience during the May 2011 Copenhagen workshop, the NICOLE Steering Group decided to launch the NICOLE Technology Award every 1,5 year with the intent to stimulate engineers and scientists to bring forward technical innovations that can contribute to an improved practice for contaminated land management in line with the NICOLE ambition.

After the nominated top three candidates presented their submitted abstracts to the Manchester workshop, the participants voted to determine the final result. In a tightly contested competition, the proposal on […]

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During the NICOLE Workshop November 2013 in Namur Belgium the 3 nominees for the NICOLE Technology Award 2013 were announced. The winner of 2013 NICOLE Technology Award is Tobias Praamstra, consultant in in-situ […]

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