2018 ITA Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards Winners

The International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) is a non -profit and non-governmental international organization, which aims at promoting the use of underground space as a solution to sustainable development. Last year in Chuzhou, China, the winners of the ITA Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards were :  

  • Major Project of the Year – over 500€ million: The Immersed Tunnel of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge
  • Project of the Year – between €50 million and €500 million: The Queershan Tunnel on National Road 317
  • Project of the Year including renovation – (up to €50 million): Zarbalizadeh Shallow Tunnel Construction underneath the Operating Railways
  •  Technical Project Innovation of the Year: A Mechanized Method with Large Section Horseshoe Shape EPB-TBM First Applied in Loess Mountain Tunnel
  • Technical Product or Equipment innovation of the Year: Multifunctional Energy-Storage and Luminescent Material for Sustainable and Energy-saving Lighting
  • Innovative Underground Space Concept of the Year : Norwegian Rock Blasting Museum
  • Safety Initiative of the Year : ROBY 850 – Semi-Automatic Drilling Robot
  • Young Tunneller of the Year : Giuseppe M. Gaspari
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