Bachy Soletanche shortlisted for Ground Engineering Awards

Bachy Soletanche’s expertise in the geotechnical sector has been recognised by being shortlisted in four categories at the prestigious Ground Engineering Awards 2019.

The company has been shortlisted in the Contractor of the Year, Equipment Innovation, UK Project with a Geotechnical Value of between £1M and £3M (with Ramboll) and International Project of the Year.  In addition to this, Bachy Soletanche has been shortlisted in several other categories as part of their joint venture with Costain and VINCI on the Thames Tideway Tunnel project.

The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of the ground engineering sector and are seen as a coveted prize by those in the industry.  Winners have to demonstrate a continued dedication to delivering innovation, quality and value over the last twelve months.  A record number of entries were received and a total of 140 have gone through to the live judging stage, which will take place in April.

Chris Merridew, Managing Director of Bachy Soletanche, commented,

“The Ground Engineering Awards are celebrated across the industry for recognising skills, innovation and excellence. The sector is constantly shaping and improving with new technology and techniques. It is our ambition to remain at the forefront of this curve and we are pleased that this has been noted by the judges chosen by this respected industry organisation.”

The winners will be announced at a ceremony being held on 5 June 2019, at the London Hilton on Park Lane.  Congratulations to all those that have been shortlisted and good luck on the night!