|DFI 2013 Awards: Call for Entries|
December 27, 2012, Hawthorne N.J.: The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) announces a call for entries for its major 2013 awards. Submissions for the 2013 Awards are due by April 15, 2013. Guidelines and nomination forms are available at www.dfi.org/about.asp. The first three awards are presented at DFI's Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, this year in Phoenix, AZ, on September 27.
The Outstanding Project Award recognizes the superior work of DFI members. Each year, a project is chosen from several geotechnical projects submitted for consideration by DFI members. The award-winning project is featured in Deep Foundations magazine and a presentation on the project is made at the Annual Conference awards banquet.
C. William Bermingham Innovation Award encourages and recognizes innovative contributions to deep foundation technology. The award pays tribute to the innovative spirit of Bill Bermingham, DFI past president, and his contributions to DFI and the deep foundations industry. A $5,000 prize is provided to the winning innovative person, company or team.
DFI (www.dfi.org) is an international association of contractors, engineers, manufacturers, suppliers, academics and owners in the deep foundations industry. Our multidisciplinary membership creates a consensus voice and a common vision for continual improvement in the planning, design and construction of deep foundations and excavations. We bring together members for networking, education, communication and collaboration. With our members, we promote the advancement of the deep foundations industry through technical committees, educational programs and conferences, publications, research, government relations and outreach. DFI has more than 3,500 members worldwide.