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Call for Nomination for the 7th Edition of ITA Tunnelling Awards

Candidacies can be submitted until June 30th 2021

Series 7 of ITA Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards is officially launched. Since 2015, the international competition seeks and rewards remarkable achievements within tunnelling industry. Organized by the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association, which gathers 78 Member Nations and 300 corporate and individual members, the event both showcases the latest innovations, techniques and methods implemented in underground construction and offers a global overview of ongoing projects all over the world. Due to recent global pandemic, which impacted international travels, this edition will be held online through a dedicated platform. 

Novelties for 2021

Since 2015, submissions can be made through different categories showing essential aspects of the tunnelling industry. Over the past years, underground space has been identified as a crucial lever to build resilient urban environments and tackle impacts of climate change. Sustainability and ethics have become the driving forces behind all underground projects, and through this new edition, ITA Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards has at heart to demonstrate the evolution of the industry to meet these new challenges, especially with the new category “Beyond Engineering: Making Underground Works Projects even Better”.

The Eight Award Categories

Major Project Of The Year – over 500 million euros

Project Of The Year – Between 50 million and 500 million euros

Project Of The Year Incl. Renovation – up to 50 Million euros

Technical Innovation of the Year

Beyond Engineering: Making Underground Works Projects even Better

Oddities of the Underground

Innovative and Contributing Underground Spaces

Young Tunneller of the Year

Candidate Submission and

Selection Process

Candidacies can be submitted until June 30th 2021

Entries and selection process has to be made on ITA website: https://awards.ita-aites.org/account-creation

Nominations for the different  categories must be related to projects for which the major civil engineering work was completed between 1st January 2019 and 1st April 2021

The Young Tunneller of the Year rewards an individual born after 1st January 1986 and who has brought an outstanding contribution to tunnelling

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