TUCSS project of the year 2019

Tunnelling and Underground Construction Society Singapore (TUCSS) is pleased to announce the launch of TUCSS PROJECT OF THE YEAR Award, on an annual basis from 2019. The winner of the award will be announced at the TUCSS Annual Dinner.

This award is an initiative by TUCSS to enhance the professional standards of tunnelling and underground construction works in Singapore and acts as a stimulus for the growing pool of tunnelling and underground construction engineers in Singapore to raise the bar of professional standards, knowledge and best practices and broaden mind set of innovation to achieve excellence in such works.

The Award provides a platform to showcase the epitome of well-executed tunnelling and underground construction projects from planning, logistic, risk management, cost effectiveness, safety standards to the successful delivery of the project to clients and accords recognition to the winning project team each year for outstanding efforts, contributions and achievements in tunnelling and underground works in Singapore.

To be eligible for participation, the nominated project must satisfy the following criteria:-
  1. Project budget must be greater than Singapore Dollars Thirty Million (SGD$30million).
  2. Project must be recently carried out and completed in Singapore.
  3. Project team must display management expertise in carrying out the works safely and promptly;
  4. Project must adopt innovative approaches or ideas, which contribute to increased productivity and advancement of the local profession or the industry.

An independent Judging Panel comprising three (3) prominent experts will be appointed by TUCSS President to evaluate the shortlisted Nomination and decide on the winner of the Award.


The results of the Award will be announced and awarded at the TUCSS Annual Dinner and will thereafter be published on the TUCSS website at: http://www.tucss.com.sg. The winner of the Award will receive a specially designed trophy and a Certificate of Achievement.

For more information on the Awards, please contact Secretariat at 6336 2328 or tucss@cma.sg.


Winner : 

Contract 937, Fort Canning Station and Associated Tunnels for Downtown Line Stage 3

GS Engineering and Construction Corporation


Merits : 

T222 - Proposed new erection of Thomson Line Underground MRT Station

Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd


Contract T225 - Shenton Way Station and Tunnels for Thomson East Coast Line

Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co (S) Pte Ltd


Finalists : 

Contract EW3 - Design and Construction of East-West Transmission Cable Tunnel

Nishimatsu Construction Co., Ltd.


Design and Construction of the Jurong Island to Pioneer Transmission Cable Tunnel

Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd