Robotics Innovation Project Highly Commended at NCE100 Awards

24 May 2018

RPS and SGN were Highly Commended at last night’s NCE100 Awards at the Troxy, London for the multi-award winning SGN NIC Robotics Innovation project. RPS staff from Ireland, Northern Ireland and the Netherlands attended.

We were shortlisted in three of the event’s award categories:

  • Smart Operator award for the SGN NIC Robotics Innovation project with SGN and ULC Robotics for the design, realisation and field testing of robotic engineering solutions for non-intrusive repair and maintenance in live gas mains.
  • Innovation in Project Management award for our Digital Construction consultancy achievements and innovation including our Virtual Reality representations of civil engineering and development projects, and wider client and public engagement.
  • Excellence in Climate Resilience Award for the Tree Aid Bongo River Trees project where we funded and provided pro bono services to help realise a sustainable water management and replanting solution and management program.

PJ Rudden, RPS Director Marketing and Gas attended from Dublin for the SGN Robotics project, joined by Richard Bingham, RPS Associate and Daniel Hogan, RPS Senior Scientist from Belfast on behalf of Stephen Henderson, RPS Marketing & Graphics Manager, and Dr. Mike Shaw, RPS Managing Director Northern Ireland for our Digital Construction services, and Project Leaders Michel de Vré and André de Wit from our Amsterdam and Leerdam offices respectively for the Tree Aid Bongo River Trees project. This was a huge project contributed to by a range of engineering, environmental, mapping and ecology professionals from across our UK and Dutch offices including Richard Bingham and Daniel Hogan.


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