CW Awards 2018: Full list of winners revealed in Dubai


Neha Bhatia , December 5th, 2018

The winners and highly commended entries of Construction Week Awards 2018 were named during a gala ceremony held at Dubai’s JW Marriott Marquis hotel on 4 December.

Among the big winners of the night was ALEC, which added another CW Awards trophy to its cabinet after being named Contractor of the Year at the 2018 ceremony. The win marks ALEC’s return as Contractor of the Year – a title it won for five consecutive years between 2012 and 2016.

In addition, the UAE construction giant’s Johan Moolman was named Project Manager of the Year at the CW Awards 2018. Moolman was Highly Commended in the category at CW Awards 2016, and his win last night, according to select members of the jury, reiterated the professional growth noted by CW Awards’ highly commended and shortlisted finalists.

READ: Meet the Middle East experts judging CW Awards 2018

ALEC’s Hercu Viljoen was Highly Commended Construction Executive of the Year at CW Awards 2018, and his colleague, Paul Cooke, was named Highly Commended Engineer of the Year at the event.

Equally successful at CW Awards 2018 was fellow UAE contracting giant ASGC, which bagged the winner’s trophy under the Hospitality Project of the Year for its work on Dubai Arena. ASGC was also named Highly Commended Contractor of the Year in a close race with ALEC, and its Bluewaters project won it the Highly Commended Residential Project of the Year title.

WSP walked away as Consultancy of the Year for the second consecutive year, and the company’s Peter Richardson was honoured as Highly Commended Project Manager of the Year.

Here are all the winners of CW Awards 2018:

CSR Initiative of the Year

Winner
Douglas OHI

Highly Commended
Bam International

Health and Safety Initiative of the Year

Winner
Bam International

Highly Commended
AF Construction

Sustainability Initiative of the Year

Winner
Al Naboodah Construction Group

Highly Commended
T2o Engineers Outward Bound Desert Centre

Commercial Project of the Year

Winner
Arcadis Middle East

Highly Commended
Kuwait Investment Authority Headquarters – KEO International Consultants

Hospitality Project of the Year

Winner
Dubai Arena – ASGC

Highly Commended
Aloft Deira City Centre – Laing O’Rourke Middle East

Residential Project of the Year

Winner
Damac Towers by Paramount Hotels + Resorts – KEO International Consultants

Highly Commended
Bluewaters – ASGC Construction LLC

Infrastructure Project of the Year

Winner
Al-Wajeed Water Masterplan (Saudi Arabia) – Khatib + Alami

Highly Commended
R921/1B Improvement of AL Wasl Road PH.1B Interchange 2.5 – China State Construction Engineering Corporation Middle East

Engineer of the Year

Winner
Baskaran Ramanatham – Atkins Global

Highly Commended
Paul Cooke – ALEC

Project Manager of the Year

Winner
Johan Moolman – ALEC

Highly Commended
Peter Richardson – WSP Middle East

Construction Executive of the Year

Winner
Hamed Zaghw – Aecom

Highly Commended
Hercu Viljoen – ALEC

Sub-Contractor of the Year

Winner
Depa Interiors

Highly Commended –
Al Shirawi Contracting Company

Consultancy of the Year

Winner
WSP Consultants

Highly Commended
Aecom

Contractor of the Year

Winner –
ALEC Engineering and Contracting LLC

Highly Commended –
ASGC

Construction Week Awards 2018 were supported by Gold Sponsors ALEC, ASGC, Arabtec, and Al Naboodah; Silver Sponsors Future Metro, Unimix, and WME Consultants; Category Sponsors Construction Computer Software, Acrow, JLG, and Ramboll; returning Social Media Partner, WSP; Content Partner UGC Factory; and Post-Event Celebration Sponsor, Bam International.


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