The Women In Industry Awards 2019 was held at The Park, Melbourne on 6 June 2019. These awards recognise the women who are driving change in the road, construction and mining industries.
Alice Edwards was the winner of the Industry Advocacy Award for the way she has helped shape a positive view of the crane industry and helped to create a policy change which benefits those working in the sector.
Alice has worked at CICA since 2013 and her work has contributed to the compliance and safety outcomes in the Crane Industry both nationally and internationally. Alice represents The Crane Industry Council of Australia (CICA) on Australian Standards and has participated in Standards Australia’s Young Leaders Program.
Alice has a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Shenyang University of Technology and a Masters Degree in Engineering from the Australian National University, she is a member of Engineers Australia and recently received her Charter Accreditation.
Alice has formulated industry guidance papers, researched and written position papers, the Crane Industry Code of Practice, and industry standards – all of which advocate for a safe and effective crane industry. Alice regularly presents these at workshops and conferences, to educate, engage and develop key members and stakeholders of the crane industry. Alice’s position papers have been recognised in the International Crane Stakeholder Assembly which is a consortium of crane manufacturers and users from Australia, Canada, Europe, Japan, and USA.