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29th June 2018

2016 NECA VIC Excellence Awards Winners

08 Aug 2016

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The best Victorian (VIC) electrical and communications contractors were recognised at the annual electrical industry Excellence Awards hosted by peak Australian industry body the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA).

In the Excellence Awards, NECA VIC awarded ten major awards and six commendations across ten categories.

The President of NECA’s Victorian Chapter, Mr John Cutler said he was proud of the depth and variety of this year’s nominations. “It’s always wonderful to see the quality and excellence of projects that are delivered by Victoria’s electricians and electrical contractors. We continue to lead the country across many project areas and that speaks volumes for the strength of our sector.”

“The judging panel was privileged to view a wide variety of high quality projects and as always NECA members have contributed positively to some of the biggest construction jobs in this state.”

The winning companies and commendations are listed below:

 

Status

Category

Company Name

Representative

Project Name

Winner

Category 1 - Domestic Residence

Argus Technologies Pty Ltd

Robert Urpis

Private Residence - Sandringham

Winner

Category 2 - Small Contracting Business

Recips

Dean Spicer

Box Hill Institute of TAFE - Lilydale Campus

Winner

Category 3 - Energy Efficiency and Environment

Deacam Pty Ltd

Warren Bradford

Deacam / CPB Contracting RAPS

Winner

Category 4 - Lighting Project

Gordon McKay Pty Ltd

Gavin McKay

Pakenham Racecourse Night Racing Lighting

commendations

Category 4 - Lighting Project

Steven Orr Electrical Pty Ltd

Steven Orr

Supply & Delivery of Light Towers & Fittings to Echuca Vic Park Recreation Reserve and Echuca South Oval

Winner

Category 5 - Industrial - Small Project

C.J.Pearce

Murray MCulloch

Port of Melbourne Corporation

Winner

Category 6 - Industrial - Medium Project

Gordon McKay Pty Ltd

Andrew Sargent

Primary Electrical Distribution Replacement and Central Distribution Unit 3 High Voltage upgrade

commendations

Category 8 - Voice/Data

DESA Australia

Chris Wellington

Smart Stadium - Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC)

commendations

Category 8 - Voice/Data

Programmed Electrical Technologies

Graham O'Donnell & Marc Nuzzolese

Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre - Audio Visual

Winner

Category 8 - Voice/Data

Programmed Electrical Technologies

Ray Buckley & Andrew McNicol

Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre

Winner

Category 9 - Commercial - Small Project

BREC

Ben Russell

Slack HQ

commendations

Category 9 - Commercial - Small Project

DESA Australia

Daryl Clapton

Jones Lang LaSalle, Melbourne Office Fit Out

commendations

Category 10 - Commercial - Medium Project

Laser Electrical Narre Warren North

Nick Masson

DEECD Portable Buildings Supply and Relocation Project

Winner

Category 10 - Commercial - Medium Project

DESA Australia

Anthony Reinke

Jemena Head Office Melbourne

commendations

Category 11 - Commercial - Large Project

Downer EDI Engineering Electrical

Andrew Aquilina

Commonwealth of Australia Post Entry Quarantine Facility

Winner

Category 11 - Commercial - Large Project

Downer EDI Engineering Electrical

Andrew Aquilina

The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre

 

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Enquiries and interviews

Eunice Pan – Marketing and Communications, NECA Victoria
eunice.pan@neca.asn.au
D 03 9645 5533
M 0437 545 131

 

Media enquiries and interviews

Barry Jackson – National Marketing and Communications
barry.jackson@neca.asn.au
D 02 9962 6904
M 0457 767 328

 

Notes for editors

  1. NECA is the peak industry body representing the interests of electrical and communications contractors Australia-wide.
  2. NECA is run by electrical contractors, for electrical contractors.
  3. We have 5,000 contracting companies as members – and they in turn employ over 50,000 people Australia-wide.
  4. NECA employs almost 350 people across its seven chapters (Queensland, New South Wales, ACT, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia).
  5. The chapters provide NECA members with a range of services including: Industrial Relations, Health & Safety, Legal, Technical, Training, business-support services, product discounts and advocacy representation in Canberra with Government, Industry bodies and Training bodies.
  6. NECA wholly-owns its Legal firm, Group Training and the NECA Colleges (in WA) and EcoSmart Electricians – and has joint ventures with a superannuation company (NSW) and one of the national cabling registrars (ACRS).
  7. NECA also employ around 2,000 apprentice electricians and provides training to a further 2,000.
  8. For further information go to www.neca.asn.au.

 

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