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Barhale finalist in New Civil Engineer Tunnelling Awards 2017

29th August 2017


Barhale’s Didcot Foul Water Sewer Project has been selected as a finalist in the Specialist Tunnelling Project of the Year category of the 2017 Tunnelling Awards, making the shortlist among a fantastic number of entrants.

July 2016 Didcot

The Tunnelling Awards are celebrating their eighth year, and the awards are a celebration of the very best Tunnelling expertise.

The judging panel is packed with business leaders representing clients and consultants including:

  • Paul McCracken, strategic development director, BAM Nuttall
  • Rob McCrae, technical director- infrastructure, Atkins
  • Mark Leggett, chairman, BTS
  • Peter Shipley, programme director, Tideway
  • Colin Sims, professional head of mining and tunnels, safety, technical & engineering directorate, Network Rail
  • Rand Watkins, principal project engineer, future stations programme, London Underground

New Civil Engineer Editor Mark Hansford commented:

“The breadth and depth of excellence in the global tunnelling industry has once again been demonstrated in this year’s awards. This year’s awards finalists are leading the way: improving safety and driving innovation and efficiency. These are great teams delivering great projects.”

The winners will be announced on 7 December at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London and guests will join key clients including London Underground, Crossrail, High Speed 2 and Tideway.

The full list of finalists and more information can be found at: