INNOVATION AWARD WINNERS IN NSW
CCAA is delighted to announce the category winners for the 2021 Innovation Awards, NSW.
Congratulations to all the winners, who were selected by our Judges for their outstanding innovations from an impressive showcase of NSW entries that you can view here
“These Awards underline the industry’s genuine commitment to continuously raising the bar for the betterment of its workforce and the community at large,”
“Despite the additional responsibilities that businesses are facing in managing COVID health and safety, it’s great to see the entries showcasing a continuing focus on the day-to-day challenges around workplace health and safety and environmental management." CCAA CEO Ken Slattery.
ENVIRONMENTAL INNOVATION AWARD | WINNER: BORAL AUSTRALIA - STOCKTON QUARRY - QUARRY FOREDUNE REHABILITATION
||Boral's Stockton Sand Quarry have developed an innovative and planned approach to the challenge of rehabilitation and re-vegetating a migrating coastal sand dune using a variety of site sourced plants, raised and propagated in the onsite nursery, before being planted into the dressed and stabilised dune. This approach to dune rehabilitation and re-vegetation was developed after years of trial and error along with a review of other approaches used in coastal environments by Councils, coast care groups and private enterprises.
ENVIRONMENTAL INNOVATION AWARD | HIGHLY COMMENDED: CLEARY BROS - GERROA SAND QUARRY - INSTALLATION OF GREENHOUSE
||Cleary Bros Gerroa Sand Quarry have successfully undertaken one of the largest revegetation projects in the Illawarra quarrying region by replanting 24 hectares of Swamp Sclerophyll and Swamp Oak Forest. This project was carried out following the purchase and installation of a greenhouse to grow new plants from seeds collected on site and to nurture tubestock suitable to enhance the Gerroa Sand Quarry Conservation Areas.