The British Geotechnical Association has announced the finalists for the first Ken Fleming Award.
The £30000 prize, sponsored by Kvaerner Cementation Foundations, will be awarded on 13 September at the ICE in London.The finalists are:
Team 1: Home extension project, central London Neil Smith, Applied Geotechnical Engineering;
John Hislam, Applied Geotechnical Engineering; Gerwyn Price, CMCS; Chris Berry, Berry Withers Piling; Tom Lester, R Durtnell & Sons; and David Wilson, Symonds Travers Morgan.
Team 2: Copenhagen Metro - The observational method at Norreport station Richard Bailey, Maunsell; Paul Thurlow, Bachy Soletanche; Morten Fauschon, Cowi; Trevor Roberts, Carillion; Steve Welman, Comet; and David Beadman, Bachy Soletanche Team 3: Rainham Landfill-The KGRID foundation support system Stephen Jackson, Cleanaway; Nicholas Gorst, formerly of Halcrow UK; and Bob Essler, Keller Ground Engineering.