9th edition of the ITA Tunnelling Awards

Organised by the International and Underground Space Association, this event will take place in Mumbai, India at the occasion of the Tunnelling Asia Conference 2023 organized by the Tunnelling Association of India (TAI).

Since 2015, this international competition seeks and rewards remarkable achievements in tunnelling and the underground industry. The event both showcases the most ambitious underground projects all over the world as well as the latest innovations, techniques, and methods in tunnelling.

Arnold Dix, President of the ITA, praised the quality of the award-winning projects, underlining that “The Tunnelling Awards is a celebration of the great milestones and the great innovations achieved. It also highlights the contributions made to our planet and people. Last year, 70 nominations from almost 20 countries have been considered by a panel of independently select judges. The ceremony today rewards the best in our industry, from the largest projects on earth right through to the latest innovations and productions. These amazing achievements can be enjoyed today”.

Call for entries

This year the Entries can be submitted in 8 categories:

  • Major Project of the Year - over €500M
  • Project of the Year - between €50 and €500M
  • Project of the Year including Renovation - up to €50M
  • Technical Innovation of the Year
  • Beyond Engineering
  • Product/Equipment Innovation of the Year
  • Innovative Underground Space Use
  • Young Tunneller of the Year

Registration for application until 20 June 2023.