Dubai, UAE – 12th January, 2017
Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Matkoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, and UAE Minister of Finance, the Society of Engineers – UAE have announced today the final call for the Arabian Tunnelling Awards 2017. The high-prestige industry awards for tunnelling and underground space industry aim to recognize outstanding achievers who demonstrate remarkable reputation for their professionalism and exceptional triumph.
The awards is attracting entries from the tunnelling industry’s elite, and the judging panel is comprised of a handpicked panel of judges which includes government, ministries, universities, experts and other senior ranked professionals.
For 2017, five award categories for individual and organizations are announced which include:
Tunnel Leader & Innovator
- Sustainable Tunnels
- Innovation in Tunnels
- Tunnel Design
- Organization Innovation Underground Spaces
The criteria were set up by the judges for each category and the last date of submission is 10th February 2017. Winners will be announced on 21st February 2017 at the opening ceremony of the Arabian Tunnelling Conference and Exhibition (ATC 2017). Details for award categories and submission can be viewed on the event website: www.atcita.com.
The Arabian Tunnelling Awards are a part of the Arabian Tunnelling Conference 2017 and held concurrently with the Gulf Engineering Forum. The event is expected to attract hundreds of professionals from the Tunnelling and Underground Space sector. The conference will address challenges and opportunities in advancing underground space and connect international experts and partners in the industry to create sustainable solutions and business opportunities. The 20th Gulf Engineering Forum will highlight the industry advances in the Gulf States, and bring together leading delegations from the Gulf Engineering Union.
The event is endorsed by the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA-AITES) and is organized by Society of Engineers-UAE. For more information, please visit www.atcita.com.
About Society of Engineers-UAE
Society of Engineers-UAE was formally organized on April 03, 1979 by the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs - Ministerial Decree No. 33 1979 to facilitate the increasing demands in professional expertise and accreditation of the engineers in the UAE. The society is a semi- government and a non-profit organization who strives to provide great services to its 44,000 members and promote excellence in engineering.
Society of Engineers-UAE celebrates over 35 years of exceptional service to the public. We have accomplished outstanding achievements in accrediting the engineering certifications, regulating professional practices, standards and specifications and developing the skills and qualifications of all engineers in the UAE by our International accreditation committee.
Society of Engineers-UAE joined the Arab Engineers Federation in 1984, the World Federation Engineering Organization in 1985, and the Gulf Engineering Union in 1986.
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