On Friday 15 October, CCF Victoria announced the winners of the 2021 CCF Earth & Training Awards, designed to recognise and celebrate some of Victoria’s most innovative, sustainable and inclusive civil contracting businesses.

Hosted by the flamboyant Madeleine McManus OAM, CEO at Centre for Professional Engineering Education (CPEE), this year’s winners were announced remotely during a late afternoon “Cocktail Hour” ceremony steamed live online.

The awards recognise Civil Construction Companies who have recently been involved in a project which has excelled in project & construction management, innovation, people development & training, quality, safety, environment and stakeholders.

The Victorian award winner will automatically progress to the National CCF Earth and Training Awards to be held in Canberra on Friday, 12 November 2021.

CCF Victoria 2021 Earth Award Winners

Project Value 1: Contract Value Up To $2 Million.

Winner: Interflow & South East Water, Mountain Highway Ac Water Main Renewal.

Project Value 2: $2 Million To $5 Million.

Winner: Fulton Hogan, Watergardens Accessibility Improvement Project

Project Value 3: $5 Million To $10 Million.

Winner: Quinn Civil & Greater Western Water, West Werribee Sewer Pump Station (Sps) 44 Project.

Highly Commended: Newnham Earthmoving Pty Ltd, Department of Transport & Transport Accident Commission (TAC), Melbourne-Lancefield Road, Roundabout, Road Safety and Road Widening Works, Romsey to Monegeetta Stage Project

Project Value 4: $10 Million To $30 Million.

Winner: Safety Focused Performance Joint Venture (Abergeldie, Downer & Stantec), Hawthorn Main Sewer Rehabilitation Project.

Project Value 5: $30 Million To $75 Million.

Winner: Fulton Hogan, Streamlining Hoddle Street – Package B.

Highly Commended: Seymour Whyte Constructions & Major Road Projects Victoria, Chandler Highway Project

Sustainability Project – Judges Award

Winner: Contek Constructions & Boroondara City Council, Gordon Barnard Reserve – Raingarden & Stormwater Implementation Works Integrated Water Management System Project

CCF Victoria 2021 Training Award Winners:

Award Category: Geoff Brown Award (Encouragement Award).
Award Category: Apprentice of The Year (Road and Water).
Award Category:  Best First Year Female Civil Engineering.
Award Category: Certificate IV in Civil Construction – Supervision / Operations.
Award Category: Employer of The Year.
Award Category: Ian Jacka Award – Highest Scoring Civil Engineering Construction (Monash University Students).