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APGA Annual Awards

Nominations for the APGA Annual Awards are now open.

Every year, APGA presents awards to individuals and companies in recognition of their services to the nation’s pipeline industry. The winners of the five annual awards are announced at the APGA Annual Convention.

Nominations must be made on the official forms. Nominations close on Friday 4 August 2017.

APGA Outstanding Contribution to the Australian Pipeline Industry Award

This award is presented to an individual who has made major and sustained contributions to the pipeline industry in any area of activity within the industry. The Award recognises a contribution over and above the call of duty. (It does not recognise contributions to a specific company but to the whole industry.)

APGA 2017 Outstanding Contribution Award

Previous Winners of the Outstanding Contribution Award

YearOutstanding ContributionYearOutstanding Contribution
2016Mick McCormack2005Garry O’Meally
2015Richard McDonough2004Ian Haddow
2014Stephen Ohl2003Max Kimber
2013John Fleming2002Philip Venton
2012Peter Tuft2001John Balint
2011Stephen Dykes2000Jeff Shepherd
2010Robert Gration1999Bruce McCaul
2009Andy Lukas1998Barry Wood
2008Ted Metcalfe1997Ken Bilston
2007Graeme Hogarth1996Jim McDonald
2006Bruce Andrews1995Leigh Fletcher

APGA Young Achievement Award

This award recognises the achievements of individuals under 35 years of age and is awarded to an employee of a Sponsoring, Lead or Corporate Member of APGA who has demonstrated a valued and innovative contribution to the industry.

APGA 2017 Young Achievement Award

Past Winners of the Young Achievement Award

YearAwardYearAward
2008Lara Kayess
2016Simon Archibald2007Kristin Martin and
Leon Richards
2015Tim Vesey2006David Maloney and
David Hayter
2014Ryan Perez2005Ben Rees and
Darren Stevenson
2013Ian Spence2004Susan Jaques
2013Scott Pearce2003N/A
2011Ben Cooper2002Stephen Loneragan
2010Liz Brierley2001Paul Maloney
2009Dan Morgan2000Jason Ward

APGA Safety Award

This award, which is open to all members of APGA (both companies and individuals), is designed to recognise one or more of the following achievements, all of which aim to improve the safety of the pipeline industry and its personnel:

  • Outstanding safety performance in the workplace, whether in administration/office, industrial, project, or operations and workplaces.
  • A unique innovation or initiative addressing a safety issue.
  • A new and well-defined safety system, procedure, or practice.
  • A system or new initiative to improve process safety.

APGA 2017 Safety Award

Past Winners of the Safety Award

YearSafety AwardYearSafetyAward
2016APA Group2011Nacap Australia Pty Ltd
2015Murphy Pipe and Civil2010AJ Lucas Group Limited
2014Fyfe Pty Ltd2009APA Group
2013Nacap Australia Pty Ltd2008Dampier Bunbury Pipeline in conjunction with WestNet
2012McConnell Dowell Constructors (Aust) Pty Ltd2007SEA Gas

APGA Environment Award

This award, which is open to all members of APGA (both companies and individuals), is designed to recognise one or more of the following achievements, all of which aim to enhance the environmental performance of the pipeline industry and its personnel:

  • Outstanding environmental performance in the workplace, whether in office, industrial, project, or operations and workplaces.
  • A unique innovation or initiative addressing an environment issue.
  • A new and well-defined environment management system, procedure, or practice.

APGA 2017 Environment Award

Past Winners of the Environment Award

YearAPGA Environment Award
2016CNC Project Management
2015Spiecapag Lucas
2014CNC Project Management
2013WDS Limited
2012McConnell Dowell Constructors (Aust) Pty Ltd

APGA Jeff Shepherd Construction Excellence Award

This award was established in 2015 to honour its namesake who was an inspirational figure in the pipeline construction industry over more than four decades. The award recognises excellence in the construction industry.

APGA 2017 Construction Excellence Award

Past Winners of the Jeff Shepherd Award for Construction Excellence

Year   Jeff Shepherd Award for Construction Excellence
2016Phil Perkins
2015Mark Barrows
Last updated on 20 Jun 2017 by kpolglaze