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Final countdown

we can now reveal the finalists for each category of the inaugural Ground Engineering Awards. Over the following four pages, we introduce the finalists for the Project of the Year Awards.

Next month we will take a closer look at the finalists in the running for the Sustainability Award (Cresswell Crags Road Scheme, Clough Road Former Gasworks, People's Park Silt Dewatering and Northwich Salt Mines Stabilisation), Health & Safety Award (May Gurney's Cranfield Mill Zero Accident Rate and Cementation Foundations Skanska's Incident and Injury Free – The Journey Continues) and Young Engineer Award (Benaim's Mark Brown, Soil Mechanics' Caroline Lasham, Arup's Troy Melhuish and Westpile's Hazel Weston).

To book your table now for the 15 February lunchtime ceremony contact Liz Morris, tel: (020) 7728 5279; email: liz.morris@emap.com

The Private Sector Project of the Year Award OVER £1M
For projects with a geotechnical or geoenvironmental value over £1M

Project title: Deep Basement – Kings Place
Company: McAlpine Technical Services


Project title: Sustainable Solutions at Dartford Park
Companies: Keller Ground Engineering/Fitzpatrick/Collier AssociatesProject title: Burj Dubai Foundations
Company: Hyder Consulting

The Public Sector Project of the Year Award OVER £1M
For projects with a geotechnical or geoenvironmental value over £1M

Project title: A30 Bodmin to Indian Queens Improvement Holywell Crossing Strengthened Earthwork Companies: Scott Wilson, Highways
Agency, Mouchel, Alfred McAlpine Project Services, Peter Brett Associates, Huesker, Kerbline Civil Engineering



Project title: Porth Relief Road
Companies: Halcrow Group/Porth Integrated Project TeamProject title: Emergency Stabilisation of the Combe Down Stone
Mines, Bath Company: Hydrock Contracting

Project title: Rochester Riverside
Company: Edmund Nuttall

The Private Sector Project of the Year Award UNDER £1M
For projects with a geotechnical or geoenvironmental value under £1M

Project title: Muirfield Building Scotland
Company: Roger Bullivant


Project title: Severn Valley Railway. The Engine House, Highley
Companies: David Symonds Associates & GIPProject title: Micropiles, London SW10
Companies: Ischebeck Titan/CDS/WT

Project title: Clunie Dam Post Tensioning
Company: Ritchies

The Public Sector Project of the Year Award UNDER £1M
For projects with a geotechnical or geoenvironmental value under £1M

Project title: A40 & M50 Cuttings Stabilisation
Company: Ritchies


Project title: Earthworks Monitoring 2006/2007 (Western Territory)
Company: May GurneyProject title: River Ogmore Boardwalk, Bridgend
Company: Systems GeotechniqueProject title: West Coast Mainline Hallcraig Embankment Remedial Works
Company White Young Green

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