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Wallasea team picking up GE Award

The BAM Nuttall site team that worked on the Marine Transportation and Wallasea Island Earthworks contract were recognised and rewarded for their hard work by achieving three wins in recent national and local industry awards.

On 30th June, the Wallasea Island Wild Coast Project for the RSPB was recognised as a Winner at the Ground Engineering Awards 2016 at the Park Lane Hilton, London, in the category of Geoenvironmental Project of the Year. The judges’ applauded BAM Nuttall’s submission: “This was a very strong submission getting strong scores across the board…Excellent evidence of innovations that included making improvements in materials testing techniques and equipment with wide-scale application potential”. Receiving the award for the site team were Bob Cooper, Dave Bugden, Clare Wells, Dick Watts and Raj Pabila.

On the same day, the Wallasea Island ecology mitigation works were recognised as ‘Highly Commended’ at the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) in the category of Best Practice: Innovation at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Picking up the award were Rhianwen Condron, Cameron Woodhead, Chris Tyas (RSPB) and Kim Dawson (Capita), pictured below.

In addition, this week we are proud to have been announced as a Winner for the East of England Constructing Excellence Awards in their Sustainability category. Our success here has meant that project has automatically been entered into the national awards.