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CIVENEX is Australia’s premier expo for public works, local government and corporate clients.
It is IPWEA NSW’s largest and most successful initiate


CIVENEX are proud to announce the 2016 winners!!!


The  Award for Best New Product at the CIVENEX Expo at the Hawkesbury Showgrounds in north-west Sydney was won by  Lomac Surface Solutions of Castle Hill NSW. CIVENEX IPWEA Director Bill Woodcock presented the Award to General Manager Jeff Lowe and Technical Manager Peter Carden. The flexible cement based reflective Reflectapave  system utilises microspheres of glass to reflect light for road signs and marking. It  was developed from swimming pool surfacing the company had manufactured for many years.

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Burak Dincel of Dincel Consulting Engineers at St Clair NSW received the 2016 Award for the Most Innovative Product  at the  CIVENEX Expo. Burak’s easy-to-install Dincel Construction System cuts the cost of  a floor slab in a high rise building by 23-43 percent, can easily be used in straight lines, curves or circles and meets codes for acoustics, fire, water, crack resistance and mould requirements. Burak reported that a Council official who had never seen the system before attending CIVINEW-NSW 2016 has decided to respecify a building he is overseeing and has invited Burak to submit a tender after seen the flexibility and costs effectiveness of his revolutionary building system.

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CIVENEX IPWEA Director, Bill Woodcock presents Russell Muller, Bert Meyer and Mark Jacobsen of the Ballarat based Replas with the award for the  Best Outdoor Stand at, CIVENEX at the Hawkesbury Showgrounds in north-west Sydney. It was  Bert’s 27th CIVENEX-NSW which has been run annually by the Institute of Public Works Engineering (NSW) for 61 years. Replas turns waste plastics into  a variety of useful products ranging from street bollards to benches, tree guards, drinking fountains  and Enduroplank boardwalks  

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 Vivax Metrotech is the winner of this years Best Indoor stand at CIVENEX 2016. Vivax are the leading manufacturer for the development of measuring equipment and fault location.

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The Best Environmental Product Award at the CIVENEX Expo at the Hawkesbury Showground in the North-West of Sydney was won by Bega based Slashertech Limited. CIVENEX IPWEA Director, Bill Woodcock presents Norm and Nathan Boyle with the award. Nathan holds the international patent for the Slashertech mower which is attached to a tractor by reach arm and can easily mow around the thousands of poles along roadways in Australia, thereby eliminated the need for hand mowing after a mower has been along a roadside and also reducing the use of herbicides to prevent weed growth and reduce fire hazards. Councils Slashertech also use Norm Boyle’s Slasher Operations and Asset Management System (SOAMS), a front and rear facing camera system that transmits images back to council headquarters showing that contracted work has been carried out, identifying poles in need of maintenance or replacement.

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