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YGC AWARDs & Achievements 

 

At YGC we are very proud to have worked on a number of prestigious projects, and believe that our contribution has played a significant role in ensuring that the works meet the clients’ needs and expectations.  We also believe in recognising the contribution and effort that our dedicated team of professionals have given to ensure that projects are delivered.

Investors in People (IIP) Standard Level

2018 – 2021 Investors in People (IIP) Standard Level
2013 – 2018 Investors in People (IIP) Standard Level

New Civil Engineer

New Civil Engineer Companies 2019 (NCE100) – Listed as one of the top 100 Companies
New Civil Engineer 2019 (NCE100) – Highly Commended – Impact in Climate Resilience

Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation

2019 Finalist – Project of the Year – Llanberis Flood Alleviation Scheme
2018 Finalist – Transportation Geotechnics Award – Penmaenbach headland tunnel
2017 Winner – Transportation Geotechnics Project of the Year – A55 Abergwyngregyn to Tai’r Meibion Advance Works
2014 Winner – North Wales Transport Project of the Year – A470(T) Maes yr Helmau to Cross Foxes Improvement

Institution of Civil Engineers – ICE Wales Cymru

2016 – Bill Ward Sustainability Award – Welsh National Sailing Academy & Events Centre (Role Engineer/ Project Manager)
2015 – Sustainability Award – Caernarfon Harbour Promenade Refurbishment Scheme (Role – Principal Designer & Engineer)
2011 Highly Commended – George Gibby Award – Tywyn Coastal Defence Scheme (Role – Engineer)
2007 Highly Commended – Roy Edwards Award – Class 3 County Road near Plas yn Rhiw Llyn Peninsula, Gwynedd (Role – Principal Designer)
2002 – Highly Commended – George Gibby Major Project Award – A487 Llanwnda to Llanllyfni Improvements
The Institution of Civil Engineers – Panel for Historical Engineering Works
2003 – The Historic Bridge and Infrastructure Award – Commendation – The Porthmadog Cob Recreational Route Project (Role – Designer)
CEEQUAL – The Civil Engineering Environmental Quality Assessment and Awards Scheme
2015 CEEQUAL – Sustainability Performance Assessment – Whole Team Award – A470(T) Maes yr Helmau to Cross Foxes Improvement – Sustainability Performance Rating – Excellent
2012 CEEQUAL – Sustainability Performance Assessment – Whole Team Award – A470 Gelligemlyn Highway Improvement Scheme – Sustainability Performance Rating – Very Good
2008 CEEQUAL – Sustainability Performance Assessment – Whole Project Award – A470 Blaenau Ffestiniog to Cancoed Improvement – Very Good
Recognising individual achievements
2014 Ben Barr Award – Gwynfor Hedd Roberts (Senior Project Engineer) – Eng Tech MICE – Demonstrated exceptional qualities during their review.
2003 Patterson Prize Award – Cefin Edwards (Senior Engineer) – Best written exercise in their Professional Review.
1988 Patterson Prize Award – Huw Williams (Head of YGC) – Best written exercise in their Professional Review.

Constructing Excellence in Wales

2019 Finalist – Preservation & Rejuvenation Award – Canolfan lechyd/ Health Centre Blaenau Ffestiniog (Role Building Control)
2018 Winner – Preservation & Rejuvenation Award – Yr Ysgwrn, Trawsfynydd (Role Building Control)
2018 Highly Commended – SME of the Year – YGC
2007 Winner – Innovation Award – Pont Gwynfynydd
2007 Winner – The Legacy Award – Sustainability – Class 3 County Road near Plas yn Rhiw Llyn Peninsula, Gwynedd (Role – Principal Designer)

Gwynedd Council Dafydd Orwig Memorial Award

For using and promoting the Welsh language in the workplace
2019 Nancy Wilkinson from YGC
2017 Owen Duncan formerly from YGC
2015 Jonathan Chapman from YGC
2004 Alexandra Jones from YGC
 
For promoting the Welsh language in the workplace
2018 Nia Jane Owen-Midwood from YGC

Wales STEM Awards

Wales STEM Award Finalist (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) – result to be revealed in November 2020

The ‘Prince of Wales’ Award

1999 – Commended Award Finalist – An example of local sustainable development in Wales – A470 Cancoed to Minffordd Highway Improvements

Civic Trust Awards

1999 – Commendation for a valuable contribution to the quality and appearance of the environment – A470 Cancoed to Minffordd Improvement, South-West of Dolwyddelan, Gwynedd (Role – Designer and Structural Engineer)

Royal Institute of British Architects – RIBA, Royal Society of Architects in Wales – RSAW

2016 RSAW Welsh Architecture Award – Client of the Year – Welsh Sailing Academy and Events Centre (Role – Project Management and Client)