CW 2015 Oman Awards shortlist announced

Fourth annual Construction Week Oman awards to highlight the best in Omani construction and initiatives

Winners from the 2014 CW Oman awards.
Winners from the 2014 CW Oman awards.

The shortlist 2015 Construction Week Oman Awards has been announced ahead of this year's event.

The awards, which are now in their fourth year, are handed out at a gala event which takes place on 30 March at the Grand Hyatt Muscat.

A number of companies are being considered for several awards, with Larsen & Toubro heading the list with six shortlisted entries.

Larsen & Toubro has been shortlisted for Contractor of the Year, Infrastructure Project (Al Wadi Al Kabir Road), Commercial Project of the Year (University of Buraimi), Health & Safety Initiative (self-retracting lanyard), Sustainability Initiative and CSR Initiatve.

Service and Trade has made the shortlist in five categories. Pruthvi Kumar Sringeri has been shortlisted in the Engineer of the Year category, while Ranganatha R.P is in the running for Project Manager of the Year and Balakrishna R P as Construction Executive of the Year. The company is also one of four shortlisted for Contractor of the Year, and has made the cut for consideration for Commercial Project of the Year.

Two firms were shortlisted in four categories, including Carillion Alawi and Hoehler and Partner.

Judges are currently running through the shortlist to determine winners in each of the 13 categories. An extra award will be made at the close of the evening to mark the lifetime achievements of one of Oman’s most respected and admired senior statesmen, as determined by the team at Construction Week.

The shortlist for the 2015 awards is:

Construction Executive of the year
Tajamal Iqbal Jami - Yahya Construction LLC
Mohammed Jasim - Abu Maather Trading & Contracting LLC
Tom Whitehead – ALEC
Balakrishna R P. - Services & Trade

Engineer of the year
Eng. Rashid Al Moadi - Muscat Municipality - Muscat Government, Oman
Nikolaus Knebel - German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech)
Robel Tsegaye – ALEC
Pruthvi Kumar Sringeri - Services & Trade
Daniel Schulze-Wethmar - Hoehler + Partner

Project Manager of the year
Gerold Bickert - Hoehler + Partner
Ranganatha R.P - Services & Trade
M.N.R.Gupta - Oman United Engineering Services LLC
Sushil Kumar - Towell Construction & Co. L.L.C

Contractor of the year
Abu Maather Trading & Contracting LLC
Bahwan Contracting Company
Larsen & Toubro
Services & Trade Company
Towell Construction & Co. L.L.C

Consultant of the year
Hoehler + Partner
SSH
Driver Consult LLC

Residential project of the year
ECOHAUS Project - German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech)
Ras Al Hamra Development Project - Petroleum Development Oman and KEO International Consultants
Dolphin Village Residential Resort - Yahya Group Holding LLC
Gateway to the Marina - The Wave, Muscat

Infrastructure project of the year
Design & Construction of Underpasses & Flyovers along Darsait - Al Wadi Al Kabir Road - Larsen & Toubro
Construction of Madinat Nizwa - Bahwan Engineering Company
Muscat International Airport - Hill International

Sustainable project of the year
CCC Headquarters Project - Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC)
Atana Musandam Resort – Omran
ECOHAUS Project - German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech)
Construction of Eco House Project – Carillion Alawi
Ras Al Hamra Development Project - Petroleum Development Oman

Commercial project of the year
University of Buraimi - Larsen & Toubro
The Gateway to the Marina - The Wave, Muscat
The Walk - The Wave, Muscat
University of Buraimi - Hoehler + Partner
Services & Trade Marble - Services & Trade

Sustainability Initiative of the year
Ras Al Hamra Development Project - Petroleum Development Oman
CCC Headquarters Project - Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC)
‘Arabian Pyramids’ - The Wave, Muscat
Construction Waste Management & Pioneer Waste Recycling – Carillion Alawi
Bidbid Sur Road Project - Larsen & Toubro

Health & Safety Initiative of the year
A’Seeb Wastewater Project - Parsons International and Company LLC
Carillion Alawi
Strive to Safe Drive - Bahwan Engineering Company
Self-Retracting Lanyard - Larsen & Toubro

CSR Initiative of the year
Support Sustainable Communities - Carillion Alawi
‘Project of the year 2014-2015’ - Larsen & Toubro
‘Date Donation Drive’ - The Wave, Muscat
“You Build Our Homes, We Build Your Homes” - Towell Construction & Co. L.L.C

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