ACTIVE TUNNELLING SHORTLISTED FOR NCE Tunnelling & Underground Space Awards 2015 in two categories

Active Tunnelling Ltd has been shortlisted twice one in the Specialist Tunnelling Project of the Year category and the other for Innovative Product/Equipment of the Year at the 2015 NCE International Tunnelling & Underground Space Awards, to be held on 3 December at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

The judging panel has carefully reviewed the entries for this year’s Tunnelling & Underground Space Awards. The awards have had a record breaking year with more than 80 organisation’s entering their outstanding projects and initiatives into the awards.

Winners will be announced on 3 December 2015 at the prestigious Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane where the industry elite will join together for a night of recognition, celebration and networking.              

The full list of finalists can be found here:

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New Civil Engineers Editor Mark Hansford commented:

“This year's finalists have all demonstrated how the international tunnelling industry has continued to drive innovation, improve safety. Picking our winners is a tough challenge and this year we are helped with a greatly expanded panel of judges representing clients, academia, consultants and contractors from across the globe. The winners will be truly exceptional.”

All of this year’s finalists will now be asked to join the entire community to network, hear best practice and celebrate the industry’s achievements. Be judged by leading players in the tunnelling and underground space sector, including major clients, academics and leading lights. These include:

·       Mike King, Head of Underground Construction, Crossrail

·       Keith Bowers, Profession Head, Tunnels, London Underground

·       David Caiden, Fellow, Institute of Civil Engineers

·       Simon Knight, Managing Director, Cutabolt

·       Phillipe Bakhos, Network Planning Manager, Etihad Rail

Shortlisted contenders converge on London in December to join key clients including High Speed 2 and Thames Tideway Tunnel in a 400-plus audience with one thing in mind – who are 2015’s outstanding tunnellers? Winners are recognised in NCE, the official magazine of the world-renowned Institution of Civil Engineers, with our global audience of 80,000+ professional engineers.

To book your place at this years awards please contact Christopher Williams 020 3033 2611, or email to discuss the table packages available.

To book a table please quote TL27