Awards of Excellence 2021 sponsored by Caterpillar

AustStab is pleased to announce that its 2021 Awards of Excellence will take place online over the next 6 weeks. The Awards celebrate leading practice and innovation in pavement recycling and stabilisation as well as the emergence of new talent in the industry and are keenly anticipated each year.

The 2021 Awards program will culminate in the presentation of winners at an online event to be held on Wednesday 20th October 2021.

A considerable number of high quality nominations have been received this year, so keep an eye out each week for details of the finalists as we run through the five Awards categories:

– Category 1 – Work Health and Safety

– Category 2 – Industry Excellence in Consulting, Research or Education

– Category 3 – Excellence in Sustainability

– Category 4 – Excellence in Pavement Recycling and Stabilisation in Local Government

– Category 5 – Young Stabiliser of the Year

Details of how to register to attend the online presentation of Awards winners will be communicated in the coming weeks.

The 2021 Awards finalists are:

Category 1 – Work Health and Safety

To view the submissions click on the titles below:

David Lansbury, THE Mining – Hydraulic Push Bar Caterpillar RM500 (Hydro Bar)

David Berg and Jason Parrish, Stabilised Pavements of Australia – No Reversing Insitu Recycling

Greg Kowalczuk, Stabilised Pavements of Australia – Control of Respirable Dusts

Mark Filsell, Hiway Stabilizers – Hot Bitumen Shield

 

Category 2 – Industry Excellence in Consulting, Research or Education

To view the submissions click on the titles below:

Scott Young, Stabilised Pavements of Australia – Development of a New Mix Design Procedure for Basegrade Stabilisation

Dr Negin Zhalehjoo, ARRB Group – Characterisation of the Fatigue Performance of Foamed Bitumen Stabilised Materials

Dr Sameera Pitawala, Monash University – A Study of Fatigue Damage of Foamed Bitumen Stabilised (FBS) Materials for Pavement Design

Dr James Grenfell, ARRB Group – National Design Procedures for Lightly Bound Cemented Materials in Flexible Pavements

Damian Volker and Jothi (Rama) Ramanujam, Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads – Implementation of Foamed Bitumen in Queensland – A 25 Year Journey

 

Category 3 – Excellence in Sustainability

Roberto Espinosa, Fulton Hogan – Towards Marginal Gravels for Sustainable Foamed Bitumen Stabilisation

Alvaro Amorim, Transport Canberra and City Services – Northbourne Avenue, Canberra

Stuart Baverstock, Central Coast Council NSW – Murrawal Road Upgrade Project – Striving for 100% Recycling

Errol Schweiger, Downer EDI Works – Stabilisation of Floodways on Adventure Way, Innamincka, SA

Thomas Gauci, Downer EDI Works – Great Ocean Road Pavement Rehabilitation

 

Category 4 – Excellence in Pavement Recycling and Stabilisation in Local Government

Mahbub Hossain, Campbelltown City Council – Pavement Recycling in Campbelltown City Council

Steve Button, Richmond Valley Council – Long Term Performance of Bound Insitu Stabilised Pavements

Darrin McNeilage, City of Gold Coast & & Scott Young, Stabilised Pavements of Australia – Foamed Asphalt in Palm Beach: A Queensland First

Jed Martin, Hiway Stabilizers – Tooloom Road Upgrade, Tenterfield Shire Council

Zirak Kakar, Downer EDI Works – King Street Flinders Pavement Rehabilitation, Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

 

Category 5 – Young Stabiliser of the Year

Stefanie Lesser, Senior Operational Coordinator, Downer WDI Works

Hayden Foster, Foreman, Stabilised Pavements of Australia

Andrew Wyett, Stabilisation Crew Member, Downer EDI Works

Josh Uebergang, Project Engineer – Hiway Stabilizers

 

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