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Focus on 2021 ITA Tunnelling Awards

Focus on 2021 ITA Tunnelling Awards

02 December 2021

Once again this year, the 7th edition of the ITA Tunnelling Awards has been transformed into a digital event to maintain the link with the Tunnelling family in these troubled times.

The event took place from the 29 November to 2 December 2021 with an exciting programme where atttendees could attend the presentations of the finalists, the announcement of the winners and meet our sponsors at their stand in the exhibition hall. This virtual edition allowed to gather about 650 attendees and revealed that even through digital, tunnelling industry is still powerful.

The event has been extended until December 18th to allow visitors to see and review the entire programme.

The 2021 ITA Tunnelling Awards winners:

  • Major Project of the Year (over €500M):  Klang Valley Mass transit Putrajaya Line Tunnels and underground Station Works - Malaysia

  • (2 winners) Project of the Year (between €50M and €500M):

    •  South Extension of the metro Line 14 in Paris - France

    • Large-diameter shield tunnel engineering project in karst strata of sea area - China

  • Project of the Year incl. Renovation (up to €50M):  Relocation of Shatin Sewage Treatment Works into Caverns - Hong-Kong, China

  • Technical Innovation of the Year: Riachuelo Lote 3 - Innovative method for the construction of sea outfall projects - The Risers Concept - Argentina

  • Innovative and Contributing Underground Spaces: Lefdal Mine Data Center, the Norvegian Solution - where scale and flexibility meet resiliency - Norway

  • Beyond Engineering:  Is shield tunnelling spoil a waste? A novel solution says no. - China

  • Young Tunneller of the Year: Michael Mains – Canada

We once again congratulate all the winners. More information on the following link. Winners - ITA Tunnelling Awards 2021 (ita-aites.org)