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The ITA Tunnelling Awards’ Winners finally revealed

The ITA Tunnelling Awards’ Winners finally revealed

14 November 2016

The ITA Tunnelling Awards’ Winners finally revealed

After a one-day technical conference dealing with innovation and productivity in tunnelling, followed by a one-day awards conference, the ITA Tunnelling Awards’ judges have revealed their choices and awarded 8 outstanding projects and also the Young Tunneller of the Year and someone’s Life Time Achievement. After a detailed examination process the 100 candidacies were reduced to 30 finalists. The latter had the chance to go on stage to argue and support their projects in front of the whole Tunnelling Industry…and the winners are:

The major project of 2016 (exceeding €500m):
THE NEW GUANJIAO TUNNEL ON QUNGHAI TIBET RAILWAY (CHINA)

The tunnelling project of the year 2016 (from €50m to €500m):
DOWNTOWN LINE STAGE 3 CONTRACT 937 CONSTRUCTION OF FORT CANNING STATION AND TUNNELS IN SINGAPORE (SINGAPORE)

The outstanding tunnelling project of the year (up to €50m):
CHONGQING HONGQIHEGOU METRO STATION (CHINA)

Renovation/upgrading project of the year:
VAUXHALL STATION UPGRADE PROJECT (UNITED KINGDOM)

The technical innovation of the year:
LARGE DIAMETER SHIELD TUNNELLING IN PURE SANDS WITH HYBRID EPB SHIELD TECHNOLOGY (BRAZIL)

The safety initiative of the year:
ABSIS (ACTIVITY BASED SAFETY IMPROVEMENT SYSTEM) (SINGAPORE)

The environmental initiative of the year:
THE EMSCHER PROJECT - BACK TO NATURE! (GERMANY)

Innovative use of underground space:
JURONG ROCK CAVERNS (SINGAPORE)

The Young Tunneller of the Year:
MR. DEREK ENG

Lifetime Achievement:
Dr. MARTIN HERRENKNECHT