Lift of the year Awards

The Lift of the Year awards are sponsored by

The Crane Industry Council of Australia (CICA), recognises excellence and innovation in the Australian crane industry with the CICA Lift Of The Year Awards presented at the annual CICA conference.

Terms and Conditions and Entry Form can be found here.

Entries are accepted from CICA Members with four lifting awards made: 

Project of the Year 

Is open to entries completed by CICA Crane Owner/Hirer Members and / or Associate Members. 

2018 Winner of the Project of the Year Award

Project of the Year entry template

Lift of the Year, ≤20 tonne load 

The less than 20 Tonne award category is open to CICA Crane Owner/Hirer Members who have performed a lift with a load of less than 20 tonnes.

2018 Winner of the Lift of the Year < 20-tonne

Lift of the Year < 20-tonne entry template

Lift of the Year, >20 tonne load 

The more than 20 Tonne award category is open to CICA Crane Owner/Hirer Members who have performed a lift with a load of more than 20 tonnes.

2018 Winner of the Lift of the Year > 20-tonne

Lift of the Year >20-tonne template

Innovation Award 

Is intended to showcase industry innovation, in addition to Project of The Year and Lift of the Year Award’s <20Tonne Load and >20Tonne Load.

The Innovation Award highlights the lifting industry’s talents and skills and present the products or methods offering new ways of solving day to day challenges our industry faces and carry our industry into the future.

The Innovation Award entries are open to all innovation activities or products related to the lifting industry. Example entries include: lift planning; lifting equipment design, selection, and use; lifting accessory design, selection, and use; safety product design, selection, and use.

2018 Winner of the Innovation Award

Innovation Award Template

The overall best lift from these categories will be awarded the Bill Shaw Memorial Trophy.