2017 CCF Earth Awards – ACT Branch Winners Announced

Posted 18 May 2017

2017 CCF Earth Awards – ACT Branch Winners Announced

On Friday 12 May 2017 the 2017 CCF Earth Awards was held at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra. Guests from all over Canberra’s civil construction industry gathered to celebrate the achievements by the industry over the 12 months past.

The CCF Earth Awards are the most prestigious awards in civil infrastructure and showcase the best technologies and practices by civil contractors in the ACT.

Kirk Coningham, CEO of CCF ACT Branch and Executive Director of Master Builders ACT, has praised the quality of civil construction projects completed during the last twelve months. “The Earth Awards are designed to honour quality in construction management, environmental and social management and project management and the quality of entries submitted are testament to this.”

This year saw 14 finalists across the five categories with jobs ranging from road upgrades, to new bridges, innovative share paths and continued suburb development.

    • Category one – Projects up to $1 million, awarded to: COMPLEX CIVIL - BRIDGE 3161 STRENGTHENING
    • Category two – Projects $1 million - $5 million, awarded to: ACCLAIM CONTRACTORS - Woden Public Realm Improvements (Works Package 1 including Lift & Stairs)
    • Category three – Projects $5 million - $10 million, awarded to: GUIDELINE ACT – Cravens Creek Water Quality Control Pond
    • Category four – Projects $10 million - $30 million, awarded to: HUON CONTRACTORS – Barton Highway/Gundaroo Drive Intersection Signalisation
    • Category five – Projects $30 million - $75 million, awarded to: GUIDELINE ACT – Constitution Avenue Upgrade

The president of the ACT Civil Contractors Association, Peter Middleton noted that the wet weather had impacted project delivery for many. “All the projects this year presented a high quality of workmanship, innovative use of materials and impressive problem solving solutions with challenges that arose during construction during what was one of Canberra’s wettest winters.”

All ACT winners will be represented at the CCF National Awards in November in Hobart.

Kirk Coningham is available for comment. For further information, including more information on the winning projects, please contact Karen Freer on 0437 955 923 or kfreer@mba.org.au



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