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THE ITA TUNNELLING AWARDS 2018

THE LIST OF FINALISTS DISCLOSED


Since the first edition in 2015 by the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association, the
first three editions of the ITA Tunnelling Awards gathered more than 650 attendees and 234
candidacies.

The 17-strong expert judging panel, chaired by the ITA President Tarcisio Celestino, has concluded its
deliberation and based on the detailed evaluation, 34 entries have been chosen as finalists and will
participate in the second evaluation stage to determine winners.

FOR THE CATEGORY "MAJOR PROJECT OF THE YEAR" (WITH A BUDGET OVER 500 M€)
Project name Country

China's Mega Water Project: Jilin Yinsong Water Supply China

Contract No. CV/2012/08 Liantang / Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Hong Kong, China
Control Point Site Formation and Infrastructure Works

The Immersed Tunnel of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Link China

The West Qinling Tunnel on Lanzhou-Chongqing Railway China

FOR THE CATEGORY "PROJECT OF THE YEAR" (WITH A BUDGET BETWEEN 50 AND 500
M€)
Project name Country

Foshan Dongping Tunnel China

Gongbei tunnel of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge China

The Queershan Tunnel on National Road 317 China

Vamma 12 Hydropower Project Norway

FOR THE CATEGORY "PROJECT OF THE YEAR INCL. RENOVATION" (WITH A BUDGET
UP TO 50 M€)
Project name Country

Kaikoura Earthquake Recovery Main North Line Tunnels New Zealand

Maroggia Railway Tunnel Switzerland

Trenchless tunnel construction of Bukit Panjang MRT entrance Singapore


and underpass

Zarbalizadeh Shallow Tunnel Construction underneath the Iran, Islamic Republic of


Operating Railways
FOR THE CATEGORY "TECHNICAL PROJECT INNOVATION OF THE YEAR"
Project name Country

A Mechanized Method with Large Section Horseshoe Shape EPB- China


TBM First Applied in Loess Mountain Tunnel

Challenges in designing a complex urban tunnel in Tehran Iran, Islamic Republic of


metropolitan

TBM Entry Works Under Sea Level Near Istanbul Bosphorus Turkey

Velstertunnel Project; Integrated BIM for failure free retrofitting of Netherlands


a motorway tunnel: innovation creates a fixed link between
contractor and stakeholders

FOR THE CATEGORY "TECHNICAL PRODUCT/EQUIPMENT INNOVATION OF THE YEAR"


Project name Country

An Innovative Hard-rock TBM-mounted System for Geological China


Forward-prospecting

FlatMesh Wireless System United Kingdom

Innovative Backfill Grout for dilative Soils Germany

Multifunctional Energy-Storage and Luminescent Material for China


Sustainable and Energy-saving Lighting for Tunnels

FOR THE CATEGORY "INNOVATIVE UNDERGROUND SPACE CONCEPT OF THE YEAR"


Project name Country

Ecological civilization construction and intensive land use of China


metro project

Norwegian Rock Blasting Museum Norway

Underground pedestrian passageunderHeiniucheng Road in the China


New Badali area (new eight upscale communities) in Tianjin

FOR THE CATEGORY "SAFETY INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR"


Project name Country

Excavation of a tunnel with traditional methods, through rocks Italy


containing natural asbestos, safeguarding the health and safety
of workers and preserving the external environment

MineARC’s Aura-FX Digital Gas Monitoring Technology Australia

ROBY 850 - Semi-Automatic Drilling Robot Hong Kong, China

Site formation and infrastructure works for development of Hong Kong, China
Anderson Road Quarry
FOR THE CATEGORY "YOUNG TUNNELLER OF THE YEAR"
Project name Country

Fredrikke S G Syversen Norway

Giuseppe M. Gaspari Italy

He Yingdao China

Jack Muir New Zealand

Mandy Ang Malaysia

Morteza Javadi Iran, Islamic Republic of

Senthilnath G T India

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