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Women dominated the honours in this year’s Civil Contractors Federation South Australia 2019 awards and, as a CCF SA diamond partner and long-time sponsor of the association (CCF), Gallagher representatives were there to applaud the winners.

thumbnail ccf sa awards 20192The CCF SA 2019 Industry and Training Awards Gala Dinner, held on Friday 5th April at the Adelaide Convention Centre and attended by about 300 CCF SA members, recognises achievers in a number of fields in the civil construction industry. Some of this year’s winners were:

  • Women in Civil Award ‒ Carly Zanini, Business Relationship Manager, Alexander Symonds
  • Next Generation Civil Future Leader Award ‒ Winnie Zhu, Project Delivery Manager, McConnell Dowell
  • Best Individual Contribution to Workplace Health & Safety ‒ Tammy Cooper, Safety Advisor, BMD Group
  • The Quiet Achiever Award ‒ Nichole Fynnaart, Document Control Lead, CPB Contractors
  • Training Coordinator of the Year ‒ Danielle Micarone, Training Coordinator, Downer Group
  • Manager of the Year ‒ Craig Bond, Operations Manager Civil / Remediation, McMahon Services
  • Supervisor of the Year ‒ Stuart Gigg, Supervisor, McMahon Services
  • Employer of the Year ‒ Alexander Symonds
  • Diversity & Social Inclusion Award ‒ CPB Contractors
  • Healthy Workers Healthy Futures Award ‒ Outside Ideas.

Awards were also conferred on outstanding trainees in the industry.

Civil Contractors Federation SA chief executive Phil Sutherland said his organisation had recently started to actively recruit more women into the industry and that the award wins demonstrated that members have embraced the campaign for greater diversity in the workforce.

Gallagher SA Business Development Executive Tom DeSantis, who presented the Women in Civil Award to winner Carly Zanini (pictured), says, “Gallagher is proud to be associated with the CCF SA’s recognition of the contribution women make to the civil construction industry and is 100% behind equal opportunity based on merit. This is something we share with CCF SA in our culture at Gallagher. Our Australian chief executive is a woman and we have many more in key roles in the company.” 

Watch video snippets from the evening here. 

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