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LEEA recognises achievements with 2019 Awards

Tuesday, 26 November 2019 ( #951 ) - Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
LEEA CEO Ross Moloney addresses the awards dinner
LEEA CEO Ross Moloney addresses the awards dinner
The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) presented its awards during the LiftEx 2019 Awards Dinner, held earlier this month at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Milton Keynes. The winners recognised for their achievements in the lifting industry were:
  • A Noble & Son won the Customer Service Award for its Industry First Customer Promise. This award recognises organisations that are leading the way in delivering exceptional service to customers in the lifting industry.
  • Checkmate Lifting & Rigging won Innovative Product of the Year for its Infinity Lanyard. This award recognises truly innovative products and services that contribute to improvement of the lifting equipment industry.
  • Street CraneXpress won the Kevin Holmes Award for its SCX Academy. This award has been developed to honour the memory of the late Kevin Holmes, previous chairman of LEEA's Learning and Development Committee, and recognises excellence in developing people in the lifting equipment industry.
  • Reflex Marine with Storm Work won the Safety Award. This award recognises organisations that demonstrate products and/or services that provide innovative protection to people from the risk of injury.
  • The LEEA Trailblazer group won the Sustainable Solution of the Year for the Apprenticeship. This award celebrates organisations committed to maintaining profitability while considering the impact on the environment.
  • Cristina Moreau from REID Lifting won Manager of the Year. This award recognises the outstanding achievements of managers who are shaping the future of the lifting industry.
  • Harley Avery from Dynamic Load Monitoring won the Apprentice of the Year. This award is aimed at LEEA members who want to recognise the contribution and individual effort made by an apprentice in the academic year 2018/19.
  • Stephen Murphy from Delphini Ltd won the Unsung Hero Award. This award is aimed at LEEA members who want to recognise those individuals whose support, hard work, dedication and commitment often goes unnoticed.
Three special awards were presented on the night:
  • Ella Cheetham from Lifting Gear Products won the CEO's Award.
  • Kat Moss from Catena Inspection won the Stuart Everitt Award.
  • Uli Swantara Asta Barata from PT. Rire Sanjaya Sakti won the Harry Brown Memorial Shield
LEEA CEO Ross Moloney is now encouraging industry participants to "start thinking about their entries for the third annual LEEA Awards, which will be held during the 16th annual LiftEx that takes place on 13-14 October 2020, at the Liverpool Exhibition Centre.