DAY OF RECKONING: This daunting sight of 13 judges - drawn from the sponsors of this year's NCE Graduate Awards - greeted the seven finalists attending last week's shortlist meeting at Great George Street. Results of the day's intense interviewing will be revealed at the Civils 2002 exhibition in Birmingham next month when the winner will receive £1,000 and two runners up £500 each. Judges were (from top left) Richard Smith, managing director Hays Montrose; Antony Oliver, NCE editor; Stephen Rogers, chief geotechnical engineer Roger Bullivant; Richard Jeffcoate, projects integration director BAA ; Stuart Wharton, projects director Binnie Black & Veatch; Andy Aldred, engineering director Morrison Construction; Stuart Bell, technical director Marshalls; Rupert Walker, commercial manager Railtrack; (seated from left) Jeff Keer, training manager Balfour Beatty; Amar Bhogal, ICE chief executive;
Richard Haryott, Arup director and judging chairman;
John Mayne, director Babtie and Nick Wharmby, design manager Bachy Soletanche.