To better understand both the physical, financial and legal risks associated with the UK’s extractive industries, we've asked Tom Backhouse, founder and CEO of Terrafirma to host this 30 minute update webinar.
There are still many instances of ground stability issues and sinkholes appearing in the news. Such occurences can have a devastating impact on property in the immediate vicinity and can also raise questions about the stability of the ground in the wider area around the site. It's extremely important that you take this into consideration during the conveyancing process and where appropriate, further explore the possibility of potential risk factors related to mining and mineral extraction.
Can you confidently say that your client has been made aware of any potential issues relating to what might lie beneath their property purchase?
We've asked Tom Backhouse, founder and CEO of Terrafirma to host this 30 minute webinar giving an update on UK MIning Risk.
Managing Risks: What lies Beneath
To better understand both the physical, financial and legal risks associated with the UK’s extractive industries, focusing primarily on coal mining. An often misunderstood and overlooked environmental risk, past, present and planned mining and mineral extraction poses a variety of risks and/or impacts to all parties within a property/land transaction and with a recent increase in the volume and visibility of mining-related sinkholes, the risks can no longer be avoided.
We'll look at:
- How mining and ground risk assessment shoud be used
- The hidden legacy of UK mineral extraction
- How interpretation of data is essential in both understanding and acting upon the potential risks the ground poses.
Who is Tom?
Tom Backhouse is the founder and CEO of Terrafirma and has undertaken over 300 hours of educational talks on the varied and many risks the ground poses. Tom pursues an ambition of changing the way in which we perceive, identify and act upon environmental risks to better manage and resolve the problems that are increasing in occurrence across the UK. Tom is award-winning speaker and focuses strongly on changing perceptions and increasing awareness to better arm the audience in the face of emerging and very relevant risks.