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Among the 105 entries received, the shortlisted projects, initiative and people are detailed below. Five companies have also been shortlisted in the 2 following categories Contractor of the year and Engineering of the year. They are available in the list of all shortlisted projects below.

Shortlisted projects and initiatives have been presented during the conference on 2015 November 19th in Hagerbach.

Major Project of the Year - more than €500 million

Project nameCountry
Eurasia Tunnel Project
Turkey
Futian Station of Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong
China
New York City's Second Avenue Subway Project
United States of America

Tunnelling Project of the Year - between €50 million and €500 million

Project nameCountry
1st Phase of Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility Construction
South Korea
Indianapolis Deep Rock Conveyance And Storage Tunnel Project
United States of America
Lake Mead intake No. 3
United States of America

Outstanding Project of the Year - up to €50 million

Project nameCountry
Norsborg Metro Depot
Sweden
North Strathfield Rail Underpass
Australia

Technical Innovation of the Year

Project name
Combination of techniques for immersed tunnel
Development of the New Joint (SB Joint) for Shield Tunnels
Innovative Vehicle-mounted GPR Technique for Fast and Efficient Monitoring of Tunnel Lining Structure Conditions
Monitoring tunneling induced ground displacements using distributed fiber‐optic sensing
New innovative system for layer thickness control on spray mobiles
The evolution of the “Nazzano” method to widen tunnel without interrupting traffic flow

Environmental Initiative of the Year

Project nameCountry
Brenner Base Tunnel - Lot Isarco River Undercrossing Lot
Italy
Innovative Overhead Conveyor Belt For Urban Environmental Benefit
Qatar
The Corrib Tunnel Project - tunnelling in environmentally sensitive area
Ireland

Safety Initiative of the Year

Project name
MineARC Systems Compressed Air Management Solution
Safety cabin of tunneling drill
Semi-Automatic Tubular Steel Arch: an Innovation on Safety

Innovative Use of Underground Space

Project nameCountry
Reviving burial in tunnel
Israel
Sydney Opera House Vehicle Access and Pedestrian Safety (VAPS) Project
Australia
Toledo Metro Station on Line 1 in Naples
Italy

Young Tunneller of the Year

Project name
Duarte Philip
Fortsakis Petros
Karlovsek Jurij
Liu Hao
Log Sindre
McCarron Ryan
Palma Filho Eloi Angelo
Perez Lupi Ponciano

Contractor of the Year

Project nameCountry
BOUYGUES
France
CHINA RAILWAY TUNNEL GROUP
China
KIEWIT
United States of America
SALINI-IMPREGILO
Italy
SKANSKA
Sweden

Engineering of the Year

Project nameCountry
CH2M
United States of America
CHINA RAILWAY SIYUAN SURVEY AND DESIGN
China
JAPAN RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION, TRANSPORT AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY
Japan
MOTT MCDONALD
United Kingdom
PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF-WSP
United States of America