Next November 19th in Hagerbach, Switzerland, the international tunnelling and underground space community will get to discover the most outstanding and innovative infrastructure projects nominated for the ITA Tunnelling Awards 2015.
Up to now, over 110 projects from all over the world, performed between January 1st 2013 and February 2015, have been submitted to the 17 experts jury chaired by Soren Degn Eskesen, President of ITA.
ITA’s President Soren Degn Eskesen declares:
“Such success reveals a solid need for contracting authorities, project managers and young engineers to hold more recognition at the international scale. Besides, our initiative is vital to encourage the sharing of best practices among tunnel professionals. Also, the Awards play an important role in serving the public interest, thanks to the identification of the most sustainable innovations to face urban and climatic challenges. With such promotion, the ITA Awards is to make our industry more visible and competitive.”
The submitted projects will be examined and assessed by the Jury from August 25th to September 10th.
By the end of September, ITA will unveil the shortlist. The nominees will present their projects during the one-day conference organized at the Hagerbach Underground Conference and Exhibition. A good way for attendees to have an updated overview of the tunnelling activities around the world. The winner of each category will be unveiled during the banquet on the same evening.