Pacifico, the ACCIONA-Ferrovial Harwood Bridge JV Team were recently awarded an Award for Excellence in the Infrastructure Projects Category at the 2019 State Awards for the New South Wales Branch of the Concrete Institute of Australia. The new bridge spans 1.5 kilometres over the Clarence River at Harwood and will be the highest and longest crossing in the Woolgoolga to Ballina upgrade.
ACCIONA have been announced as finalists for the 2019 Australian Construction Achievement Award for 2 major projects including:
• Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC) at Toowoomba in Queensland by Nexus Delivery
• Bridge over the Clarence River at Harwood – Northern Rivers District of NSW by (AFHJV)
Asking the provocative question: “What if the smartest decision was to invest in the planet?", ACCIONA’s striking films generated almost 1.5 million views with a view rate of 44.5% and video completion rate of 16.5%.
Judges’ comments: “Because the content was so emotive, you wanted to watch it all the way through to the end. You could see it was part of an integrated campaign and there was a great ongoing experience when you clicked through to the landing page as well. Great job!”
The Warrell Creek to Nambucca Heads project has been named as one of the six finalists for the 2018 Australian Construction Achievement Awards.
The upgrade between Warrell Creek and Nambucca Heads involves the design and construction of 19.5km of new dual carriageway road. ACCIONA Infrastructure, as part of the Pacifico Joint Venture, is responsible for the design and construction of the project.
The awards range from technical innovation to community relations and project management, demonstrating the combined expertise and experience of the two companies.
The projects are the recently-completed Warrell Creek to Nambucca Heads Pacific Highway Upgrade, and the under-construction new bridge over the Clarence River at Harwood.
The seven awards are:
ACCIONA’s Toowoomba Second Range Crossing project in Queensland, Australia, has won the Silver Award for Best Transport Project at the inaugural edition of the Partnerships Bulletin PPP Awards in Sydney.
The AUD 1.6 billion project is being delivered via the Nexus Joint Venture, and will bring numerous benefits in terms of regional economic development, employment and supply chain opportunities and training and skills development. In addition to up to 1,800 full-time jobs during the construction and maintenance, the project is expected to increase economic activity in the region by $2.4 billion over 30 years while diverting almost 80% of heavy and super-heavy commercial vehicles away from the existing range crossing.
Pacifico, an Acciona and Ferrovial JV, has been recognised as an ABA100 Winner for Sustainability and Business Innovation in The Australian Business Awards 2017.
Pacifico picked up 5 awards across the two categories including.
> Business Innovation - Digitalised e-Access
> Business Innovation - e-Plant Management Solutions
> Business Innovation - Indigenous Traineeships
> Business Innovation - Smart Zone Radar
> Sustainability - Giant Barred Frog
ACCIONA has received another award for its Toowoomba Highway project in Australia, this time as the “Best Road Project” Gold category. The recognition came from Partnerships Events, a benchmark entity in Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) at world level which awards one of the most important prizes in the world in the field of Public-Private Partnerships. Pictured (from left to right): Colin Murray, Ignacio Clopes (International Director, Ferrovial Agroman), Jaime Vega (Managing Director UK, ACCIONA), Andre Palacios (Technical Advisor, Public-Private Partnership Center of the Philippines).
ACCIONA won the 2015 “Best Road Deal of the Year” in Asia Pacific Region award from IJGlobal, a leading publication specializing in infrastructure and project finance, for the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC), a A$1.6 billion highway that will relieve traffic through Toowoomba, in the state of Queensland, Australia.
ACCIONA, as part of the Altrac consortium for the construction of the A$2.1 billion Sydney Light Rail Project, received the 2015 “Asia Pacific PPP deal of the year” award from Infrastructure Investor Magazine, a recognized infrastructure finance and global investment publication.
Sydney Light Rail named “Best Project Finance Deal” in Australia & New Zealand at the 2015 FinanceAsia Achievement Awards. The Sydney Light Rail Project was the second Australian PPP Project Closed by ACCIONA in Australia. This award demonstrates the ability of ACCIONA to face new challenges in new markets and create innovative financial solutions for a project of this size. The light rail transport link through the middle of Sydney’s busiest street attracted the broader lenders and investors community which deposited all their confidence and support on ACCIONA's extensive experience delivering complex light rail transit projects in major cities such as Barcelona.
ACCIONA was the recipient of the prestigious “Road Deal of the Year” prize awarded by Project Finance International for Toowoomba Second Range Crossing, as the most outstanding highway project in the Asia-Pacific region in 2015.
The Asia Pacific “PPP Deal of the Year” award went to ACCIONA, as part of the Altrac consortium that is building the Sydney Light Rail project. The prize recognises the project as the leading public-private initiative in the region.
Infrastructure Partnerships Australia bestows the prestigious “Project of the Year 2015” award to ACCIONA-led consortium for “changing Australia’s approach to tunnelling projects”.
LEGACY WAY named Winner of The International Road Federation (IRF) Environmental Mitigation category at the 2014 IRF Global Road Achievement Awards (GRAA).
Legacy Way named Winner of the major tunnelling project of the year (over $500 million) at the International Tunnelling Awards 2013.
Pictured: Brisbane Mayor Graham Quirk congratulates Transcity team on its ITA award for Major Tunnel Project of the Year. From left to right: Graham Quirk, Fernando Fajardo (Transcity Project Director), Mick Power (MD, BMD Constructions), Giuseppe Benassi (Area Manager, Australia Ghella).
ACCIONA Australia announced winner of the prestigious Brisbane Lord Mayors 2012 Award for "Business Innovation". Lord Mayor of Brisbane Graham Quirk (right) presenting the the prestigious award to Managing Director Fernando Fajardo (centre) and Director of Development Nicholas Wall (left).