Finalists announced for Plantworx Innovation Awards

PLANTWORX 2023 has announced the shortlist for its Innovation Awards programme.

The focus across all categories this year has been on environmental solutions, sustainability, safety and smart technology, with many of the entries fitting into more than one of the categories.

The panel of judges has confirmed the shortlist is as follows:

Non-Operated Plant & Support Service (Sponsored by DATATAG)

Elite GSS – Hi-Viz Ballast Block

Hydrotechnik UK Ltd- Minimess Monster

Genquip – i550 Welfare Unit

Environmental Initiative (Sponsored by KGP)

Lifos – Lifos Port PV

Auger Torque – Cone Crusher Bucket

Sany – SY19E Electric Mini Excavator for its Battery Technology – Cobalt free

Concrete services – Conscreed – E1800 100% electric Laser Screed

Boss Cabins – Deep Green GenFree welfare cabin

Atlas Copco  – ZBC Battery Storage System

Safety (Sponsored by Caterpillar)

Spillard – AI Human Detection System (HDS)

Bomag – Articulated Tandem Roller

Onwave – Onwave OWL

Bomag – Asphalt Pro

Xwatch – Xwatch Pitch & Roll warning system

Best Use of Technology – Including Digital Innovation (Sponsored by Futureworx 2024)

MachineMax – MachineMax technology

MP Filtri – CMP View Software

Filtertechnik- Particle Pal Plus

Bomag – Asphalt Pro

Security Initiative (Sponsored by the CEA Policing Fund)

Digger Guard – Digger Guard Vandal Guards

Kist – Datatag KIST (asset management)

Abax – Smart Inventory

Engineering & Design (Sponsored by Construction Equipment Association)

Digga – Digga HALO Auger Alignment System

Mecalac –  Revotruck

Manitou – MRTe Rotary Telehandler

Worsley Plant – Rotar’s Fully Integrated Quickcoupler Adapter

Sany- SY19E Electric Mini Excavator

Training & Skills Development Programme (Sponsored by Merlo)

Leica Training School  – for retention and upskilling and ongoing training of operatives

Flannery Plant Hire Boot Camp for Plant Operators


Plant & Hire Aid Alliance – for the group’s crusade to provide crucial aid to war-torn Ukraine

British Steel – Laser Detection of Surface Defects

Xerotech – Xerotech Hibernium Battery Pack

The awards ceremony and dinner will take place on June 12 at the home of Plantworx at the East of England Arena & Events Centre, Peterborough. Hosting the awards will be Shaun Wallace – The Dark Destroyer from TV quiz show The Chase.