During a ceremony at the Calusco d'Adda Cement Plant, the Italian national winners received their QLA awards. The Italcementi Environmental and Energy Manager Angelo Monti as well as the Quarry Manager and Plant Director joined the celebration.

The jury members were so impressed by the quality of all projects that they decided to introduce a third award with 1.000€ prize money.

The following teams received the QLA trophies:

Research Stream

1st prize winner: From time to time, from quarry to nature

2nd prize winner: Biodiversity Quarry: 501 species for Colle Pedrino

3d prize winner: Rehabilitation of Karst quarries to increase biodiversity and biopermeability of the area

Community Stream

1st prize winner: Let’s make the Lily flourish!

2nd prize winner: Beevillage: Recognize and valorize the biodiversity through the presence of the bees

3d prize winner: Sports, walks, photos and technology to discover the biodiversity of Monte Giglio

Congratulations to the winning teams!