The Award Categories for 2017 are:
- Buildings up to 3-storey - Residential, schools, commercial, factories, warehousing, industrial, etc.
- Buildings more than 3-storey - Office building, multi-family housing, etc.
- Flatwork - Slabs, paving, hardscape, etc.
- Infrastructure - Bridges, roads, water resources, marine structures, power, transportation, etc.
- Innovation in Concrete - Initiatives where totally new materials, techniques, technologies, applications, designs, and/or concepts, using concrete as the principal material have been developed or utilized.
- Architectural Concrete - Use of concrete as the principal construction material, demonstrating a unique and exceptional structure, surface finishes or particular detail, in an aesthetic manner.
- Mining - Special or unusual concrete applications within the mining sector, both above and below ground.