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The Concrete Society Awards - The Structural Concrete Alliance Award 2018

The Alliance has once again been invited by the Concrete Society to host an award at their annual Concrete Awards Dinner. This will take place on the 21st November 2018  at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London. Last year proved to be a huge success for the Alliance.

We are now inviting all members of the CRA, CPA and SCA to submit projects. Please see below the criteria for submissions:

Projects must have been completed by a Contractor, Consultant, Manufacturer or Supplier of either SCA, CRA or CPA. Each entry must have the clients permission and must have been completed in December 2016 – June 18. Please note companies are not permitted to submit more than 3 projects.

The judging will focus on:

Technical Complexity, Innovation, Industry Interest, Multi-disciplin input and Quality of Submission.

A shortlist of 3 projects will be chosen by a panel of Alliance representatives (please note, these representatives will not be eligible to submit projects). Representatives from the 3 shortlisted projects will be invited to the awards dinner. A celebrity speaker will present the award to the winners

Nominations must be received by Friday 14th September 2018, nominations received after this date will NOT be considered.

Please download Nomination form A and Nomination form B and return all completed application forms to

Members are encouraged to take part in the awards submission as this is not only an excellent opportunity to promote your company, but also the Alliance as a whole and the standard of work.

2017 Winner

The Structural Concrete Alliance has announced Concrete Repairs Limited (CRL) as the winner of the 2017 Structural Concrete Alliance Award for Repair and Refurbishment, for its refurbishment of the Coronation Parade promenade/breakwater in Folkestone.

CRL worked in challenging conditions to provide extensive sympathetic structural repairs and to install an impressed current cathodic protection system to the Coronation Parade promenade/breakwater in Folkestone. CRL recommended the installation of a cathodic protection (CP) design, which allowed the anodes to be installed from the top of the structure along the promenade roadway, thus allowing work to continue during high tide.

Second place went to Volkerlaser for its innovative repair and protection scheme for Wolverhampton Civic Centre Car Park. Volkerlaser transformed the site through a range of concrete repairs to the decks and columns, sprayed concrete repairs to the soffits and associated specialist activity including high pressure water jetting, deck waterproofing, coatings and resin injection.

Freyssinet achieved third place for its work on the M6 J16-19 Smart Motorway upgrade project. Its concrete repair solution offered an innovative encasement and encapsulation approach utilising a flowing concrete and installed an Impressed Current Cathodic Protection (ICCP) system to overcome remaining chloride contamination.

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