Aug 29, 2017

Top civil works honoured at Earth Awards

Top civil works honoured at Earth Awards

The $135 million Townsville Ring Rd – Section 4 project has been named among the winners of the Queensland 2017 CCF Earth Awards.

The Civil Contractors Federation Queensland Earth Awards recognise excellence in civil construction including roads, bridges, railways, marine structures and utilities.

Seymour Whyte Constructions took out category 6 – for projects worth more than $75 million – for its work on the final stage of the 22km Townsville Ring Rd (pictured above in December 2016) as well as category 5 – projects worth $30 million- $75 million – for the Pacific Motorway- Coomera Exit 54 Interchange Upgrade.

BMD Group won category 4 for the Minnippi residential estate at Cannon Hill in Brisbane and Georgiou won category 3 for the $8.5 million Paradise Rd safety upgrade.

Category 2 – for projects valued at $1 million to $5 million – was taken out by Brady Marine and Civil for its work on the Rubyanna wastewater treatment plant river discharge facility at Bundaberg.

DMAC Roma owner Andrew Stansbie (centre) accepts the training award from Construction Skills Queensland chairman Michael Kinnane and Assistant Transport and Infrastructure Minister Glenn Butcher.

The winners will advance to contest the national CCF Earth Awards in Canberra on November 21.

The Queensland Earth Awards were held in conjunction with CCF Qld’s 2017 Industry Training Awards.

Winners included DMAC Roma. The civil construction and plant hire company was honoured as an employer with outstanding commitment to training, while Raelene Wichmann from Dormway was honoured as an individual with outstanding commitment to training.

Shane Proctor from Protech was named Certificate IV Trainee of the Year and overall Trainee/Apprentice of the Year, while Jarrod Price from Protech scored the encouragement award. Baden Herrod from Mite Constructions was named as Certificate III Trainee/Apprentice of the Year.




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