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FAME AGM, Thursday 23rd June York

The Annual General Meeting of the Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers Limited will be held at Barley Hall,  2 Coffee Yard,  York, YO1 8AR on Thursday 23rd June 2015 commencing at 5pm. The meeting will be followed by a reception, with food and drink, from 6.00 -7.30pm. The Agenda includes: Report from the Chair […]

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FAME respond to UK media reports that Britain is running out of archaeologists

The Times, Radio 4 and The Daily Mail report that Britain has a serious shortage of archaeologists to handle the expected wealth of artefacts uncovered during the HS2 project. Historic England chief executive Duncan Wilson said that the project could be delayed unless hundreds of archaeologists are trained to deal with this unprecedented opportunity to explore the countryside, […]

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Provisional Running order and advance details for the FAME Forum 2016

Challenges in UK Archaeological Capacity: Opportunities for sustainable growth Friday 24th June, Merchant Adventurers Hall York The recovery in the construction market together with plans for large scale investment in infrastructure present the archaeology sector with opportunities for growth over the next 5 to 10 years. The challenge is to how to grow capacity and capability in […]

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Selling the benefits of archaeology: integrating with geotechnical works

We routinely piggy back aspects of early stage geoarchaeological survey on geotechnical test-pitting and coring, saving money and time in the process. However, it’s also possible to see archaeological investigation as a great opportunity to give the geotechnical team enhanced access to the site, with better opportunities for more cost effective and accurate sampling. Not […]

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FAME Forum 2016, 24th June, York: Challenges in UK Archaeological Capacity –Opportunities for Growth

This years FAME Forum will once again be held in York, supported by the York Archaeological Trust,  at the historic Merchant Adventurers Hall in Fossgate. This year’s theme addresses one of the key challenges facing our sector; how to respond to the pressures of a growing market, both at an Industry and organizational level. How […]

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Revealed: HS2 Tier 1 suppliers appoint design partners

The Architects Journal reports that FAME member Aecom has become the latest engineering heavyweight to sign up to the design partner role on one of the joint ventures bidding for HS2 civils work. The firm has been chosen as partner for Morgan Sindall, Bam Nuttall and Ferrovial’s Fusion JV, as Construction News reveals a number of […]

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Archaeological Apprenticeships

Last year a group of employers and organisations,  including FAME members, was successful in securing Trailblazer status under a Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) scheme to establish apprenticeships in Historic Environment Practice. The proposal is to establish an overarching qualification – “Historic Environment Practitioner” -which will provide the basis for a number of […]

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New Members

FAME continues to attract new members and this month we are delighted to welcome the following organisations: Heritage Business International: based in the US, ailment but operating across Canada, capsule Australia and in the UK HBI offer research and training services together with business consulting aimed at heritage organisations. If you want to improve your business performance, get […]

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FAME News 18 now available

The latest FAME news is now being sent out to members and is available to download from the members library under publications, apoplectic using this link. It includes updates from the Chair Tim Maylim and outgoing treasurer Hester Cooper-Read, summaries of the FAME forum in June, the latest on CDM, and an overview of FAME […]

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Fame Forum presentations now available

For all those who made it to this years FAME FORUM 2015 in York, physician  and also for those who missed it, canada viagra the powerpoint presentations are now available for viewing in the Members Library. The talks covered some critical topics for commercial archaeology including the pros and cons of shift working (using the […]

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