2017 AAPA State Industry Awards

State Award Winners Announced – Award Winners by State

Western Australia

Safety Initiative – WA State Winner  Chad Komarnyckyj, West Coast Profilers

Road Worker – WA State Winner  Sam Barbatano, Fulton Hogan

Emerging Leader – WA State Winner  Emma Lucas, Fulton Hogan

Innovation – WA State Winner  SAMI, Continuous innovation/investment in WA binders

Outstanding Project – WA State Winner  Downer, Kingsford Smith Avenue reconstruction

Outstanding Project – WA State Highly Commended   Fulton Hogan, Barrow Island plant roads.

Industry Leader – WA State Winner  Les Marchant, Main Roads WA

Victoria

Safety Initiative – VIC State Winner  Chris Guymer, Fulton Hogan

Road Worker of the Year – VIC State Winner  Tony Razmovski, Boral

Emerging Leader – VIC State Winner  Jeremy Hochman, Downer

Innovation – VIC State Winner  Downer, Cold Mix Product

Outstanding Project – VIC State Winner  Boral, Tullamarine Freeway Widening Project Overlay Works

Industry Leadership – VIC State Winner  Peter Todd, VIC Roads

New South Wales

Safety Initiative – NSW State Winner  George Kayafis, State Asphalt Services

Road Worker – NSW State Winner  Ray Darmanin, Downer

Emerging Leader – NSW State Winner  Joshua Fenaroli, State Asphalt Services

Innovation – NSW State Winner Downer  Fulton Hogan, producing safer cleaner cold mix utilising buitechnology

Outstanding Project – NSW State Winners

Fulton Hogan, Gerringong upgrade project

Downer, Taxiway Tango at Sydney airport

Industry Leadership – NSW State Winner  Gana Varendran, Downer

Queensland

Safety Initiative – QLD State Winner  Keith Johnson, Fulton Hogan

Road Worker of the Year – QLD State Winner   Ian Kirby, Boral

Emerging Leader – QLD State Winner   Paul Horn, Boral

Innovation – QLD State Winner  SAMI Bitumen Technologies & SRS Roads (COLAS), Long Haul S1.8R for South Western reseal

Outstanding Project – QLD State Winner  Fulton Hogan, Brisbane Airport Corporation 01-19 Runway Overlay

Industry Leadership – QLD State Winner  Les Millar, Colas

South Australia

Safety Initiative – SA State Winner  Anthony Serpo, Boral and Gerard Killick, Fulton Hogan

Road Worker – SA State Winner  Larry Bergsma, Boral

Emerging Leader – SA State Winner  Jack Arnold, Boral

Innovation – SA State Winner  Fulton Hogan, Grooving Slurry Recycling Unit

Outstanding Project – SA State Winner  Downer, Construction of rural roundabout Noarlunga to Victor Harbor Road Hindmarsh Valley

Industry Leadership – SA State Winner  Rod McArthur, Topcoat Asphalt

2017 State Industry Award Winners

The AAPA Board endorses the AAPA State and National Industry Award Series and congratulates all state winners.  Winners will automatically become National nominations for their category.

The AAPA National Industry Awards 2017 will be presented at the 17th AAPA International Flexible Pavements Conference Gala Dinner on Tuesday 15th August 2017 at the National Gallery in Victoria.

As conference delegates gala dinner tickets are included in the ticket costs. If you would like to come to the gala dinner only please contact Taya Marston on 03 8416 4500 or email taya.marston@aapa.asn.au

Winners by award and national award nominees are:

Safety Initiative Award (Individual)

Nominees

QLD State Winner  Keith Johnson, Fulton Hogan
VIC State Winner  Chris Guymer, Fulton Hogan
SA State Winner  Anthony Serpo, Boral and Gerard Killick, Fulton Hogan
WA State Winner  Chad Komarnyckyj, West Coast Profilers
NSW State Winner  George Kayafis, SAMI

NATIONAL WINNER – Gerard Killick – Fulton Hogan

2017 Safety Initiative National Award (Highly Commended) – Alison Kutek – Downer

Innovation Award (Company)

Nominees

QLD State Winner  SAMI Bitumen Technologies & SRS Roads (COLAS)
VIC State Winner  Downer, Cold Mix Product
SA State Winner  Fulton Hogan, Grooving Slurry Recycling Unit
WA State Winner   SAMI, Continuous innovation/investment in WA binders
NSW State Winner Downer – Fulton Hogan, safer cleaner cold mix utilising buitechnology

NATIONAL WINNER – Cameron Nisbett – SAMI

Industry Leadership Award (Individual)

Nominees

QLD State Winner  Les Millar, Colas
VIC State Winner  Peter Todd, VIC Roads
SA State Winner  Rod McArthur, Topcoat Asphalt
WA State Winner  Les Marchant, Main Roads WA
NSW State Winner Gana Varendran, Downer

NATIONAL WINNER – Peter Todd – VicRoads

Emerging Leader Award (Individual)

Nominees

QLD State Winner  Paul Horn, Boral
VIC State Winner   Jeremy Hochman, Downer
SA State Winner   Jack Arnold, Boral
WA State Winner  Emma Lucas, Fulton Hogan
NSW State Winner  Joshua Fenaroli, ALTUS Traffic

NATIONAL WINNER – Paul Horn – Boral

Outstanding Project Award (Company)

Nominees

QLD State Winner  Fulton Hogan, Brisbane Airport Corporation 01-19 Runway Overlay
VIC State Winner  Boral, Tullamarine Freeway Widening Project Overlay Works
SA State Winner  Downer, Construction of rural roundabout Noarlunga to Victor Harbor Road Hindmarsh Valley
WA State Winner  Downer, Kingsford Smith Avenue reconstruction
NSW State Winner  Fulton Hogan, Gerringong upgrade project & Downer,  taxiway tango at Sydney airport

NATIONAL WINNER – John Benge – Downer

Road Worker of the Year

Nominees

QLD State Winner  Ian Kirby, Boral
VIC State Winner  Tony Razmovski, Boral
SA State Winner  Larry Bergsma, Boral
WA State Winner  Sam Barbatano, Fulton Hogan
NSW State Winner  Ray Darmanin, Downer

NATIONAL WINNER – Ian Kirby – Boral