The winners of this year’s Queensland Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) Earth Awards were announced at a prestigious event last week, showcasing the best technologies and practices by the region’s civil contractors.
The awards, held at The Star in Broad Beach, recognise excellence in civil construction, including roads, bridges, railways, marine structures and utilities.
Winners in the five categories, according to project value, are:
- Project valued up to $2M – Doval Constructions (QLD), Mt Crosby Weir Pier and Sluice Gate Upgrade
- Project valued between $2M and $5M – Piling & Civil Australia, Transmission Tower Foundation Replacement, Townsville
- Project valued between $5M and $10M – Georgiou Group, Frew Lamington National Park Road Reconstruction
- Project valued between $10Mand $30M – FKG Group, Warrego Highway Overtaking Lanes – Oakey to Dalby
- Project valued between $30M and $75M – CivilPlus Construction – Contract C874 – Berth 4 Upgrade 2016
- Project valued more than $75M – Rio Tinto, Bechtel, Jacobs and McConnell Dowell, Amrun Chith Export Facility
CCF QLD CEO Damian Long said the awards have been designed to recognise the excellent work done by the civil construction industry in Queensland over the past 12 months and are held in the highest regard by industry.
“It is a great achievement for CCF QLD to get a record number of nominations for [this year’s] Earth Awards. The majority of entrants being members of CCF QLD,” Mr. Long said.
“The projects highlighted [this year] are a great example of how the civil construction industry provides jobs and skilling opportunities for all Queenslanders.”
The state winners will now advance to the national awards against other states and territories at the 2018 CCF Earth Awards finals in Canberra on 16 November.