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ITA Tunnelling Awards shortlist announced
Final candidates are selected for this year’s 2015 ITA Tunnelling Awards. The judging panel has selected a shortlist of 32 finalists, from 110 entries, to go forward to the Awards on 19 November at the Hagerbach underground testing facility in Switzerland. A jury of 18 experts will make the final decision during the one-day conference, prior to announcing the category winners at that evening’s special Awards Banquet.
ITA Launches Tunneling Awards
As part of its strategy to further enhance tunneling and underground space awareness on an international level, the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) officially launched its own dedicated Tunneling Awards program in March 2015. Through these awards, ITA aims at identify outstanding achievements in the field of tunneling and underground space use, and provide international recognition to these remarkable contributions. Since the registration opening on April 10, more than 30 candidates have applied.
Entries file in for ITA Awards 2015
Since registration opening on 10 April, more than 30 nominations have been filed for the 2015 awards that will recognise excellence within the tunnelling and underground space industry. The entries will compete in one of nine categories that represent major sectors of the industry from projects of different sizes that completed between January 2014 and February 2015; technical and underground space use innovations; environmental and safety initiatives; and an award to promote the achievements of the industry’s young professionals.
ITA Tunnelling Awards: already 30 candidacies received
A short-list of pre-selected projects performed between January 1st 2014 and February 2015 will be officially presented in September 2015.
The preselected candidates will ensure a presentation of their projects on November 19 th, 2015, date of the Prize Awards Ceremony, during a one-day conference on the Hagerbach underground test facility in Switzerland.
ITA’s new Awards to be discovered at the 2015 World Tunnel Congress
From May 22 to 28 in Dubrovnik, Croatia, will take place the World Tunnel Congress, the most important international event dedicated to the promotion of the Tunnelling and Underground Space industry. An exceptional occasion for the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association to present its new Awards.
ITA opens call for 2015 award nominations
Excellence in the international underground construction industry is to be recognised again this year in November and nominations are now invited.