2020 Winners

Award for Digital Innovation

Sponsored by:


Winner: ETS: MIRET

Award for Equipment Innovation

Winner: Equipe Training: Rhino Corebox

Highly commended: Liebherr: LB16 unplugged

Award for Technical Excellence

Sponsored by:


Winner: BMB: The first trapezoidal boltless ring with guide rods built in the world

Brownfield Redevelopment Project of the Year

Winner: Cundall: Harper Road project

Community Engagement Award

Winner: Costain: Vinci Construction Grands Projets and Bachy Soletanche JV, Tideway, Chambers Wharf

Consulting Firm of the Year

Winner: Mott MacDonald

Highly commended: Cowi

Contractor of the Year

Winner: Structural Soils

Editor's Award

Winner: BSI, Aecom, Arup, Blackwell, Cantab Consulting, D Norbury, CSSL, Geofirma, Jacobs, Mott MacDonald and Wood: The UK team for the first European earthworks standard BS EN 16907​



Ground Investigation Project of the Year

Winner: Structural Soils working with Highways England and Aecom: A303 Phase 6 and Phase 7 advanced GI


Ground Investigation Specialist of the Year

Winner: Structural Soils

Highly commended: Dunelm Geotechnical and Environmental

Health and Safety Award

Winner: Equipe Training and Aecom: LTC GI Audits and Inspections

Highly commended: Liebherr:  More safety on site


International Project of the Year Award

Winner: Spie Batignolles Foundations:  Houphouet Boigny bridge, Ivory Coast

Rising Star Award

Sponsored by:


Winner: Ben Weller: Arup

Highly commended: Jonny Neville:  Mott MacDonald


Specialist Geotechnical Supplier of the Year

Winner: Senceive

Sustainability Award

Winner: Murphy Ground Engineering: The use of Cemfree concrete on the HP11/HP22 gas main diversion project

UK Geotechnical Team of the Year

Winner: SCS Design House comprising Arup, Typsa and Strabag: HS2 MWCC S1/S2

UK Projects with a Geotechnical Value of under £500,000

Winner: Scottish Borders Council, SBC Contracts, Albion Drilling Group, MHB Consultants, Maccaferri:  A72 widening at Dirtpot Corner

UK Projects with a Geotechnical Value of between £0.5M and £1M

Winner: Foundation Piling, Renaker Build and Booth King:  Chester Road in Manchester

​Highly commended: Aecom: Crystal Palace Subway - East Courtyard retaining walls

UK Project with a Value between £1M and £3M

Winner: Sir Robert McAlpine: Conisbee and Realtime, Royal Albert Hall

Highly commended: Ramboll UK:  Mountain Ash Southern Cross Valley Link

UK Project with a Value over £3M

Winner: Skanska and Engenuiti: St Giles Circus

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