ATA names Craig Roseneder Award finalists

Best performers amongst those who keep fleets moving

ATA names Craig Roseneder Award finalists
Ben Maguire


Four top workshop professionals are finalists for the Australian Trucking Association’s (ATA’s) 2019 Craig Roseneder Award.

The annual award recognises technical and maintenance excellence in the trucking industry’s workshops. 

Phil Cook (Whiteline Transport, Greenfields South Australia), Shane Pendergast (Air Brake Systems, Hornsby New South Wales), Jason Barry (Border Crane Consultants, Wodonga, Victoria) and Laurie Brothers (Ron Finemore Transport, Wodonga, Victoria) were selected as finalists for their dedication to industry improvement and technical skills. 

"The Craig Roseneder Award highlights the outstanding calibre of the professional men and women who work behind the scenes in Australia’s trucking workshops," ATA CEO Ben Maguire says. 

"Phil, Shane, Jason and Laurie have each demonstrated tremendous technical skill and a dedication to the industry that goes above and beyond."

See who the award winners were at last year’s TMC, here

The winner will receive an all-expenses paid trip to the US Technology and Maintenance Council’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition in the US city of Atlanta, thanks to Castrol Vecton.

This includes full registration, partners’ program, return airfares and accommodation, A$1,500 spending money and complimentary registration to the 2020 ATA Technology and Maintenance Conference. 

"I congratulate our award finalists and commend the other nominees for the important work they do," Maguire says. 

"These are the innovators providing safety and productivity solutions to keep our industry moving."

The winner is to be announced on October 15 at the Castrol Vecton Awards Dinner, part of the ATA 2019 Technology and Maintenance Conference on October 14-16 in the Melbourne Docklands.


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