Wales Engineering Awards 2017 winners announced

The Radyr Weir Hydroelectric Scheme was amongst the winning projects as ICE Wales celebrated the achievements of civil engineers in the region.

The ICE Wales Cymru 2017 Project Awards – which celebrate the contribution of civil engineering to Wales - saw projects from across Wales compete for a number of awards.

Commending the entrants, ICE Wales Cymru Director, Keith Jones said, "our awards celebrate civil engineering, its benefits to communities and the economy of Wales and further afield. The President of ICE Professor Tim Broyd came to Wales to meet the winners and present them with their glass trophies and framed certificates.”

Innovation

The Radyr Wier Hydroelectric scheme - winner of the George Gibby Award for projects with a value of over £3m - has delivered a wide range of benefits including a reliable supply of renewable energy, reducing emissions and generating income, ecological improvements, regeneration of a community space along with community engagement and educational opportunities.

The project made extensive use of BIM, and require collaborative contract management, alongside major changes to the method of working in order to be delivered successfully on time.

The winners

The full list of winners includes:

Find out more about the winning projects and the challenges they each overcame

The ICE Wales Cymru Awards 2017 has been sponsored by Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd, CITB, Symmons Madge, Ocuair and Arcadis.

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