The winners of the 2021 NSW Excellence in Surveying and Spatial Information Awards have been officially announced.
The Awards are presented every year by the Institution of Surveyors NSW and the Association of Consulting Surveyors NSW. The awards are sponsored by a wide range of companies and organisations, the full list of which can be found here.
Now in their 23rd year, the Awards recognise the achievements of organisations and individuals from across NSW who are engaged in the surveying and spatial information profession.
This year’s winners are:
Sir Thomas Mitchell Award (for the best overall project): ‘Cadastral Surveying – It’s Not Always About Millimetres; the Art versus Science Often Comes Into Play’ — LandTeam Australia Pty Limited: Gregory Goodman and Paul Davis-Raiss
Infrastructure & Construction:
Winner: ‘Initial Sealing of the Silver City and Cobb Highways’ — Casey Surveying and Design Pty Ltd: Thomas Casey, Matthew Parker and Caleb Allen
Winner: ‘Crown Hotel Resort Sydney’ — CMS Surveyors: Andrew Cummins
Extra Dimension & Innovation: ‘Lachlan’s Line Pedestrian Bridge’ — CMS Surveyors: Chris Larmour, Felix Zhu and Stacy Mitchell
Community & People: ‘Surveying & Bushfire Recovery’ — ICD Asia Pacific Pty Ltd: Peter Howie
Rural Cadastral Surveying & Land Titling:
Winner: ‘Cadastral Surveying – It’s Not Always About Millimetres; the Art versus Science Often Comes Into Play’ — LandTeam Australia Pty Limited: Gregory Goodman and Paul Davis-Raiss
Highly Commended: ‘Cadastral Sensing, Aboriginal Land Claim 3286, Beecroft Peninsula’ — Department of Planning, Industry and Environment–Crown Lands Survey Team: Matthew Greig and Michael Outten
Surveying Project Management: ‘The Waterfront, Shell Cove’ — Beveridge Williams: Hannah Martin, Michael Coleman and David Smith
Professional Surveyor of the Year: Paul Mather
Young Surveyor of the Year: Rick Williams
Professional Organisation of the Year: Parker Scanlon Pty Ltd
University Student Project of the Year: Brady Rengger, University of New South Wales, ‘An Investigation into Ground Deformation Monitoring Techniques Utilised in Urban Tunnel Excavations and the Root Causes of Surface Subsidence’
Grant Kilpatrick TAFE Student of the Year 2020: Finlay Hegarty
Grant Kilpatrick TAFE Student of the Year 2021: Ben Ferguson
Full details of the entries can be found in the 2021 EISSI Showcase Book.
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