The Hot Dip Galvanizers Association of Southern Africa hosted the twelfth Hot Dip Galvanizing Awards Evening on Friday 23 August in The Ballroom of Montecasino. Thank you to this year’s sponsors – (in alphabetical order) Armco Galvanizers, Bulldog Projects, Giardina, Macsteel Tube & Pipe, Robor Galvanizers, the SA Institute of Steel Construction and Transvaal Galvanisers.
The winning project involved local community participation, transferred skills, is usable and safe, and is aesthetically and environmentally pleasing. Hot dip galvanizing was selected in order to provide a long term maintenance free life; however, just as important was the knowledge transfer from the engineers to the local contractors. The recipient of this years WGS Barnett trophy is the The HA Mafutho Pedestrian Bridge.
The winners of the 2013 Hot Dip Galvanizing Awards are as follows (listed according to categories):