Nominees named for Gladstone Engineering Alliance awards

NOMINEES have been announced for the Gladstone Engineering Alliance industry awards, which will be celebrated later this month.

The three awards recognise the achievements of indviduals and companies in the Gladstone region who are described as role models, demonstrate a high level of skill and are known for their expertise.

The entrepreneurial Forty Calis Memorial Award nominees include Derek Berg from Berg Engineering, Adam Balkin from AB Marine Services, Cliff Pugh, Mark Whitmore and Steve Kelly from Xport Plumbing, and Scott Harrington from Xtreme Engineering.

Nominations for The Wayne Peachey Memorial award for exceptional quality are Walz Group's Steve Powell, RCR Resources' Graeme McCabe, and Chris Bussey from McCosker Contracting nominated.

This year's gala dinner will also celebrate the GEA's 10th anniversary, recognising people who played an integral part in the organsiation and as a thank you to members.