SCX Service Engineer Wins Prestigious Lifting Industry Award

03rd December 2014

Street CraneXpress LEEA AwardStreet CraneXpress Service Engineer Matthew Targar has been awarded the annual Cyril McCaully Memorial Prize by the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA).

Matthew, who has been with Street CraneXpress for five years, was awarded the Memorial Prize for submitting the best paper on Lifting Machines (Power) for the 2013/14 academic year.

The 39-year-old Crane Service Engineer, based in Kent, achieved a distinction for the Lifting Machines (Power) Diploma and was formally presented with the plaque at the Association’s Annual Meeting on Friday 28 November at The Crystal in London.

Matthew was delighted with his award and said: “Not only has the course broadened my knowledge of the lifting equipment industry, it also shows the SCX Group’s commitment to staff training and adherence to engineering procedures. “

Ray Fletcher, Director of Street CraneXpress, said: “We are all very proud of Matt’s remarkable achievement; it’s encouraging to see so many engineers participating with LEEA courses and the results we achieve are at the highest level.”

Street CraneXpress sets high standards of service and encourages all crane service engineers to take LEEA diplomas in order to further their training and professional development.

LEEA is internationally recognised as the leading representative body for the lifting equipment industry and has been for more than 70 years. LEEA diplomas are regarded as the highest standard of qualifications available for engineers within every aspect of the sector including design, service, testing, examination and certification.

“It is essential that our employees gain further qualifications over the course of their careers and the various LEEA modules available to us ensure that our engineers are some of the most skilled in the industry,” added Ray.