R. Moore & Sons - winner of My Business Incubator ‘Environment Award’ in the 22nd Belmont Small Business Awards
R. Moore & Sons was one of many Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 22nd Belmont Small Business Awards on the 22nd of October 2015. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ in the ballroom of the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The awards provide a fantastic opportunity for small and growing enterprises from Belmont and across Western Australia to be recognised for their achievements . To start proceedings, a Welcome to Country was given by Ingrid Cumming from Kart Koort Wiern. Chair of the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre, Jules Lewin gave the official welcome, and then WA State Manager, Dianne May, from the Department of Industry delivered a message on behalf of The Hon Kelly O’Dwyer, Minister Small Business and Assistant Treasurer.
The Mayor of the City of Belmont, Cr Phil Marks also gave an update on business in Belmont. MC ’ s for the evening were Past Chair of Belmont BEC Tim Hammond and TCF WA Vice Chair Jasmyn Mumme. Attendees on the night enjoyed a WA Designer Showcase which was supported by Silverstar Designs (designer Margaret Sylvester), Ava (designer Petra Vanessie and Holly Barker Millinery), Breathless (designer Helen Rimpas), and Arcaro Couture (designer Angelina Arcaro). Thank you to all models and Danique De Kat from the Metro Modelling and Dance Academy in Cockburn.
Winner of the ‘Environment Award’ was R. Moore & Sons. Kewdale based R. Moore & Sons was founded in 1920 and specialise in the remanufacturing of diesel engine components predominantly for heavy industry. In April this year the business invested in a 100 kilowatt solar system as part of their environme ntal footprint reduction initiatives. They have also recently replaced all the lighting in their workshop creating a significant saving in power. This year R. Moore & Sons also reduced their water consumption by commissioning a new waste water recycling pl ant. Rob Francis, Board Member of Belmont BEC presented the award on behalf of My Business Incubator said, “ My Business Incubator delivers specialist business improvement services online to small businesses across Western Australia. Participants are able to gain access to one on one online Business Mentoring with advisors to improve and grow their business, business webinars on a range of topics, and can attend networking events to help make new business contacts and meet business experts. Well done. R. Moore & Sons on your commitment to the environment” .
For further details on all winners of the 22nd Belmont Small Business Awards 2015 visit www.belmontbec.com/awards