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CIHT Awards 2012 Winners Announced

The 7th Annual CIHT Awards ceremony took place last night at Gibson Hall, London. The CIHT Awards are a celebration of the highways and transportation industry; it is an opportunity to reward the remarkable achievements of those working in the sector and to promote this professionalism and best practice to a wider industry audience.

The Institution was honoured that they could be joined by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal as principle guest for the evening. Attendees were also entertained by an inspirational after-dinner speech from Lord Digby Jones KT.

CIHT would like to thank all those who participated in the event, including our sponsors for their generosity and Gibson Hall for their hospitality, and also the many organisations who submitted an excellent array of entries.

An online supplement is available that highlights those who have been shortlisted for the awards and describes their entries in more detail.

Click here for details of the winners and shortlisted entries

Photographs from the event will be available soon.

CIHT Award Winners 2012

CIHT Employer Award for Excellence in Skills Development supported by the Highways Agency
Amey - Bridging the Industry Skills Gap

CIHT / Tarmac Health & Safety Award at Work
A-one+ Integrated Highway Services - Intellicone
CIHT / Colas Award for Technological Application
Connect Plus - Roadside Radar

CIHT / Costain Road Safety Award
GreenRoad – GreenRoad Driver Performance & Fuel Efficiency

CIHT / Gatwick Airport Sustainability Award
Balfour Beatty & Mott MacDonald - A36 Southington Farm Geotechnical Repair

CIHT / Ringway Award for Innovation
Balfour Beatty Major Civil Engineering - King Sheet Pile Retaining Wall System
CIHT / Costain Award for Effective Partnerships
Interlink M74 Joint Venture - M74 Completion Project in Glasgow

CIHT / Mouchel Streets Award
Borough of Pendle (Engineering & Special Projects) - Nelson High Street
CIHT / Gatwick Airport Major Projects Award
Balfour Beatty Major Civil Engineering & Mott MacDonald - A3 Hindhead Tunnel & Road Improvement Scheme
CIHT Young ‘Transportation Professional’ of the Year
Leanne Farrow, Senior Transport Planner with JMP Consultants in Leeds and CIHT’s Yorkshire & Humberside Branch


CIHT Institution Award 2012
Steve Lee

Notes for editors

Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation

CIHT is a membership organisation representing over 12,000 people who work in the highways and transportation sector.

CIHT members plan, design, build, operate and maintain best-in-class transport systems and infrastructure, whilst respecting the imperatives of improving safety, ensuring economic competitiveness and minimising environmental impact.

CIHT supports its member’s professional endeavours by:
• offering training, information, professional development and support
• promoting the value added to society by the profession
• being the focused voice to Governments and other decision makers on transportation expertise and knowledge.

For more information please contact:

Daniel Isichei, Director of Communications
t: +44 (0) 20 7336 1567 m: 07912122573 e: Daniel.Isichei@ciht.org.uk


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