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Daracon Team Members Win 2023 CCF NSW People Awards

News | Monday, 6th November 2023

The anticipation and excitement were palpable as the Civil Contractors Federation NSW (CCF NSW) People Awards unveiled the winners on November 3, 2023, at the prestigious Rosehill Gardens Racecourse. Daracon Group, a leading integrated civil construction company, had much to celebrate as two of its team members emerged victorious in their respective categories.

Timothy Guise was recognized as the Plant Operator of the Year, a testament to his proficiency in handling complex machinery and his unwavering dedication to his craft. Tim is no stranger to stiff competition, finishing third in NSW in the Global Caterpillar Operator Challenge in 2022. Tim has had a lengthy career at Daracon in a variety of roles, finding his calling in the Plant division as an expert Final Trim Excavator Operator.

In the Project Manager over $2M category, Alex Massey showcased his exceptional project management skills, which undoubtedly played a pivotal role in the success of Daracon Group's latest Newcastle Ocean Baths Redevelopment Project. Alex has shown leadership with the project achieving successful outcomes, including team management, subcontractor oversight, safety compliance and stakeholder communication.

The CCF NSW People Awards is an annual event that recognizes and honours outstanding individuals who have made remarkable contributions to the civil construction industry. This year, Daracon Group proudly nominated five of their own, each excelling in their respective fields. These nominees represented the diverse talent and skills that have been pivotal to the company's 40-year success story.

Jon Mingay, Managing Director of Daracon Group, expressed his delight at having five team members nominated and two ultimately winning at the CCF NSW People Awards. He stated, "The CCF NSW People Awards celebrate individuals who make significant contributions to the civil construction industry, and we are thrilled to see our team members recognized alongside their peers from across the industry."

“Congratulations to all the Daracon finalists and to our winners Tim and Alex who are no doubt coming back to work with bragging rights after this prestigious win,” said Mr Mingay.

Daracon Group, with its 40 years of operation in the civil construction sector, has always prioritized the growth and development of its people. They have consistently invested in their employees, providing opportunities for professional development and fostering a supportive work environment. The recognition of Nathan, Alex, Charlie, Timothy, and Scott (pictured above) at the CCF NSW People Awards further underscores the company's commitment to nurturing talent and excellence within their ranks.

Find out how to join the ranks at Daracon by checking out the careers page.