Greatest Number of Entries for 2017 West Midlands Awards

Twenty-six infrastructure projects from across the West Midlands are in line for this year’s ICE West Midlands Project Awards.

The awards recognize outstanding examples of West Midlands’ design and construction completed in 2016.

According to the Institution of Civil Engineers, 2017 has seen the greatest ever number of entries for the ICE West Midlands Regional Project Awards – with 26 projects in total.

The following categories are included in the 2017 awards: Partnership, Education, Heritage, Team Achievement, Communication, Geotechnical, Construction, Innovation, Partnership, Studies & Research and Sustainability.

Some of the nominated projects include: Perry Barr and Witton Flood Risk Management Scheme (Category: Heritage, Partnership), Pratt’s Mill Aqueduct Wyrley and Essington canal (Category: Heritage, Partnership, Construction), Jackfield Stabilization Project (Category: Geotechnical), etc.

Professor Tim Broyd, ICE’s President, will present the awards to the winning teams at the Awards dinner, which take place at the ICC in Birmingham on 17 May.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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