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2019 ALGA Annual Industry Excellence Awards

 

Entries close on Friday, 30th August 2019. The evaluation committee members (active ALGA members), which is independent of the current ALGA Board of Directors, are experienced professionals from across various segments of the industry.

Awards will be presented at the ALGA Annual Industry Excellence Awards Gala Dinner on Friday 15th November in Brisbane, Qld.  Sponsorship for this prestigious event will provide exposure and brand visibility for your company. We encourage you to take advantage of this unique opportunity to expose your organisation, and to contribute to the success of this special evening. Please click here to see sponsorship opportunities available.

Please email submissions to Veronika Kryszkiewicz at membership@landandgroundwater.com

 

Awards and Judging Criteria

Award 1: Best Remedial Project (>$1M)

Award 2: Best Remedial Project (<$1M)

Award 3: Best Remedial Project (Regional)

Award 4: Best Scoping/Operation of a Site Investigation

a) evidence of significant environmental, economic & social obstacles & benefits
b) evidence of practical application of regulatory requirements (Incl WHS)
c) evidence of productive engagement with all project stakeholders.
d) evidence of effective communication of new knowledge to the industry

Award 5: Sustainable Remediation Project Recognition

Primary criteria:

a. A remediation project largely finalised within the last 2 calendar years including the entry submission year (or policy, if evidence of it having influenced projects is provided) in Australia or New Zealand;
b. Significant attention to environmental, economic and social components
c. Entry includes a description of a conceptual relationship to SuRF ANZ or international SR framework(s) or to the draft emerging ISO on Sustainable Remediation; and
d. Evidence of significant sustainability outcomes.

Additional criteria:

a. Evidence of specific social and environmental improvement and economic benefit;
b. Evidence of beneficial brownfields development attributes;
c. Evidence of engagement of the project with regulatory practice requirements  or a local jurisdictional regulator;
and
d. Evidence of meaningful engagement with the community.

Award 6: Innovation or Research that Advances the Land & Groundwater industry

a. Demonstrated progress in uncovering new knowledge in soil or water contamination
b. Demonstrated applicability of research outcomes to improve industry practice
c. Demonstrated communication of new findings and their value to industry.

Award 7: Outstanding Contribution by an Individual

a. Demonstrated involvement in advancing the knowledge of peers in the industry
b. Demonstrated success in their role on a project involving remediation
c. Demonstrated success in advancing improvements to the regulations, practices and technologies, research, sampling, testing, assessment or remediation.

Award 8: Outstanding Leadership by a Woman

a. Demonstrated involvement in advancing the knowledge of peers in the industry
b. Demonstrated achievement in advancing industry regulations
c. Demonstrated success in their role on a project involving remediation

Award 9: Most Promising Professional of the Year

a. Applicant must have less than 2yrs experience in the industry
b. Demonstrated effort to increase personal knowledge in land & groundwater remediation
c. Demonstrated involvement in advancing the knowledge of peers in the industry
d. Demonstrated success in their role on a project involving remediation

Award 10: Lawyer of the Year

a. Demonstrated expertise in the statute and common law applying to contaminated land & groundwater
b. Demonstrated development of solutions to complex problems involving contaminated land & groundwater
c. Demonstrated actions to advance understanding of the law applying to contaminated land & groundwater and contributed to its development.

Award 11: Best Contaminated Land Photo

a. Outstanding representation of the benefits intended to be achieved by the industry
b. Outstanding representation of technologies and methods involved in site assessment or remediation
c. Outstanding photographic effects to convey the nature and purpose of the site contamination and remediation industry.

No particular format is required, however PDF or Word Document is preferred. Please identify your nomination and or submission and briefly explain why. Submissions must be less than two pages, and should address the relevant judging criteria as noted above.

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