Cain Bio-Engineering win CIHT Sustainability Award 2012

21 June 2012

Cain Bio-Engineering (CBE) have been awarded the prestigious Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation Award for Sustainability. Working on a project team in partnership with Balfour Beatty and Mott MacDonald, CBE’s work on the Southington Farm Project won the prize, sponsored by British Airways. The project helped prevent risk of the A36 being damaged by, or even falling into, the river Wylye.

You can read the judge’s comments below, or download the full official brochure and announcement.

Judge’s Comments:

“An impressive and clever use of both innovative and sustainable materials and methods to deliver the repair with great sensitivity to both the environmental and engineering needs of the area, resulting in a project that delivers its objectives without overengineering. 

The scheme gives consideration to traffic control and reduces air pollution, whilst the team under took a thorough consultation and dialogue process to ensure the project adhered to the sustainability principles of reduce, reuse and recycle.”

Please check back shortly for a complete case study of the Southington Farm Project.