GE Awards 2015 Finalists

5 June 2019 | London Hilton on Park Lane

GE Awards 2015 Finalists

Award for Technical Excellence
  • Atkins and London Underground – London Underground: Chalfont and Latimer to Chesham Metropolitan line enhancement works
  • BAM Ritchies – A holistic approach to the treatment of abandoned chalk mines
  • Cambridge University, Thames Water's Lee Tunnel Project Management Team, and the Morgan Sindall, Vinci and Bachy Soletanche joint venture – Closing the loop – performance-based design of a deep circular shaft in London
  • CH2M HILL – Geotechnical risk management for the mechanised tunnelling on the Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project in Kashmir, India
  • Dr Sauer & Partners and London Underground – Assessment of existing infrastructure using a staged ground movement approach for the Bank Station Capacity Upgrade
  • Groundforce and the Costain Skanska joint venture – Development of a bespoke high preloading temporary propping solution for Crossrail’s Paddington Box project
  • Mott MacDonald – The accelerated programme for the Moorgate shaft at Crossrail’s Liverpool Street Station
  • Utterberry – Use of wireless sensors for remote monitoring during construction of the Eleanor Street shaft and adits for Crossrail
  • VHE Construction – In-situ remediation of chromite ore processing residue at Shawfield, Glasgow
Consulting Firm of the Year

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  • Arup
  • Atkins
  • Byrne Looby Partners
  • CGL
  • Donaldson Associates
  • Hyder Consulting (UK)
  • WSP UK
Contractor of the Year

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  • Bachy Soletanche
  • Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering
  • Keller
  • Keltbray Piling
  • Simplex Westpile
  • Van Elle


Ground Investigation Project of the Year
  • Arup and Concept Site Investigations – Television Centre, Wood Lane, London
  • Atkins, Horizon Nuclear Power and Structural Soils – Wylfa Newydd detailed onshore ground investigation
  • Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC), University of Cambridge – Monitoring of a sprayed concrete tunnel lining using distributed fibre optic strain sensors at Crossrail Liverpool Street Station
  • Offshore Wind Consultants (part of the Aqualis Offshore group) – East Anglia Offshore Wind Farm site investigation
  • Parsons Brinckerhoff – Cinderford northern quarter spine road ground investigation, Forest of Dean
  • Soil Engineering Geoservices with the Morgan Sindall, Vinci and Bachy Soletanche joint venture – West Ham ground investigation
  • United Utilities – Ground investigation for the reuse of a tunnel drive shaft at Anchorsholme Park, Blackpool
  • VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins joint venture – Crag End landslip, Rothbury, Northumberland
  • Waterman – Caithness Moray Shetland HVDC connection and Noss Head HDD landing, Wick, Scotland
Ground Investigation Specialist of the Year
  • Concept Site Investigations
  • Dunelm Geotechnical and Environmental
  • Lankelma
  • Soil Engineering Geoservices
  • Structural Soils
Health & Safety Award

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  • Bachy Soletanche – Improved driller and spannerman interaction
  • Bachy Soletanche – Remote control unloading for piling rigs
  • Fhoss Technology – Powered Light Safety Wear
  • Hydrock – Safe People, Safe Site, Safe Home
  • Skanska Rashleigh Weatherfoil – Injury Free Environment
  • Soil Engineering Geoservices – Home Safe focus on manual handling
  • Utterberry – Crossrail Eleanor Street shaft and adits for the Costain Skanska joint venture
International Project of the Year Award
  • Atkins – Kinaxixi MDC, Luanda, Angola
  • Donaldson Associates – Ngau Tam Mei to Tai Kong Po Tunnels for the Express Rail Link, Hong Kong
  • FCC – Panama City metro line 1
  • FK Lowry Piling – Covanta waste to energy plant, Dublic
  • Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality – Construction with history
  • Ramboll – Moscow metro
  • Züblin Spezialtiefbau GmbH, Division Ground Engineering - Söderströmstunneln, Citybanan, Stockholm Sweden
Product & Equipment Innovation
  • Bachy Soletanche – Sol Thread
  • Bachy Soletanche – Threaded CFA
  • Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering – Zero waste pile
  • Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction – CsattAR Photogrammetric Monitoring
  • ESG – Site Information Logging and Storage (Silas) app
  • Stress UK – Reforce permeation systems for underpin piling, ground anchors, ground consolidation and stabilisation
  • Utterberry - Utterberry wireless sensors
  • Van Elle – Smartbase
Rising Star Award

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  • Maria Canellas, Expanded Geotechnical
  • Lauren Doughty, Arup
  • Rebecca Fasham, Amey
  • Isaac Griffiths, Atkins
  • Georgios Katsigiannis, University College of London and Arup
  • Thomas Levick, Amey
  • Jignasha Panchal, City University London
Sustainability Award

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  • AECOM and VolkerFitzpatrick – Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (DIRFT)
  • Bachy Soletanche with Costain and Crossrail – Sol Thread – threaded rotary bored piles
  • Canary Wharf Contractors, Arup and Concept Site Investigations – Reuse of piled foundations for the redevelopment of Southbank Place, London
  • HBR – Reengineering inert landfills for redevelopment
  • National Grid – In-situ remediation of Beckton Gasholder No. 1
  • Power Cem – Wrightington Hospital, Wigan
  • United Utilities – Discontinuance – Returning Hurst Reservoir to the landscape
  • VHE Construction, AECOM, Provectus and Clyde Gateway – Shawfield Remediation, Glasgow
  • West Dorset District Council, CH2M HILL, Balfour Beatty Construction Services UK and AECOM
  • Lyme Regis Environmental Improvements (Phase IV)
UK Project with a Geotechnical Value up to £500k
  • AECOM – Carsington wind turbines, Derbyshire
  • AECOM – Unstone Bank railway cutting, Chesterfield, Derbyshire
  • Donaldson Associates – Stabilisation of a soil pillar adjacent to Eastern Ticket Hall at Bond Street Crossrail Station
  • Pell Frischmann – Hill Road Studios, London
  • United Utilities – Risks associated with reuse of a tunnel drive shaft at Anchorsholme Park, Blackpool
UK Project with a Geotechnical Value of between £500K and £1M
  • Abbey Pynford Geo Structures and Stress – 4 Ennismore Gardens, London
  • A-one+ Integrated Highway Services – A1(M)West Cornforth Geotechnical Scheme
  • Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering – Mini piling at Olympic Stadium transformation project
  • Keller – Drump Road mine shaft collapse mitigation, Redruth, Cornwall
  • Mott MacDonald – Leeds Stations southern entrance
  • Ramboll – Southampton New Arts Complex
  • Soil Engineering Geoservices with the Morgan Sindall, Vinci and Bachy Soletanche joint venture – West Ham ground investigation
  • United Utilities – Harrowside long sea outfall
UK Project with a Geotechnical Value of between £1M and £3M
  • Byrne Looby Partners (McLaughlin and Harvey and Doran Consulting) – Gobbins coastal pathway, Antrim
  • Capita – Albion lower tip stabilisation
  • Phi Group – Project Harrier, Drift II, Daventry
  • Ramboll – A477 St Clears to Red Roses improvement, Carmarthenshire
  • Ramboll and Ringway Island Roads – Bouldnor Road, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight
  • Reinforced Earth Company – Design and manufacture of the Carno Underpass
  • United Utilities and Bachy Soletanche – Tunnel grouting works for Fleetwood waste water treatment works
  • VolkerGround Engineering – Arun (East Bank) tidal walls, Littlehampton, West Sussex
  • VolkerGround Engineering – River Don slope stability works, Arksey, Yorkshire
UK Project with a Geotechnical Value of over £3M
  • Arup – Chipping Campden landslide
  • Arup and Carillion – A465 Section 3 dualling, Brynmawr to Tredegar
  • CH2M HILL and Bachy Soletanche – Wimbleball Dam grouting works, Somerset
  • Keller and Taylor Woodrow BAM Nuttall joint venture – Victoria Station Upgrade
  • Ramboll – Humber Gateway
  • Transport Scotland with the Jacobs Arup joint venture, Ramboll and Forth Crossing Bridge  Constructors – Queensferry Crossing, Firth of Forth
  • West Dorset District Council, CH2M HILL, Balfour Beatty Construction Services UK and AECOM - Lyme Regis Environmental Improvements (Phase IV)

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