2016 Geotechnical Data Management Awards

allawardsfinalThe Geotechnical Data Management Awards are a perfect way for you to show your supply chain and future clients why they should be working with your organisation.

The UK Site investigation industry has made great strides on the improved importance and management of geotechnical Data in the last couple of years and we feel it is only right to help you recognise and celebrate the best achievements of the industry.

The Geotechnical Data Management Awards has formed part of our User Conference for the last two years but this year the event is growing up and includes a 4th Award and will take place at an Awards Dinner the night before the User Conference (Monday 28th & Tuesday 29th November 2016).

Each finalist will be featured in a special Geotechnical Data Management Awards Guide that will be given to every delegate at the User Conference and Awards Dinner, and distributed to major publications in the UK and around the world.

Winners will also get the opportunity to feature their project in a Keynetix Client Story and will feature in our electronic News Review, distributed to over 5000 Geotechnical Engineers and featured on several Geotechnical websites around the world.  Each Client Story is promoted and distributed by Keynetix and our partners around the world and in 2015 one of the finalists was selected by Autodesk to be featured in one of their case studies which has already been publicised to all Autodesk users around the world.

The entries are open to organisations from any part of the site investigation supply chain anywhere in the world.  Each entry should tell a story about a geotechnical data management, presentation or reporting problem you encountered and detail, how you solved it and the benefits your organisation and client received as a result of the solution.  Each entry will be judged equally on the benefit it produced for your organisation and client.

We know you are busy and so we have kept the entry process as simple as possible. To enter just download the entry form and email it to us, together with 4 images that we can use to illustrate your entry in the Guide and on our websites and presentations.  We can even interview you about your project and write the first draft for you.


Title of Award Judging Criteria
Data Collection and Reporting A laboratory or site investigation contractor who have implemented a process on a project and improved the efficiency or reporting quality offered to the client.
Data Analysis An organisation who has implemented a new process on a project to improve the efficiency or reporting quality offered to the client.
Geotechnical Visualisation The organisation who have best used Geotechnical Visualisation to either convey the risks and results highlighted by a Site Investigation, or to illustrate the need for an initial or further investigation.
Geotechnical BIM – Workflows and Collaboration 2016 is the year of BIM and this award will be presented to the company that has implemented the best Geotechnical BIM principles on a project.  The focus of this award is particularly on the workflows and collaboration within the project team


Previous winners were:

2015 Data Collection and Reporting –Geotechnical Engineering Limited for their “Streamlining Laboratory Data – Receiving, Processing and Reports Systems” entry

2015 Data Analysis and Visualisation – Atkins Limited for their “Identifying Unforeseen Ground Conditions Using HoleBASE SI” entry

2015 Geotechnical BIM – Workflows and Collaboration – Mott MacDonald for their “AGS to Infraworks and SlopeW – The Full Hog?” entry

2014 Data Capture and Reporting – GIP for their “Planning Ground Investigaitons” entry

2014 Data Analysis and Visualisation – Atkins for their “BIM goes Underground” entry

Download your entry form here