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Last week CH2M HILL won three awards at the prestigious International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association awards in London in recognition of project successes and contribution to tunnelling design across the globe.
Building on the successes of the past three years, CH2M HILL was named Global Tunnelling Design Firm of the Year, cementing its reputation as a worldwide expert and increasing its global reach in its tunnelling capabilities across its Water, Transportation and Environmental Business Groups.
In addition to this top prize, the company also received the Technical Innovation of the Year Award for the Blue Plains Tunnel project in Washington DC and the Environmental Initiative Award for the National Grid Cable Tunnels project in London.
CH2M HILL has Tunnelling and Earth Engineering
practice centres of excellence across the UK in London, Birmingham and Cardiff as well as facilities in the United States, Canada, Australia, China, Argentina and the United Arab Emirates. CH2M HILL is the number one urban tunnelling development partner in the world. In Europe, the company is working on some of the world’s largest and most complex tunnelling projects. In London alone CH2M HILL is programme managing the construction of Crossrail, the Thames Tideway Tunnel and Lee Tunnel projects as well as being Development Partner for High Speed 2.
Martin Knights, Global Leader of Tunnelling and Earth Engineering, stated that this award is a testament to the ability of a 500 strong team to “develop concept design and planning solutions, in addition to combining detailed tunnel design and underground space with overseeing overall project implementation…”
Mark Fallon, European Managing Director for CH2M HILL, said: “These awards are an honour for CH2M HILL and a testament to the men and women who earned it. We are grateful to the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association for this recognition and to our colleagues who have earned this honour for four consecutive years.”
Headquartered near Denver, Colorado, USA, employee-owned CH2M HILL is a global leader in consulting, design, design-build, operations, and program management for government, civil, industrial and energy clients.
The firm’s work is concentrated in the areas of water, transportation, environmental, energy, facilities and resources. With US$7 billion in revenue and 28,000 employees, CH2M HILL is an industry-leading program management, construction management and design firm, as ranked by Engineering News-Record and named a leader in sustainable engineering by Verdantix.
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CH2M HILLLewis RobertsPhone: +44 (0)7867 468903E-Mail: Lewis.Roberts@ch2m.com