A worthy win up north


Jake Rouse, assistant quarry manager at Clements’ Western Hills quarry.

Clements Contractors from Whangarei won the Supreme 2018 Westpac Northland Business of the Year, and was also the winner of the Vodafone Excellence in Business Large Business Award.

The company was handed these top awards at the business awards’ gala dinner held at Forum North last month.

“This is massive for us and we are so very proud,” says managing director Murray Clements.

Clements Contractors is involved in contracting, quarrying, landscaping and supplies and over the past three decades has expanded its holdings to include four quarries in widespread locations.

At the 2017 CCNZ Northland Construction Awards the company was winner of the Construction Projects Over $1 million category.

In the latest awards, businesses from throughout Northland submitted 46 entries to the awards across five business categories, seven ancillary categories, and an overall supreme winner.

‘”Clements Contractors has developed a great vision for its future,” says the judges. “The owners of the business are clearly encouraging employees to be actively involved with decision making and responsibility for achieving goals.

“Everyone seems to understand where the company is heading and what is expected of them. But above all, there is a strong ‘one team’ culture which gives you the sense that this is a great place to work.”

Clements Contracting was also among the quarry awards this year when JakeRouse, assistant quarry manager at its Western Hills Quarry was a recipient ofa Q&M magazine ‘Tomorrow’s leaders awards at the 2018 AQA/IOQ conference. He had been nominated by his boss Murray Clements.

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