Transport Minister to open NO-DIG LIVE 2010

Organizers, Westrade Group Ltd, has announced that Norman Baker MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport  will open NO-DIG LIVE 2010 at Stoneleigh Park, near Coventry on Tuesday, Oct. 5.

Baker will give a keynote address at the first day’s Business Briefing seminar, on the subject of “Minimizing Congestion and Disruption Caused by Street Works,” after which he is expected to make a tour of the exhibition.  Chairman of the first day briefing is Les Guest, Chief Executive Officer of NJUG, which has now joined the list of industry organizations officially supporting NO-DIG LIVE 2010.

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“This is an excellent chance for the industry to show government the technology that is available to minimize disruption on Britain’s roads” said UKSTT chairman Colin Tickle. “We look forward to a positive exchange of information and an opportunity to present many engineering solutions, both at the Briefing session, as well as around the show.”

The Business Breakfast Briefings are held daily before the show opens, commencing at 8:30 a.m.  The format is proven to be extremely popular with early arriving visitors wanting to make the most of an educational day at the show.   Day two’s topic is “Private Sewer Transfer – where are we now?” and on Day 3, the panel of speakers will debate issues surrounding “Carbon & the Environment – Accounting for and Reducing the Site Footprint.”

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The seminar program is organized by UKSTT and features an impressive line up of industry speakers.  To view the full program, log onto the show website at  Registration is free of charge, although places must be pre-booked. 

The three-day exhibition continues to attract excellent interest from companies wishing to feature in the industry’s only U.K. showcase dedicated to trenchless technology.  The indoor displays, coupled with the outdoor demonstrations, has to be a firm fixture in the calendar for everyone involved in the installation and refurbishment of underground utilities.

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For more information on the Business Briefings, list of exhibitors and exhibition space availability, contact organizers Westrade Group Ltd  Tel: 0845 0948066 Email:  Full details of NO-DIG LIVE 2010 are also to be found on the show website at .