Commendation Award for Urban Planning Achievement: Addressing Gaming in the Victorian Planning Framewok, Planning Institute of Australia (Vic) 2009.
Hunter Manufacturing Awards 2009 – Excellence in Training award.
NECA VIC Excellence Award – Commercial Medium Project: Downer supplied, installed, tested and commissioned the electrical services for the redevelopment of the Intensive Care Unit at Melbourne’s Alfred Hospital – the largest intensive care unit in the southern hemisphere.
NECA WA Excellence Award – Environment and Energy Efficiency: Downer met the challenge of the Green Building Council of Australia’s Green Star Rating 4 requirements for electrical and data/communications fit out for Perth’s General Post Office building.
West Australian chapter of the Australian Business Arts Foundation ‘Marsh Partnering Award’ for Indigenous Curatorial Intern Partnership: this innovative curatorial program supported by the Group and developed in partnership with the Art Gallery of Western Australia, AngloGold Ashanti, Carey Mining and Curtin University of Technology continues to achieve positive recognition.
WA Information Technology and Telecommunications Awards – Product Prize for Snowden’s Reconcilor software solution, 2009.
Cement Concrete and Aggregates Australia – Commendation Award for Sustainable Design – Victoria College of the Arts forecourt, 2009.
A trainee from Cardiff (Newcastle, NSW) was awarded the prestigious Hunter and Central Coast Vocational Education and Training Student of the Year and the HunterNet Group Trainee of the Year award.
West Australian Business Award (SAI Global Australian Business Framework) for Customer Service, based on our relationship with Main Roads Western Australia (MRWA) for our present-term network maintenance contracts.
Spiire was awarded the VicRoads Safety Innovation Award - for safety innovation shown on the M1 Monash Freeway Upgrade with the deployment of Crash Attenuator Trucks to protect workgroups exposed to traffic without safety barrier protection - the first substantial application of this technology on a major road project in Victoria.
Our Signals Branch received special commendation for their efforts during a recent storm in Perth which has been described as the city’s worst in storm in 50 years. “I would like to take this opportunity, on behalf of Main Roads WA, to thank you and your staff for your great efforts during the recent storm in Perth. The actions of your staff were above and beyond the normal call of duty and the service provided was exceptional. We would have been in serious trouble without your great support.” (Dr Harry Edgar - Contract Manager, Term Electrical Superintendent/Metropolitan Region, Main Roads Western Australia).
The HunterNet Group Training Company recently held its annual awards night in Newcastle where employees From the Cardiff Manufacturing Facility won two major awards:
• Apprentice of the Year - Justin Body
• School Based Trainee of the Year - Jordan Nickels
2010 Young Railway Engineer Award - Peter Munro (Project Engineer, Port Botany NSW) won the Railway Technical Society of Australasia (RTSA) Young Railway Engineer Award. The award is highly regarded in the industry and recognises young engineers’ achievements and involvement in all fields of railway engineering.