Eight more projects were shortlisted for the British Construction Industry Awards (BCIA) 2021, with finalists announced for the categories supported by the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) and the Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA).

“We partnered with IPA for the Industry Champion and Innovation Champion categories to identify the fast-changing industry leaders,” said Claire Smith, NCE Editor. “This category follows the Covid-19 Response Award we worked with the IPA on last year and aims to celebrate the can-do attitude that really came to the fore when companies in the construction industry were working on it to overcome the effects of the pandemic quickly. ”and efficient way.

“The NIC Design Principles Award is back in its second year and again recognizes projects that not only provide vital infrastructure, but also take into account the place of that infrastructure in the communities where it delivers good design. It was encouraging to see so many unique pieces for this price, but only five projects made it onto the final shortlist. “

The IPA’s Industry Champion and Innovation Champion shortlisted are JN Bentley for the Stoke Bardolph Advanced Anaerobic Digestion Project; Mackenzie Construction for North Glasgow Integrated Water Management System – Glasgow’s Smart Canal; and Skanska for its HS2 MWCC S1 / S2 contract.

Projects shortlisted for the NIC Design Principles Award include the Environment Agency’s Boston Barrier Scheme; Eric Wright Civil Engineering for the replacement of Pooley Bridge – the UK’s first stainless steel road bridge; Maxim for the Rochester Bridge redevelopment project; Tonkin Liu for the Tower of Light project; VolkerStevin for the Anchorsholme Outfall pumping station – improving bathing water on the coast of Fylde; and vPPR Architects for the redesign of Olympic Way, Wembley, for Quintain in collaboration with the London Borough of Brent.

The winners of the two categories, along with the other awards, will be announced at a gala event on October 13th at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

You can find detailed information on the shortlists for all categories as well as details on the full event at https://bcia.newcivilengineer.com/

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