The Rust Award was established by the Blast Cleaning & Coating Association, now part of the ACA’s Coatings Technical Group. The purpose of the award is to honour a protective coatings contractor for the meritorious and/or innovative performance in the field, or in recognition of significant contribution to their industry. Nominations are particularly encouraged from contractors and applicators.
Past recipients of the Rust Award are listed below:
2007 – Terry Iannello | Western Australia
2008 – Graham Matthews | New Zealand
2012 – Paul Jeffs & Col Mears | Queensland
2013 – Jeff Greve | Queensland
2016 – Craig Ross | New Zealand