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Harding Prize Presentations

Event organised by The British Tunnelling Society

15 April 2021

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The Harding Prize competition is named in honour of Sir Harold Harding, the founding Chairman of the BTS. The competition is open to young engineers aged 33 or under. Original papers submitted must address aspects of tunnelling which are considered of interest to the tunnelling industry, with the winning paper selected by a judging panel.

The following three finalists will present their papers:

Benjamin Lafarga (Mott MacDonald; London), “HS2 Euston Station Ventilation and  Substation Enabling Works: Implementation Of Parametric Design in The Tunnelling Industry”.

Cate Anthony (Dr Sauer & Partners; London), “Bank Station Upgrade: The Design and Construction of Pile Interception Load Transfer Structures at 6-8 Princes Street”.

Christina Trigle (BAM Nuttall; London), “Thames Tideway: The impact of COVID-19 on TBM tunnelling for the Thames Tideway Tunnel”.

For more information please contact:

Shelly-Ann Russell