Outstanding Achievement Awards 2016

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The winners of the 2016 Outstanding Achievement Awards were announced at a special awards dinner and ceremony on Monday 28 November 2016 at the Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, London.

Download the 2016 Outstanding Achievement Awards booklet (PDF, 2.7 MB)

You can also view and download photos from the night on Flickr or catch-up on the action on Twitter at #CQAwards16.

Winners

Eric Hughes Award for Outstanding Contribution to Improving Sustainability in Civil Engineering

Highly Commended

Download the 2016 Outstanding Achievement Awards booklet (PDF, 2.7 MB)

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Supporters

The CEEQUAL Outstanding Achievement Awards 2016 were sponsored by Volvo Group and supported by ICE.

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Volvo Group are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment, drive systems for marine and industrial applications and also provide complete solutions for financing and service.

www.volvoce.co.uk

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ICE is one of the world’s leading civil engineering institutions and we’ve been around for almost 200 years. As well as supporting our members to become qualified, we also encourage them to continue their professional development by providing a variety of civil engineering knowledge resources. These include industry-leading publications from ICE Publishing and tailored courses from ICE Training.

www.ice.org.uk

About the 2016 awards

Shortlist

Twenty-two projects made it on to the shortlist for the 2016 Outstanding Achievement Awards after a record number of nominations were received for the awards. The shortlist highlights some of the top achieving projects using CEEQUAL in recent years.

CEEQUAL Excellent (82.1%) - Construction Only Award Version 4, Jan 2014 | Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, UK ...
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CEEQUAL Excellent (92%) - Construction Only Award Version 4, May 2014 | Athea, County Limerick, Ireland Winner ...
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CEEQUAL Excellent (80.4%) - Whole Project Award Version 5, Jul 2014 | Ballygawley, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, ...
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CEEQUAL Excellent (78.7%) - Whole Team Award Version 5, May 2015 | Colwyn Bay, Wales, UK Shortlisted ...
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Crossrail: Thames Tunnel - TBM “Mary” breaks through at Woolwich station
CEEQUAL Excellent (89.1%) - Whole Project Award Version 4, Jul 2015 | London, England, UK Winner - ...
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TBMs for Crossrail Western Running Tunnels at Westbourne Park
CEEQUAL Excellent (90.1%) - Whole Project Award Version 4, Jul 2015 | London, England, UK Highly Commended ...
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CEEQUAL Excellent (78.4%) - Whole Project Award Version 4, Mar 2014 | Doncaster, England, UK Shortlisted ...
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CEEQUAL Very Good - Construction Only Award Version 5, May 2016 | Sheffield, England, UK Winner ...
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CEEQUAL Excellent (87.9%) - Whole Project Award Version 4, Oct 2013 | Port Talbot, Wales, UK Highly ...
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CEEQUAL Excellent (82.1%) - Whole Team Award Version 5, Nov 2015 | Merseyside, England, UK Highly ...
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CEEQUAL Excellent (87.2%) - Whole Project Award Version 4, Mar 2014 | Loughor, Wales, UK Shortlisted - ...
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CEEQUAL Excellent (92.4%) - Whole Project Award Version 4, Jul 2014 | Tormorden, West Yorkshire, England, UK ...
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CEEQUAL Excellent (80.9%) - Whole Team Award Version 5, Oct 2015 | Bangor, Northern Ireland, UK ...
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Meadowhead & Stevenston UID Scheme – Work Package 6 - Twin wall Weholite pipes at North Lodge pumping station
CEEQUAL Excellent (76.6%) - Construction Only Award Version 4, Nov 2013 | Ayrshire, Scotland, UK Shortlisted - CEEQUAL ...
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CEEQUAL Excellent (75%) - Whole Project Award Version 4, Jul 2015 | Omagh, Northern Ireland, UK ...
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CEEQUAL Excellent (86.5%) - Whole Team Award Version 5, Mar 2016 | Liverpool, England, UK Winner ...
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CEEQUAL Excellent (80.6%) - Whole Team Award Version 5, Mar 2014 | St Helens, England, UK ...
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CEEQUAL Excellent (86.4%) - Construction Only Award Version 5, Mar 2015 | Stockholm, Sweden Highly Commended - CEEQUAL ...
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CEEQUAL Excellent (79.1%) - Whole Team Award Version 5, May 2015 | Manchester, England Shortlisted - CEEQUAL Outstanding ...
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CEEQUAL Excellent (88.9%) - Whole Project Award Version 4, Dec 2013 | London, England, UK Winner ...
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CEEQUAL Excellent (83.0%) - Whole Team Award Version 4, Mar 2016 | Truro, England, UK Highly ...
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CEEQUAL Excellent (79.6%) - Construction Only Award Version 5, Apr 2016 | Truro, England, UK Highly ...
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Award categories

Awards are available in up to 16 categories. Awards are only made in categories where pinnacle best practice has been demonstrated – this makes the Outstanding Achievement Awards truly special and unique.

  • Project/Contract Strategy (Version 5 only)
  • Project/Contract Management
  • Effects on Neighbours
  • Community & Stakeholder Relations
  • Land Use
  • Landscape (Rural, Townscape, Seascape)
  • Flood Risk
  • Restoration of Contaminated Land
  • Ecology & Biodiversity
  • Historic Environment
  • Water Environment (Fresh & Marine)
  • Water Resources
  • Energy & Carbon
  • Material Use
  • Waste Management
  • Transport

Judges

The award winners are decided by a panel of expert, independent judges. Awards are only made where the judges believe outstanding performance has been demonstrated.

andy-swain-03Andrew Swain

Andy is a chartered environmentalist and sustainability professional. He started his career in the construction industry with BAM Nuttall before moving into the quarrying and building materials sector with Aggregate Industries and more recently Tarmac. At Tarmac, he is responsible for the development, implementation and delivery of the corporate sustainability strategy. Andy has been actively involved in the development of CEEQUAL – first as an assessor, trialling one of the first assessments, and then as chair of the technical advisory group and a member of the CEEQUAL board.

John Dora

John is a Chartered Civil Engineer and a Fellow of three professional institutions: the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Permanent Way Institution, and the Royal Meteorological Society. He has 35 years’ experience in flood defence and rail infrastructure, spanning policy to delivery, and now advises at government level. John is a member of the ICE’s Sustainability Guidance Panel and the UK Environment Agency’s Thames Region Flood and Coastal Committee. He chairs the International Standards Organisation’s ISO 14090 working group responsible for drafting the first ISO on climate change adaptation.

judith-sykes-03Judith Sykes

Judith is a civil engineer with over 15 years’ experience in infrastructure projects in the UK and overseas, including Terminal 5, Channel Tunnel Rail Link, HS2, and the London and Rio Olympic developments. She is a director of engineering consultants Expedition where she leads the infrastructure planning team. Judith has worked with government organisations, major developer clients and asset owners, and has particular expertise in city and urban resilience, sustainable infrastructure masterplanning and asset management. She is a commissioner for Milton Keynes, Editorial Chair of ICE Journal Engineering Sustainability, and co-Author of the ICE’s 2016 State of the Nation report on Devolution and Infrastructure.

Peter Braithwaite

With over 40 years of experience, predominantly in consultancy, Peter is a recognised expert in the sustainability and sustainable development of major infrastructure and regeneration projects. He has developed and delivered sustainability strategies for numerous major infrastructure and built environment projects and programmes internationally, including the London 2012 Olympic Park. He is currently Chair of Sustainability West Midlands and Director of Engineering Sustainability at the University of Birmingham’s Centre for Resilience Research and Education. Peter is chair of the judging panel for the 2016 Outstanding Achievement Awards.

peter-crosland-03Peter Crosland

Peter is a Chartered Civil Engineer and a Chartered Water & Environmental Manager with over 35 years’ experience of working on a range of projects in the UK and Internationally. He has advised on multi-disciplinary projects including education, infrastructure, buildings (commercial and housing), sewerage, water treatment and water supply and the investigation and remediation of brownfield sites. Peter has worked predominately in engineering consultancies, but is now the National Civil Engineering Director for the Civil Engineering Contractors Association and advises on health, safety, environmental, water, technical, contractual and commercial issues.

terry-fuller-03Terry Fuller

Terry is Chief Executive of CIWEM and is responsible for the delivery of the institution’s strategic aims, plus its services to members and the public interest. He has nearly 30 years’ experience as a River and Coastal flood risk manager having delivered major projects in some of the world’s most challenging locations. Terry previously managed the rivers and coastal business for Jacobs Engineering and worked in their global business development group. Terry has always been active in helping to influence policy and research in flood risk management; he firmly believes that water should be managed by considering the entire water cycle and all of the demands placed on water.

Supporters

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Volvo Group are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment, drive systems for marine and industrial applications and also provide complete solutions for financing and service.

www.volvoce.co.uk

ice-logo-square

ICE is one of the world’s leading civil engineering institutions and we’ve been around for almost 200 years. As well as supporting our members to become qualified, we also encourage them to continue their professional development by providing a variety of civil engineering knowledge resources. These include industry-leading publications from ICE Publishing and tailored courses from ICE Training.

www.ice.org.uk

Read more about all the winning and highly commended projects in the 2016 Outstanding Achievement Awards booklet (PDF, 2.7 MB).

You can also view and download photos from the night on Flickr and follow updates from the awards at #CQAwards16.